The Salvation Army Civic Luncheon featuring Keynote Speaker, Bob Newhart.  Friday, May 12, 2017 at Hilton Chicago Grand Ballroom, 720 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL

Civic Luncheon

Friday, May 12, 2017 || 11:00 - 1:30PM
Hilton Chicago - Grand Ballroom 
720 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605 
(parking and self parking available at the Balbo entrance)

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VIP Reception

(General, Commissioner, Colonel, and Major Level Sponsors)
720 Bar & Grill | 11AM - 11:45AM

General Reception

Normandie Lounge | 11AM - 11:45AM


Grand Ballroom | 11:45 - 1:30PM

The Salvation Army Civic Luncheon is an annual event celebrating The Salvation Army's various programs and services, and will honor the recipients of The Salvation Army's prestigious William Booth Award and "Others" Award. All proceeds benefit The Salvation Army right here in Chicagoland.

The Salvation Army Annual Civic Luncheon


Sponsorship packages are now available. Reservation deadline is May 5. Seating is limited, so make your reservation early. For additional questions, contact Deborah Terrell, Special Events Manager, at 773.205.3529.


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About Keynote Speaker: Bob Newart

Bob Newhart is a nationally recognized comedian known for his deadpan delivery and routines including The Driving Instructor, Sir Walter Raleigh and The Submarine Commander. His comedy albums have become international best sellers and he still performs to sell-out crowds all over the country.

After gaining prominence in the comedy world, Newhart entered acting. He starred in The Bob Newhart Show as Dr. Bob Hartley and later in Newhart as innkeeper Dick Loudon. Newhart has also made numerous other television appearances on shows including The Simpsons, MADtv, NCIS, The Librarian and The Big Bang Theory. Newhart is also a prolific film actor, appearing in 14 feature films including Catch-22, Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde and Elf.

Newhart is an Oak Park native and devoted Chicago Cubs fan.

2017 Civic Luncheon Host Committee




Joe Antunovich
Antunovich Associates
Allan E. Bulley, Jr.
Chairman & CEO,
Bulley & Andrews
Nate Sutton
Sutton Auto Team


Committee Members


Brian Bernardoni

Kevin Coe

Elayne Granger

Diane Heady

Diane Krami

Amy Miller

Denise Rogers

Valerie Stoudemire

Eric Thompson

Thank you to our sponsors



Ariel Investments
Antunovich Associates
Anonymous Sponsor
Bulley and Andrews
Paul and Joan Rubschlager



Sutton Ford



Flowers Communications Group
Greenberg Traurig
TrueSense Marketing



Clark Chicago



NBC 5 Chicago