festive evening reaps
bounty for Evanston
Proceeds of over $246,000 support the Foundation's initiatives and programs.
Celebrate!Evanston 2014 on October 19 was a huge success, attended by over 300 people and generously supported by more than twenty sponsors. A huge THANK YOU to all who contributed to a fabulous evening!
an evening of celebration
|The evening's volunteers, Northwestern University's Dance Marathon Executive Board members with ECF President and CEO Sara Schastok||The Wizard of EvanstOZ performers State Representative Robyn Gabel, Judy Kemp, Matthew Hunter|
"icing on the cake" dessert competition
And the winner is: Quince, selected by the evening's guests.
Other delectable dessert creations were provided by Bennison's Bakery, Feast & Imbibe, Hewn, and Whole Foods.
Pictured: Mary Finnegan and Lisa Altenbernd, co-chairs, with their husbands Paul Finnegan, left, and Steve Hagerty, right.
Committee members: Julie Chernoff, Diana Gourguechon, Joan Gunzberg, Kevin Mott, Patty Reece, Penelope Sachs, Gene Servillo, and Keith Terry
we thank our sponsors
corporate benefactors: Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC
platinum sponsors: Hagerty Consulting, IRMCO, Latham & Watkins LLP
gold sponsors: BMO Harris Bank, EcoTekk, Jenner & Block LLP, Make It Better, Nature's Perspective Landscaping, Inc., NorthShore University HealthSystem, Northwestern University, Pircher, Nichols & Meeks, Presence Saint Francis Hospital
silver sponsors: Edward Jones Investments, Evanston Now, Evanston Roundtable, First Bank & Trust, John J. Cahill Inc., Mather Lifeways, The Merion, North Shore Community Bank & Trust — A Wintrust Community Bank, Reed Smith LLP, Romano Wealth Management, Vinic Wine Company, Whole Foods Market Evanston
bronze sponsors: EvanstonHost.com, Farnsworth-Hill Inc., Mills Custom Audio/Video, Scott Byron & Co., Inc., Stuart Cohen & Julie Hacker Architects LLC, Three Crowns Park