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EbertFest 2006  

Film Circle     Diamond     Platinum     Gold     Silver     Patron     Festival Friend     Festival Associate     Media     Gifts-in-Kind


We are please to acknowledge these individuals and organizations for their sponsorship of the
      2006 Roger Ebert’s Overlooked Film Festival. Without their generous support, the festival
      would not be possible.

     FILM CIRCLE: $25,000 and above

      Roger & Chaz Ebert
      Tawani Foundation
      Pritzker Millitary Library- Chicago, IL

     DIAMOND SPONSORS: $10,000 to $24,999


      The News Gazette*
      American Airlines & American Eagle
      The Champaign Rotary Club*
      Geoffrey & Ann Poor/Balanced Audio Technology*
      Glenn Poor’s/Audio-Video Phase Technology*
      Illinois Film Festival
      Digital Theater Systems*

    PLATINUM SPONSORS: $5,000 to $9,999


      President & Mrs. B. Joseph White
Betsy Hendrick
      Joanne & Roger Plummer
      Volition, Inc.

      Roger & Marsha Woodbury
      Chicago Sun Times



    GOLD SPONSORS: $2,500

      Howard Friedman
      Buena Vista
      Chevy’s Fresh Mex/Revere Mortgage




                Film Festival Tours

      Leone Advertising
      Barbara Klinzing
      Barham Benefit Group
      Bullock & Associates, Cheryl Bullock, President
      Meyer Drapery Services, Inc.
      St. Martin’s Bed & Breakfast
      Ron & Mary Wright
      Bill Schroeder
      Sharon Shavitt & Steven Zimmerman
      Verde Gallery & Verdant News & Coffee
      Alice Chou & Fred Roepke
      Marc & Nicole Miller
      Carol Livingstone & Dan Grayson
      Cowboy Monkey
Soma Ultra Lounge
Jupiter’s Pizzeria $ Billiards
Chipman Admas Architects
Brand Fortner
Tom & Jan McGuire
That’s Rentertainment
Busey Bank
Max Mitchell
Cynthea Geerdes & Todd Martinez
Don Tingle
Michael Trout
Thomas F. Flynn
Jerry's IGA
Film Festival Tours
Sam Murphy & Steve Peltz






    PATRON: $500

      Tom & Louise Jones
      John & Sharon Ady
      Bill & Wilma O’Brien
      Paul & Martha Diehl

      Carol Spindel & Thomas J. Bassett
Marci Dodds & Jon Sokolski
Deborah Thurston & James Carnahan
Hilary Frooman & John Lee
Don & Suzi Armstrong
Thomas P. Squires
Ashley Rodman & Matt Gladney
Louis & Sandy Rice



      Dianna K. Armstrong
      Yvette Scheven
      Emmie Fisher
      Diane Kennedy
      Todd Salen, Sperry Van Ness/Ramshaw Real Estate
      Grant Haab & Dr. Matthew Hesson-McInnis


      Lex & Travis Tate
      Troylene Ladner
      Dan & Marge Perrino
      Wind, Water & Light
      Karen & Bob Rynerson






    Artists Against Aids

      Crouse Printing
      Dixon Graphics
      Adventure Travel
      Leone Advertising, Website Design
      Robert Baird, Web Master
      Carlton Bruett, ABC Design
      Hawthorne Suites, Ltd.
      Pat Casey Appraisals
      The Daily Illini
      Champaign Park District
      eGIX web hosting
      Nic’s Basket Case
      News Talk 1400/Lite Rock 97.5
      Project Te, Inc.
Corkscrew Wine Emporium Adams
Outdoor Advertising
Great Impasta
Historic Lincoln Hotel
Boltini Lounge
Champaign County Arts, Culture
& Entertainment Council
Thompson. McClellan
Ralph & Joe, Garcia’s Pizza in a Pan
Connected to Kids
Cartlidge & Browne
Broadway Books
Andrews McMeel Publishing
Artists Against Aids


    * The News-Gazette has made a one-time donation of $50,000 toward the remodeling of the Virginia Theatre's
       projection booth.

    * The Champaign Rotary Club, Geoffrey and Ann Poor/Balanced Audio Technology, Glenn Poor's Audio-Video
      and Phase Technology:  a one-time donation of $26,000 worth of equipment for speakers for the Virginia Theatre

    * DTS has made a one-time donation of $10,200 worth of digital audio equipment for the Virginia Theatre.

Any questions about sponsorship, please contact:
Mary Susan Britt

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