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Rain Stays Away for MPI-CAC Golf Classic

By: Heather Warthen, H1 Marketing & Events | May 28, 2019

golf 2019The rain held off Monday, May 20, for MPI-CAC’s 24th Annual Golf Classic at The Grove Country Club in Long Grove. More than 80 golfers hit the course for 18 holes followed by an afternoon reception sponsored by Greater Fort Lauderdale that featured a tropical theme.

Non-golfers were treated to an afternoon of spa experiences – an oxygen bar and chair massages – as well as a cooking demonstration and wine pairing with the chef at the Grove Country Club.

The silent auction featured 80 packages including hotel stays across the country, restaurant gift cards and chef’s tasting experiences, entertainment tickets and more.

Hole sponsors included Bloomington, San Francisco Travel, Eaglewood Resort & Spa, Cincinnati USA, Visit Indy, Cayman Islands, Wynn Las Vegas, PSAV, Visit Detroit, Reno Tahoe, Visit Fort Worth, Marriott Marquis Chicago, Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau, Iberostar Hotels & Resorts, Preferred Hotels & Resorts and the Harley-Davidson Museum.

Photography was provided by Deja Views. Breakfast Sponsor was Tourism Toronto. Other sponsors included Laudi Vidni (Planner Gift Sponsor), 360 Destination Group (Aromatherapy Towel Sponsor), Garrett Brands (Chocolate Sponsor), PGA Tour Superstore (Attendee Goodie Bag Sponsor), Madison Avenue Incorporated (Signage Sponsor), Meet Los Angeles (Fore Caddy Sponsor), Cort (Lemonade Cart & Event Furniture Sponsor), PSAV (AV Support Sponsor), Concord Marketing Solutions (Branding Sponsor), Record-A-Hit! Entertainment (Photo Booth Sponsor), Clowning Around & Celebration Authority (Photo Wall Sponsor) and U.S. Poker & Casino Parties (Cigar Sponsor).

For more information on upcoming events, visit https://www.mpiweb.org/chapters/chicago-area.

About the Author: Warthen is Chief Events Officer and Chief Marketing Officer for 22nd Century Media, an award- winning media company specializing in hyperlocal content in Chicagoland. Hired as its first employee in 2005, she is a former award-winning journalist and photographer who now manages the planning, logistics, marketing and executing of more than a dozen community events and expos. She is co-chair for the MPI-CAC Marketing & Communications Committee.



Heather Warthen, H1 Marketing & Events
H1 Marketing & Events

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