Posts tagged "Mayari Pritzker"

Record-breaking USO Gala honors actor Robin Williams

Scott and Lynn Magnesen.
The 2016 USO Star-Spangled Salute Gala was a dazzling night of patriotism and military pageantry in support of the USO’s 75th Anniversary. Held in Navy Pier’s Grand Ballroom, the event attracted over 800 guests and was a salute to our Active Duty, Guard and Reserve military and their families. Guests entered the ballroom through a... Read more »

What did Smashing Pumpkin's Billy Corgan do at PAWS Chicago Fur Ball that raised $90K?

Billy Corgan poses with the winning bidders and honorary chairman Bonnie Spurlock (R)
Rocker Billy Corgan made the 11th annual PAWS Chicago Fur Ball one that its sell-out crowd won’t soon forget!  He thrilled the attendees, first by BEING there, and secondly, by offering the top live auction prizes of the night! His initial donation was a private acoustic performance for four at his 1930’s style Chinese tea... Read more »

Chef Art Smith Cooks for the Dalai Lama!

Our own Chef Art Smith meets and cooks for the Dalai Lama in Toronto at The Canadian Tibetan Center. And fulfilled a life-long dream!  Acclaimed Chef Art Smith was invited by His Holiness The Dalai Lama to cook this past weekend in Toronto for his VIP guests at a luncheon hosted by The Canadian Tibetan... Read more »
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Chef Art Smith Racks up Another Fitness First!

Chef Art Smith loses 90 pounds, finishes the Chicago Marathon in 4 hours and 32 minutes and celebrates with friends at Hub 51 afterwards! Chef Art Smith has added another notch in his road-to-fitness belt by finishing the Chicago Marathon in the top third of a record field of over 38,000 at 4 hours, 32... Read more »

Inside Chef Art Smith's Private 50th Birthday Party!

Mayor Daley congratulates Chef Art Smith at his 50th birthday party. Fit, fab and fifty!  Chef Art Smith threw a party and EVERYONE came!  The private, by-invitation-only 50th birthday party for Chef Art Smith was held at the James Hotel on Sunday evening, February 28th.  150 friends packed the room to celebrate not only Art’s... Read more »