GLASA celebrates their Big Night
Tim Gruensfelder(from left) of Mt. Prospect, Nina Nissly of Lake Forest and Mary Kate Callahan of La Grange. | Tricia Sweet~For Sun-Times Media
Updated: July 31, 2012 2:34PM
The Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association’s Big Night on May 21 generated some big bucks. Some 160 guests enjoyed dinner, dancing and auctions at the Lake Bluff Golf Course while raising $30,000 to support nonprofit GLASA, which provides recreational and competitive sports for individuals with physical or visual disabilities.
Live and silent auctions featured two VIP tickets to the presidential suite at the U.S. Tennis Open, a week for 10 at the Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas, and a Cubs box for 18 for one game.
Sunny Jim of Key West, Fla., provided Jimmy Buffett-inspired music for the evening’s Caribbean theme.
GLASA also provides mentoring and educational health and wellness programs as well as equipment lending so participants can build confidence and self-esteem through athletics.
For more information, call (847) 283-0908 or visit glasa.org.