Posts tagged "Myra Reilly"

Holiday Cheer and Charity for the Service Club of Chicago

Hazel Barr, Elf and event chair Sheree Valukas.
Every year, the Service Club of Chicago, hosts a delightful Holiday Luncheon at the University Club.  This year’s theme, “12 Days of Christmas”, brought out almost 200 attendees to this glorious venue at 76 E. Monroe.  The room was beautifully appointed with a 20-foot-tall Christmas tree that glowed beneath the dramatic stained glass window.   An... 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 »

What VIC's (Very Important Chicagoans) Did for New Year's Eve!

Freelance writer and Chicago Magazine nightlife reporter, Amalie Drury, partied with friends Alex and Megan Menocal at their Albany Park apartment with champagne, singing and board games. Grilled rib roast, smoked salmon and squash Wellington were on the menu.
I’ve always been a fan of New Year’s Eve.  Granted, my plans have changed dramatically through the years from staying out all night, to dinner with friends to fun in the sun like this year.  Newlywed/friends , Kim and Bob Mills, were recently married but decided to wait to combine their wedding celebration with a... Read more »
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My Favorites of 2010

Mikey Mishlove strikes a buddha-like pose! Christmas cards, that is!  Welcome to 2011 and I hope your New Year’s Eve was all you had hoped it would be!  I received so many fantastic, beautiful, touching and creative cards this year.  I loved looking at all the family photos and how fast all of my friends’... Read more »

Top Chicago Chefs Highlight Service Club Fashion Show

Top Chicago Chefs Highlight Service Club Fashion Show
Chefs Ryan Poli (Perrenial) and Ryan Pitts (RL) strut their stuff in the finale of The Service Club of Chicago’s fashion show. I think this year’s “Day on the Terrace” Fashion Show, benefitting The Service Club of Chicago, was the best one yet!  There were gorgeous fall/winter collections presented from designers/stores such as Dennis Basso,... Read more »