Archive for February 2010

Fun in the Sun in South Beach!

La Piaggia General Manager, Alex Maufroy, welcomes you to their Sunday party! It sure was exciting to escape from Chicago for a week to South Beach!  And even though the weather there was unseasonably cool for this time of year, we were quite content with sun and 60+ temperatures!  We packed a lot of activities... Read more »

Fashions Flourish at Joffrey Ballet Luncheon

Whitney Lasky, Artistic Director Ashley Wheater, honoree Shelley MacArthur Farley, Shawna Owen, Executive Director Christopher Conway and Elena Besser. The Joffrey Ballet hosted a luncheon recently at the Four Season’s to kick off “Cinderella.”  “Cindy’s Having a Ball” was co-chaired by Whitney Lasky, Shawna Owen and Elena Besser and brought out close to 300 women... Read more »

The Ladies See Red at Bunky's Tea

Bussing Bunky with Shauna Montgomery, Felicia Winiecki, Whitney Lasky, Toni Canada and Rebecca Besser. Man about town, Bunky Cushing, recently hosted his 16th annual Valentine’s Day Tea at the Four Seasons.  The Tiffany engraved invite requested that you wear red so it was a sea of crimson as 85 of the city’s leading ladies sipped... Read more »
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The March Issue: My Chicago Magazine Shoot

With Art Director Megan Lovejoy, photographer Erika Dufour and makeup artist Sharon Casey The phone call came out of the blue from former Tribune society scribe, Lucinda Hahn.  “Hi Candace, remember me?  I will be writing a story about you for Chicago Magazine.”   She followed me everywhere–even came to my house for Christmas (but by then... Read more »

Top Chicagoans Host Alzheimer's Kick-Off

Hosts Diane and Quintin Primo III ABC’s Terry Moran was due to fly in but the Washington, DC airport was closed.  This didn’t stop organizer Sugar Rautbord from having him there via Skype.  The Kick-Off Reception was hosted by Sugar, Jim Tyree, Diane and Quintin Primo III at his Capri Capital office in the Hancock... Read more »

Pottery Barn Opening Benefits Parkways Foundation

Tina Rayyan, Devon Mosley, Jonathan Johnson, Jenny Berg, Melissa Maynard, and Chris Sofka. My husband laughed when I told him I was going to be a host for the Pottery Barn opening this week.  He wasn’t laughing after he picked me up at 8 PM and the place was jammed to the rafters!  And even... Read more »
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