Welcome to New Star’s 2018 Annual Gala Headquarters!

It’s an exciting time at New Star!  Preparations are underway for our “Hollywood Nights” 2018 Annual Gala to be held on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at Villa Cesare in Schererville, Indiana. The evening typically draws more than 300 guests and includes dinner, dancing, silent and live auctions, entertainment, and more!

The proceeds from our Annual Gala will help us continue to provide and create new and innovative vocational, educational, therapeutic, and social opportunities for more than 650 children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the Chicagoland area and Northwest Indiana.

You can become a part of our largest annual event by purchasing tickets, becoming a sponsor, purchasing an ad in our program book, donating to our live and silent auctions, or donating tickets for our consumers’ attendance.

Need more information? Have questions?  Contact Pat Trebe at (708) 755-8030 ext. 2232 or via email at ptrebe@newstarservices.org

Thank you for your support!

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Event Details:

6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Villa Cesare
900 Eagle Ridge Dr.
Schererville, Indiana

The evening’s agenda includes:

  • Cocktails & Hors-d’oeuvres
  • Dinner & Dessert
  • Diamond Raffle
  • Silent Auction
  • Stand Up for Stars
  • Live Auction
  • Music & Dancing

We’d like to thank the following businesses and individuals for their sponsorships:

James and Sons Fine Jewelers
Illinois Select Risk
James McHugh Construction
Ned and Doreen Horney
Alper Services
Franciscan Alliance
Chicago Heights Rotary
Dugan & Lopatka CPAs
A Grateful Mom
Ruth Dowdle

Here’s a sneak peek at some of the items being featured in our live and silent auctions:

  • A one-week vacation getaway at your choice of several destinations in Cabo San Lucas. Suite includes two bedrooms, partial kitchen and sleeps a maximum of 8 guests.
  • A one-week vacation getaway at Marriott’s Cypress Harbour in Orlando Florida, just 10 minutes from Disney World. The 2-bedroom Villa includes one king, one queen, two sofa beds, two Bathrooms and a fully equipped kitchen.
  • Four Guaranteed Rate Club tickets for Sunday, August 12, 2018 when the Chicago White Sox host the Cleveland Indians at 1:10 p.m. Guaranteed Rate Club tickets include premium reserved parking for two vehicles, premium buffet in a private lounge with all beverages included, private access to the best seat locations in the park and in-seat wait service for food and beverages.
  • Two in-home wine tastings for up to twenty guests by Wines for Humanity. Includes a private wine adviser for two hours.
  • A Dean Koontz autographed hard cover edition of “The City.”
  • Gift baskets, gift baskets, and even more gift baskets!
  • A Coach purse and other fashion favorites.
  • Tickets to these and many other fine attractions: “Midsummer Night’s Dream” at the Joffrey Ballet, The Chicago Botanic Garden, Ravinia, The Chicago Children’s Museum, The Harley-Davidson Museum., Entertainment Cruises at Navy Pier, Taltree Arboretum & Garden, The Royal George Theater, Lawton Ridge Winery and many more!
  • Plus many more!