In celebrating 57 years of community service, Renz Addiction Counseling Center is hosting its 11th Annual Epicurean Delight Fundraiser on October 20, 6:00-9:00 p.m., at the Chicago Marriott Northwest in Hoffman Estates. Community residents are invited to attend and enjoy gourmet fare, raffles, and an hour of improv comedy featuring GreenRoom Improv.
GreenRoom Improv is an ensemble-based theater company that specializes in improvisation. During the show, improv comedians will take audience suggestions and true-life stories and turn them into theatre comedy.
An Apple iPad, Mystery Basket, and Apple Watch Series 1 are featured Epicurean Delight raffle prizes, along with other baskets filled with restaurant gift cards, theatre and movie tickets, and other entertainment venues. Raffle tickets can be purchased in advance by visiting Renz Center’s Bidding For Good online auction at biddingforgood.com/renzcenter anytime between September 15-October 17, 2018.
Tickets to Epicurean Delight are $95 per person, and include appetizers, a gourmet dinner, and an hour of improv comedy. Early bird and group discounts of 8 or more people are available by calling Deb Howe at (847) 742-3545 ext. 236, or by visiting RenzCenter.org/news-events/.
Raffle and/or Epicurean Delight tickets can also be purchased online, or a check made payable to Renz Center, Attn. Deb Howe, 1 American Way, Elgin, IL 60120. Raffles and event tickets can also be charged through credit card by calling (847) 742-3545 ext. 236.
Proceeds from this year’s fundraiser benefit individuals utilizing treatment and prevention services. It’s through these proceeds that Renz Center can help an individual overcome an opioid or other substance use disorder, or provide prevention programs that empower youth to develop positive decision-making skills.
Top event sponsors include Tighe, Kress & Orr PC, City of Elgin, JEP Communications, and Lauderdale Electric. Renz Center is seeking additional sponsors who wish to make a difference in our community by providing a monetary or raffle basket donation.
Renz Center provides a continuum of care dedicated to the prevention, intervention and treatment of addictive behaviors related to alcohol, drugs, and gambling. Services range from prevention programs for youth in the schools to outpatient treatment programs for adolescents and adults. Priority is given to pregnant women and women with dependent children. Offices are located in Elgin, St. Charles, and Streamwood.
Renz Addiction Counseling Center is a non-profit organization funded in part by the federal government, the Illinois Department of Human Services, Hanover Township, Geneva, and St. Charles 708 boards and other local community organizations. To find out more about Renz Center’s programs, call 847-742-3545 or visit renzcenter.org.