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Heartland Night Out[side]


Join us September 9 for a fun outdoor event featuring live trivia games!

  • About Heartland Night Out[side]: Trivia Edition

    Enjoy this annual event in our new outdoor venue at Heartland Community College in Normal. Your attendance supports student scholarships and key programs at Heartland Community College.

    The event features:

    • Live music from Toocan
    • Interactive trivia games
    • Silent auction with mobile bidding featuring a wide variety of locally handmade items and sports memorabilia
    • Delicious picnic style boxed meals
    • Cash bar


    Thursday, September 9, 2021
    5:30 - 8:00 p.m.


    Heartland Community College Quad
    1500 W. Raab Rd.
    Normal, IL


    Your health and safety are our top priority. We are conducting our outdoor event operations in accordance with the Illinois Office of the Governor’s Restore Illinois Plan. We are taking steps to keep our staff, volunteers and supporters safe during this event. 

  • Tickets ($50) include reserved seating as well as your choice of a delicious picnic style boxed meal from Bandana's BBQ (select meal choice when registering). A cash bar will be available.

    Reserved seating will be at round tables in a grassy area. If you have any accommodation requests, please contact Foundation staff at 309-268-8110 or

    Online ticketing has been turned off. Please call 309-268-8110 for additional information.

  • We proudly thank our generous sponsors!

    Regions Bank

    Afni, Inc.
    LEGAT Architects
    Zeller Electric & HALO Solar

    LIUNA - Laborer's International Union of North America

    Silent Auction
    LIUNA - Laborer's International Union of North America

    Laborers Home Development 
    LIUNA - Laborer's International Union of North America

    Donny B's Gourmet Popcorn & Gifts
    Edward Jones - Andy Copenhaver, Financial Advisor
    LIUNA - Laborer's International Union of North America - Local #477 - Springfield, IL
    LIUNA - Laborer's International Union of North America - Local #231 - Pekin, IL
    LIUNA - Laborer's International Union of North America - Local #362 - Bloomington, IL
    Millan/Petro McDonald's Organization

    Commerce Bank

    Great Plains Laborers' District Council
    Red Raccoon Games
    Livingston & McLean Counties Building Trades

  • All naming sponsorships include: 

    • High visibility at the event with more than 300 attendees, which features a growing population of under 40 professionals 
    • Mention/tags in social media posts leading up to the event 
    • Name placement on the event webpage 

    Stage ($2,500) 

    The stage will be the focus of attention at this drive-in event. 
    • Prominent banner signage on the main stage 
    • Featured verbiage by emcee during event such as; “Thank you to our stage sponsor….” 
    • Logo recognition in digital event program 
    • Eight tickets to the event with reserved seating 

    Silent Auction ($2,000)

    • Exclusive sponsorship of the online silent auction featuring over 30 attractive baskets
    • Logo recognition in the online silent auction software
    • Eight tickets to the event with reserved seating

    Photo ($1,500)

    An on-site photographer will be capturing images of the event. An online album will be available for event attendees to enjoy. This sponsorship includes:

    • Business name/logo featured on digital images provided electronically to all event attendees
    • Logo recognition in event program
    • Four tickets to the event with reserved seating

    Table ($1,000)

    • Recognition in event program
    • Eight tickets to the event with reserved seating

    Game ($500)

    Heartland Night Out provides opportunities for highlighting sponsors during game play. All game feature sponsors will receive:

    • Announcement of sponsorship by emcee during game play
    • Recognition in digital event program
    • Four tickets to the event with reserved seating

    Register online or contact the Foundation at 309-268-8110 or by August 2 to reserve your sponsorship.

Heartland Community College is following the Governor's Executive Order mandating that College students and personnel provide documentation they are fully vaccinated against Covid or testing weekly. We additionally encourage all guests on campus to vaccinate or test weekly. This includes individuals attending College and community events, lifelong learning sessions, trainings with an employer, and campus visits or appointments. Masks are required in all campus buildings and outdoors in group settings, unless eating or drinking. See the College’s Standard of Care for more information.

Contact Us

Heartland Foundation
CCB 2300
1500 W. Raab Rd.
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: 309-268-8110

Make a Gift

Chris Downing

Executive Director
Phone: 309-268-8587

Melissa Fasig

To create a scholarship
Phone: 309-268-8102

Kelli Gibbons

Scholarship application questions
Phone: 309-268-8102

Larissa McIlvain

Event questions
Phone: 309-268-8125