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Illinois Brews at Bowes Creek
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Was Held on September 9, 2017

We'd like to thank our sponsors and raffle prize donors for their support in making this event successful! A big thank you to everyone who attended and purchased raffle tickets! You are all providing the opportunity for more children to participate in recreational programming. This year's proceeds will benefit 215 youth.

All proceeds benefit the Recreation Youth Scholarship Fund

Visit the website - ilbrewsatbowes.com

 YSF  The Youth Scholarship Fund is used to provide recreational opportunities for children whose families cannot afford to have them participate.

Photos from the 2017 Event - view more photos at ilbrewsatbowes.com

Mug Beer Tasting    Grilling  Dancing



The Mix

2017 Event Sponsors

Presented by:  Foundation
Elgin Parks and Recreation Foundation
 Porters Pub
Porter's Pub

Ale Level  



Blaines Farm & Fleet

Lager Level  



Fox Valley Opthalmology
Shales McNutt Construction


Mueller CPA
F.H. Paschen

Pilsner Level

First Federal
First Federal Savings Bank

Marc Kresmery Construction LLC

  Trout Park

Trout Park Baseball

Team Reil
Team Reil
 Toll Bros

Toll Brothers


3D Design Studio
 In-Kind  Silverado
Silverado Home Brew Club
Daily Herald
If you'd like to sponsor this event, contact Randy Reopelle at 847-931-6127 or email to .

Download PDF of sponsor levels 

Raffle Prizes

BASKET # Merchant Items
Maroon Mania BASKET #1 Elgin High School 2 free enrollments to volleyball summer camp 2018; golf balls, etc. & Spirit Wear Basket
Green Wave BASKET #2
Saint Edward High School Spirit Wear Basket
Dutch Inn Elgin $100 Gift Card
Woodman's $50 Gift Card
Magic Waters 2 Admissions to Water Park
Larkin Royals BASKET #3 Larkin High School Athletic Dept. & Larkin Boosters Season Pass for 2 admissions: Upstate Eight Conference and Spirit Wear Basket
South Elgin Storm BASKET #4 South Elgin High School Certificates: Free entry to volleyball camp (boys or girls); 2 free entries to summer running camp; Spirit Wear Basket
Eat Around Elgin BASKET #5 Arabica Café $20 Gift Card, 1 hot/cold drink holder with straw, and 1 coffee mug
Blue Box Café Gift Cards (3 at $15 ea.)
Café Roma Gift Certificate
Danny's Pizza 2 Gift Certificates ($25 ea.)
Elgin Public House Restaurant & Pub 3 Gift Certificate ($10 ea.)
Grumpy Goat Tavern 6 Gift Certificates ($10 ea.)
In The Neighborhood Deli & Café 4 Gift Cards ($10 ea.)
Jimmy's Charhouse Gift Card
Lou Malnati's Pizzeria $25 Gift Card
Moretti's Ristorante & Pizzeria Gift Certificate
Toom Toom Thai Restaurant 2 Gift Certificates ($15 ea.)
Village Squire / Rookies / Alexander's Gift Card
Fun & Games BASKET #6 Mama Lee's 2 Gift Card ($15 ea.)
Challenge Accepted Escape Room for 8 people
Epic Air 4 coupons for 1 hr. jump time, plus mood color changing water bottle, concession coupons, wristbands, pen/pencil & tatoos
Centre Birthday Party Package - The Centre
Outdoor Pools - Elgin Parks and Recr. 2018 Family Pool Pass: Wing & Lords Park Family Aquatic Centers (up to 4 family members--same address) VALUE - $190/Res; $290/NR
Second City 2 tickets to Second City's Resident stages
Second City 2 tickets to Second City Performance in Up Comedy Club
Flying High BASKET #7 Crawford, Pat; Elgin Parks & Rec Foundation Chair 30-Minute Helicopter Ride; 1 or 2 passengers w/combined weight no more than 300 lbs.  Departs from The Landings Airport, Huntley, IL
Ace Hardware Elgin YETI Cooler
Nightmare on Chicago Street (special event) Nightmare on Chicago Street event, October 21, 6-11pm: Entry for up to four (4) people Tickets, logo'd lanyard, and four (4) graphic Nightmare t-shirts 
Lagunitas Case of Beer, Glasses, T-shirt, coasters, bottle opener, posters
Revolution Brewery $50 Pub Card
Lakefront Brewery Twelve 12-oz bottles American Red Ale
Sports Nut BASKET #8 Chicago Wolves 2 Free Tickets
Kane County Cougars 2 reserved seat tickets/2018 season
NIU 4 Football Game Tickets
Northwestern University 4 Football Game Tickets (Non0Conference)
Chicago Professional Sports Autographs Bears, Blackhawks, Cubs, Fire, White Sox
Main Event $25 Gift Card
Pinstripes $25 Gift Card
Windy City Bulls 4 - 100 Level Tickets
Eastside Recreation Center Sport Birthday Party Package
Rockford IceHogs 4 Tickets
Top Golf $50 Gift Card
Get Away #1 BASKET #9 Courtyard Marriott 1 night stay
Disney World 4 One Day Hopper Passes
A Beautiful You BASKET #10 Fox Valley Opthamology Gift Basket
Lifetime Health & Wellness 2 Certificates each for 1 hr. therapy massage
Fitness Membership at The Centre SILVER annual, individual, membership
Spa Bleu 2 $25 Gift Cards
Joffrey Ballet 2 Tickets
Salon Couture Gift card
Golf Around Elgin BASKET #11 Golf Around Elgin BCCC 4-some with golf car; Highlands 4-some with golf car; Wing Park Golf 4-some with golf cart
Wine & Fun BASKET #12 Coopers Hawk Lux Wine Tasting for 4
Lyndfred Winery Wine Tasting for 6 Adults
Nightmare on Chicago Street (special event) Nightmare on Chicago Street event, October 21, 6-11pm: Entry for up to four (4) people Tickets, logo'd lanyard, and four (4) graphic Nightmare t-shirts 
Staff Wine Basket 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon/by Chateua St Jean (BL)
Brookfield Zoo 6 General Admissions, parking pass, 6 Hamill passes and 6 Carousel passes
Paintball Explosion 10 Free Admissions
Fine Dining BASKET #13 Porter's Pub 5-course meal with beer pairings
Fox Valley Opthamology BCBG Sunglasses and two (2) copper mule mugs
Get Away #2 BASKET #14 Sprinkles Cupcakes Dozen Cupcakes
Chipotle Dinner for 2
Bluegeen Vacations 2 Night Stay