Tickets available for Sandburg Foundation’s 50th anniversary celebration

Carl Sandburg College Foundation’s 50th Anniversary celebration is coming up next month and tickets are now available for the fundraiser Donations and Destinations: 50 Trips for 50 Years.

50 trips will be auctioned off during the anniversary fundraiser celebrating the golden anniversary.

45 of these trips – including trips to Chicago, Fighting Illini homecoming football game, and a date night to Acapulco Restaurant – will be given away during a silent auction.

The five other destination trips, including a week long stay in Hawaii and a trip to Italy, will be part of a live auction by Sandburg alumnus Van Adkisson.

Proceeds raised from the event will help Sandburg reach this year’s Annual Fund Challenge goal of $100,000. The annual fund supports a variety of projects throughout the college, such as student resource room, scholarships, emergency grants and loans, tech upgrades and mini-grants for faculty.

There will also be a student art sale, paper airplane flying contest, hors d’oeuvres from the Packinghouse Dining Company and a cash bar.

A limited number of tickets are available for $30 online at , by contacting a Sandburg Foundation Board member or calling the Sandburg business office at 309-341-5327.

For more information or to make a donation to the annual fund challenge, contact the Foundation at 309-341-5327.