Former Chicago Defender building 1950s to 2006. 

Former Chicago Defender building 1950s to 2006. 

August 3rd 2017

Revel Motor Row

2400 S. Michigan Ave

Chicago, Il 60616

6 pm

You are cordially invited to the Chicago Defender Charities Annual Fundraiser and Scholarship Awards

Enjoy an evening of food, drinks, and revelry as we celebrate the Bud Billiken® Scholarship Recipients and Hometown Heroes

Silent Auction | Scholarship Awards | Honoree Presentations

Attire: Cocktail (1930s & 40s style optional) 

Tickets: Single $135 |  Couple $250 | Group of 10 $1000

2017 - 2018 Chicago Defender Charities Scholarship Recipients  

Amir Brown - Hampton University

Nia Hill - Howard University

Emmanuel Owusu - North Central College

Christina Pincham - Loyola University

Jorian Reeves - Xavier University

Alexandria Polk - Howard University

Matayiah White - Clark Atlanta University

Kiara Daniels - University of Illinois - Urbana

Nathan Plummer - University of Illinois - Urbana

Ruby Diaz - University of Illinois - Urbana

2017 Community Service Award Honorees

Robert S. Abbott Entrepreneurship Award
Mr. Lester McKeever

John H.H. Sengstacke Business Award
Pastor Bill Winston

Frederick D. Sengstacke Education Award
Dr. Anderson Thompson

Dr. Marjorie Stewart Joyner Innovation Award
Ms. Chris-Tia Donaldson

Bessie Coleman Aviation Award
Ms. Tammera Holmes

David Kellum Community Service Award

Ms. Sheila Wilkinson-Sanders

Thank you to our sponsors:


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