Recap: Boys And Girls Club of Chicago’s Lawn Ball

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The Guild Board of the Boys & Girls Club of Chicago (BGCC) presented the 11th Annual Lawn Ball at the Saddle and Cycle Club. The event is an opportunity to fundraise for the organization, and also to honor a student involved with the Club as Chicago Youth of the […]

Recap: Rita Hayworth Gala In Chicago To Benefit The Alzheimer’s Association

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(Photo Credit: The Alzheimer’s Association)

The Alzheimer’s Association had their 28th Annual Rita Hayworth Gala. The event took place downtown at the Hilton Chicago. This eventful night attracted over 865 guests who were all passionate about this organization’s mission. The theme at this year’s gala was, “The Best is Yet to Come.”

Attendees […]

Recap: Chicago Shakespeare Theater Gala 2015 Honoring Simon Callow, Phylicia Rashād and ITW

Spirit of Shakespeare Honorees David and Ros Parry, Phylicia Rashād, Simon Callow and Chair of the Chicago Shakespeare Theater Board of Directors, Sheli Z. Rosenberg (Photo by Daniel Ribar)

Spirit of Shakespeare Honorees David and Ros Parry, Phylicia Rashād, Simon Callow and Chair of the Chicago Shakespeare Theater Board of Directors, Sheli Z. Rosenberg (Photo by Daniel Ribar)

The Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) and 350 guests raised $1.2 million for the organization’s Chicago Shakespeare in Urban Communities initiatives at GALA 2015. These […]

Recap: Chicago Artists Coalition’s Starving Artist 2015 Event

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Installation by Tori Terzakis at Starving Artist 2015. (Photo credit: Greg Rothstein)

Chicago Artists Coalition (CAC)’s Starving Artist annual benefit was held on June 25, 2015 at Venue One in the West Loop. The unique event paired the city’s most inspiring visual artists with its most innovative culinary talent and created installations for […]

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra And Sarah McLachlan Perform For The CSOA 26th Annual Corporate Night Benefit

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Corporate Night featuring Sarah Mclachlan

 © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2015

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Corporate Night featuring Sarah Mclachlan © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2015

The League of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA) held its 26 annual Corporate Night Benefit on Tuesday, June 16 at the Symphony Center. Nearly 600 corporate guests attended the fundraiser to support the CSOA and its diverse programming.

The […]

Crawfish For Cancer’s Second Annual Chicago Crawfish Boil

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The second annual Crawfish For Cancer’s Chicago Crawfish Boil was last Saturday, and it was a blast. The event was held at Cafe Olivia on Ohio Street Beach and philanthropic guests filled the open air restaurant. They enjoyed Firefly Lemonade cocktails and juicy crawfish delivered fresh from Luisiana. A lively band played […]

Recap: Gastro-Intestinal Research Foundation’s 54th Annual Ball In Chicago With Jay Leno

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Comedian, Jay Leno (Photo Credit: Colleen McNicholas)

On June 6, 2015, the Gastro-Intestinal Research Foundation’s 54th Annual Ball took place at the beautiful Raddison Blue Aqua Hotel. The event celebrated fifty-four years of support for the Section of Gastroenterology, Nutrition and Hepatology at the University of Chicago Medicine.

As a charity writer, I […]

Lighting Up The Night Awards Ceremony Raises More Than $400,000 For The Night Ministry

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President and CEO of The Night Ministry Paul Hamann (Photo courtesy of The Night Ministry)

Earlier this month, more than 450 guests attended The Night Ministry‘s annual Lighting Up The Night Awards Ceremony. The gala, held at the Standard Club, recognized Paula and Gordon Addington, Windy City Times, and filmmakers Kirsten Kelly and […]

16th Annual Celebrity Golf And 11th Annual Women’s Tennis Tournament

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Save the date for the The Special Kids Network’s (SKN) 16th Annual Celebrity Golf & 11th Annual Women’s Tennis Tournament on Monday, June 22, 2015 at the Twin Orchard Country Club. The event will benefit Keshet, which serves children and young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Additionally, special recipients for this years […]

Recap: Food And Wine Tasting In Chicago Raises $500,000 In Support Of One Million Degrees

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Kennedy-King College President Arshele Stevens and One Million Degrees CEO Paige Ponder (Photo credit: Chicago Photo Press)

One Million Degrees (OMD) celebrated its Chicago-area community college scholars at the 8th Annual Food & Wine Tasting on Friday, May 29. More than 450 OMD Scholars, alumni, civic and business leaders, and guests attended the […]

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