Better Makers: The Alzheimer’s Association

On Saturday, May 9th the Alzheimer’s Association hosted their 28th Annual Chicago Rita Hayworth Gala at the Hilton ChicagoThe black tie event attracted 865 guests and raised more than $1.3 million to help in the fight to end Alzheimer’s. This year’s theme was “The Best is Yet to Come,” in order to pay tribute to a future without the devastating effects of Alzheimer’s. The Alzheimer’s Association is dedicated to the advancement of research to provide and enhance care and support for those who are affected by the disease and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

Please see photos below by Bill Richert Photography.

Karen Segal (Glenco), Fifi Levin (Highland Park) - former co-chairs
Former co-chairs Karen Segal  of Glencoe and Fifi Levin of Highland Park
Kevin Peacock, Jill Lund, Susan and  Jim Draddy (Hinsdale -- Co-chairs of the event)
Co-chairs Kevin Peacock, Jill Lund, Susan and
Jim Draddy,  all from Hinsdale
Flash Mob
Flash Mob
Amity Comiskey (Hinsdale), Kirsten Douglass (Hinsdale),  Jaclyn Cantore (Oakbrook), Karen Gerstner (Chicago)
Amity Comiskey of Hinsdale, Kirsten Douglass of Hinsdale,
Jaclyn Cantore of Oakbrook and Karen Gerstner of Chicago


Princess Yasmin Aga Khan, Jim Stone,  Blaise Labriola
Princess Yasmin Aga Khan, Jim Stone and Blaise Labriola
Paul and Joan Rubschlager, Chicago
Paul and Joan Rubschlager of Chicago