Upcoming Events

The Men's Club hosts valuable events throughout the year that encourage networking, camaraderie, mentoring and the sharing of ideas. TMC believes there is great power in connecting in person. We invite you to join us at our next event.

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Past Events

Act of Valor - Advanced Screening

Date: Wed, Feb 8th, 2012
Highlights: Free advanced screening of Act of Valor.

TMC with Desmond Clark

Date: Wed, Nov 30th, 2011
Highlights: A great way to end the year with TMC! The room was filled as we listened to Desmond Clark, former Chicago Bear, tell his story and speak about 88 Wayz - the charity he founded that mentors grade school kids.


Round Table - Finance

Date: Tue, Oct 25th, 2011
Highlights: Today's economy, real estate and investing were just some of the topics discussed at the Finance Round Table.

Round Table - Information Technology

Date: Tue, Oct 4th, 2011
Highlights: Another fantastic evening. IT professionals discussed the latest technology and shared knowledge on their specific areas of expertise.

Lawyers' Round Table

Date: Wed, Sep 14th, 2011
Highlights: Eight lawyers kicked off TMC's newest event series. Round table is a great opportunity to chat about business and build relationships with other TMC gentlemen in your field.

Run to Breakfast!

Date: Tue, Aug 30th, 2011
Highlights: Join TMC members every Tuesday morning for a casual jog and then breakfast.

Bill Billeaud Visits Chicago

Date: Thu, Aug 4th, 2011
Highlights: Bill Billeaud, President of Lombard Capital, was in town from Texas. A small group of TMC gentlemen welcomed Bill at Ditka's for an amazing evening of camaraderie and great food.

TMC at WestEnd

Date: Wed, Jun 29th, 2011
Highlights: TMC kicked off the holiday weekend with a gathering at WestEnd.


TMC Networking at District

Date: Thu, May 12th, 2011
THE MEN's CLUB hosted another successful event last night at District. It was an excellent evening of relationship building and charity.

Major Fred Hockett provided us with valuable leadership lessons that translate well from the military to the office. THE MEN's Club appreciates his efforts and those who serve our country.

TMC CHALLENGE! THE MEN's CLUB has been challenged to raise $1,000 for Thresholds Veterans Project (TVP). TVP helps Chicago's veterans with mental illness get their lives back with a myriad of supports. IL has more than 10,000 homeless veterans, placing the need of our state among the most dire in the nation. If $1,000 is raised this week, the $1,000 will be matched by an anonymous donor. Help us exceed this challenge by donating today! ***Enter VETS in the Comments Field.


TMC at Public House

Date: Sat, Feb 19th, 2011
Highlights: The Men's Club welcomed 200 guests at Public House. Some of the top networkers in Chicago - both men and women - mixed and mingled at this special TMC event.

Bin Donated, our newest charity partner, was spotlighted. Money and awareness were raised for their programming.

View photos from the event taken by Chris Chowaniec, Davlin Court Photography (www.davlincourt.com).


Cigars & Football

Date: Sun, Dec 12th, 2010
Highlights: A small group of TMC gentlemen spent the afternoon watching the Bears game at Tesa Cigar Co.

TMC Happy Hour at John Allan's

Date: Wed, Nov 10th, 2010
Highlights: Sixty gentlemen joined us at John Allan's to hear how John Allan built his men's grooming clubs into a national powerhouse while distributing the John Allan's product line domestically and internationally.

Jonny Imerman also joined us and spoke of his cancer experience and how it inspired him to form Imerman Angels - a one-to-one cancer support system. In less than two hours, The Men's Club raised close to $4,000 for this amazing non-profit.

Photos by Chris Chowaniec, founder of Davlin Court Photography.


TMC One Year Anniversary

Date: Thu, Sep 23rd, 2010
Highlights: 60+ men helped THE MEN's CLUB celebrate its One-Year Anniversary at one sixtyblue.

During the past year, TMC has facilitated important business connections and enabled friendships to be built. TMC has also positively contributed to the community through charitable endeavors on behalf of Imerman Angels, Thresholds and Movember.

Barry Moltz described the formula to get business owners 'unstuck'. Guests enjoyed specialty craft beers, exceptional appetizers and a fantastic goodie bag including items and discounts from sponsors and members.

Click on details to view photos from the event taken by Art Carrillo and Steve Starr.


Movember Launch Party

Date: Wed, Sep 15th, 2010
Highlights: HALO [FOR MEN] hosted the Movember launch to encourage men to change the face of men's health by growing a moustache in November. Guests enjoyed complimentary spirits and appetizers and laughed a lot when comedian, and TMC member, Jonathon Shulman told a few jokes. Matt Linklater, motivational speaker and TMC member, was also on hand to lend his support.

G. Nagel's Rooftop Gathering

Date: Wed, Sep 8th, 2010
Highlights: TMC member Greg Nagel invited friends to enjoy cigars and pizza while taking in the views of the city.

Tucker Rooftop Gathering

Date: Thu, Aug 19th, 2010
Highlights: Bob Tucker, CDI Corp, Founder, opened his rooftop deck to twenty-five gentlemen. We enjoyed beer, brats, networking and a fantastic view of the city.

50th Anniversary Cigar Event

Date: Tue, Jul 27th, 2010
Highlights: Several TMC members were invited to Vertigo Lounge at the Dana Hotel to celebrate the anniversary of a well-known cigar company.

TMC Networking at House of Blues - Foundation Room

Date: Tue, Jun 15th, 2010
Highlights: Sixty-five men joined The Men's Club and Nicholas Joseph Custom Tailors for an evening of cocktails and networking. We thoroughly enjoyed the special treatment from the exclusive Foundation Room. The Shinettes and HALO [FOR MEN] took part to shine shoes and give paraffin hand massages. Great items were raffled off to support our charity partner, Thresholds. The Foundation Room also gave TMC members a special rate for membership.

Click below to view event photos taken by Chris Chowaniec, founder of Davlin Court Photography.


Informal TMC Gathering at Spiegelberg Landscape Design

Date: Wed, May 19th, 2010
Highlights: Will Spiegelberg graciously opened his home and studio for an informal gathering. Twenty-five men enjoyed cocktails and appetizers while building their networks both professionally and personally.

Cigars & Scotch

Date: Tue, Apr 6th, 2010
Highlights: A last minute gathering of 15 TMC members. All enjoyed an evening of cigars, scotch and good company.

TMC Networking at English

Date: Thu, Feb 25th, 2010
Highlights: Seventy men joined us for an evening of cocktails, appetizers and networking. A few TMC members shared their expertise on how to enhance your image and brand. We learned how networking, video, photography and public relations can improve your image and increase your bottom line.

BEER 101 at Beer Bistro

Date: Thu, Nov 19th, 2009
Highlights: Fifty members enjoyed an evening of beer tasting and networking. Bob McDermott, TMC member and owner of Beer Bistro, taught us all there is to know about beer.

Mark Beier, On the Go Fitness and TMC Sponsor, explained the value health and wellness has on the success of our business.

Click on details below to see photos of BEER 101.


TMC Dinner at Alhambra Palace

Date: Thu, Sep 17th, 2009
Highlights: More than 60 men gathered at Alhambra Palace for the fourth TMC dinner. After dinner, the members were introduced to The Men's Club's advisory board, charity partner and sponsors. Bob Tucker, Founder and CEO of CDI Corp., shared his story of success and provided important business lessons. Jonny Imerman, Founder of Imerman Angels, spoke about his battle with cancer and how that inspired him to establish an organization that provides one-to-one cancer support. His powerful presentation instantly created a room full of Imerman Angel advocates. At the close of the program, door/raffle prizes were given and over $2,000 was raised for Imerman Angels.

TMC Dinner at Picolo Sogno

Date: Thu, Apr 16th, 2009
Highlights: Thirty-five men gathered at Picolo Sogno for the third TMC dinner. A founder of Tesa Cigar Co. was the guest speaker. He shared Tesa's history, business model and company's vision. After dinner, the members enjoyed cigars at Tesa's cigar lounge next door.

TMC Dinner at LeLan

Date: Fri, Jan 23rd, 2009
Highlights: Member Jon Greenspahn hosted the second TMC dinner at LeLan. Set in their upstairs private room, 20 members enjoyed a fabulous three-course Asian-fusion meal.

TMC Dinner at Wildfire

Date: Thu, Nov 13th, 2008
Highlights: TMC's first dinner consisted of several friends and acquaintances enjoying a great meal at Wildfire.

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Last Event

We were thrilled to have Dez Clark speak at our last event. Former Chicago Bear, now a free agent, Dez had an amazing story to tell. He spoke of his journey and his charity, 88 Wayz.

Next Event

Details will be posted in January. Happy holidays!

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