Oak Park, IL – The Oak Park Women’s Guild (OPWG) will host their 5th Annual Movie Fundraiser at the Lake Theatre, located at 1022 Lake Street in downtown Oak Park, in support of two-year old Amelia Paterson and her family. Amelia suffered damage to her brain at just three weeks old and has since gone through countless surgeries and therapy sessions. OPWG is presenting a special screening of the family-friendly film “Despicable Me” (PG) on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 10 AM. Tickets are priced at $5 per person, with children under two years of age admitted for free; advance tickets can be purchased at the Lake Theatre Box Office or online at http://www.classiccinemas.com.
Doors will open at 9 AM, so come early for a chance to win raffle prizes and bid on auction items. All proceeds will go to support Amelia’s family. Supporters are welcome to invite friends and family to help this family in need. To make a donation online, please visit www.oakparkwomensguild.org.
“Despicable Me” (2010) tells the story of a criminal mastermind who uses a trio of orphan girls for a grand scheme. Gru and his crew of hilarious minions plot the crime of the century: steal the moon. But he meets his match when the three little girls steal his heart, and their love changes him from super bad to super dad. Starring Steve Carell and Jason Segel.