Author: Chuck Dushman

Dads Weekend 2017 FAQs
Dads Weekend

Dads Weekend 2017 FAQs

Congratulations to William Baird from Des Plaines, Illinois who won nearly $4,000 in the 50-50 Raffle! 2017 Dads Weekend Nov. 10-12   Ticket Questions Are there still tickets available? Tickets may be purchased through October 13, 2017. After this date: Basketball and Football tickets may be purchased from the Athletic Department.  […]

Qazi Salman, King Dad 2016, with his loving daughter Michelle, Mike Muscatella (King Dad Chairperson) and Phil Schaefer (President of the Illini Dads Association)
King Dad

Qazi Salman Crowned King Dad 2016!

In ceremonies over Dad’s Weekend, Qazi Salman of Orland Park, was crowned King Dad. Dad’s Weekend is dedicated to and created especially for all father-figures of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students. King Dad nominees typically show a unique way of loving their students, clearly demonstrate a commitment to […]

Christopher Downes Crowned King Dad 2014!
King Dad

Christopher Downes Crowned King Dad 2014!

During Dads Weekend on Nov 14-16 2014, the Illini Dads Association crowned Mr. Christopher Downes of Floral Park, NY as “King Dad.” In addition to his success as a trial lawyer, Mr. Downes devotes himself to numerous community activities and philanthropic causes. Mr. Downes is Chairman of his town’s zoning […]