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The Main Event featuring Christy Martin

November 15, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Please join WINGS and The Network for a powerful evening to hear world-famous boxer Christy Martin tell her story of survival in the ring and in life. Christy will discuss her new book – “Fighting for Survival: My Journey through Boxing Fame, Abuse, Murder, and Resurrection”.

Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Time: 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Location: Wintrust’s Grand Banking Hall
231 S. LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL 60604
Valet Parking Available for $20

Tickets are $150 – includes dinner and drinks

Books: Pre-order the book to be picked up at the event for $31.00 per book or have a book shipped to your location for $40.00. 

Proceeds will benefit WINGS Program, Inc and The Network: Advocating Against Domestic Violence.


More about Christy:
Christy Renea Martin (née Salters; born June 12, 1968) is an American former professional boxer. Competing from 1989 to 2012, she held the WBC female super welterweight title in 2009. In 2010, Martin was stabbed and shot by her trainer and husband, James (Jim) Martin, who was subsequently found guilty of attempted second-degree murder and sentenced to 25 years in prison. Martin was elected to the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame in 2016 and the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2020, the first year that women were on the ballot.




Presenting Sponsors
The Ford Family

Diamond Sponsors
Anna and Greg Brown
Ann M. Drake in Memory of Mary Lou Downs
Marilyn and David Vitale

Gold Sponsors
Sunitha and Ramana Chamarti

Pearl Sponsors
Mary MacLaren
Jane Marcus Associates LLC

Silver Sponsors
Bill Auriemma
Dawn and Matt Baumann
Taxman, Pollock, Murray & Bekkerman
Illinois State Senator Bill Cunningham and Jessica Cunningham
Illinois State Representative Fran Hurley 
Jessica McCarihan
Martha McNicholas

In-Kind Sponsors
Lori Paris
John Ropski, Printing Arts
Sheila King Marketing + Public Relations


November 15, 2022
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm