Nov. 27, 1995
Vol. 15, No. 6

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    United Way campaign: Chance to win free airfare and much more

    Contributors to the University's Campaign for the United Way and Other Charities have a chance to win free airfare, health club memberships, theater tickets, gift certificates and many other prizes. Faculty and staff members who contribute to the campaign will automatically be eligible to win a raffle prize.

    Campus organizations and Chicago-area businesses, including many in Hyde Park, have donated prizes for the raffle, which will be held in January. The raffle prizes are:

    _ GRAND PRIZE -- Two round-trip tickets to Tampa, Orlando or New York City, courtesy of Kiwi International Airlines.

    _ A weekend in the V.I.P. Suite at Regents Park in Hyde Park (based upon availability), donated by Regents Park by The Clinton Company.

    _ Two 3-month club memberships and one 1-month club membership in The Regents Club in Hyde Park, a health club with an indoor/outdoor swimming pool, Cybex equipment, aerobics and more, donated by Regents Park by The Clinton Company.

    _ One deli tray worth up to $25 from Market in the Park, located in Hyde Park, donated by Regents Park by The Clinton Company.

    _ An autographed picture of Tim Raines, donated by the Chicago White Sox.

    _ An autographed picture of Kirk McCaskill, donated by the Chicago White Sox.

    _ An inaugural program autographed by Chris Chelios, donated by the Chicago Blackhawks.

    _ A Michael Jordan souvenir bag, donated by the Chicago Bulls.

    _ A dinner gift certificate, donated by Hyde Park's Piccolo Mondo Cafe.

    _ Four $25 grocery certificates for Mr. G's Finer Foods, donated by Bill Gerstein of Mr. G's, located in Hyde Park.

    _ The New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, donated by the Seminary Co-op Bookstore.

    _ One pair of tickets to a performance of Shakespeare's King Henry IV at Court Theatre, donated by Court Theatre.

    _ Two subscriptions to the four-concert Contemporary Chamber Players Series, donated by the Department of Music.

    _ Five $50 gift certificates, donated by the University Bookstore.

    _ One $25 gift certificate, donated by the International House gift shop.

    _ Four $25 gift certificates toward any store, catering or gift basket purchase, donated by Spoonful Inc., located on Clark Street.

    _ One free athletic pass for the 1996-97 academic year, donated by Physical Education & Athletics.

    _ Three $100 gift certificates, donated by Campus Computer Stores.

    _ One six-inch round cake of the day, donated by La Brioche bakery in Hyde Park.

    _ Complimentary dinner for two, donated by Hyde Park's Dixie Kitchen & Bait Shop restaurant.

    _ Exhibition posters, donated by the David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art.

    _ One mummy bead necklace, donated by the Suq museum shop at the Oriental Institute.

    _ One T-shirt and coffee mug, donated by the David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art.

    _ One compact disc, donated by Coconut Records in Hyde Park.

    To contribute to the University's United Way and Other Charities Campaign, simply fill out and return either the yellow or the blue card included in the campaign information sent to all employees. Gifts may be made to the United Way or to a specific charity. Options include payroll deduction and making a cash contribution. Employees who have not received a pledge card should call Human Resources at 702-9600.