Illini Caravan Plans Chicago Visit for May 8
April 24, 2013
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - As part of the Our State, Our Team campaign, The Fighting Illini caravan will swing through Chicago on Wednesday, May 8. Illini football coach Tim Beckman, men's basketball coach John Groce and women's basketball coach Matt Bollant will join director of athletics Mike Thomas in the Windy City. They will host an evening reception at World of Beer, 1601 Sherman Ave., Evanston, from 7-9 p.m., after spending the day in downtown Chicago.
The reception is located conveniently near multiple public transportation routes, one block from the Davis stop on the CTA Purple Line and the Evanston Davis stop on the Metra Union Pacific North Line (UP-N). In addition, a public parking garage is less than a block away from World of Beer.
Admission to the event will be $25, which will include sandwiches, beer, wine, soda and water. Because of limited space at the event, fans are encouraged to reserve their spot here. If available on the night of the event, fans also can pay at the door.