Frequent Flyer Giving

Chicago Mini-DO November 7, 2015 — 1:00pm-10:00pm

We are delighted to announce our third and final Frequent Flyer Giving (FFG) and United Airlines WeCare Employee Relief Fund event for 2015. After fantastic turn-outs in both Austin and Seattle, we've turned to the north coast — Chicago — home to United Airlines for this event. Attendees will be enter the iconic Willis Tower for an in-depth tour of United's National Operations Center and a presentation and Q&A session with UA management. Afterwards, there will be three course dinner and all you can drink alcohol a few blocks away at another Chicago icon, the Berghoff. Don't be surprised if you see some special guests from United there.

Event details:

  • 1:00pm
    Willis Tower event with United Airlines
    • United National Operations Center tour
    • Presentation by UA management
    • Q&A session with UA management

  • 7:00pm
    Dinner and charity auction at The Berghoff to benefit the United We Care Employee Relief Fund
    • Charity raffle / auction of some unique items
    • Dinner menu as follows:
      • House salad — Field greens, shaved fennel, tomato & asparagus in citrus vinaigrette
      • Housemade Bread Basket
      • Main courseChoice of one of the following:
        • Wiener Schnitzel
          Breaded veal cutlet, petit asparagus & pepper salad, German potatoes
        • Lake Superior White Fish
          Line caught with dill-caper butter sauce, roasted vegetable Napoleon, jasmine rice timbale
        • Chicken and Sausage German Gnocchi (also available w/o meat as a vegetarioan option)
          Plump pillows of pasta in a three cheese blend, sautéed spinach, a dollop of mascarpone

      • DessertChoice of one of the following:
        • Apple Strudel
          Tart Granny Smith apples sautéed then baked with toasted pecans in flaky pastry with sweet caramel sauce
        • Black Forest Cake
          Dark chocolate cake with layered with kirsch-scented whipped crème and sour cherries garnished with chocolate shavings

      • All you can drink barThe following are scheduled to appear:
        • Tito’s Vodka
        • Tanqueray Gin
        • Dewars Blended Whisky
        • Seagram’s Seven Whiskey
        • Buffalo Trace Bourbon
        • Bacardi Silver Rum
        • Sauza Tequila
        • Vermouth
        • Canyon Road Cabernet & Canyon Road Chardonnay
        • Berghoff Dortwunder Lager, Sir Dunkle Dark Lager, Reppin’ Red Ale, Germaniac Pale Ale, Berghoff Seasonal & Straight-Up Hefe Weizen on Tap
        • Berghoff Root Beer & Diet Root Beer
        • Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite
        • Sparkling Water
    • 10:00pm
      Event end

    The cost for this event is $100 per person.
    This amount includes the event at Willis Tower and dinner/drinks
    • This event is open to a maximum of 40 guests
    • This event is open to children over the age of 12

    FFG is a 501(c)3 organization and therefore the donation portion of the event should be tax-deductible, but please see your tax accountant for more information.

    FFG will give 100% of the donations to United WeCare.
    The Directors will match dollar for dollar every donation made to FFG in 2015.


    FFG and its partners are registered 501(c)(3) organizations. Please see your tax advisor for more information about claiming deductions.

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