The 27th annual Alzheimer’s Association Chicago Rita Hayworth Gala raised a record-breaking $1.7 million for Alzheimer’s Association care, support, and research programs on May 10, 2014, at the Hilton Chicago. More than 940 guests attended the Mother’s Day weekend tradition with sport icons Mike Ditka and Bobby Hull in attendance. Founded by Princess Yasmin Aga Khan, the gala is a tribute to her mother, Rita Hayworth, who lost her life to Alzheimer’s disease.