2018 CU in the Prairibbean is Coming


DSC partners with the Eastern Illinois Parrot Head Club (EIPHC) as the beneficiary of the 2018, C-U in the Prairibbean XIV concert to be held outdoors
Saturday, Aug. 4th in downtown Champaign
Parking lot in front of the Orpheum Children’s Science Museum.

This year the EIPHC is celebrating their 14th anniversary of this fundraiser for local and national charities.  Past recipients include the Mills Breast Cancer Center, Cunningham Children’s Home, Camp New Hope, the American Heart Association, Alzheimer’s Association and most recently DSC. Over the past 13 years, EIPHC has given back over $500,000 to local organizations.

Music for this year’s event will be performed by nationally known, award-winning, tropical-rock band, The Boat Drunks, a high-energy performance by The Tons O’ Fun Band, and this year the duo, Jake and Jackson will be back to kick-off the night of music starting at 5:15 p.m. 

Food and beverages will be available throughout the event and lawn chairs are welcome for those who wish to sit and enjoy the outdoor music. Gates open at 5 p.m. Event tickets are $10. In addition to the main event, the EIPHC is offering a $2,500 cash raffle. Tickets are $5 each or five for $20. The winner will be drawn the night of the event and will receive $2,500 cash, with 2nd and 3rd prizes of $300 and $150 respectively. All proceeds from the raffle will also benefit DSC. The night of the event, there will be a large silent auction, in addition to the cash raffle and concert.

 Both event and cash raffle tickets, as well as full event details are available online at www.dsc-illinois.org, www.eiphc.org, or by calling or stopping by DSC at (217) 356-9176, 1304 W. Bradley Ave. Champaign., Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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