Huskies past and present at football fundraiser for FSA

DeKALB – Northern Illinois University and Family Service Agency of DeKalb County will hold the third annual KICKOFF FOR FSA fundraiser Thursday, June 20, in the Barsema Alumni & Visitors Center in DeKalb.

Those who attend the dinner will be introduced to NIU’s new freshman football players, who will be seated at the tables to mingle with guests. The evening includes a reception, dinner, program and silent auction.

The emcee for the evening will be Kishwaukee College President Tom Choice. The featured speaker will be Ryan Diem, former Indianapolis Colt and NIU alum. Diem played offensive tackle for the Indianapolis Colts for his entire 11-year career and was a member of the Colts Superbowl XLI victory over the Chicago Bears. Diem attended  NIU from 1997-2000.

Family Service Agency of DeKalb County is dedicated to helping young children and older adults in DeKalb County through healing, mentoring and social engagement. Programs include Big Brothers Big Sisters, Center for Counseling, Children’s Advocacy Center and Senior Services. For more, call 815-758-8616 or visit


5 p.m. June 20

Barsema Alumni & Visitors Center, Annie Glidden Road and Stadium Drive

$80 per person

815-758-2411 or 815-895-3456

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