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Cavalia’s Odysseo

Cavalia’s Odysseo: Under the White Big Top – Chicago

Rising 125 feet into the air, the White Big Top sits on the south lot of Chicago’s Soldier Field bearing more resemblance to an Arabian-style castle than a show tent. Imagined by French-Canadian creator and artistic director, Normand Latourelle, the Odysseo lakefront compound (five tents including stables) has captured the …

Face the Future Foundation’s

Face the Future Foundation’s Disco Ball

For children born with cleft palate or other craniofacial differences, there is no easy road to “normal.” These kids often face difficulties with their speech and language development, experience dental problems and a higher risk of ear infections and hearing loss, and suffer diminished self-esteem from looking different than their …

5th Annual Primo Classico

5th Annual Primo Classico

The 5th annual Primo Classico brought together 350 guests in support of an ambitious mission: to break the cycle of intergenerational homelessness and poverty for families in Chicago.

Café Society

Café Society

Café Society, the latest film from four-time Oscar winner and prolific director and screenwriter Woody Allen (46 films and counting!). Hosted by Metropolitan Capital the event was in collaboration with Amazon Studios and Executive Producer Ron Chez, a venture capitalist, and investor. Café Society is the third in a four-film financing …

Amy Rule Receives Chicago CAC’s Luminary Award

The evening honored First Lady of Chicago Amy Rule, who was recognized for her dedicated work on behalf of children who have suffered from sexual abuse. The fundraising event, co-chaired by Sheila McGinn Dorman, COO of Northern Trust Securities, and Mara Walsh, drew over 350 corporate, community and civic leaders …

Face the Future Foundation Gala

Face the Future Foundation is gifting smiles, building brighter futures, and transforming the lives of children. Over 300 supporters attended the annual gala, this year themed A Night on the Nile, which benefited the Craniofacial Center at UIC College of Medicine. The Foundation supports the Center in the care and …

Primo Classico

Primo Classico Soars in Support of Homeless Families

The 4th annual Primo Classico was held at Hawthorne Global Aviation Services in Wheeling, IL. Benefiting the Primo Center for Women and Children, the fundraising event was a spectacular evening of sensory overload. Hosted by Diane and Quintin Primo and chaired by Cassie Carver of Lake Forest Sportcars, the evening attracted over 350 attendees who, once again, experienced the European luxe life. But this year it was taken to a whole new level.

Evening with Israel Idonije

An Evening with Israel Idonije

An Evening with Israel Idonije, former Chicago Bear and NFL star, Israel “Izzy” Idonije is known as a powerful voice and force for good in the humanitarian arena. Approximately 200 guests came out to support the foundation’s programs which have benefitted over 8,000 youth in Chicago-area and other communities across …

Easter Seals’ Modern Classic

Easter Seals’ Modern Classic brings our Chicago’s culinary A-List chefs

Easter Seals’ Modern Classic came to fruition because of Kevin’s desire to recreate a celebrity chef event, similar to one he had done before with his longtime friend, Tom LeClair, Easter Seals’ Vice President of Development.  That event was held for an organization in Springfield where Kevin grew up and …

Israel Idonije

Israel Idonije Foundation Hosts Third Annual Fundraiser, “An Evening With Israel Idonije”

It’s hard to find a sports figure more beloved than Israel Idonije. There are only a handful of athletes who make such an ongoing powerful contribution within their community and overseas. Israel Idonije is an extraordinary example in this class and the third annual fundraising event for his namesake foundation …