The Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation will feature Academy Award-Winning actress and director Diane Keaton as guest speaker at its Annual Fall Benefit Luncheon on Wednesday, October 17th beginning at 11 a.m. at the Hilton Chicago, 720 South Michigan Ave.
Proceeds will support breast cancer research and educational programs as well as fellowships at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University.
The Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation’s 27th Annual Fall Benefit will be co-chaired by Michelle Friedman, Andrea Gordon and Ashley Hemphill Netzky. A silent purse auction to “Purse-sue the Cure” will feature new and collectible handbags from preeminent retailers, upscale boutiques and private collections. Event tickets are $250 per person and sponsorships from $500 - $20,000 are available by calling 312.926.4274. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at www.lynnsage.org.
LSCRF, Chicago’s breast cancer organization, will also “Light The City Pink,” turning Chicago’s skyline pink to raise awareness throughout the month of October.