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Founders Day

April 29, 2017

Presented by the WPS of Chicago

KEYNOTE SPEAKER. COL Rob Dickerson, Deputy Military Athletic Director
INTRO SPEAKER. Ms. Kim Jung '08, CEO and Co-Founder, Rumi Spice

LOCATION. The Union League Club of Chicago, 65 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60604

PROGRAM.
5:30pm – Benny Havens Hour / Cash Bar
7:00pm – Seating for Dinner
7:15pm – Dinner begins (cash bar throughout dinner)
8:15pm - Program begins
10:00pm - Cash bar ends

MEMBERSHIP DISCOUNT.
The $135 rate includes your society membership through the 2018 Founders Day Gala.  Guest attendance is the $105 per person.
Click on the REGISTRATION link above to register and pay for your membership and attendance. All West Point graduates, as well as Cadet/graduate parents, are eligible for membership. All graduates must choose the first option on the registration page.

PRICE.
$135.00 per person for USMA graduates
$105.00 per person for guests of USMA graduates, and guests of WPSC Additional Options
$110.00 to sponsor a member of the Color Guard (provided by the JROTC High Schools of Chicago)


$500.00 for a Table Sponsorship. This entitles sponsor to two included seats, table signage and mention in the evening’s program.
$1,500.00 for a Corporate Sponsorship. This entitles the sponsor to four included seats, table signage, mention in the evening’s program, and a two-line advertisement with link in the weekly email for one year.
$110.00 Ronan Award Sponsor. We annually recognize three outstanding JROTC Chicago High School cadet students. Your contribution helps to defray the cost of their attendance, which we provide to them at no cost.
$20.00 – Next level of Member/Donor; entitles the member to receive a Society challenge coin. Other donation amounts are gratefully accepted and will be used for philanthropic purposes with the Chicago Public Schools.

ATTIRE. Dress Mess or Dress Blues for Active Duty & Retirees, if uniform dress is desired; Dark Business Suit & Tie, Black Tie (optional), & Cocktail Dress for civilians. Younger grads or others without such attire may give it their best effort.

MENU. Warm rolls butter, Seasonal Salad, choice of one of three entrees (Oven Roasted Salmon, Pomegranate Glaze, Roasted Pineapple, Green Peppercorn Relish; Braised Short Rib of Beef, Truffle Whipped Potatoes, Natural Jus; Eggplant & Forest Mushroom Lasagna, Sautéed Spinach, Ricotta Cheese and Roasted Garlic Cream). and Seasonal Dessert. There will be regular coffee, decaffeinated coffee, and teas.

NOTES.
Seating. will be with similar year groups. In the comment box, indicate any special requests. Ensure that you list the first and last name of each person at the table, and also annotate the graduation year if applicable.
The WPS of Chicago is a 501(c)3 organization, the membership program has been modified. The Member/Donor portion of your costs is 100% tax deductible. See our DONATIONS page for more information.

DEADLINE. Registration will close promptly at 12:00pm central time on Friday, April 21st.

QUESTIONS. Contact joewmis@aol.com, 908.447.3757 for further information.