Smile Politely

…a little help from your friends

Esquire Lounge | Sunday | February 28th |  5:00 – 10:30 p.m.

We all get by with a little help from our friends…

Please join us in an effort to raise awareness of Diabetes and help a friend.

Mike Allston, beloved Esquire Lounge chef, is diabetic and recently lost his right leg below the knee to disease.

Money and items donated will help help Mikey with medical bills and living costs while he’s not able to work.

There will be food, music, silent auction, and a raffle. AND LOADS OF GOOD PEOPLE AND FUN.



6:00 Mike Coulter as emcee
6:15 – 7:00 Dawna Nelson & The Impalas
7:15 – 7:45 Kayla Brown
8:00 – 8:45 Dawna Nelson & The Impalas
9:00 – 10:00 Duke of Uke

Auction items galore!
2 rounds of golf w/cart from Stone Creek
2 tickets to a performance at Krannert Center
2 Ebertfest passes
Private dinners and parties
Private shopping party for 10 from Circles (includes $100 gift cert, wine & cheese!)
4 tickets to Illini vs WI (courtesy of Illini Media)
ipod shuffle from the Apple Store
Bob Dylan print (Phil Strang

and many gift certificates and gift baskets and cool items from:

Bacaro, Bentley’s, Black Dog, Boltini, Bunny’s, Café Kopi, Carmon’s, Carrie’s, Crane Alley, Eastland Suites, Evolve, Farren’s, Fryerfly Lighting, Great Impasta, Guido’s, H2O Salon, Ippatsu, Iron Post, Jane Addams, Jupiter’s, Kane & Company, McGown Photography, Mike n Molly’s, Office II, Papa Del’s, Pure Romance (Marcey Goldstein), Seaboat, Sunsinger

If you can’t make it to the benefit, but would like to make a donation, please contact Nicole at [email protected].
Or, donate here:

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