Quick & Easy: Shop to Support the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

MAD-RIC-antique-preview-partyShop for antiques while supporting a good cause at the 16th Annual Private Preview Party of The Merchandise Mart International Antiques Fair.

The event is hosted by the Women’s Board of The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC).

Bring a friend and join nearly 800 guests who will enjoy a delicious buffet, live music and event drawings while shopping for art, antiques and jewelry from more than 120 of the world’s top antique and fine-art dealers.

Proceeds of the event will benefit many of the specialized programs and services of the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago including the LIFE Center, pediatrics, charity care, The Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Sports Program and vocational rehabilitation.

When: Thursday, April 25, 5:30 p.m.

Where: The Merchandise Mart, 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, 8th Floor, Chicago

How: Purchase tickets online or contact The Women’s Board at 312-238-6023.

About: Founded in 1954, RIC is the nation’s top-ranked provider of comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation care to patients from around the world. RIC operates its 182-bed, flagship hospital in downtown Chicago, as well as a network of more than 50 inpatient, day rehabilitation and outpatient sites distributed throughout the region.

RIC sets the standard of care in the post-acute market through its innovative applied research and discovery programs, particularly in the areas of neuroscience, bionic medicine, musculoskeletal medicine and technology transfer. RIC holds an unparalleled market distinction with a record 6 multi-year, multimillion dollar federal research designations in the areas of spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, neurological rehabilitation, outcomes research, bionic medicine/rehabilitation engineering research, and pediatric orthopedics.