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Search Trailblazers 2021

Mark your calendars! Thursday, May 20, 2021

Join us from the comfort of your home on Thursday, May 20th a 7:00 PM for our signature annual event:

SEARCH TRAILBLAZERS 2021: Creating Inclusive Communities – Piece by Piece on Zoom!

You won't want to miss this exciting virtual celebration in support of Search's mission. 

Tune in for a fun live program, video presentations, awards, silent auction, giveaways and more!

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Though registration to this online event are free of charge, we are asking our supporters to consider making a donation to our signature annual fundraiser. Register with a donation of $150 or more and we will mail you an Aged&Infused cocktail kit + two Visibility Arts special rocks glasses so that you can participate in making a cocktail with us & raise a glass in support of Search.

OUR HONOREES: Resurrection University Nursing and Health Sciences and Our Frontline Staff. Read more on our honorees.


We need your support!  Your sponsorship of SEARCH TRAILBLAZERS 2021 is an opportunity to invest in Search’s critical services and make a real and lasting impact for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

The resilience of the Search Inc. community has been a constant source of light and inspiration during these challenging times. From our heroic frontline staff setting aside personal risks to support the individuals we serve, to local business partners like you stepping up to support our mission at this time of great need, we are grateful for the way our community has pulled together. Thank you for continuing to stick by Search Inc.

Click on the link to view or download information on a variety of Sponsorship Opportunities. Though our event will be virtual this year, corporate sponsors will still enjoy a variety of opportunities to engage with the Search Inc. community.

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If you would like to mail in your sponsorship, please fill out this form here and mail in with your check to Search Inc. ATTN: Grace Lipscomb at 1925 N Clybourn Ave. Ste #200, Chicago, IL 60614.


We are inviting any in-kind donations for the silent auction at SEARCH TRAILBLAZERS. Here are some of the types of gifts we are specifically looking for:

  • Gift Certificates/Vouchers
  • Merchandise
  • Tickets for virtual experiences, wine tastings, events and more!

Click on the link to view or download our Silent Auction donation form.

Trailblazers 2021 Silent Auction Donation Form

Click on the link to view or download an overview of this year's event!

Trailblazers 2021 Overview

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For questions, please read our Trailblazers FAQ document or email Grace Lipscomb at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Thank you!

Thank you to our TRAILBLAZERS Sponsors!

(Be a) creator sponsor

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(Be a) Builder Sponsor

John Friedland and Berta Shapiro

Alan Nadolna and Suzanne Averill of The Associates Group

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(Be a) Designer Sponsor

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R Best LLC

Keystone Alliance

Uvanta Pharmacy

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Miller Cooper Logo

(Be an) Inventor Sponsor

Berkley Human Services

Brett and Kymberly Johnson

Garret Realty & Development Inc.

GCG Financial, an Alera Group Company

GT Mechanical, Inc.

Tom and Colleen Nathan

(Be an) Artisan Sponsor

Bud Rein, Karen Taylor and Rachel Rein

Howard Suskin

John Lipscomb and Sally Gregory

Ken Jenero

Mary A. Spellman

Pete and Katie Petersen

Pioneer Wealth Planning Group

Shawn Kirby and Tom Schell

Steve and Beverly Pinaire

Terry and Sally OHara

For more information, please contact:

Grace Lipscomb, Development Manager
Phone: 773-305-5000, ext. 55
Email: glipscomb@search-inc.org

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