The Toast of Schaumburg is an evening of Celebration, Recognition and Philanthropy. Open bar, elegant cuisine, awards presentation, dancing, and more! This event is an annual tradition for the SBA and has an attire of cocktail to formal. We look forward to celebrating our business community and reverse auction, which raises funds for our 501c3, on November 3.
Be sure to check out the nights two exclusive silent auctions!
The Night's Menu
Spinach Salad with Roasted Bell Peppers, Feta Cheese and Homemade Croutons
Warm Rolls & Butter
Duet Entrée- Bistro Filet paired with Fire-Touched Airline Chicken Breast in a Lemon Zest Butter Sauce, Served with Au Gratin Potatoes & Grilled Asparagus
Vegan/Vegetarian meal will be a Vegetable Wellington, Zucchini, squash, bell pepper, sun-dried tomato and mushroom, Italian seasoning inside a flaky puff pastry shell Dessert
Late night snack served by Bella Napoli Wood Fire Pizza!
The Nights Awards
Brian H. Burke Business of the Year - Recognizes and honors an SBA member who has most exemplified the five pillars of the association during the year; Relationships, Economic Development, Resource, Advocacy, and Community. 2023 Nominees: Clearwater Capital Partners, DJ's Auto Service Center, Paintegrity, Proceed Innovative, Pulse Technology
Laurie Stone Woman of the Year - This award recognizes a woman who has excelled in their career, field or passion and whose commitment, vision and talents make them true leaders in their communities.
2023 Nominees:Tina Alarcon, Gregg-Brooke Koleno, Kathy Facenda, Linda Hanson, Melanie Santostefano
Leader of the Year - Community leader and business champion who exemplifies qualities of visionary leadership and effective communication skills which foster strong business relationships, community involvement, and achievements within the business community.
2023 Nominees: Brandon Cork, Michael Larson, Roxanne Parikh, Ritesh Shah, Raghu Sundara
Volunteer of the Year - An SBA member (individual) who has put their voluntary time, effort and dedication into the Schaumburg Business Association.
2023 Nominees: Cathie Cook, Dave LoSavio, Kelly Petersen, Alan Stern, Gary Stubits
Rookie of the Year - An individual or company that has jumped into being involved and participated in SBA activities in their 1st year of membership.
2023 Nominees: Dawn Block, Graze Craze, Ranka Photography, Liz Thomas, Vito & Dollenmaier Law
THANK YOU TO OUR TOAST OF SCHAUMBURG COMMITTEE
Dirk Vander Noot, Laura Lian Design Studio
Jack Yacoub, Encore Global
Jim Fabbrini, Fabbrini Flowers Joe Vito, Vito & Dollenmaier Law Laura Lian Williams, Laura Lian Design Studio Matt Frank, Village of Schaumburg
Michelle D'Andrea, Chicago Marriott Schaumburg