The Broadcast Advertising Club of Chicago holds its annual End of Summer Party at Joe’s, 940 W. Weed St. Cost is $30 in advance for BAC members, $40 at the door. For details call the BAC at (312) 440-0540.

DETROIT/Aug. 23-24

The Big Idea magazine sponsors “The Art Supplies Drive.” Agencies, printers, paper companies and graphic design studios are asked to donate scrap and “gently-used” art materials for Detroit Public Schools. To volunteer or to make an appointment for a pickup on Aug. 23 or 24, call The Big Idea at (248) 544-0973.


Bands from Kansas City’s marketing and graphic arts industry will perform at the Bounce Back Ball benefiting Rick’s Place Foundation at the Uptown Theater. The creative black tie event at the Uptown Theater starts at 7 p.m. For info call Sharon Berry at (913) 362-7000.

CHICAGO/Sept. 20

Deloitte & Touche sponsors the Greater Chicagoland 2001 Technology Fast 50 at the Fairmont Hotel. Cocktails at 5 p.m., awards begin at 6 p.m. For more information contact Katie Hustad at (312) 946-3291 or e-mail