New Year's Eve Con

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New Year's Eve Con is an annual event in Oak Brook, Illinois on New Year's Eve into the morning hours of New Year's Day. New Year's Eve Con 3 was held December 31, 2013, at the Residence Inn Oak Brook, an all-suites hotel. New Year's Eve Con 3 was hosted by Fur Squared.

Charity

New Year's Eve Con is a charity event, with a charity tip jar, charity raffle, and the promise of any surplus in the general fund after paying the bills also going to the charity.

History

2013

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The 2013 event, advertised as the "LAFF New Year's Eve 2014" event, was held over December 31, 2013, to January 1, 2014.<ref>Schedule on the New Year's Eve Con website. Retrieved November 23, 2013.

2012

On New Year's Eve 2012, New Year's Eve Con 2 was held at the Residence Inn Oak Brook and the number in attendance was 48 with 8 in the fursuit parade. Timoran was the chairman. $120 was donated to Lost Dogs Illinois at New Year's Eve Con 2.

2011

In 2011, the event was held at the Residence Inn Oak Brook and the number in attendance was 27. This year marked the first year with the name New Year's Eve Con, and the first year a fursuit parade took place. Timoran was the chairman. $60 was donated to Lost Dogs Illinois in 2011.

2010

In 2010, the event was held at the Residence Inn Oak Brook and the number in attendance was about 30. Shale Ari was the chairman.

2009

In 2009, the event was held at the Residence Inn Oak Brook and the number in attendance was about 30. Shale Ari was the chairman.

Pre-2009 history

In 2007, Timoran hosted the LAFF New Year's Eve party at the Super 8 in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. 20 attended, and $156 was donated to the Almost Home Foundation. Timoran spun off the west-suburban Chicago area New Year's Eve event to continue the LAFF New Year's Eve Party tradition, as the previous year's New Year's Eve party staff had disbanded.

Staff

  • Chairman: Timoran
  • Artwork: Nyil
  • Several positions open.

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