Every year the Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce and Industry throws a glamorous party to raise money for its scholarship fund, and every year some of our club members spit shine their shoes and attend. This year about half of a dozen of us ate and drank and danced. Gloria won a gift basket of Ice Wine and bakery certificates, and I won two tickets to see Othello at Chicago Shakespeare Theater.
But the big winner of the night was Chris Sturdevant, our adjunct Rotarian from Wisconsin, who won a collection of gift cards worth over $500!