2020 Chicago Consular Corps Gala Raffle

Enter the Chicago Consular Corps Gala Raffle Today!

Friends in Illinois can purchase raffle tickets online until 7:15 p.m. on the night of the event (November 6, 2020). Net proceeds from the Raffle will provide much needed revenue for the work of World Business Chicago and Chicago Sister Cities International, as well as fund the Chicago Consular Corps’ international scholarship program at the University of Illinois at Chicago, laying the groundwork for our future global leaders.

World Business Chicago, Chicago Sisters Cities International, and Gisselle Castillo-Veremis, Dean of the Chicago Consular Corps would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the following who generously donated the items included in our raffle packages:

  • Leticia Castellanos, Honorary Consul of Belize
  • The Honorable Aylin Estrella Joo Liem, Consul General of Chile
  • The Honorable Gisselle Castillo-Veremis, Consul General of the Dominican Republic and Dean of the Chicago Consular Corps
  • The Honorable Jaroslav Kantůrek, Consul General of Czech Republic
  • The Honorable Phumzile Pride Mazibuko, Consul General of South Africa
  • The Honorable Matias A. Eustathiou, Consul General of Uruguay
  • Cameo
  • Parce Rum

Raffle Package Details

The International Celebrity Package

The winner of this package will receive a signed baseball jersey from Eloy Jimenez, outfielder for the Chicago White Sox. Originally from the Dominican Republic, Jimenez is one of the 10 players with the most home runs in this past MLB season. Also, choose from more than 30,000 celebrities to get a personalized celebrity shout out for yourself or a loved one using Cameo, a video-sharing site that allows celebrities to send personalized video messages to fans.

The Arts Package

This package includes a variety of prints from Belizean artists as well as an ostrich egg from South Africa. Decorated Ostrich Eggs as gifts are a South African tradition. Beautifully painted, these eggs are surprisingly resilient and can support 100 kilos without cracking!

Experience the World Through Wine and Spirits

Take a trip around the world from the comfort of your own home. This package includes a variety of full-size Wines, Beer and Spirits from the following countries: Belize, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, and Uruguay.

Raffle Rules

Any individual who is 18 years of age or older at the time of the purchase of the ticket is eligible to enter the Raffle. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. The Raffle is void where prohibited by law.

Entrants need not be present to win. Winners will be selected at random.  A finalized prize list will be displayed at the gala.  Raffle tickets will be pulled the night of the event, and prizes will be awarded based on the pre-defined order.

All orders for tickets must be received and/or purchased by the indicated deadline to be eligible for the applicable drawing. World Business Chicago assumes no responsibility for lost, late, misdirected or non-delivered email messages, or any other failure to receive orders or deliver receipts prior to the drawing deadlines.