Better Makers: Chicago Jewish Film Festival Preview Party Raises Over $150,000

On Sunday March 6th, JCC of Chicago held their annual preview party for the Chicago Jewish Film Festival. The event hosted over 300 guests at the Bernard Weinger JCC in Northbrook for a night filled with live music and film fest sneak peeks while being emceed by NPR’s Peter Sagal. This being their largest fundraiser of the year, they were able to raise over $150,000 and is still growing! The preview party is a kickoff for their film festival which will showcase 18 films at various locations around Chicago from March 10th to the 20th. Go online now to find out more about the films, purchase tickets and to support JCC Chicago. Funds support the various programs offered by JCC like their numerous camps and early childhood programs as well as their community and Jewish life resources.

Chicago Jewish Film Festival Preview Party
JCC Chicago Director of Marketing and Communications Steve Levy of Northbrook; JCC Chicago CEO Alan Sataloff of Glencoe; JCC Chicago Chief Advancement Officer Addie Goodman of Evanston
Chicago Jewish Film Festival Preview Party
Paul, Jack and Jill Yonover of Wilmette
Chicago Jewish Film Festival Preview Party
Mark & Caryn Putterman of Highland Park; Josi & Rick Rein of Highland Park; Mark and Rick are honorary board members and Rick is the Chair of the JCC Chicago North Shore
Chicago Jewish Film Festival Preview Party
Board of Directors Vice President, Lisa Reisman and Jason Busch both of Chicago

 

Chicago Jewish Film Festival Preview Party
Jason and Amy Hertzberg of Northbrook with Steve and Shana Geffen of Northbrook; Amy and Shana are on the North Shore JCC Regional Advisory Board
Chicago Jewish Film Festival Preview Party
Debbie Frank and honorary board member Chuck Frank of Highland Park
Chicago Jewish Film Festival Preview Party
Chicago Jewish Film Festival Preview Party Honoree Steve Miller and Diane Miller of Glencoe and Wendy Freimuth and Chairman of the Board of Directors for JCC Chicago Kyle Freimuth of Glenview
Chicago Jewish Film Festival Preview Party
JCC Chicago Chief Executive Office Alan Sataloff of Glencoe, speaking on stage
Peter Sagal interviewing Ina
Peter Sagal interviewing Ina

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