With declining numbers at its annual golf outing, however, members had to find a new way to raise money. This year they hosted an annual dinner in the atrium of the Eli Lilly Corporate Center in Indianapolis, which drew about 85 attendees.
The evening included guided tours of the Lilly archives, a raffle and an address from Ali Malekzadeh, dean of the Williams College of Business. And even before diners tucked into their chocolate mousse cake, the chapter had raised more than $3,500.
“The dinner was a huge success,” says chapter president, Jim Pike. “I would say this was the best function the Indy club has ever hosted.”