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Chicago Urban League Announces Entertainment and Honorees for 57 th Annual Golden Fellowship Dinner
Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly to Light up the Stage November 3 rd at the League’s Largest Annual Fundraiser; National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial to Deliver Keynote Address
 
Thursday evening, a host of Chicago Urban League (CUL) staff, board members, volunteers and donors gathered downtown at the Wintrust Building’s Grand Banking Hall for a sneak peek into the 57 th Annual Golden Fellowship Dinner, the organization’s largest yearly fundraiser. CUL Interim President and CEO Barbara Lumpkin delivered the exciting news that Maze featuring Frankie Beverly would be the headline entertainment along with National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial serving as keynote speaker.

“The reaction from the crowd says it all,” said Lumpkin. “Between the talent, guest speaker, honorees, and other surprises we have in store, this year’s Golden Fellowship Dinner will be unforgettable.”

Lumpkin also announced that the League will bestow the coveted Edwin C. “Bill” Berry Award on long-time businessman John W. Rogers, Jr. , Chairman, CEO & Chief Investment Officer of Ariel Investments. This year’s Lester H. McKeever, Jr. Individual Service Award will go to Dorothy Leavell , National Newspaper Publishers Association Chairman and Publisher of the Chicago and Gary Crusader Newspapers.


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Chicago Urban League to Host Jobs and Justice Forum
The Chicago Urban League will hold its
57th Annual Golden Fellowship Dinner
on Saturday, November 3, 2018.
The proceeds from this historic gala enable us
to provide vital services to thousands of Chicago residents.
 
This is our biggest fundraiser of the year, and
we are planning an exciting evening.
 
Mark your calendar to join us!
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