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11.18.2020

2020 Chicago Consular Corps Gala Provided Opportunity to Unite Virtually

The 2020 Chicago Consular Corps Gala was held virtually this year on Friday, November 6, 2020. Thank you to all that attended. Your support helped us to exceed our $400,000 fundraising goal.

It was our pleasure to celebrate the contributions of our honorees:

  • Jeanne Gang, Global Citizen Award
  • Loop Capital Markets LLC, Corporate Ambassador Award
  • Iwona Wegrzyn-Bochenska, Chicago Sister Cities International Volunteer of the Year

Congratulations to all of our honorees for representing Chicago on the world stage.

We would also like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the following who generously donated the items included in our raffle packages:

  • Ms. Leticia Castellanos, Honorary Consul of Belize
  • The Honorable Aylin Estrella Joo Liem, Consul General of Chile
  • The Honorable Dixon Moya, Consul General of Colombia
  • The Honorable Gisselle Castillo-Veremis, Consul General of the Dominican Republic and Dean of the Chicago Consular Corps
  • The Honorable Jaroslav Kantůrek, Consul General of Czech Republic
  • The Honorable Phumzile Pride Mazibuko, Consul General of South Africa
  • The Honorable Matias A. Eustathiou, Consul General of Uruguay
  • Cameo
  • Hyatt Hotels
  • Parce Rum

If you were unable to attend this year’s Gala, you can find a link to the online recording of the program here.

Lastly, we would like to share our sincere gratitude to all of our tremendous sponsors, especially our Presenting Sponsor, Greeley and Hansen. We know this year has presented unprecedented challenges, and we are grateful for your support.

We hope to see you at our 2021 Chicago Consular Corps Gala on Friday, November 5, 2021.

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