Posts tagged "Event Creative"

Shedd Aquarium goes "Frog Wild" at annual BLU gala

Happy guests pose beside the Shedd Aquarium's strawberry dart frog mascot at the BLU fundraiser.
More than 1,050 of Chicago’s young philanthropists attended BLU, an annual fundraiser for the Shedd Aquarium  hosted by its Auxiliary Board on July 25. Themed Frog Wild!, this fun-filled party raised more than $415,000 and celebrated Shedd’s new special exhibit, Amphibians. BLU Co-Chairs Jay Healy, Alexis Geocaris Sutton and Christina Talarico, along with the 80-member Auxiliary... Read more »

Lincoln Park Zoo Ball 2012: A $1 Million Record Breaker Featuring the Village People

The Women’s Board of Lincoln Park Zoo hosted its 35th annual Zoo Ball in one of my favorite venues in Chicago.  As 1,000 black-tie clad guests entered the zoo grounds through the East Gate, they were greeted by more than 30,000’ feet of dramatic sweeping tents.  Earlier in the day, due to heavy rains, one... Read more »

Fashion Meets Flowers at Fleurotica 2012

Spring was literally in the air at the recent Fleurotica Fashion Show where all of the breathtaking designs were constructed of flowers, leaves and other plant materials!   More than 300 people enjoyed this runway competition benefitting Garfield Park Conservatory presented by leading floral designers and one real life fashion designer, Peach Carr. The evening... Read more »

Chicago's First Red Dress Party Sizzles! (PICS!)

  Over 300 people came out to support Chicago’s First Red Dress Party benefitting the Aids Foundation of Chicago and the Equality Project.  This party began in the 1990′s when two gentlemen who were dating discovered they had both contracted HIV/AIDS.  They swore to one another they would each wear red to their partner’s funeral.... Read more »