Bolingbrook – Ahi tuna and smoked wahoo are among the exotic items on the menu at “A Midsummer Cirque,” presented by McDonald’s, The Promenade Bolingbrook and the Bolingbrook Hospital Foundation.
Major sponsors include Gordon Biersch, providing a menu of ahi tuna crisp and white chocolate bread pudding; Go Roma, serving its margherita pizza, smoked chicken pizza, mini meatballs, toasted ravioli and bruschetta; BD’s Mongolian Grill, presenting Kung Pao Beef and sweet and sour chicken with rice for guests to enjoy; and Islamorada Fish Company at Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World will serve smoked wahoo, key lime bars and Bimini bread pudding. Andy’s Frozen Custard is the dessert sponsor.
The event will take place at 7 p.m. July 31 at the Promenade Bolingbrook. Tickets are $75 per person. Sponsorships ranging from $500 to $15,000 are available. To purchase a ticket or for more information, call 630-312-6006 or visit www.bolingbrookhospitalfoundation.org. Cocktail attire is suggested.
“Our gala is a chance for the community to enjoy not only visually spellbinding performances but also top-notch cuisine from fantastic restaurants,” said Tom Castagnoli, gala chairman and Bolingbrook Hospital Foundation board member.
Other sponsors include American Family Insurance, Peak Construction, DuPage Township, Emergency Healthcare Physicians, Adventist Health System, Francesca’s on the Promenade, Andy’s Frozen Custard, Bar Louie, Aloft Hotel, Gold Class Cinemas and Southern Wine & Spirits.
Proceeds will benefit Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital’s CREATION Health Center for Chronic Disease Management. This multi-specialty outpatient center utilizes the eight universal principles of health to empower patients to improve their quality of life by managing their chronic diseases with self-care routines and ongoing medical care.
The event will feature walkaround entertainment throughout the night with aerial and ground shows from the troupe. Performers include the Duo Rose trapeze artists, who performed in Dreamcast Entertainment’s 2009 cirque production “Taganai” and competed in the 2010 International Circus Festival in Spain.
“A Midsummer Cirque is a chance for the community to learn more about the services we offer and the lives we have impacted since our hospital opened in 2008,” said Rick Mace, chief executive officer, Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital.
The event is the foundation’s major fundraiser of 2010. The Bolingbrook Hospital Foundation furthers Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital’s mission through philanthropy.
Adventist Midwest Health includes Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. To find a physician, visit www.keepingyouwell.com.