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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.

Our 2023 Events

Texas Hold'em

Saturday, February 11, 2023

Doors open at 4:30 pm and playing begins promptly at 5:30 pm. Balagio's Restaurant | 17501 Dixie Highway, Homewood

Entry fee includes a $25 early online discount, all you can eat buffet and open bar. The $175 on-line registration fee increases to $200 at the door the day of the event. $150 re-buys available during the first hour of play.

$5,000 in cash/prizes for final table.
*Based on minimum of 75 players, prize pool may vary

depending on final number of players*

Super Bowl Squares, Silent Auction, Raffles & more!

Space is limited to first 100 players.

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Friday, April 28, 2023
It's Vegas Baby! The Center is excited to invite you, once again, to our annual gala! This black-tie affair will be filled with everything Vegas, live entertainment by Blake Alexander, food and drink, a casino, paddle raise, and more! We hope you are able to join us for this magical night.


TO SPONSOR THE EVENT: Contact Abby Diemer at
708-365-1203 or email

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Spring Walk of Hope

Sunday, May 21, 2023

You're invited to join The Cancer Support Center at Yunker Park in Mokena to support all impacted by cancer at our 2023 Walk of Hope!

 We celebrate and walk for survivors, in honor of those we have lost, and to generate awareness and raise funds to support YOUR Cancer Support Center!

TO SPONSOR THE EVENT: Contact Abby Diemer at 708-365-1203 or email

Golf Outing

Monday, September 11, 2023

You're invited to this un-fore-gettable event! Details coming soon.

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