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Kane Golf Outing
Kane Golf Outing

The Northeastern Illinois University Foundation raised just over $35,000 at the 42nd Annual Chuck Kane Scholarship Golf Event on August 18, 2014, with proceeds benefiting the Chuck Kane Memorial Scholarship Fund.  Since the Foundation has taken over the Kane Golf Event, it has raised over $200,000 towards student scholarships.  A big thank you to our sponsors, golfers and dinner attendees!

Be sure to check out the pictures from the 42nd Annual Chuck Kane Golf Event!

2015 Date and Location
AUGUST 17, 2015
Chevy Chase Country Club, 1000 North Milwaukee Avenue, Wheeling, IL
To check out the course tour, click here.

Since 1973, the Chuck Kane Memorial Scholarship Fund has provided more than 125 deserving Northeastern Illinois University students with scholarships. Thank you for joining us for 18 holes and dinner at the Traditions at Chevy Chase Golf Course and Country Club to support a good cause in memory of a good man.  At this year's event, alumni who received a Chuck Kane Scholarship, a group also known as The Second 9, and other outstanding alumni were recognized in memory of Chuck Kane.  Many of Northeastern’s notable alumni also attended, including Danny Crawford, entering his 30th year as a NBA Referee; Alan Hargesheimer, former MLB pitcher for the San Francisco Giants, Chicago Cubs and Kansas City Royals; and Brian James, Northwestern University Assistant Basketball Coach and former NBA assistant coach for 14 years.

2014 Featured Chuck Kane Speakers
For questions or more information please call Heather Hynds, Office of Development, at 773-442-4236 or

The 2014 Chuck Kane Scholarship Golf Event is generously sponsored in part by:

Dinner Sponsors
Welcome Kit Sponsor
Beverage Cart Sponsors
Thomas F. Power, Jr.
Hank and Madeleine Slingerland
Chuck Kane Sponsor
The Kane Family
Gift Sponsor
"Hole-in-One" Sponsors
Contest Hole Sponsor
Investment Property Exchange Services, Inc.
Putting Contest Sponsor
Hole Sponsors
Ancel, Glink, Diamond, Bush, DiCianni & Krafthefer
Bailey Edward
Robert W. Baird & Co.
Cardinal Color Group
In Memory of James DiMatteo and Doc Waechter from their friends
Eric Rojas and Family, Class of 2005, Real Estate Broker
President Sharon K. Hahs and Dr. Billy G. Hahs, Jr.
Heather Hynds and Tom Truffer
NEIU Alumni Association
Pan American Bank
Melba Rodriguez and Angela M. Salas
Signage Plus
Sign City
Smithereen Pest Management Services
Tip Top Branding
TranSystems Corporation
Wolf & Company, LLP
Chuck Kane Donors
Daviel Bailon
Danny Crawford
Kate Hahn
John Kroll
Lawton Realty Group
Shaker Advertising Agency
William Pollakov

Professor Charles"Chuck" Kane was an NEIU athletic director and golf coach.  His collegues remember him as warm and wonderful man who took great pride in his teaching.


2014 Kane Committee
Jonathan J. Stein, Committee Chair
NEIU Alumnus and NEIU Foundation Board Member
Inland Real Estate Group, Inc.
Daviel Bailon
Lawrence Bernstein
NEIU Alumnus and Retired NEIU Employee
Anderson Landscape Supply
Sylvia Daniels
NEIU Assistant Director of Development
Tom Gramins, CPA
NEIU Foundation Board President
Heather Hynds
NEIU Development Officer
Andrew Machado
NEIU Alumni Coordinator
Mark Kipp
NEIU Alumnus amd Retired NEIU Employee
J. Todd Phillips
NEIU Foundation Board Member
Parson Partners
Jean Potillo
NEIU Alumna and NEIU Director of University Technology Systems
Betty Rocci
ETCON Corporation,
Melissa Thompson
NEIU Assistant Director of Alumni Relations
Ralph Zia
Retired NEIU Assistant Vice President of Facilities


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