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About Our Auction
On behalf of the University of Michigan Club of Greater Chicago, we thank you for your support of the 2020 Go Blue Gala. The Gala attracts hundreds of University of Michigan alumni and fans who look forward to celebrating all things “Michigan” over dinner and cocktails and has historically featured notable alumni VIP guests, such as NFL star Desmond Howard and legendary NHL and NCAA hockey Hall of Famer Red Berenson.
The net proceeds that we raise at our annual Gala benefit our need-based scholarship fund for Chicagoland students seeking to attend the University of Michigan. Your support will assist us in meeting our fundraising goals for this year’s scholarships.
Thank you for your support of our future Wolverines.
Michael Chropowicz and Desiree Lauricella
Co-Chairs, Go Blue Gala
About University of Michigan Club of Greater Chicago
The U of M Club of Greater Chicago is comprised of more than 25,000 U-M alumni living in the Chicago area. We host a diverse calendar of social, educational, professional, cultural, athletic, and community service events and programs throughout the year designed to bring the Maize & Blue spirit to Chicago and give you the opportunity to share your U-M pride with other local alumni. Proceeds from many events, including the Go Blue Gala, fund UMCGC’s scholarship program, which benefits current and future U-M students from the Chicago area. Over the past few years, the club has raised over $225,000 for scholarships and received numerous awards, including the Alumni Association’s Outstanding Metro Club of the Year Award in 2015 and 2016.