The Best Fundraisers Around Chicago and the North Shore

There are so many outstanding nonprofits in the Chicago area, which means there is always a glamorous gala or fabulous fundraiser to get excited about. Here are some of our favorite events: Art, Antiques & Home Décor Chicago International Art, Antique & Jewelry Show RIC Women’s Board Preview Party (April 2016) Infant Welfare Society Showhouse […]

Better Makers: $1.2 million Raised for Chicago Shakespeare Theater in Urban Communities

On June 8, 2015 the Chicago Shakespeare Theater celebrated its 2015 Gala at Navy Pier, raising $1.2 million for Chicago Shakespeare in Urban Communities initiatives. Three hundred and fifty of Chicago’s civic, corporate and cultural leaders attended the event benefitting CST’s award-winning engagement programs including Team Shakespeare education initiatives and Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks. […]

Zoo Ball 2015: Hear Them Roar

Every July, the Women’s Board of the Lincoln Park Zoo hosts the Zoo Ball, a unique event where Chicagoans can support the zoo and gather for an elegant, black-tie evening complete with cocktails, dinner and dancing alongside the animals . As Lincoln Park Zoo’s largest fundraiser, the event requires meticulous planning and execution. Denise Stefan […]

Les Turner ALS Foundation: The Little Engine That Could Cure ALS

Each fall for 25 years, musical purists and collectors traipsed to the parking lot of Old Orchard Center, where a yellow tent promised rare finds in LPs, old 78s, 45s, 8-tracks and cassettes. Until the age of compact discs (and, really, until digital formatting and MP3s achieved their grand takeover), the Mammoth Music Mart offered […]