Corboy & Demetrio and the Philip H. Corboy Foundation are proud Silver Sponsors of the Center for Disability & Elder Law’s 2017 Light Up the Loop Winter Awards Benefit, which is the non-profit organization’s biggest annual fundraiser.
Light Up the Loop takes place on Feb. 23rd in Chicago, and both Corboy & Demetrio and the Philip H. Corboy Foundation are longtime supporters of CDEL and its mission, which is to provide free legal services to low-income and people with disabilities in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs.
Matthew T. Jenkins is a Past President of CDEL'S Board of Directors and Thomas Demetrio is a longtime Board Member.
Among those being honored this year are Theresa Jaffe who will receive CDEL’s annual Impact Award.
The event will take place at the offices of Baker & McKenzie, 300 E. Randolph, from 5:30-8:00p.m. and will feature hors d’ oeuvres and cocktails, followed by the presentation of awards.
Many Corboy & Demetrio employees attend and support the fundraiser each year.
Tickets may be purchased on CDEL’s website at cdelaw.org.
Watch a video slideshow from Lawyers’ Assistance Program’s 2016 Joseph R. Bartylak Dinner, which took place on Friday, April 8, 2016. The Keynote Speaker was Illinois Chief Justice Rita B. Garman, and Judge John Gorman and Matthew Huttmacher were honored at the Dinner. Judge Gorman received the Joseph R. Bartylak Award and Matthew Huttmacher received the President’s Award.
Corboy & Demetrio Partner Francis Patrick Murphy is serving as Lawyers' Assistance Program's Treasurer for the 2016-2017 term. Patrick is a Past President of LAP and also previously served as Secretary.
The LAP assists Illinois lawyers, judges, and law students with alcohol, drug, or mental health issues.
Heartwarming Video of Englewood School Children Opening Gifts at the 2016 Holiday Party for Lawyers Lend-A-Hand’s Tutoring Program
We put together a video montage of children receiving presents at the Lawyers Lend-A-Hand holiday party for its new tutoring program on Dec. 20, 2016, at CBA headquarters in Chicago. Sixteen children from Englewood, participants in the program, attended, along with their tutors.
Corboy & Demetrio donated gifts for the children and captured these heartwarming moments as the children were called up to the front, one by one, to accept their gifts. In the video, C&D’s Rita Planera, a Lend-A-Hand Board Member, and Wien DeStefano, are seen handing them out.
Watch this video slideshow from the Lawyers Lend-A-Hand holiday party for its tutoring program participants on Dec. 20, 2016. Corboy & Demetrio was proud to take part, donating gifts for the children, including coats, backpacks and school supplies.
Corboy & Demetrio Co-founder Thomas Demetrio created the Lawyers Lend-A-Hand Award of Excellence in 1994 while he was President of the Chicago Bar Association. Each year, he funds the award, which recognizes outstanding youth mentoring programs.
The Lawyers Lend-A-Hand to Youth Program, which administers Tom’s award, was created by The Chicago Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Foundation in 1995 in dedication to the lasting memory and generosity of the Honorable Judge Abraham Lincoln Marovitz.
You can volunteer or read more about the Lend-A-Hand’s new tutoring program here.
Corboy & Demetrio Partner Michael K. Demetrio was a guest of Cardinal Blase Cupich recently at the Cardinal’s Residence as part of a holiday reception for Big Shoulders Fund. Mike and Corboy & Demetrio are longtime sponsors of Big Shoulders.
Corboy & Demetrio Partner Michael K. Demetrio and Corboy & Demetrio CFO Marcy Twardak took part in the 17th Annual Lend a Shoulder Day, hosted by the Chairmen's Advisory Council of the Big Shoulders Fund. Mike visited Academy of St. Benedict and Marcy visited Holy Angels in Chicago.
Watch a slideshow of their visits:
The Big Shoulders Fund creates brighter futures for nearly 20,000 Chicago inner-city students attending 77 Catholic schools. Marcy and Mike saw not only the schools and classes in action but had the opportunity to meet and engage with students. They had the unique opportunity to see firsthand how Big Shoulders Fund schools, 64 elementary and 13 high schools in the city’s most underserved neighborhoods, helps the nearly 20,000 students.
Misericordia’s 2016 Shop, Sip and Splurge, held on Nov. 17, 2016 was a big success, raising critical funds and raising holiday spirits of those who attended. Corboy & Demetrio Chief Financial Officer Marcy Twardak served as Co-Host at this favorite annual fundraiser. Corboy & Demetrio and Marcy are longtime supporters of Misericordia.
Corboy & Demetrio is a Cornerstone Sponsor of the Chicago Bar Foundation Fall Benefit, which will take place at the Museum of Science and Industry on Saturday, November 19, 2016.
The annual CBF benefit is a major fundraiser for the non-profit organization, which was started by a group of attorneys in 1948.
Corboy & Demetrio Attorney Matthew T. Jenkins serves on the CBF Board of Directors, after being appointed earlier this year.
Corboy & Demetrio is proud to be a Trophy Sponsor of Coordinated Advice and Referral Program for Legal Services’(CARPLS) “Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Trivia,” on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016.
The annual fundraiser is hosted by CARPLS Associate Board and will take place at Bar Louie, 333-335 N. Dearborn Street from 5:30-8pm. Our firm is a longstanding supporter of CARPLS.
Corboy & Demetrio Partner Susan J. Schwartz serves on CARPLS’ Board of Directors and Corboy & Demetrio Managing Partner Robert J. Bingle serves on CARPLS’ Advisory Board.
Tickets for the event can be purchased at carpls.org/trivia.
Corboy & Demetrio CFO Marcy Twardak will serve as Co-Host of Misericordia’s 2016 Holiday Shop, Sip & Splurge on Thursday, November 17, 2016. The popular annual fundraiser takes place from 6-9p.m. at Misericordia Home, 6300 N. Ridge Avenue in Chicago.
It’s a great way to get a head start on all your holiday shopping, while sipping cocktails, snacking on appetizers and desserts, and visiting with friends.
Marcy has served as Hostess or Co-Hostess for nearly 10 years, and Corboy & Demetrio is a longtime supporter of Misericordia.
Tickets are $60 ahead of the event or $65 at the door, and they can be purchased here.