Event Details

Fundraiser to Support the Cornell Club of Chicago Scholarship Fund

Location: The Chicago Club
Date: Saturday, October 22, 2022
Dress Code: Black-Tie; Jacket Required
Price: From $250 General Admission to $5,000 Table; a few Young Alumni tickets at $200 remain – Classes of 2013 to 2022

Must Purchase Tickets in Advance

The Cornell Club of Chicago is pleased to announce the Scholarship and Keynote speakers for this event!

  • Robert Johnson ’17, a former Cornell Chicago Scholarship Fund recipient and Chicago native who is presently completing his law degree at the University of Chicago.
  • Dr. Anne C. Evens ’85CEO at Elevatewas asked to be our Keynote due to her lifetime of service to the community. She embodies Cornell’s philanthropic mission to “Do the Greatest Good”. 

All are invited to enjoy this special evening out in Chicago at the Harvest Ball. This black-tie dinner will include drinks on the terrace overlooking Lake Michigan, an elegant seated dinner in the Daniel Burnham Room, an exciting Silent Auction, and a wonderful end to the evening with dancing in the Lounge Terrace (subject to weather conditions).

How can you help make this scholarship event a success?

We are seeking Corporate Sponsors for centerpieces and the dessert table as well as donations to the Silent Auction for items such as Gift Cards, Event Tickets, and Baskets

If you are able to assist with either of these opportunities, please contact Ethan Erickson ’12, MBA ’19 at ece33@cornell.edu or Kathy Cornell ’70 at cornellkathy@gmail.com, respectively.

We are so grateful to our Silent Auction Donors; thank you for your support!

General event questions? Please contact Colleen Taggart ’13 at colleentaggart1776@gmail.com and Debbie Schaffel ’89 at  cornellian89@yahoo.com