DMSF Events

Cupids and Cocktails

Friday, February 9, 2018

Sofitel, 20 E. Chestnut

The DMSF Associate Board provides a number of supports for our Scholars and, most notably, hosts a “Cupids” event in February to engage young professionals and individuals new to philanthropy. Tickets are on sale now at


DMSF Women’s Luncheon

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Montgomery Club, 500 W. Superior

In March, this annual Luncheon will feature a panel discussion with C-level female executives and a Murphy Scholar alumna, during a mission-packed luncheon at the Art-Deco-inspired Montgomery Club. Registration is available at


Class of 2022 Scholarship Awards Ceremony

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph

Our annual celebration for the newest class of Murphy Scholars, their families, and DMSF friends. This year the Class of 2022 will cross the stage of the beautiful Harris Theater to receive their awards.


29th Annual Golf Classic

Monday, June 4, 2018

Conway Farms, Exmoor, Knollwood, Shoreacres, Skokie

DMSF welcomes ~400 golfers to five golf courses on the North Shore for the Golf Classic, which grosses $1.7M thanks to generous corporate sponsorship, a paddle raise, and silent and live auctions. The post-golf cocktail reception and dinner, featuring an Alumni speaker, will be held at Exmoor. Check out 2017 success here:


Ignite Potential Night

Thursday, September 27, 2018

City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph

300 supporters come together in September, at an engaging cocktail party to fund scholarships for Murphy Scholars. This affordable event provides a connection point for professionals and philanthropy. See photos of last year’s event at