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48th Annual Trustees' Scholarship Ball
Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza
Merrillville, IN
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Join us on Saturday, April 27 for an elegant evening of fine dining and excellent entertainment at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza in Merrillville,Indiana.  There will be a raffle drawing at 10:00 p.m. for the grand prize of $2,000 and 16 additional prizes.

We will be honoring the following:

St. Joseph the Worker Award
The Honorable Mary Beth Bonaventura

Br. Gerard Von Hagel Alumni Award
David S. Gladish, Esq.

Corporate Leadership Award
BP Whiting Business Unit

The evening starts with an open bar cocktail hour at 6:00 p.m., with guests being treated to violin music by the talents of Artistrings.  Passed hors d'oeuvres include wild mushroom and brie on french bread with a balsamic reduction, vanilla bean poached shrimp on a porcelain spoon, and dates stuffed with goat cheese wrapped in bacon.

Dinner begins at 7:00 p.m. with a salad of red oak lettuce, carmelized granny apples, fresh seasonal berries, candied pecans and Marscapone cheese.  To clear the palette, a lemon sorbet intermezzo with mint leaf follows.  Dinner music is provided by Artistrings.

For the entree, guests may choose from the following options:

Combination Plate: Seared Filet Mignon with Crimini  Mushroom-Cabernet Demi Glace and Roasted Chicken Skewer with Peppers

Fish Option: Shrimp Stuffed Tilapia with Lemon Crème Sauce

Vegetarian Option: Roasted Vegetables with Wild Mushroom Duxelle baked in a Flaky Puff Pastry served with a Red Pepper Coulis

Each option comes with roasted tomato basil mashed potatoes and grilled asparagus with fresh lemon zest and multi-colored carrots.

Dessert will be a Baked Alaska Parade that you will not forget!

After dinner there is a brief program, followed by dance music provided by Chicago's Phase4 Band. Our guests have not been able to stay off the dance floor when Phase4 starts playing!

Dress is black tie preferred.  Raffle tickets are available to purchase prior to the event.  Winner need not be present. Advertising is available in the Program Book.  All proceeds benefit student scholarships at Calumet College of St. Joseph.

For more information or to take advantage of advertising and underwriting opportunities, please contact Caitlin at development@ccsj.edu or call (219) 473-4325.
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Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza
800 East 81st Avenue
Merrillville, IN 46410
United States


Food > Beer, Wine, Spirits
Food > Sweets
Other > Fundraisers
Social > Adult

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!


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