Posts tagged "Jon Harris"

Rita Hayworth Gala raises over $1 million and honors "Still Alice" author, Dr. Lisa Genova

Honoree Dr. Lisa Genova, Princess Yasmin Aga Khan, Blaise Labriola.
The Alzheimer’s Association’s 29th Annual Chicago Rita Hayworth Gala returned this year on May 7th to the Hilton Chicago as one of the national organization’s biggest fundraisers. This annual spring black-tie event attracted more than 800 guests and included a cocktail reception with the high-energy CoverGirls violin show, a three-course dinner, program, auctions and live... Read more »

Jennifer Hudson Performs at Qatar Airways Gala to Celebrate its Inaugural Service to Chicago

Dr. Joaquin Brieva, Jennifer Sutton and Greg Hyder with friends.
The first direct route from Chicago to Doha, the capital city of the state of Qatar, opened for business on April 10th.  On April 11th Qatar Airways celebrated with a blow-out party for 580 guests at the Field Museum featuring Grammy and Academy Award winning artist Jennifer Hudson as the evening’s entertainment. The event began... Read more »

Common Threads Celebrates 10th Anniversary at World Festival 2013 with 65 Top Chefs

Top Chef Gail Simmons at VIP party with Small Threads
Common Threads celebrated its 7th annual World Festival and the 10th anniversary of this non-profit organization, an after school cooking program that hopes to get one million American kids moving away from fast food and toward healthy meals with their families by 2017.  It’s a lofty goal, but with the dedication and passion shown by... Read more »