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Posted on: March 31, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Grayslake Heritage Center Foundation to Stage World War II Themed Fundraiser

Step back in time to the 1940s and help support the Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum with a World War II era, USO-style event. The Grayslake Heritage Center Foundation invites you to attend this engaging and exclusive fundraiser on Friday, April 29 at 6:30 p.m. at the Carillon North Club House, 2411 Carillon Drive. The event includes 1940s, USO-inspired cuisine; an appearance by actor R. J. Lindsey as President Franklin Delano Roosevelt; music by the Highland Park Pops Big Band and an auction of fun and interesting items. Tickets are $50 per person, payable to the Village of Grayslake Heritage Center Fund. Proceeds help support future museum programs, exhibits and initiatives. Attendees are welcome to wear 40s attire or their favorite modern outfit. Space is limited and tickets are available on a first come, first-served basis. Please send your check and RSVP to Dave Oberg, Village of Grayslake, 10 South Seymour Avenue, Grayslake, IL 60030.

The Grayslake Heritage Center Foundation was established in an effort to provide for the growth and stability of the museum. The Foundation is dedicated to raising funds to underwrite new programs and exhibits, provide for the maintenance and expansion of the museum and ensure that future generations continue to learn from Grayslake’s rich history. Donations and in-kind gifts are gladly welcome and sponsorship opportunities for the fundraiser and future programs and exhibits are still available. For more information, contact Dave Oberg, Executive Director at or 847-543-1745. We hope to see you on April 29!

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