The Red Tie Ball – The Signum Fidei Celebration

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Get ready for another festive and breathtaking evening at Lewis University’s Red Tie Ball, The Signum Fidei Celebration, with new President Dr. David Livingston!

Saturday, September 9, 2017
Palmer House Hilton in Chicago

Dinner. Music. Cocktails. Dancing. Mingling.
Special Guest - WGN Meteorologist Tom Skilling

Join Lewis University for an inspirational evening in the beautiful city of Chicago at this black tie (or, in the spirit of Lewis, red tie) event! The Red Tie Ball supports the Mission Fund, which impacts the dynamic dreams and educational goals of the University’s most financially at-risk students. Your generosity will launch a new world of opportunity for many generations to come!

Overnight rooms at the Palmer House Hilton are $229.00 and must be arranged through the Palmer House. 
Group Code: LUS

For more information and sponsorship opportunities,please contact Lisa Heizer at (815) 836-5545 or  Each reservation, less projected dinner cost of $175.00, may be tax deductible as provided by law.


  • Will be available in July!

Mission Fund

All proceeds from the Red Tie Ball will be directed to the Lewis University Mission Fund, which provides additional support to the University’s most financially at-risk students. Since its inception in 2009, more than 250 students who were facing potential withdrawal from the University due to severe financial hardship have been able to continue their pursuit of a degree through support from the Mission Fund. Learn more about the Mission Fund and see the students who have received support through this fund by visiting