Enjoy a Starry-Starry Night Gala in Palatine


dance 1Life in an around Palatine and Barrington is full of a wide range of activities and events. From small town community gatherings, to big city festivals in Chicago, when you are on the search for something to do, you have your pick throughout the year. Palatine is also a community that cares. Coming up February 18th, one event combines a great night out with a community support fundraiser. The 17th Annual Caring Hearts Gala will bring a sea of people together to enjoy a starry-starry night, all in support of the Palatine Township Senior Citizens Council (PTSCC), benefiting the Senior Center.

Dress up to the nines in a black tie or formal gown, or get costumed up in something fun, then dance the night away at the Cotillion in Palatine, to the sounds of the Original Rockin’ Fenderskirts. The ballroom will be decked out as though you are on cruise ship at sea, helping to create a memorable evening. Speaking of memories, there will even be a fun “selfie-station” set up with starry backgrounds a plenty of fun photo props, so you can create your own one-of-a-kind photo op. The gala includes not only an open bar for guests, but also top-quality hors d’oeurves, and a four-course dinner.

dance 2Raffles and auctions
will raise funds for the varied programs sponsored by PTSCC. A Cork Raffle will give anyone who plays will win a bottle of wine, donated by various event sponsors. There will be a cash raffle as well, with prizes ranging from $50-$500. There will be two auctions during the evening. A silent auction will let guests bid on some incredible items such as date nights for two, golf packages, original art, or sports tickets. Be sure to bring your smart phone or tablet to make you silent bids. The live auction includes some incredible specialty items, such as Disney Park Hopper Tickets, Golfing at Medinah Golf Course, and a White Sox package.

You can find out more details at the Palatine Chamber of Commerce website, and purchase tickets through the PTSCC. I am as passionate about our communities, From Palatine, to Barrington, Chicago and everywhere in between; this is a wonderful area to live life to the fullest. I am also passionate about helping my clients with all their real estate needs. When you are ready to buy or sell a home, you want to work with a Realtor® who cares and is ready to put their expertise to work for you. Learn more at our website, DriscollProperty.com, then contact the Driscoll Properties Team at 847-533-6786 to help you discover the home of your dreams.