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Evening for Ag Education

Evening for Ag Education Gala Fun'Raiser

A fundraiser for the Cook County Farm Bureau Foundation


July 22, 2022

6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Crystal Grand Banquets

Lemont, IL


An evening of dining, drinks, live music, games and fun'raising opportunities! Featuring the band...Libido Funk Circus!


Please join us on Friday July 22nd at Crystal Grand Banquets located at 12416 S. Archer Ave. in Lemont. The event will begin at 6:00 PM and conclude at 11:00 PM.


To purchase tickets for this event please contact us directly at 708-354-3276.



$100 per person (early bird)

$125 per person (after 7/15/22)

$1,000 for a table of 10


Only 250 tickets will be sold.  


Click here for our Evening for Ag Education Gala Fun'Raiser brochure which includes details about the event!


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Split the Pot - 50/50 Raffle Rules and Guidelines

To purchase tickets please contact us directly at 708-354-3276.





Event Rules and Guidelines:

“Evening for Ag Education” Gala will be held on Friday, July 22, 2022 at Crystal Grand Banquets in Lemont, IL.


A Gala event ticket price is partially deductible based on IRS guidelines.


Deductibility formula: Price of ticket minus meal cost minus (entertainment) = tax deductible portion.


We have determined the meal plus entertainment value is $50.


The IRS Gala ticket disclosure statement reads:

 “The Cook County Farm Bureau Foundation is a 501c (3) not-for-profit. Your $100 ($125 after July 15th) gala ticket donation is partially deductible for federal income tax purposes equal to the total ticket price minus $50 value for meal, beverage and entertainment.”


Purpose of proceeds:

-To provide funding for the Cook County Farm Bureau’s award-winning Ag in the Classroom program.

-Fund higher education scholarships for members/dependents pursuing a future agriculturally related career.

-Provide funding for a Foundation sponsored internship focused on supporting the agriculture literacy program of the organization.





Thank you to this year's sponsors:






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