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Special Events


The Cancer Support Center staff and volunteers plan several special events each year. These events not only provide The Center with vital funding to expand our support to more people and further our mission, but also allow give us a chance to thank our supporters, celebrate our successes, and look forward to our future. Plus, they are all great fun! Mark your calendar and join us at one or all of this year's special events. 

For information about how you or your business can sponsor an event, contact Abby Diemer by email, call 708-798-9171, or click the corresponding "Sponsor The Event" buttons below.

2024 Annual Gala

Friday, May 3rd from 6-12 a.m. at Olympia Fields Country Club

Join us for a journey around the world and immerse yourself in a thrilling fusion of cultural exploration and high-stakes fun at our Casino night. The Cancer Support Center Annual Gala promises an unforgettable voyage. 


Guests will enjoy casino games, live entertainment and heartfelt generosity, all in support of extending our reach to those impacted by cancer in our community. Save the date for an electrifying fusion of charity, entertainment, and global compassion!

20th Annual Texas Hold'Em Tournament

Saturday, February 10, 2024 | Balagio's Restaurant, Homewood

Join us for a Texas Hold'em Tournament

to support the Cancer Support Center! 

Early Online Registration: $175

At-the-Door Registration: $200


Doors open at 4:30 PM and play begins promptly at 5:30 PM.


Tickets include all-you-can-eat buffet and open bar. Super Bowl squares, raffles, auction, and more will be available for purchase.


Over $5,000 in cash/prizes for the final table. (Prize pool varies based on player count, minimum of 75 players)

$150 re-buys during the first hour of play.


For more information, contact Abby at the Cancer Support Center at 708-798-9171 or visit

Spring Walk of Hope & Survivor Day 2024

Sunday, June 2nd at Commisioners Park in Frankfort

Join us for our Annual Spring Walk of Hope, this year with a fun, new twist! This year The Cancer Support Centers Spring Walk of Hope will coincide with National Survivor Day! The celebration will be an unforgettable day of fun, laughter and togetherness in the park.


Guests will enjoy breakfast items, drinks, music, games and so much more!

Annual Golf Outing | Idlewild Country Club | September 9th 2024

Pink-A-Boo Walk of Hope | CSC | October 13th 2024

Holiday Tree & Wreath Sales | Online | November 2024

Giving Tuesday | December 3rd 2024

Holiday Lights in Downtown Homewood | December 6th 2024

Holiday Spirits | December 7th 2024

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