Posts tagged "Charity"

Looking for something to do tonight? Join me and have some caribbean and support the fight against cancer

Cancer is personal to all of us is the motto of annual Goombay Bash.  The caribbean themed event which benefits the H foundation is tonight.  And it’s not too late to join in on the fun.  I am an honorary board member for the H Foundation since I went to my first Goombay Bash as... Read more »

Bright Pink Fab Fest 2012

Lindsay Avner, founder of bright pink
Bright Pink‘s 3rd annual Fab Fest was Sunday and what a fabulous time it was.  Bright Pink, founded in Chicago, is “the only national non-profit organization focusing on the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women while providing support for high-risk individuals.” I am a huge supporter of this organization... Read more »

Motivation Monday: Join me and sign up for Fab Fest

It’s Motivation Monday and for your afternoon motivation I want to encourage you to join me and sign up for Bright Pink’s Fab Fest. Inspired by my friend Scott from Norton Sports who started #mmdm, make my day monday, to write about a cause important to each of us I decided to tell you more... Read more »

Are you fit and fab? Join Bright Pink's Fab fest

Bright Pink is having their 3rd annual Fab Fest, formerly known as fit fest, and it’s sure to be a great time.  If fitness is your thing, you love helping out charities and/or you’re just absolutely fabulous this event is for you.  Fab fest consists of a day full of fun workout classes led by... Read more »

5 questions with Comcast Sportsnet Chicago

Today Comcast Sportsnet has posted my interview with them.  They asked me 5 really great questions I think will let readers know more about me.  I hope you guys can check it out.  I talk about my favorite charities, my favorite Bulls memory and much more.  Let me know your thoughts.  I always want to... Read more »

Would you run in your skivvies? These people did

Fun group grabbing food at the after party at Kroll's in the South Loop.  Great healthy food options, fyi.
Hundreds came out yesterday to run in their underwear at the 1st inaugural Undie Dash 5k.  Let me tell you everyone there was proud to wear their undies! A portion of the proceeds also went to one of my favorite charities, BrightPink. The participants were amazing.  Everyone was creative, fun and excited.  They made for... Read more »

Help the Kyle Korver Foundation during NCAA March Madness

NCAA March Madness has begun and you can help the Kyle Korver Foundation raise money for Chicago’s very own Brown Elementary School(where most of the students are below the poverty line).  The Kyle Korver Foundation has partnered with and they need your help. turns unused gift cards into funds that help organizations in... Read more »

Work off that Turkey dinner at the FREE Black Friday 5k

Come work off that awesome Thanksgiving feast at the 1st ever Black Friday 5k.  We all need a little motivation to get moving the day after a holiday, and this is your perfect chance.  Come join many Chicago Now Bloggers and participate in the 5k.  Bring everyone you’re grateful for to join you on the... Read more »

Michigan Ave. Magazine Cause Celebs Event, Tonight!

Tonight is Michigan Ave. Magazine’s Cause Celebs event.  Michigan Ave. Magazine has written a piece this year about 13 women focusing on charity in our great city of Chicago.  I am honored to be included as one of those women.  Each woman is featuring a charity that is very dear to their heart.  Tonight from... Read more »

Fit Fest was a great success!

These Zon Bright pink items were in our awesome gift bags!  Zon Bright Pink fitness equipment will be on sale at all Sports Authorities starting in October *photo provided by Joe Dowling
Fit Fest was a fun filled day of exercise, charity and bonding! I’m a little sore from all the great workouts yesterday.  The day was a success and Bright Pink raised over $21,000 because of the 100 people that had pledged to raise at least $200 for the organization.  The day was filled with 7... Read more »