Lincoln Park Zoo Ball: Arctic Blast Raises $1.1 Million

The Women’s Board of Lincoln Park Zoo hosted its 38th Annual Zoo Ball on July 10, and welcomed over 850 guests to the black-tie affair. Guests dined, mingled and danced, all to support the development of an innovative education center at the zoo. It is at this new center where the women’s board hopes to cultivate the next generation of conservation scientists. The women’s board’s mission is to raise funds in order to keep entrance to the zoo free and to support the zoo’s capital, conservation and education efforts.

Notable Chicago attendees included: Lincoln Park Zoo President and CEO, Kevin Bell; Chairman of the Lincoln Park Zoo Board of Trustees, John Ettelson; Board of Trustees Liaison, Tracey Benford; Brent and Katie Gledhill; Robert and Anna Livingston; Bob and Nina Mariano; Wendy Krimins; and Women’s Board President, Kim Theiss.

Read our interview with the Zoo Ball chairs Karen Eisenbart and Denise Stefan Ginasco here

Sponsors and partners of the event included: Lathrop and Gage LLP as the technology sponsor, Jennifer N. Pritzker/Tawani Foundation/Pritzker Military Museum & Library, Make It Better and Michigan Avenue.

Photos below all by Bob Carl

Karen Eisenbart, Zoo Ball Co-Chair; John Ettelson, Chairman of the Board; and Denise Stefan Ginascol, Zoo Ball Co-Chair
Karen Eisenbart, Zoo Ball Co-Chair; John Ettelson, Chairman of the Board; and Denise Stefan Ginascol, Zoo Ball Co-Chair

 

John Ettelson, Chairman of the Board; Kim Theiss, Women's Board President; and Kevin Bell, Lincoln Park Zoo President and CEO
John Ettelson, Chairman of the Board; Kim Theiss, Women’s Board President; and Kevin Bell, Lincoln Park Zoo President and CEO
Kevin Stineman and Tracey Benford, Board of Trustees Corporate Liaison
Kevin Stineman and Tracey Benford, Board of Trustees Corporate Liaison
Angela Chaudhari, Dayna Goldstein, Beth Stamos, Phoebe Nitekman and Elizabeth von Peterffy
Angela Chaudhari, Dayna Goldstein, Beth Stamos, Phoebe Nitekman and Elizabeth von Peterffy
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Roberta Olshansky, Women’s Board Member (Glencoe); Kevin Bell, Lincoln Park Zoo President and CEO; and Christine Zrinsky, Vice President of Development
Lecretia Johnson and Larry Capista
Sri and Brian Sullivan
Alayna and DC Crenshaw
Alayna and DC Crenshaw

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