Athletics To Host Third Annual Flyer Red Dinner

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Lewis University Athletics To Host Third Annual Flyer Red Dinner

Published: January 22, 2019.

The third annual Flyer Red Dinner presented by the Lewis University Athletic Department will be held on Thursday (March 28) at the Drury Lane Theatre and Conference Center in Oak Brook Terrace at 6:30 p.m. The dinner is a fundraising event to benefit Lewis Flyer Athletics, its 22 teams and more than 400 student-athletes.

There will be a cocktail hour to start the night, followed by dinner and a celebration of Flyer Athletics, closed out by a final program that includes honoring the inductees of the Hall of Fame Class of 2019. Those inductees include: Chris Doran (Soccer, '99), J.J. Furmaniak (Baseball, '00), Uno Lapimaa (Tennis, '12), Jim Whitesell (Basketball Coach 1992-2004), Beth Bayser (Track and Field, '99), Kate Gilman (Volleyball, '04). Lewis will also honor Neil Carey, class of 1954, as the Lewis University Athletics Lasallian of the Year.

Tom Sochowski, the voice of the Flyers, will serve as the Master of Ceremonies for the event.

To register or for more information on partnership opportunities follow the link above or contact Tim McBride at 815-836-5228 or by email at Come join in a celebration of Lewis Flyer Athletics.

Lewis University is an innovative and forward-thinking Catholic university offering market-relevant undergraduate and graduate programs to 6,500 students. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis University is nationally recognized for preparing intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected and socially responsible graduates. Visit for further information.

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