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"bounty of Evanston" theme of
celebrate!evanston 2014

July 14, 2014 | ECF Press Release

Evanston Community Foundation celebrates Evanston at its annual benefit on Sunday, October 19.

Celebrate!Evanston 2014 will feature a fall-themed dessert contest and a theatrical parody of the "Wizard of Oz" starring local celebrities. This year's venue is the Michigan Shores Club, 911 Michigan Avenue in Wilmette. The festivities will begin at 5:30pm.

extending the bounty

"Evanston is a resource rich community," said co-chair Lisa Altenbernd. "The goal of this benefit is to be able to extend the bounty to all parts of Evanston. The money raised at Celebrate!Evanston 2014 will help the Evanston Community Foundation with its mission to thrive now and forever as a just, inclusive and vibrant community."


Tickets to Celebrate!Evanston 2014 begin at $150. For tickets and more information, visit the Foundation's website (www.evanstonforever.org) or follow this link for online reservations.

Celebrate!Evanston 2013 - a very successful evening

Kari Fleischauer (Dance Marathon Community Relations Co-Chair), Sara Schastok (ECF President/CEO), Lisa Altenbernd (C!E Co-Chair)Greeting guests at Celebrate!Evanston 2013 were Kari Fleischauer (Northwestern University Dance Marathon Executive Committee), Sara Schastok, PhD, (ECF President and CEO) and Celebrate!Evanston Co-Chair Lisa Altenbernd. Photo by Jill Brazel




celebrate!evanston 2014 committee

Lisa Altenbernd, co-chair
Mary Finnegan, co-chair
Julie Chernoff
Diana Gourguechon
Joan Gunzberg
Kevin Mott
Patty Reece
Penelope Sachs
Gene Servillo
Keith Terry