Aurora club, church to team up against diabetes with April 28 dinner

Posted4/19/2022 7:23 PM

The Cosmopolitan Club of Aurora and Aurora Advent Christian Church are teaming up to fight diabetes.

The Cosmos, a nonprofit that focuses on fighting diabetes, will hold a drive-through barbecue dinner fundraiser from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28, at the church, 905 N. Edgelawn Drive in Aurora.


The public is invited. Proceeds will benefit the club's anti-diabetes initiatives, including diabetes research, education and wellness, ADA summer camps for Type 1 diabetic children, and helping to provide diabetic alert dogs.

Russ George, Aurora Cosmo president, said 5-B's Catering will prepare meals.

Options are a half chicken dinner, $15; two pork chops dinner, $15; one quarter chicken and one pork chop dinner, $15; and a hot dog meal, $5. Side dishes with dinners are applesauce, baked beans, coleslaw, and dinner roll with butter.

Tickets are available at the door, Kane County Teachers Credit Union or from Cosmo members. Call (630) 966-0657, or email to

Founded in 1927, Cosmopolitan Club of Aurora is known as the club that fights diabetes.

In 1973, the Cosmos launched a campaign against diabetes. Today the nonprofit promotes awareness of diabetes and raises funds for diabetes research at University of Chicago's Kovler Diabetes Center, ADA educational summer Camps for type 1 diabetic children, diabetes education at Rush Copley Diabetes Educational Center, and helps provide diabetic alert dogs.

Aurora Cosmos meet at 6:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month at Oak Street Restaurant, 945 Oak St. in North Aurora. Dinner at 5:30 p.m. is optional.

Prospective members are invited. Call (630) 966-0657 or visit for more information.