Premier Leadership Event - June 1-5, 2020

We’re inviting all of us to come together to fund our work in the coming year. We need your help more than ever.

Usually our annual Premier Leadership Event has brought us together for a fabulous evening of stories, results, and donations toward these worthy pursuits. COVID-19 may have changed our format but not the need that’s all around us, and thus, not our goals. We will move forward with this, our signature fundraising event, and we are counting on you more than ever.

REGISTER FOR FREE and we’ll be in touch to give you access to these online experiences:

  • June 1: Rally Day
    A start-your-engines update from the UWLC Chair of the Board Carla Zuniga, Premier Leadership Event Co-Chair Azita Saleki-Gerhardt, and UWLC President and CEO Kristi Long.
  • June 2: Video Thank-You Notes
    Hear from recipients of United Way funds about the impact of your generosity.
  • June 3: By-the-Numbers
    A gameshow approach to the measurable results United Way delivers when we put your money to work for Lake County.
  • June 4: Premier Leadership Night
    7:00 p.m. CT. Livestreamed 30-minute gala. Join us to honor Judge Luis A. Berrones and a team of Lake County judges for their devoted volunteerism in our Reading Success program and to “raise your paddle” in support of the work of United Way of Lake County.
  • June 5: Tally Day
    Exciting presentation by UWLC President and CEO Kristi Long and VP Resource Development Quinton Snodgrass to share the total donations from the week and a grateful finale to the event.
  • Plus: “Chef Dimitri Cooks For You” 
    An exclusive culinary experience with Chef Dimitri Kallianis, owner of The Shanty. Offered to Premier Leaders who donate $1,000 or more during our Premier Leadership Event. Feast on a livestreamed conversation with the chef, a special virtual peek into his kitchen as he teaches us how to prepare his signature dish, and two certificates to try the dish in person at The Shanty when the restaurant opens again!
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