34th Annual Independence Gala

34th Annual Independence Gala

The Board of Directors of the Judd Goldman Adaptive Sailing Foundation cordially invites you to the 34th Annual Independence Gala held Friday, July 26, 2024, at 6:30pm. Join us at Galleria Marchetti for cocktails, candlelight dinner, raffle, live and silent auction.

Our Master of Ceremonies will be LeeAnn Trotter, NBC 5 Chicago Feature Reporter, along with guest speaker 5-Time Rolex Yachtswomen of the Year, Former U.S. Paralympic Head Sailing Coach Betsy Alison. Cocktail attire is requested. Complimentary valet parking is available.

The Judd Goldman Foundation supports a learn-to-sail program for the disabled and an inner-city program for youth, providing a way to gain new skills, overcome obstacles and achieve self-esteem and independence.

The Foundation is proud to have as our honored Gala guests the Independence Cup/U.S. Para Sailing Championship sailors competing this weekend for the U.S. championship for sailors with disabilities.

34th Annual Independence Gala Sponsors