Food for Thought Luncheon

A Luncheon in Celebration of Mental Health Awareness Month

Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 12:00 noon

Knollwood Club, 1890 Knollwood Drive, Lake Forest

 

Guest Speaker: Shannon Heffernan, WBEZ

Please join us for lunch at the private Knollwood Club, where we will welcome WBEZ's Shannon Heffernan as our keynote speaker. Shannon is a reporter at WBEZ, where she regularly covers mental health. Her work has been heard on both local and national programing including NPR and Morning Edition. Shannon's reporting has earned her awards from the Illinois Associated Press, as well as a regional Murrow Award.

Prior to becoming a reporter at WBEZ, Shannon Heffernan received a Soros Media Fellowship. During her fellowship she created multimedia documentaries about the impacts of incarceration on families and communities. Shannon also writes short fictional stories and recently won a short fiction award from Columbia University’s literary journal.

 

Order individual tickets, $75 per ticket

Reserve a table for 10, $750

There are no physical tickets for the Food for Thought Luncheon. If you are joining us for this event, your name will be on our guest list at check-in.

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  • Diamond Sponsor Package ($5,000)
    • Seating at the event for ten (10) guests 
    • Full-page company advertisement in the Luncheon program book
    • Recognition as a Diamond Sponsor in all event-related materials/publicity
    • Verbal recognition at the event
    • A Lunch & Learn Workshop *
  • Platinum Sponsor Package ($2,500)
    • Seating at the event for six (6) guests
    • Half-page company advertisement in Luncheon program book
    • Recognition as a Platinum Sponsor in all event-related materials/publicity
  • Gold Sponsor Package ($1,250)
    • Seating at the event for four (4) guests
    • Third-page company advertisement in Luncheon program book
    • Recognition as a Gold Sponsor in all event-related materials/publicity
  • Silver Sponsor Package ($500)
    • Seating at the event for two (2) guests
    • Quarter-page ad in Luncheon program book
    • Recognition as a Silver Sponsor in all event-related materials/publicity
  • Bronze Sponsor Package ($250)
    • Seating at the event for one (1) guest
    • Recognition as a Bronze Sponsor in all event-related materials/publicity

* Lunch & Learn Workshops are one-hour programs presented by YFC therapists. Each workshop features current information on a selected mental health topic, a question and answer period, and a suggested reading list for additional information. Lunch & Learn Workshops enhance organizational culture by providing employees with personal enrichment opportunities within the work day.

For more information on sponsorships, please contact Kristin Keramidas, Director of Development, at [email protected] or (847) 367-5991 ext. 30.