Selected Community Events


Celebrate HOPE!

May 10, 2013 5:30 p.m.

Giovanni's Restaurant & Convention Center
The Barbara Olson Center of Hope is celebrating the 65th Anniversary of its founding with a Celebrate HOPE! dinner-dance fundraiser on May 10th at Giovanni’s. We’re pulling out the red carpet for all our stars! Paul Logli will MC the evening which includes a formal dinner and generous, fun Silent and Live auctions. Several guests will speak about the history and achievements of the Center of Hope and how the Center serves our community with innovative programs and accomplishments which keep enabling our participants to achieve their personal goals. Rockford’s own Clutch Cargo band will perform for our entertainment and dancing pleasure. Tickets are $50 per person and can be reserved by calling 815-964-9275, ext. 265 or going to and clicking Events. Choice of entree. Please make your reservation by May 1st.
Mary Gwardys at 815-964-9275 ext 265.