Posts tagged "Ronald McDonald House"

Go behind the scenes at Macy's Glamorama 2014 with Jason Derulo and Before You Exit (Video and Lotsa Pics!)

Before You Exit with Jason Derulo
For this year’s Glamorama presented by Macy’s, a sell-out crowd of nearly 1,500 enjoyed an hour long show at the Harris Theater that featured fall fashions from Calvin Klein, Ryan Seacrest Distinction (is there anything this guy isn’t involved in?), I.N.C., Tommy Hilfiger and more!  For the 5th year, this high profile event benefited Ronald... Read more »

Max Herrick's story: Love and hope for Ronald McDonald House Ambassadors (Video)

The Herrick Family
I met Max Herrick and his family in the summer of 2012.  At the time, Max was the Ambassador for the Ronald McDonald House Charities and a real pistol.  He loved wearing jaunty hats, anything Star Wars related, dancing and ice cream and he had one of the most inspiring families I’ve ever met. Max... Read more »

Chicago White Sox "Step Up to the Plate" for World's Largest Ronald McDonald House

White Sox Gavin Floyd, Chris Sale and Jess Crain greet a little friend.
Chicago White Sox’ Jerry Reinsdorf, pitchers Chris Sale, Gavin Floyd and Jess Crain “stepped up to the plate” for a rooftop dedication ceremony at the 15-story Ronald McDonald House at 211 E. Grand on June 11.    The ceremony commemorated the White Sox commitment to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana with a... Read more »
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A Story of Love and Hope: Building the World's Largest Ronald McDonald House (A Watch312.com Production)

A Story of Love and Hope: Building the World's Largest Ronald McDonald House (A Watch312.com Production)
From humble desires to complete fruition, the story of the building of the World’s Largest Ronald McDonald House is an inspiring one. This love-filled documentary will make you laugh, make you cry and make you believe that goodness and hope can overcome all obstacles. The new Ronald McDonald house near Lurie Children’s opened June 26th... Read more »

Glamorama Tickets are Still Available (a FEW!) for Robin Thicke, Karmin and Meg & Liz! (See Windy City Live Video for More News!)

Glamorama Tickets are Still Available (a FEW!) for Robin Thicke, Karmin and Meg & Liz!  (See Windy City Live Video for More News!)
I appeared on Windy City Live today talking about ALL things Glamorama with perpetually darling co-host Val Warner in the Living Room!  Check out the video and find out just what it takes to put on an event of this size,  what to expect at the show, after-party news, back story info and performance updates!... Read more »

World's Largest Ronald McDonald House is Open and Filled with Love

Ronald McDonald House Ambassador Max Herrick cuts the ribbon!
It’s finally HERE!  After  much planning, hoping, wishing and fundraising, the World Largest Ronald McDonald House is OPEN!  I was honored to be there for this special celebration on a parking garage rooftop which was directly across from the House.   Throughout the impressive program, more than 600 attendees could plainly see the purpose for this... Read more »
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"Helping Hands" for World's Largest Ronald McDonald House

  Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana held their “Cement Hands Event” to celebrate the building of the World’s Largest Ronald McDonald House at 211 E. Grand Avenue in Streeterville set to open in 2012.  Streeterville residents and supporters of the House came out in droves to put their hands in cement... Read more »

Groundbreaking for World's Largest Ronald McDonald House!

Joe Endress, Mark Giangreco, Mike Kotynek, Max Herrick, Charles Tillman, Tiana Tillman, Jackie Tillman, Joe Antunovich, Pat Magoon and Doug Porter. Ronald McDonald, Chief Happiness Officer,  had much to celebrate this week with the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the World’s Largest Ronald McDonald House at 211. E. Grand in Streeterville.  The tent was packed with supporters, all wearing... Read more »

Macy's Passport Presents Glamorama Chicago 2010 (Plus All-Access PICS!)

This year’s Macy’s Passport Presents Glamorama show was all about fashion, fantasy, music and magic and was so over-the-top fabulous that it left guests breathless!  I was fortunate to attend the rehearsal earlier that day and I left the theatre with goosebumps.  This show began in Minneapolis and will go on from here to L.A.... Read more »
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