2015 DBSA I to We Weekend Special Events

Ticket Prices for Special Events

Conference Meet & Greet
FREE with conference registration
Thursday evening, 6:00 PM–7:00 PM
Kegler's Bowling Alley at Eaglewood
Knock down a few pins and meet other conference attendees, DBSA staff, and select conference presenters at this informal gathering. It's a great way to network in a fun environment. With free sodas, bowling, and raffle, how can you go wrong?

Weekend Attendee Orientation
FREE with conference registration
Friday morning, 9:30 AM–10:30 AM
Make the most of your weekend by attending an overview of the weekend agenda and special events. 

Book Signing with Mariel Hemingway
FREE with conference registration
Friday afternoon, 4:50 PM–6:00PM
Don't miss your opportunity to meet Academy Award nominated actor, advocate, and author Mariel Hemingway at a special book signing following her keynote address.

Support Groups 
FREE with conference registration 
Friday and Saturday evenings 6:30 PM–7:30 PM
Check program book for rooms.
Connect with others who live with or support friends or family members living with a mood disorder. Or, learn how to start a support groups in your comunity. Support groups are planned for: 

  • DBSA support group for individuals living with a mood disorder
  • DBSA support group for individuals living with a mood disorder (focusing on spirituality)
  • DBSA support group for family and friends of those living with a mood disorder
  • Start a DBSA support group info session
  • AA support group

Peer Showcase Evening
Friday evening, 8:00 PM–10:00 PM
Special performances by singer songwriter Shannon Curtis, Comedian David Granirer, and storyteller Jennifer Marshall showcasing how each has found their voice through the creative arts.

Rise & Renew: Morning Exercise TBD
FREE with conference registration
Saturday morning, 7:45 AM–8:30 AM
Start the second day of the conference focused on wellness with movement.

President’s Lunch Fundraiser
Saturday 12:15 PM–1:15 PM
$250 per ticket
Join DBSA Executive Director Allen Doederlein; DBSA Board Chair, Cheryl Magrini; and other distinguished professionals to discuss ideas and offer feedback on DBSA’s important work.

DBSA 30th Anniversary Reception
Saturday evening, 8:00 PM–10:00 PM
Join friends—both old and new—for an evening of merriment and featuring music by one of Chicago’s premiere blues bands, SonicSoul. With a gracious array of refreshments and music, our 30th Anniversary Reception is sure to be a memorable celebration of 30 years of peer support!

Live Music around the Firepit
FREE for all Eaglewood Resort Guests
Saturday Evening 

Rise & Renew: Morning Exercise TBD
FREE with conference registration
Sunday morning, 7:45 AM–8:15 AM
Start Sunday's Leadership Forum right with movement.         


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