On March 12, 2012 Executive board members and staff of the Illinois State Soccer Association plus guests Duncan Riddle (USASA), Michelle and Franco Sepede (Eurosportsgear.com) attended the Chicago Fire Kick-off luncheon at the Regency Hyatt in Chicago. Entering its 14th year, the Chicago Fire Foundation is a non-profit organization that helps the Chicago Fire contribute to the community through grants and contributions. There were over 800 in attendance at the luncheon, which also included the Chicago Fire players and staff. Last year’s event raised over $74,000 for the Foundation.
Open House: Eurosportsgear.com store - various attendees ISSA Expo: Julius Roth and Judith McLean (Schaumburg Sports Center) Chicago Fire Luncheon: (front) Hector Nava, Judith McLean, Branko Ilic, Joe Zyzda, Duncan Riddle, (back) Marko Vranjes, Fraco Sepede, Michelle Sepede, Austin Barry and Spiro Arsenis. (Hyatt Regency Chicago)
Submitted by Judith McLean,
Executive Director at Illinois State Soccer Association