For over 20 years, we have been a dedicated supporter of the New Horizons
Center for the Developmentally Disabled. This Center, located for many years, in
old staff housing for the Dunning complex, provides important educational and
training services for severely disabled youth and adults.

Today, New Horizons realized the first stage of its dream of having a modern,
state of the art facility for its students. This facility will be located just
west of our bakery so we are truly connected as well as jointly being part of
the Wright Campus.

Artist rendering of the new New Horizons facility which will be open in
2006.

Eli’s associates have been long time supporters of New Horizons. Our Vice
President of Foodservice, Patti Carroll serves as a Board Member and Vice
President at New Horizons. Here, Marc, Patti, Debbie, Sharon, Lucy, Mary and
Becky join New Horizons Director, Carol Kilcoyne (in pink), at the ground
breaking.

Eli’s and its neighboring businesses have shared a common interest in the
growth of New Horizons and its importance to the Wright Campus. Above
representatives of Columbia Metal Spinning, Paasche Air Brush. Chicago Paper
Tube and Spectra Merchandising and Eli’s join with New Horizons, Jane Markham,
Assistant to Congressman Rahm Emanuel and Wright College President, Chuck
Guengerich, at the ground breaking

Students at New Horizons celebrating the ground breaking at the Eli’s
Cheesecake World Cafe. Eli’s provided a dessert buffet for the guests at the
ground breaking

Eli’s has committed to sponsoring the social hall at the new New Horizons
Center in memory of our dear associate, Rita Tierney. Each year, the Eli’s
Cheesecake Festival raises funds for this important gift.

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