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On Saturday, October 10, the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago hosted one of the city’s premier cultural events, the 40th annual Columbian Ball. For the first time in its history, this event was held virtually, providing attendees with unique entertainment and activities from home raising and raising mor than $1.2 million, which will go toward funding the Museum’s educational programs, exhibits, and experiences. Click through for more images from the evening. Read more
JDRF held the 40th annual One Dream Gala at McCormick Place on Saturday, December 14. Sponsored by Chicago magazine, the evening raised more than $7 million for type 1 diabetes (TD1) research advancements. Guests enjoyed a silent auction of over 400 packages, a delicious meal, live auction items, powerful speeches by JDRF leadership, and a special performance by Third Eye Blind. The global record-breaking fundraising total will accelerate life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat T1D and its complications. For more information, visit the JDRF Illinois website. Read more
On November 16, 2019, the National Historic Landmark Auditorium Theatre hosted its Annual Fall Gala, raising over $230,000 for the theatre’s programming, creative engagement, and restoration/preservation efforts. The evening began at the Palmer House Hilton with a cocktail reception and dinner, and finished at the Auditorium Theatre with a performance of Chicago Celebrates Sondheim!, featuring singers from across the city. For more information, visit the Auditorium Theatre’s website. Read more