Liberty Gala 2022

Join the Pritzker Military Museum & Library on Saturday, November 5, 2022 to honor the Museum & Library’s achievements and the service of Citizen Soldiers. This year's theme is "Honoring Strength Through Diversity". 

Hilton Chicago
720 South Michigan Avenue

6:00 PM - Cocktail Reception

7:00 PM - Program/Dinner

9:00 PM - After Party

The night will recognize the recipients of the prestigious Citizen Soldier Award.

Purchase your tickets today!
 

 

2022 Citizen Soldier Award Winners

Bid on amazing items and packages available through the silent auction. Silent auction items will be added regularly, keep checking back for new items. Bidding will begin one week before the gala and will end at 11 pm on November 5. 

Co-Chair: Colonel (IL) Jennifer N. Pritzker, IL ARNG (Retired), Founder, Pritzker Military Museum & Library

Co-Chair: Laura Ricketts, Director, Chicago Cubs and Chairperson of the Board, Chicago Cubs Charities

Bernice Billups, The Boeing Company

Janet & Craig Duchossois

Barry L. MacLean, MacLean-Fogg Company

Michelle Nakfoor, TAWANI Enterprises

MSgt Virginia A. Narsete, USAFR (Ret)

Bill and Penny Obenshain

Col. (Ret) David, Brenda, and Jeanette Pelizzon

Karen L. Pritzker

Mayari Pritzker

Mary F. Parthe, TAWANI Enterprises

Mr. & Mrs. Albert B. Ratner

Rob Sarazen, Goldman Sachs & Co

James Schenck, PenFed Credit Union

LTG Roger Schultz, USA (Ret), Army Historical Foundation

Steve Schwab, Elizabeth Dole Foundation

Marcin Szajda, BPEA Private Equity

Jonathan Victor, Wende Museum

Founder's Circle Sponsors
Liberty Sponsors
Honor Sponsors
Freedom Sponsors

Sponsorship opportunities are now available. Show your support for the Pritzker Military Museum & Library and gain recognition from our members and supporters. 

 

  • Ability to name one (1) person to the Host Committee
  • Two (2) tables with premiere seating for 8 guests per table at the Gala
  • Verbal acknowledgement during the program
  • Logo included in invitation, e-blasts & website with link
  • Dedicated social media post
  • Acknowledgement in press release
  • Logo in Frontline newsletter
  • Sacrifice level membership to Museum & Library
  • Invitations to exclusive VIP events throughout the year
  • Full page ad in program book

Purchase a Founder's Circle Sponsorship

 

  • Ability to name one (1) person to the Gala Host Committee
  • One (1) table with seating for 8 guests
  • Verbal acknowledgement during the evening's program
  • Logo on invitation, e-blasts, logo & website with link
  • Onsite recognition of logo
  • Dedicated social media post
  • Acknowledgement in press release
  • Logo in Frontline newsletter 
  • Sacrifice level membership to Museum & Library
  • Invitations to exclusive VIP events during the year
  • Half-page ad in program book

Purchase a Liberty Sponsorship

 

  • Ability to name one (1) person to the Gala Host Committee
  • One (1) table with seating for 8 guests
  • Logo on invitation, e-blasts, logo & website with link
  • Onsite recognition of logo
  • Acknowledgement in press release
  • Logo in Frontline newsletter 
  • Valor level membership to Museum & Library
  • Invitations to exclusive VIP events during the year
  • Half-page ad in program book

Purchase an Honor Sponsorship

 

  • Ability to name one (1) person to the Gala Host Committee
  • One (1) table with seating for 8 guests
  • Name on invitation and e-blasts, logo with link on website
  • Onsite recognition of logo
  • Courage level membership to Museum & Library
  • Invitations to exclusive VIP events during the year
  • Quarter-page ad in program book

Purchase a Freedom Sponsorship

  • One (1) table with seating for 8 guests at the Gala
  • Onsite acknowledgement and inclusion during the program
  • Courage level membership to Museum & Library
  • Invitations to exclusive VIP events during the year
  • Quarter-page ad in program book

Purchase a Valor Sponsorship

For more information, please contact us at gala@pritzkermilitary.org or (312) 374-9351.

Learn More About Our Honorees and Past Events
CS Medal

Citizen Soldier Award

The Citizen Soldier Award, established in 2020, is presented annually at the Liberty Gala. 

2021 Gala

2021 Gala Recap

The 2021 Liberty Gala honored the achievements of the Pritzker Military Museum & Library and the service of Citizen Soldiers, particularly those who served during the Cold War. Watch now!

2020 Gala

2020 Gala Recap

In 2020, due to the need for social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, we hosted our very first virtual Liberty Gala. This event was a mix of live and recorded content that highlighted not only the accomplishments in the past year, but also the importance of our mission. Watch now!