McKinley Park Civic Association Annual Banquet and Awards

Starting on Sunday, March 4, 1:00 pm

The McKinley Park Civic Association presents its 47th Annual Banquet and Awards at 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at Polonia Banquets, 4604 S. Archer Ave., Chicago. This banquet honors an outstanding McKinley Park community member through the William H.G. Toms Award, as well as community educators and noteworthy individuals, including adults and children.

Early bird tickets cost $25 per adult and $16 for children ages 3 to 11. Children under 3 are free, but must be included in the reservation when buying tickets. After Feb. 14, 2018, ticket prices rise to $28 per adult and $17 for children; no tickets will be available for sale after Feb. 21, 2017. Doors for the event open at noon. To get tickets, call Suzanne Pletsch at 773-847-0261

This banquet is the only fundraiser the McKinley Park Civic Association conducts. Active association members may nominate individuals for awards, and local school and church leaders are also prompted for nominations. For more information or to buy tickets, attend the association's monthly meeting, held at 6:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month at the McKinley Park branch of the Chicago Public Library, 1915 W. 35th St., Chicago.