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2013 Signum Fidei Celebration

Saturday, September 14, 2013
Palmer House Hilton - Grand Ballroom
17 East Monroe Street Chicago, Illinois

*To register, please call Lisa Heizer at (815) 836-5545.

Signum Fidei Celebration To Honor
Ed and Sandy Prodehl

Lewis University will honor Ed and Sandy Prodehl at the 15th annual Signum Fidei Celebration on Saturday, September 14, 2013 at the Palmer House Hilton Hotel in Chicago.

Ed Prodehl, the largest owner/operator in Illinois of Coldwell Banker Honig-Bell, has been a leader within the regional business community for many years, and highly respected for his integrity, business acumen, and success. Sandy was the business owner of a thriving travel agency, all the while raising a splendid family, and thoughtfully volunteering in support of vital charitable causes including valuable service to Lewis’ Cultural Advisory Board. Married now for 50 years, Ed and Sandy have been full partners and generous advocates for numerous philanthropic endeavors for Catholic education and other Catholic causes, particularly for Lewis, Joliet Catholic Academy, and area parishes such as St. Dennis and St. Bernard.

**For room reservations, please call the Palmer House Hilton at 312-726-7500 and request a room under the group code LWU. Rooms are available now at a $199 rate for Friday and Saturday.

Meet the Board
Silent Auction
Live Auction
What it Means

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Cocktails, Hors d’oeuvres and Silent Auction

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Welcome and Invocation
Signum Fidei Award Ceremony
Five-Course Gourmet Dinner

9:00 p.m.
Live Auction
Musical Entertainment Throughout the Evening

Complimentary valet parking is available for this black-tie event.

Bill Kurtis, former co- anchor of the CBS 2 Chicago evening news and award-winning journalist will serve as Master of Ceremonies. Mr. Kurtis was also awarded an Honorary Doctorate in 2001 by Lewis University.

**As you depart the evening, please take the elevator to PG (Parking Garage) and mention Lewis University/Signum Fidei Celebration to the attendants. Tickets are not required.


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Lewis University is a Catholic university in the Lasallian tradition offering distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs to more than 6,500 traditional and adult students. Lewis offers multiple campus locations, online degree programs, and a variety of formats that provide accessibility and convenience to a growing student population. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis prepares intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected, and socially responsible graduates. The seventh largest private not-for-profit university in Illinois, Lewis has been nationally recognized by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report. Visit for further information. Proceeds from the Signum Fidei Celebration  provide much-needed student financial assistance.