Charities & Foundations

Horses Without Humans

Horses Without Humans Charity Event

Gene & Georgetti’s was abuzz with some of Chicago’s biggest names for I On The Scene’s own charity event “Horses Without Humans” hosted by Founder, Irene Michaels to save horses in need. Guests enjoyed hors-d’oeuvres and cocktails and mingled over conversations about their own horses or their love for their own four-legged …

Friends of Prentice Saves Lives Again

Friends of Prentice Women’s Hospital recently celebrated their 32nd annual benefit in spectacular style with “Remember When,” an exciting 1980’s inspired party. Over 400 loyal followers gathered at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel to show their support and raise awareness for women’s health issues. Since their first fundraiser in 1985, …

Wearing White for a Cause: Erie – LaSalle’s 2.0 Party

For the 4th year in a row, the Erie–La Salle Auto Body Shop once again put their words into action and demonstrated to the community how to raise significant funds for an outstanding organization: Gilda’s Club of Chicago. The gala, “Red Carpet, White Party 2.0” attracted hundreds of loyal supporters …

Success at PAWS Chicago 5K Walk/Run

Aside from all the fun that was had at Chicago’s “largest dog-friendly charity walk” at Montrose Harbor, the event helped raise over $240,00 in support of PAWS Chicago. The annual walk, which is hosted by PAWS Chicago’s Professional Board, welcomes over 3,000 animal lovers. Thanks to everyone’s support, many more homeless …

Building a Better Tomorrow: The Aspen Hope Center

Crisis is defined as a noun, meaning: a time when a person’s amount of stress outweighs the ability to cope; whereas hope is defined as someone or something that is able to help and provide belief in a better tomorrow. At the Aspen Hope Center, their main goal is to …

Barbara Nelson: A Dynamic Personality in Aiken, South Carolina

In Aiken, South Carolina, Barbara Nelson is a name to be recognized. With dual roles as a Master of Foxhounds (MFH) at Whiskey Road Foxhounds and as a contributor to the Albrecht Center for Animal Welfare, Nelson is clearly an eye-opening innovator whose accomplishments are excellent examples for others to follow.

5th Annual Primo Classico Aids Effort Against Cyclical Homelessness in Chicago

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.

Amy Rule Receives Chicago CAC’s Luminary Award

The Union League Club of Chicago was the setting for the Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center’s 2nd annual Luminary Award Dinner. 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 …

“Toast to the Coast” at the Racquet Club in Chicago

Once again upholding its outstanding image in the Gold Coast community, the Gold Coast Neighbors Association recently held its annual “Toast to the Coast” event …. Founded in 1869 by a hundred upstanding citizens of the Gold Coast area, and surviving despite the small setback of the Chicago Fire in …

World Economic Forum

Power & Politics: The Enduring Importance of the World Economic Forum

Ever since 1971, Davos in Switzerland has played host to a unique event, one that draws the leading lights in business, economics, politics, and public advocacy together to discuss the major issues facing the world. The World Economic Forum took place this month, and its stellar line-up of guests and speakers reveals how relevant and important this event still is.