We are proud of our Chicago roots and we are committed to making a difference both locally and globally. We are strong supporters of organizations championing and supporting women, wellness, the environment and the arts across the CommuniTeas we serve . Below are some of the events we have participated in and organizations we have partnered with; we aim to encourage support of these causes and organizations by generating genuine interest and enthusiasm among our CommuniTeas.
Borris Powell Fashion Show
We love how much the fashion-forward crowd loves Argo Tea and we were thrilled to be invited to participate in the Borris Powell Fashion Show at Block37 on Friday, March 14th. Chicago socieTea patrons sipped on our PomegranaTea Cosmopolitans while getting a glimpse at the new Borris Powell Spring line. Our Argo TEAm was onsite to sample a few “mocktails” as well with our MojiTea and Hibiscus Tea Sangria.
ParTEA With Purpose
To celebrate and help raise awareness for our current ChariTea partner, Gilda’s Club—Argo Tea held it’s first “ParTEA With Purpose” for over 300 guests at the Chicago Cultural Center on Wednesday, January 22nd. Guests sipped on marTEAnis provided by Skinny Girl cocktails and enjoyed the musicaliTea of Bethany Saint-Smith and the Black Oil Brothers at this fabulous event sponsored by Michigan Avenue Magazine. Weren’t able to make the ParTEA? No worries—we’re planning on continuing the festiviTeas with each ChariTea partner in the future.
Argo Tea was proud to be the official beverage sponsor for the 2014 Polar Plunge on Sunday, March 2nd benefitting the Special Olympics. We served up over 3,000 piping hot cups of our signature Carolina Honey and Hibiscus Apple Cider for these cold & generous guests. We even had the pleasure of serving Tonight Show host, Jimmy Fallon, and mayor Rahm Emanuel. The event was a TEA-riffic success and raised over $1,000,000 for the Special Olympics—more than has ever been raised in the Plunge’s 14 year history!
The Legal Balance
Argo Tea sampled and hosted a "Better Lifestyle" seminar for the woman in The Legal Balance of Chicago. This group event helps celebrate health and wellness for women in the legal industry. Location: Milennium Park Business Center, Chicago IL; Time: 8a-10a
Grand Chefs Gala
Argo tea is thrilled to partner with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation for their 14th Annual Grand Chefs Gala in Chicago. Argo Tea is sponsoring the People’s Choice Mixologist Award, where mixologists from Bar DeVille, BOKA, Branch 2 , Gilt Bar, Sable, Sepia , Violet Hour will be mixing unique cocktail creations using Argo Tea Signature Drinks! Join us for a good cause and some delicious teas! Visit www.grandchefsgala.com
Cricket Magazine Holiday Fair
Join us as we sample some hot teas to families and friends during an afternoon of fun with writers, and artists at this year’s Cricket magazine Holiday Fair! Visit http://www.explorechicago.org/city/en/things_see_do/event_landing/events/tourism/cricket_magazine_holiday0.html
World of Chocolate
Argo Tea is thrilled to sample our White FrosTea Chocolate drink at this year’s World of Chocolate holiday fundraising event held in commemoration of World AIDS Day. Join guests as they sample chocolate creations from more than 30 of Chicagoland’s finest restaurants, caterers, and chocolatiers. Visit http://afc.aidschicago.org/NetCommunity/Page.aspx?pid=1072&frcrld=1
Lyric Opera - Operathon October
We've partnered with 98.7 WFMT in support of the Chicago Lyric Opera in their annual Operathon! Your support will help the Lyric Opera's education and community-engagement programs for children, adults, and seniors. Visit http://www.lyricopera.org/tickets/special-events.aspx
Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival
Film series on Environmental conservation and preservation, sponsored by the Environmental Law & Policy Center. Join us as we help ELPC inspire people to act on behalf of the environment. From water and air pollution to climate change and renewable energy, ELPC works on various important environmental issues. Visit https://elpc1.securesites.net/support/filmfestival.php
Chicagoland Car Free Day
Argo Tea has pledged to go Car-Free! Join us as we walk-it, bus-it, and train-it to help the environment! Visit http://www.activetrans.org/carfree
World Energy Forum Conference at the United Nation
Argo Tea is thrilled to support The High-Level Conference on Energy at the United Nations. Come out for the Conference and join us for some tea. Register at http://theworldenergy.org/beta/node/315
Chicago Institute of Natural Health Open House
Join Argo Tea for some refreshments and learn how to get to a healthier you at the Grand Re-Opening of the Chicago Institute of Natural Health! Chicago Institute of Natural Health offers a whole health center. By providing individualized treatment plans using a full range of natural solutions, they help you to a healthier lifestyle. Visit http://www.chicagoinh.com/index.php
Lymphomathon 5K Walk
Join hundreds of survivors and caregivers as they walk to raise funds for lymphoma research and education! We'll be handing out refreshments to participants and supports beginning at 12pm at Montrose Harbor. Visit Lymphomathon 5K Walk for more information.
Columbia College A.W.A.R.D. Show
TWELVE dance artists. FOUR nights. ONE $10,000 winner. YOU be the judge! Artists With Audiences Responding to Dance (A.W.A.R.D.) returns to the Dance Center! Join us from July 28th through July 31st; after each performance, the audience will vote to select a finalist to perform on the fourth and final night of the series.
Lincoln Park Arts and Music Festival
Music, fine art and Argo Tea will find themselves a showcase at this second annual festival on Racine between Fullerton and Webster. A gate donation of $7 benefits the Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce, Chicago's largest neighborhood chamber, which leads numerous initiatives in support of Lincoln Park's local businesses. Join us July 31 from 12pm-10pm and Aug 1st from 12pm-9pm for 2 full days of quality arts and entertainment! Visit the Lincoln Park Arts & Music Festival for more information.
Hey Northwestern students! Come shake your tailfeather with us at Dance Marathon 2010!
Argo a Go Go
This new tea standout doesn't "blend" in with the crowd.
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Taste the Best of Two Worlds on the Chicago Chocolate Tours
Love chocolate? So do we! Join a fabulous guided walking tours and discover some of Chicago's best chocolate treasures. We are a featured stop on both Chocolate Locations of the Downtown Loop and Chocolate Locations of the Magnificent Mile and Gold Coast Enjoy tastes of some of our most popular and unique chocolate and tea based drinks. Visit Chicago Chocolate Tours for more information!