30th Annual Green Tie Ball Returns Saturday, September 17, 2022
Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes | Presented By Huntington Bank
Chicago Sports Museum from 6pm-Midnight
The Green Tie Ball, benefiting Chicago Gateway Green, returns Saturday, September 17 at the Chicago Sports Museum. Green Tie Ball is one of Chicago’s longest-running and most anticipated gala events. Each year, the event delivers the best in venues, decor, and live entertainment. This year’s attendees will include Chicago’s too VIPs, beloved sports figures and notables, including gala emcees Cortney Hall (Host of NBC5 CHICAGO TODAY & former Chicago Bulls In-Arena Host) and Chris Petlak (Host of The Morning Mix on 101.9)
The Honorary Host Committee is comprised of female sportscasters from all Chicago stations: Cassie Carlson (FOX32 Sports), Taylor McGregor (Marquee Sports Network), Dionne Miller (ABC7 Sports), Leila Rahimi (NBC5 Sports Chicago), Krista Ruch (CBS2 Sports), Kaitlin Sharkey (WGN TV), Sarah Spain(ESPN) and Danni Wysocki (NBC Sports Chicago).
Co-Chairs Joanna DePorter and Meg Newton Satherlie are teaming up for Green Tie Ball #30 at the Chicago Sports Museum. Guests will enjoy premium open bars and abundant gourmet bites from Harry Caray’s Catering & Events. Entertainment includes sets by top Chicago DJs, including DJ Rock City, DJ Marcus Carter, DJ Justin Jacobsen, victor.r, DJ Ryan Levin, and along with the popular cover band, Dr. Bombay, which features Chicago Gateway Green Vice Chairman Lee Golub as the drummer. The evening will also include a Live and Silent auction with one-of-a-kind items and experiences, games, and special guests.
Guests can compete in various bracketed challenges throughout the evening, including darts, shuffleboard and golf to win great prizes. Those not wishing to compete can still take in the unique sports memorabilia, collection of game-used treasures, and interactive experiences.
As a nod to the venue, this year’s theme, Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes, encourages guests to pair their finest black-tie attire with their coolest sneakers. For those wishing to pump up their look, The Sole Revival will be on-hand to customize their kicks. Guests can also purchase a new pair of Converse to customize onsite.
VIP Guests will have access to an exclusive lounge complete with private premium bars, reserved seating areas, passed hors d’oeuvres and swag bags. All guests will be invited to attend the afterparty at Tao Nightclub with no additional charge for entry.
The Green Tie Ball is hosted by the nonprofit organization Chicago Gateway Green, dedicated to greening and beautifying Chicago’s expressways, gateways, and neighborhoods. Founded in 1986 by Donald J. DePorter, Gateway Green has planted more than 5,000 trees, 90,000 shrubs, and 150,000 perennials, along with the removal of over 1.5 million pounds of litter.
Green Tie Ball
Saturday, September 17th
Time: 6pm – Midnight
Venue: Chicago Sports Museum (Water Tower Place
Address: 835 N Michigan Avenue, Chicago
Tickets: GA $150 / VIP $250 / At the door GA $200 / At the door VIP $250
Social Media: Twitter & Instagram @Gateway_Green | Facebook: Chicago Gateway Green.
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