The Service Club of Chicago's annual Spring Hat Luncheon, "Les Chapeaux pour les Femme" was held on May 10 at the elegant Drake Hotel. The event started off with a Champagne reception in the Gold Coast room followed by a luncheon where ladies and gents donned their finest chapeaux and helped kick off SC's annual year of giving.
This sold out affair attracted 350 guests to benefit Chicago’s oldest women’s charity. The theme was French and florals (with decor by Fleurtatious Designs) and evoked an afternoon in a French garden. Notable locals Kathy Brock, Shaun Rajah and Andrea Schwartz served as judges. Winners included Jody DeFord (Tres Jolie Award), Lisa Kraus (Tres Chic Award) and Greg Hyder (Best Men's Hat).
Raffle prizes included a one night stay in the Princess Diana Suite and 2 tickets to the Service Club Gala won by Heleni Tozotzolis, dining certificates to 12 Chicago restaurants was won by Catherine Grochowski, and a Hugo Boss handbag (valued at $1000) was won by Kathy Brown.
The event raised over $75,000 for the Service Club, an all woman non-profit founded in 1890 and celebrating 125 years of giving! (Fab photos by John Reilly Photography)
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