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Sesquicentennial Celebration Sponsorship Opportunities

 City of Highland Park Sesquicentennial Celebration Sponsorship Opportunities

Individuals, families, businesses and organizations are invited to sponsor the multitude of upcoming HP 150 events by making a tax-deductible contribution

The City of Highland Park will celebrate its sesquicentennial (150th anniversary) in year 2019 with highly visible special events, concerts, City tours and more. Plans are underway for a wide variety of festivities which will bring the community together to celebrate the community and its wonderful history. There are a number of ways to get involved with the celebration and make 2019 a year to remember; one way is to be a sponsor.

Individuals, families, businesses and organizations are encouraged to make a tax-deductible contribution to help fund the multitude of upcoming HP 150 events and programs including art projects, cultural opportunities, service projects, live entertainment, food and fireworks.

Available sponsorship levels include:

Children’s Bicentennial Generation - $50.00

  • Contributors may attend Dessert with the Mayor at City Hall.

 
150 Club Member Donor - $150.00

  • Personalized 4 x 8” brick to be installed at City Hall.

 
2019 Era Sponsor - $500.00

All 150 Club Member Donor benefits, plus:

  • Recognition in the City newsletter, the Highlander (mailed to all residents and business owners in Highland Park);
  • Recognition on the City website (25,000+ views annually); and
  • Recognition in the City’s eNews (6,000+ Subscribers).


1969 Centennial Sponsor - $1,000.00

All 2019 Era Sponsor benefits, plus:

  • Recognition on HP 150 event signage – name only (prominently displayed at HP 150 events throughout the year);
  • Plaque at City Hall; and
  • Two free Highland Park branded items.

 
1919 Centurion Sponsor - $2500.00

All 1969 Centennial Sponsor benefits, plus:

  • Recognition on HP 150 event signage with logo (prominently displayed at HP 150 events throughout the year);
  • Recognition in social media postings (over 4,000+ active followers);
  • Recognition in the HP 150 commemorative book; and
  • Lunch with the Mayor and City Manager.


1869 Millennial Sponsor - $5,000.00

All 1919 Centurion Sponsor benefits, plus:

  • Top two sponsors’ logos will be added to all press material (press releases, invitations, etc.);
  • Photo/ logo on rotating slides on front page of City website for 2019;
  • Recognition at a City Hall Council Meeting (aired on Public Access Television);
  • Recognition in all HP 150 Promotional Materials (flyers, signage, electronic boards, advertisements, etc.); and
  • Public Access Television Interview (aired on Public Access Television throughout 2019 with a copy made for the sponsor).

 
The Sesquicentennial provides a unique opportunity to reflect on the rich history of the City and bring the community together to move towards a future that celebrates our vibrant city and the people who continue to make it an outstanding place to live, work and play.

Sponsorship forms and a full list of HP 150 planned events, activities and programs are available at www.cityhpil.com/hp150.

For more information, please contact Hayley Garard at hgarard@cityhpil.com or 847.926.1853.