“Ein Prosit!” Get ready for the Annual Oktoberfest!

Oktoberfest Logo Center of Concern 2017

“Ein Prosit!” Get ready for the Annual Oktoberfest! –  Partner of the Decade Award to Highlight Event.

Oktoberfest Logo Center of Concern 2017

The Center of Concern’s annual fall celebration, Oktoberfest, is scheduled for Saturday, September 30, 2017 and will be held fr0m 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. at the Park Ridge Country Club.

Oktoberfest will be a fun night of community support, friends, Authentic German buffet dinner, German Beer Garden, Photo Booth, Silent and Live Auctions, Cash Bar, German Raffle, 50/50 raffle, games (Hofbrauhaus Strong Arm Competition, Balloon Pop, 10X Envelope), awards presented for outstanding leadership and live music featuring the Frank “K” Trio! They play all the traditional German songs with vocals to include songs in German and some special serenades for Oktoberfest attendees.

The 2017 Center of Concern Community Awards will be presented for outstanding contributions to the Center of Concern and the Community. To begin commemoration of our 40th Anniversary in 2018, we will also present the first of two Partners of the Decade awards. Our 2017 Awardees are:

Ms. Sharon Bollinger, Park Ridge – Volunteer of the Year
Nancy Geraci, Park Ridge – Volunteer of the Year
Adrienne Timm, St. Paul of the Cross, Park Ridge – Dee Heinrich Award
Senator Laura Murphy, Des Plaines – Excellence in Leadership Award
Des Plaines Public Library, Des Plaines – Partner of the Year
20th Century Club of Park Ridge – Partner of the Year
Abra Prentice Foundation, Chicago – Partner of the Year
Auxiliary of the Center of Concern – Partner of the Decade

Join us at 6:00 for the German Beer Garden Reception!

“There are lots of reasons to love Oktoberfest…the steins of beer, the lederhosen, the music, and the food,” said Mary Massari of Des Plaines, the Volunteer Chair of the event. “It’s a great night to meet up with friends and neighbors, enjoy a fun evening out, and raise money for an organization that helps so many seniors in our communities.”
General admission tickets are $60 in advance, $115 for a couple, table of 8 is $440, and table of 10 is $500. Tickets are $75 at the door. For information or to purchase tickets click here or contact the Center of Concern at 847-823-0453 or email concern@centerofconcern.org.