Golf Event To Benefit Mental Health Association Of Greater Chicago

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The Mental Health Association of Greater Chicago (MHAGC) will host its annual Golf Outing on June 10 at Makray Memorial Golf Club. Golfers of all skill levels are invited to join MHAGC as supporters and friends as an individual or foursome. MHAGC’s vision is to significantly reduce the stigma and […]

Growing Home’s Annual Benefit In Chicago To Support of Urban Gardens And Agriculture


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Growing Home of Chicago will host their Annual Benefit at Salvage One on May 7th. Proceeds from the evening will go towards the organization’s innovative job training, urban farming, and community outreach programs.

The evening begins with a cocktail hour with drinks, hors d’oeuvres, and music from Glad Rags. Attendees […]

Chicago Weekend Guide: April 24 – 26, 2015

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Summer is approaching, Chicago! Why not do a weekend run to work towards that beach bod? Proceeds will be going to two fantastic Chicago charities.

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Race to Wrigley

While this run may not be a White Sox fan’s cup of tea, it will for sure be […]

Lila Downs To Perform At The Auditorium Theatre

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Lila Downs (Photo credit: Johnny Lopera)

As a special addition to its historic 125th Anniversary Season, the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University and the Mariachi Heritage Foundation co-present Grammy-winner and world-renowned singer Lila Downs on May 6, 2015.

Downs’ music reflects an eclectic sound of folk and ranchera genres of Mexico and South […]

Common Threads The Dinner Party Pre-Event Wine & Spirit Tasting

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The Dinner Party, April 6, 2015 at City Winery: Sandro, Chaz Ebert, George Lepauw, and Host Elysabeth Alfano (Photo credit: Chuck Osgood)

The Dinner Party, hosted by Elysabeth Alfano, uses the concept of a common, friendly gathering that brings about fun and connection. Alfano takes it up a notch by inviting three celebrity […]

Recap: ‘A Night Of 100 Stars’ Raises Over $400,000 To Benefit The DuSable Museum

2015 "A Night of 100 Stars" Honorees: Dr. Ian Smith; Salli Richardson Whitfield; Dewayne Collins; Kimberly Foxx (accepting for Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle ) and Dr. Walter Massey

2015 “A Night of 100 Stars” Honorees: Dr. Ian Smith; Salli Richardson Whitfield; Dewayne Collins; Kimberly Foxx (accepting for Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle ) and Dr. Walter Massey (Photo courtesy of The DuSable Museum)

On Saturday, March 28, 2015, more than 600 of the city’s business leaders, executives, media personalities, entertainers, […]

Hamburger Mary’s Comedy Show Raises Money For Project: VISION

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Project: VISION hosted a comedy-themed fundraiser at Hamburger Mary’s on April 4, 2015. The event brought together supporters of the organization and helped to raise money for Project:VISION’s mission. Serving Chicago’s Bridgeport and Chinatown communities since 2003, Project: VISION provides area youth with tools for educational, […]

Chicago’s Baconfest To Benefit The Greater Chicago Food Depository

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Chicago, it is that time of year again! Come out to Baconfest 2015 at the UIC Forum this weekend. Bacon lovers from all over will gather for tons of the delicious bacon dishes created by a large range of talented chefs in Chicago. Tickets are selling fast, so be sure […]

Recap: Chicago Fashion Foundation’s 8th Annual Design Competition and Showcase

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Hannah Linder, Future of Chicago Fashion 2015 Runner-Up (Photo credit: Christopher Macsurak)

Earlier this month, the Chicago Fashion Foundation held their 8th Annual Design Competition and Showcase at the beautiful Chicago Cultural Center. This year, the event was billed as ‘A City Within A City’, where looks focused on a contemporary adaptation of […]

26th Annual Art Of Caring To Benefit Catholic Charities In Chicago



The Women’s Board of Catholic Charities will be hosting the 26th Annual Art of Caring event. The event will take place in Highland Park this weekend. This black tie affair will include dinner, cocktails, an art sale, a live auction, and more.

Last year, the event raised over $305,000 for the programs […]

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