Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Evergreen Invitational®?
Founded by MK Pritzker, Evergreen Invitational® is a not-for-profit organization that, in partnership with The Woman's Board of Northwestern Memorial Hospital, will host
a Grand Prix equestrian show jumping event.
Proceeds from the 2016 Grand Prix will benefit
Memorial Hospital, funding programs that:
- Assist low-income infants, girls and women of all ages in the Chicago area
- Support programs that are historically underfunded
- Further systemic change
- Offer rehabilitation services for women after childbirth or after a gynecologic procedure
- Enable caregivers, energize researchers and empower patients to create and maintain a healthy society
Where is the event held?
The Evergreen Invitational 2016 Grand Prix will
be held at a private horse farm in Bristol, Wisconsin,
located one hour north of downtown Chicago. Guests
will enjoy an afternoon in the country surrounded
by beautiful evergreens, ponds and rolling hills.
Guests will view the show jumping competition
from tented areas.
When is the event?
The event will be held on Saturday, September 10, 2016. It will begin at 10:00 am and last until approximately 2:30 pm. Guests will enjoy complimentary valet parking, an elegant buffet, a spectacular show jumping competition, the Promenade of Shops and a luxury sports car display.
How can I become a sponsor?
Visit the Sponsors section of our website, where you can download a complete sponsorship package detailing specific opportunities available, as well as benefits.
Can I buy tickets?
Tickets are by invitation only, and advance reservations are required. No tickets will be sold the day of the event.
Are sponsorships and tickets tax-deductible?
All contributions to Evergreen Invitational, NFP (referred to as Evergreen Invitational), a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, are tax-deductible to the extent provided by law. A full summary of the tax-deductible amount for your ticket and sponsorship payments will be provided in connection with your contribution.
How should I dress?
With an eye to the weather, we recommend khakis and blazers for men and skirts, dresses or pantsuits for women. Shoes for walking in the country are highly recommended.
What if it rains?
All attendees will have access to tented viewing areas, so the event will proceed, rain or shine, on Saturday, September 10, 2016.
Can I get involved?
If you are interested in getting involved, please contact Sheila Brown, Evergreen Invitational, at (708) 415-1500.