Clearbrook's 'First Look for Charity' at the Chicago Auto Show an enjoyable night

  • Clearbrook staff Tony Ortega, Clearbrook president Tony Di Vittorio, and Tony Guido of Arlington Heights Ford pose with Tracy, a Clearbrook resident, on the big stage at "First Look for Charity."

    Clearbrook staff Tony Ortega, Clearbrook president Tony Di Vittorio, and Tony Guido of Arlington Heights Ford pose with Tracy, a Clearbrook resident, on the big stage at "First Look for Charity." Courtesy of Clearbrook

 
Submitted by Jessica Jablonski
Updated 2/19/2020 9:52 PM

On Feb. 7, Clearbrook participated in "First Look for Charity" at the Chicago Auto Show as a benefitting charity.

Clearbrook provides innovative services, opportunities, and supports to over 8,000 people impacted by intellectual/developmental disabilities.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

"First Look for Charity" featured complimentary hors d'oeuvres, champagne, wine, soft drinks and dessert -- all on the show floor with the chance to explore the new cars before the general public.

Clearbrook's hospitality suite offered an open bar, appetizers and dessert, live entertainment by Four C Notes, and one-of-a-kind room design by Rieke Office Interiors.

Clearbrook would like to thank all of the guests that registered with us for supporting the organization. Thank you to sponsors Enterprise Fleet Management, Arlington Heights Ford, BorgWarner, Assurance, AAC, Honeywell, Rivers Casino, and Rieke Office Interiors.

Sincere thank you to Arlington Heights Ford for donating a red 2009 Mustang to raffle off on the show floor in support of our mission.

Tony Guido, owner of Arlington Heights Ford and chairman for the 2020 Chicago Auto Show, invited one of the residents, Tracy, on stage with him.

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Tony Di Vittorio, CEO of Clearbrook, expressed his gratitude for having Ford as a partner: "Clearbrook is extremely grateful for Arlington Heights Ford's support over the years. Seeing Tracy on stage was a special moment for her and all of us."

Part of the proceeds from this event benefitted Clearbrook.

Clearbrook provides personalized children's and adult day services as well as employment, residential and clinical services at more than 60 locations throughout northern Illinois. Employing more than 900 people, 92 percent of every dollar raised goes directly into programs and services.

For more information event, contact Sheryl Letwat at (847) 385-5302 or sletwat@clearbrook.org.

ABOUT CLEARBROOK

What started in 1955 as a parent's response to the unmet educational requirements of their children with special needs, Clearbrook is now a leader in the field of intellectual/developmental disabilities. Clearbrook is committed to creating innovative opportunities, services and supports for people with disabilities. Each year, we serve over 8,000 children and adults -- as well as their families -- in over 160 communities throughout northern Illinois. Clearbrook provides personalized children's, adult day, employment, residential and clinical services at more than 50 locations throughout the Chicago area and is the largest provider of home-based services in the state of Illinois. Employing more than 900 people, Clearbrook is proud to report that 92 percent of every dollar raised goes directly into programs and services. For more information, visit www.clearbrook.org.

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