"A Return to Emerald City" Green Tie Ball XX

Chicago Gateway Green’s key fundraising initiative. It’s the most anticipated gala experience of the year.

Saturday, September 17, 2011
6:30PM – 1:00AM
Chicago, IL

For over twenty years, the Green Tie Ball has set new standards for charity galas in Chicago, annually attracting over 3,500 prominent guests. With several hundred committee volunteers and an annually renewed theme, the Green Tie Ball continues to reinvent Itsel as the most anticipated gala experience of the year.

The legendary Green Tie Ball is one of Chicago’s most beloved charity events is this year celebrating its 20th anniversary with the fitting theme “A Return to Emerald City.” All proceeds from the black tie gala benefit the Expressway Partnership, a public/private program created to transform Chicago roadways into parkways. The event is marked by the involvement of over 50 of Chicago’s top restaurants, multiple stages of eclectic entertainment and an exclusive after-party at The Underground Nightclub. The Green Tie Ball was first held in 1992 as a 500-person street party and in recent years has attracted as many as 4,000 attendees.


6:30pm – 8:30pm
Private VIP Entrance and Lounge with Premium Open Bars • Exclusive Live Auction • Advance Access to Charitable Gaming and Silent Auction • VIP Gift Bag • Gala Ticket


8:30pm – 1:00am
Edibles from over 60 of Chicago’s Finest Restaurants • Premium Open Bars • Silent Auction • Charitable Gaming • Live Entertainment by Dr. Bombay, Two White Crew, DJ Rock City, and DJ Yours Truly • Complimentary Valet and more!


Tim SmitheWalter E. Smithe Furniture & Design
Stephanie CastagnierThe Apprentice 2010


Chairman: Tony Abruscato
Vice Chairman: Jeffery Siegel
Treasurer: Sheldon P. Holzman
Secretary: Jon K. Rodgers
Howard Alper
Grant DePorter
John Fritchey
Lee Golub
David Lissner

Susanna Negovan
Jody Oshita-Bajor
Everett G. Rand
Gerald J. Roper
Steve Traxler


Ryan Anthony

Diana Bzdyk
James Feeley
Chris Happ
Justin Jacobson

Joel Johnson
Roger Jordan
Jon Landan
Ryan Preuett

Joanna Roth
Shannon Sangster
Stephanie Somers
Phillip Sylvester


A. Finkl & Sons Co.
2011 North Southport Avenue
Chicago, IL


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