December 12, 2012
Standard Bank to sponsor Mount Carmel High School’s Caravan Gala
Parents, alumni and friends of Mount Carmel High School are marking their calendars for the Caravan Gala, which is to take place on February 23, 2013 at the Chicago Marriott Downtown.
Held each year since 1981, the event supports the Mount Carmel Educational Foundation in their efforts to benefit the school, which is committed to providing an exceptional education to some of Chicago’s finest young men.
The exclusive presenting sponsor for the 2013 celebration is Standard Bank and Trust Co., headquartered in Hickory Hills. “Mount Carmel has a long tradition of serving Chicago area families,” said Michael Helsdingen, Senior Vice President, Standard Bank. “We are delighted to partner with the Education Foundation in their efforts to support the school, and to support local families by keeping tuition affordable.”
This year’s Caravan Gala will feature a live auction in addition to the silent auction that has been held in past years. Donations of auction items would be greatly appreciated, and can be arranged by contacting Mike Holland, Directory of Development and Planned Giving, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 773.359.0485. Information about the foundation and the event can be found at www.mchs.org/caravangala.
The sponsorship is one of many community activities supported by Standard Bank and its employees. With 42 branches in Chicago and Northwest Indiana, the bank’s efforts have benefited schools, food pantries and other organizations in every neighborhood they serve. “Standard Bank has a history of community involvement,” said Mark Oganovich, Assistant Vice President, Standard Bank. “Our employees live in the communities they serve so just like good neighbors, they try to help in any way they can.”
Photo, left to right:
Mike Holland - Director of Development and Planned Giving, Mount Carmel
Father Tony Mazurkiewicz, O. Carm – President, Mount Carmel
Mark Oganovich – Assistant Vice President, Private Banking, Standard Bank
Mike Helsdingen – Senior Vice President, Private Banking, Standard Bank
David Lenti – Vice President for Institutional Advancement, Mount Carmel
For Additional Information, contact:
Standard Bank and Trust Co.