Fisk Sponsors

Sherman UMC’s annual Fisk University Choir Concert is more than just amazing art and music, and it offers a way of praise that goes beyond a night of singing, clapping, dancing and praying. Donations to the Concert go to fund scholarships to Fisk university students and Sherman UMC ministry in the Evanston area.

Sponsorship packages begin at $50 and include bonuses such as Fisk concert tickets and recognition in Publicity materials and the concert program. Our primary levels of giving are:
1. Patron $50 – $249
2. Supporter $250 – $499
3. Sustainer $500 – $999
4. Legacy $1,000 – $1,499
5. Bronze $1,500 – $2,499
6. Silver – $2,500 – $4,999
Download the Fisk 2016 Letter below for more information and a welcome to sponsorship, then contact the Sherman UMC office to make your contribution.

We extend a big thank you to all our Fisk sponsors for this and years passed!

Silver – $2,500 – $4,999

Bethany Methodist Communities
Rev. Dr. Stephen A. Dahl, President & CEO
Logo for Bethany Methodist Communities

Bronze – $1,500 – $2,499

Walgreens Corner Happy-Healthy Logo

Mr. John Grant, Corporate Office



Des Plaines, IL 60018

Legacy – $1,000 – $1,499

Chester A. Gougis
Cognitive Capital
205 N. Michigan
Chicago, IL 60601

Dr Harvey Echols & Dr Millicent Knight
Jacksonville, FL

Michael Sutton
Evanston, IL

Steven Rogers
Chicago, IL

Raymond & Stephanie Coleman

Lonnie Hampton & Venita Fields
Evanston, IL

Blanche F. Smith

Sustainer – $500 – $999

Lawrence & Gloria Hamilton

Garry & Esther Archie

Dana & Stephanie Arnett

Supporter – $250 – $499

American Defensive Driving SchoolDoug Whitmore
Doug Whitmore
1640 Orrington Ave.
Evanston, IL 60201



Taylor Funeral Home

Mr. Charles B. Taylor
Taylor Funeral Home
63 E. 79th Street
Chicago, IL 60619


Edward & Lavada Robinson


LaFayette and Marguerite Gatling, Sr.
Gatling Funeral Chapel
10133 S Halsted
Chicago, IL 60628

Mr. Sam Johnson
Church Street Barber Shop
Evanston, IL 60201

Lincolnwood Service Station




Mr. Bobby Hilliard
Lincolnwood Service
2929 Central Street
Evanston, IL  60201


Botti Studio of Architectural Arts, Inc.
E. Christopher Botti

 919 Grove St.
Evanston, IL 60201


Donnellan Family Funeral Services
10045 Skokie Blvd,
Skokie, IL 60077 


Speer Financial, Inc.
One North LaSalle St. Suite 4100
Chicago, IL 60602


Generation Copy
960 Grove St.
Evanston, Il 60201


Seaway Bank and Trust
Walter  Grady
645 E. 87th Street
Chicago, IL 60619


Edward Johnson & Charlie Simpson
Chicago, IL


The Long Family
Evanston, IL


Cheryl Kendrick and Brendon Kendrick
Evanston, IL 60202


Robert and Patty Reece
Skokie, IL


Howard & Debra Estes
Plano, TX


Clifton & Janelle Goins IV
Burr Ridge, IL


Maurice & Vidette Mixon
Evanston, IL


Keith Terry
Evanston, IL


Rev. Clifford James Wilson
Mt. Pisgah Ministry
1815 Church Street
Evanston, IL  60201


Dr Gina Sims
Chicago, IL 60615


Jeannine Friedman PC Attorney at Law
1131 Central Ave.
Wilmette, Il 60091


Mildred Carter
Evanston, IL


Dr. Karen Sanders, MD
1143 Blaye
Bourbonnais, IL 60914


State Rep. Robyn Gabel
Evanston, IL


Leroy Whiting


Dr. Lallene Rector
Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary
2121 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60201


 Patron – $50 – $249

The Fixit Company
Linda A. Barr
110 Foster St.
Evanston, Il 60201


James Townsend Insurance Agency
Chicago, IL 60649-4015


Rahsaan Gordan Esq.
Law Offices of Rahsaan A. Gordon, P.C.
33 North Dearborn – Suite 300

Chicago, Illinois 60602


Nathan Haliburton
Haliburton Funeral Chapel
1317 Emerson St.
Evanston, IL 60201


Philip Gillette
Thompson Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc.
1917 Asbury Ave.
Evanston, IL 60201


– Rev. Robert Oldershaw
Evanston, IL

– Mrs. Annita M. Lee
Yazoo City, MS


Sandy Lewis Kadiri
Studio SLK, LLC
1934 Maple Ave.
Evanston, IL 60201


– Everett & Rita McKissic
Skokie, IL

– Dorothy Harris
Evanston, IL

– Mrs. Roberta M. Fields
Greenwood MS

– Suzanne Waddy
Evanston, IL

– Lortine Berry
Chicago, IL

– Jeffrey and Jennifer Hardy
Evanston, IL

– Laura Fields
Chicago, IL

– Virginia Sanders
Evanston, IL

– Basil & Gloria Clunie
Evanston, IL

– Bonnie Geddis
Evanston, IL

– Delores A. Holmes
Evanston, IL

– Charlene Hall
Evanston, IL

– Toi & Veronica Davenport
Chicago, IL

– Rev. Dennis Oglesby, Jr.
First Wesley Academy UMC
15446 Lexington Ave.
Harvey, IL 60426

– Andrew Hampton
Evanston, IL

– John Otis Whitmore
Evanston, IL

Undisclosed Amount

Executive Studio Hair Salon
Diana Austin
Evanston, IL 60202

Foster Senior Citizens Club
C/O Gerri Sizemore
Evanston, IL 60201


Shorefront Legacy Center
2214 Ridge Ave.
Evanston, IL 60201

Dick Peach
Dempster Auto
Evanston, IL 60201


How can you become a sponsor? Download our Fisk 2016 Letter with sponsor package, and call the SUMC office for more information: 847/475-1973