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40th Annual Dinner of Champions


September 18, 2019
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

In Person

Theater on the Lake
2401 N. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60614
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The Dinner of Champions is the National MS Society's premier gala event and pays tribute to the vast network of generous corporations, organizations and volunteer leaders who are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of people living with MS.

2019 Honorees June Golin and Renée Crown

2019 Honorees

June Golin and Renée Crown

Dinner of Champions 2019 Hope Award Recipients: June Golin and Renée Crown

The MS Hope Award is the highest award presented by the Society for community and humanitarian efforts. It is given to those who strive to improve the quality of life today and create a better world tomorrow.

2019 Dinner of Champions Vice Chairs

Special thanks to our 2019 Dinner of Champions Vice Chairs. Together, we are accelerating progress in making life-changing breakthroughs so that each person with MS can live her or his best life.

  • Renée Crown*
    Honorary Life Director
  • June Golin*
    Honorary Life Director
  • Paul & Joan Rubschlager*
  • Kathleen & Jim Skinner*

*Indicates Past Honoree/Chair


Attend or Support Dinner of Champions 2019

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship opportunities provide an excellent opportunity to demonstrate your commitment to helping the Society achieve its vision of a world free of MS. Each level includes guest tickets and additional marketing benefits.

Sponsorship Levels

Sponsorship Levels

Purchase Tickets and Tables

Single tickets are $500 each. Each table purchase includes seating for 10 attendees.  For parties of 10, we encourage you to consider one of our sponsorship packages.

Purchase Tickets


Live Auction Preview coming soon! Check back to see the exciting auction items that will be available at the Dinner this year. If you are interested in donating to an item or package to the Dinner of Champions, please contact Taryn Placko at or 312-423-1181.

Thank You to Our 2019 Dinner of Champions Sponsors

There are several event sponsorship opportunities ranging from $5,000 to $100,000, all with customizable marketing and event benefits.

Taryn Placko, Senior Manager of Leadership Events at or by phone at 312.423.1181 to learn more about these exciting opportunities.


Contact information

Taryn Placko
(312) 423-1181

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