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Trailblazers 2022: Celebrating Our Community Roots

When: Thursday, June 9th

Where: Chicago History Museum

Save the date for TRAILBLAZERS 2022: Celebrating Our Community Roots!

Please join us on Thursday, June 9th for SEARCH TRAILBLAZERS 2022: Celebrating Our Community Roots at the Chicago History Museum! This will be an outdoor tented event held rain or shine. We are thrilled to be back in-person this year. 

During this special evening, we will come together to celebrate Search’s efforts to further the inclusion of people with disabilities and will honor community champions who have made a significant impact in this work. Guests will enjoy cocktails, delicious food, an auction, wine pull, awards, and more! All will be welcomed with exceptional views of Lake Michigan, while enjoying Chicago’s oldest cultural institution celebrating its history and stories.

Our 2022 Trailblazers Award Honorees are John Lipscomb and Wintrust

All proceeds from the event will benefit essential services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Read our Trailblazers announcement article.

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Purchase Your Ticket(s)

Purchase your ticket(s) to attend Search Trailblazers 2022: Celebrating Our Community Roots on Thursday, June 9th at the Chicago History Museum. Tickets are $175. If you need any assistance purchasing tickets, please contact Grace Lipscomb at (773) 305-5000 ex. 55.

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Become a Sponsor

Search relies on the generosity of our community partners to sustain and grow the reach of our programs and services for people with disabilities. Each year, the money raised through your support of this event accounts for over 30% of our overall fundraising revenues. In return for your support, our corporate sponsors and donors will enjoy a variety of opportunities to receive visibility and engage with our Search community and supporters. You can learn more here and here.

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Donate to Our Silent Auction

Donate to our silent auction! Each year, this is an exciting way for attendees to engage on the night of the event, as well as learn about our community partners. Learn more about in-kind opportunities here.

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Donate to Trailblazers

Thank you for donating to Trailblazers 2022! Your contributions make it possible for Search to provide vital housing, healthcare, employment and support services to over 350 adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities annually.

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Event Co-Chairs

Sue Averill

Leo Durkacz

Pete Petersen

Joe Wilkins

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For more information, please contact:

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

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