Rathje Woodward LLC was a proud sponsor of the 2022 Erick David Smith (EDS) Memorial Golf Outing at Tamarack Golf Club in Naperville. Erick served as Philanthropy and Recruitment Chairmen for Phi Delta Theta during his years studying Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The yearly golf outing funds the EDS Memorial Scholarship given to a University of Illinois student each year that possess Erick’s passions and values: loyalty, honor, and the determination to help those less fortunate than himself. The recipient is awarded $1,000 directly toward tuition in Erick’s memory. If you wish to apply, or if you have any questions, please direct those to phideltuiuc@gmail.com. You do not need to plan on pledging a fraternity to apply for this scholarship.

The EDS Memorial Scholarship fund is a fully accredited 501 (c)(3) organization and donations made directly through the U of I website are tax deductible.

      • Navigate to https://uif.uillinois.edu/give/
      • Scroll down the page to the “other” field (fourth option)
      • Type in “Erick David Smith (EDS) Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund – 11774632”
      • Enter in the amount of your choosing and follow the prompts to donate.

RW was founded in Wheaton, Illinois in 1938. The oldest firm in DuPage County, Illinois, the Firm has grown to represent clients in matters throughout the United States. As a longstanding member of the community, we are proud to take action to support scholarships providing educational accessibility to as many people as possible. If you have questions about how Rathje Woodward LLC can assist you or your business with pressing legal needs, please call our office at 630-668-8500.

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