Better Makers: Turning Point Behavioral Health Care Center Raises $96,000

Turning Point Behavioral Health Care Center celebrated their annual benefit with 200 guests at the Evanston Golf Club in Skokie on June 20, raising more than $96,000 for the non-profit organization. The benefit was titled Cultivating Creativity and Innovation, and the night honored Cook County Commissioner Larry Suffredin of Evanston; architect Joseph J. Behles, principal of Behles+Behles of Evanston, Turning Point Office and Facilities Manager Rayna Trayanova of Glenview and Yaniv, Harell and Giora Dolgin, owners of Dolgin Construction of Wilmette. The guests were honored for their commitment to and support of comprehensive, high quality mental health care for everyone.

Read about Turning Point’s mental health care services in our article here.

Photos by Mitch Canoff

Brian and Margaret Clarke of Skokie and Joanne and Tom Bertsche of Evanston
Brian and Margaret Clarke of Skokie and Joanne and Tom Bertsche of Evanston
Honorary Guest Joseph Behles of Evanston celebrates with family and friends. From L to R: Karen Behles of Evanston, Linda Dean of Salt Lake City, Joseph Behles of Evanston, Reid Wellensiek of Evanston, Blair Wellensiek of Evanston, and Karl Peters of Evanston
Honorary Guest Joseph Behles of Evanston celebrates with family and friends. From L to R: Karen Behles of Evanston, Linda Dean of Salt Lake City, Joseph Behles of Evanston, Reid Wellensiek of Evanston, Blair Wellensiek of Evanston, and Karl Peters of Evanston
Jay and Bonnie Lytle if Evanston. Jay is the former Mayor of Evanston and founder of First Bank & Trust.
Jay and Bonnie Lytle of Evanston. Jay is the former Mayor of Evanston and founder of First Bank & Trust.
Brothers Yaniv and Harell Dolgin with  Ilana Balaban, all of Wilmette
Brothers Yaniv and Harell Dolgin with Ilana Balaban, all of Wilmette
Cook County Commissioner Larry Suffredin of Evanston (center) receives an award for his long-term support of people with mental illness. Suffredin is congratulated by Turning Point CFO Marsha Hahn, of Chicago, and Turning Point CEO Ann Fisher Raney of Evanston
Cook County Commissioner Larry Suffredin of Evanston (center) receives an award for his long-term support for those suffering with mental illness. Suffredin is congratulated by Turning Point CFO Marsha Hahn of Chicago and Turning Point CEO Ann Fisher Raney of Evanston
Rayna Trayanova of Glenview, Office and Facilities Manager at Turning Point Behavioral Health Care Center in Skokie, recieves a hug from Turning Point CEO Ann Fisher Raney of Evanston as she receives an award for her energy, optimism and dedication to the organization.
Rayna Trayanova of Glenview, Office and Facilities Manager at Turning Point Behavioral Health Care Center in Skokie, receives a hug from Turning Point CEO Ann Fisher Raney of Evanston as she receives an award for her energy, optimism and dedication to the organization.
Pat and John Close of Glencoe and Judy and David Putrus of Skokie
Pat and John Close of Glencoe and Judy and David Putrus of Skokie
The Dolgin family, owners of Dolgin Construction in Wilmette. The Dolgins were honored for the extraordinary skill, effort and consideration they displayed as they helped renovate Turning Point’s offices. Pictured L to R: Harell, Yaniv, Mayrav, Giora, and Etty Dolgin, all of Wilmette
The Dolgin family, owners of Dolgin Construction in Wilmette. The Dolgins were honored for the extraordinary skill, effort and consideration  as they helped renovate Turning Point’s offices. Pictured L to R: Harell, Yaniv, Mayrav, Giora, and Etty Dolgin, all of Wilmette

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