CHICAGO – On Thursday, August 25th, 2011 the USO of Illinois, through the support of Alderman Brendan Reilly of the 42nd Ward, Boss Bar, Miller High Life, Hubbard Inn, AT&T, The Mix 101.9 FM, Star Events and FanFueled, will give summer its last “HOO-AH!” by rocking the block at Clark After Dark. The USO of Illinois’ third annual Clark After Dark block party celebrates America’s military service members and their families. Proceeds from the event benefit the USO of Illinois programs and services that serve over 300,000 military personnel and military families in Illinois.
WHEN: Thursday, August 25, 2011 – 4:00PM-10:00PM
WHERE: 420 N. Clark St., On Hubbard between Clark and LaSalle
The event kicks off at 4 p.m. and will feature live music by Chicago favorites Maggie Speaks and Liquidated Damages, military-themed games with special activities and challenges, military and vintage military vehicle displays, food and drinks specials, silent and live auctions and raffle prizes. Raffle and/or ticket packages begin at $15 and are available exclusively at FanFueled.com. Clark After Dark will be held in River North at 420 N. Clark Street on W. Hubbard Street, between W. Clark and W. LaSalle.
“People who are concerned for our service members often ask how they can help,” said Alison Ruble, President & COO USO of Illinois. “Our annual events such as Clark After Dark are a great way for people to show their support for our service members while enjoying live music, games, raffles and much more.”
A non-profit organization, the USO of Illinois is fully supported by the generosity of the American people. The USO’s Clark After Dark gives Chicagoans an opportunity to support U.S. Armed Forces members and show their appreciation.
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