MLA Party with a Purpose

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7:30 pm to 10:00 pm

Sponsored by Wolters Kluwer Health | UpToDate

Ticketed event. One ticket to the reception is included with package A. Purchase additional tickets on the registration form.

You are invited to enjoy conversation with friends and colleagues, good food, and MLA’s first-ever silent auction. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the MLA Scholarship Fund, the Section Project of the Year Fund, and the Chicago adult literacy organization Literacy Works.

Visit the silent auction area in the Hall of Exhibits to see items that have been donated. Bidding will begin Saturday evening and close Tuesday at the party. For some designated items, bidding will close before Tuesday. Make a donation or see the silent auction fact sheet for more information. 

Sample donation ideas:

  • rare books
  • gift baskets
  • handcrafted items
  • jewelry
  • artwork
  • vacation timeshares
  • autographed books, posters, photos, art, sports paraphernalia
  • tickets to sporting events or theater events
  • gift certificates for online purchases at shops and restaurants
  • candles and collectibles


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