New location, date set for 20th anniversary Oral Health America gala

Oct. 16, 2009
Event will be held Feb. 24,. 2010, at the historic Union Station in Chicago.

CHICAGO--In celebration of the event's 20th anniversary, Oral Health America has chosen a new site for its annual gala dinner and auction: Chicago's historic Union Station and a new date: Feb. 24, 2010.

The event raises funds to support educational and service programs designed to improve oral health.

Completed in 1925, the Great Hall in Union Station is a 20,000-foot Beaux Arts style room that boasts 18 Corinthian columns, terracotta walls, a pink Tennessee marble floor and a five-story, barrel-vaulted, atrium ceiling.

The Oral Health America gala, held each year during the Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting, is a dental industry networking event. Organizers have set up an online reservation system so attendees can reserve tickets early.

The black tie-optional evening features dinner, dancing, and a silent auction. Oral Health America seeks event sponsors at the Gold ($3,000), Platinum ($5,000), and Diamond ($10,000) levels. In recognition of the Gala's 20th anniversary, there will also be a one-time anniversary level sponsorship available for $20,000.

The Oral Health America 20th Annual Gala Dinner and Silent Auction will run from 6:30 to 11p.m. Feb. 24. Tickets are $285 each ($300 after Feb. 1, if still available).

A table for 10 can be purchased for $2,500 ($2,750 after Feb. 1, if still available). To reserve tickets or to get information on sponsorships or donations, contact Joe Donohue at OHA at (312) 836-9900 or send him an e-mail at Joe Donohue.

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