Guest Speaker: Ron Chernow
Pulitzer Prize Winner and New York Times Best-Selling Author
This event is sold out. However, if you wish to support this important fundraiser, please contact us.
Get an insider's look into the making of Grant, a sweeping and dramatic portrait of leadership. Ron Chernow will share anecdotes from his storied career as an award-winning biographer.
Welcome remarks by Ulysses Grant Dietz, Newark Museum Interim Co-Director and descendant of Ulysses S. Grant, 18th president and general of the victorious Union Army during the Civil War. Ticketholders will receive a copy of Grant, signed by the author.
photo (c) Beowulf Sheehan 2017
10:30 am - Champaign reception; Pop-Up Museum Shop & Bookstore
11:30 am - Presentation (The Billy Johnson Auditorium)
12:30 pm - Luncheon & Lucky Keys prize drawing
Luncheon Co-Chairs: Eleanor Shanley and Elizabeth Shanley Sutte
Clifford and Mary Blanchard; Sara and Jonathan Bonesteel; Eleonore and Max Cohen; Kathy Grier; Arlene Lieberman; Judith Lieberman; The MCJ Amelior Foundation; PNC Bank; Prudential Financial; Andrew and Cynthia Richards; Julie and Lewis Stone
Michael and Jane Griffinger; Kelley Drye & Warren LLP; Thomas and Judy Walters; Dr. Francis Wood
Leadership Table, $5,000 ($4,200 tax deductible)
Patron Table, $3,500 ($2,700 tax deductible)
Single Ticket, $250 ($125 tax deductible)