Posts tagged "Ryan Dempster"

Joe Maddon's "Try Not To Suck" star-studded benefit golf tourney

Host Joe Maddon and comedian Tom Dreesen (who served as emcee).
You gotta love this title, “Try Not To Suck”, for Cubs’ manager Joe Maddon’s golf tourney/fundraiser held at Bryn Mawr Country Club on August 15.  The event featured a star-studded cast of characters including actor John Cusack, comedian Tom Dreesen (who served as emcee), former Cubs Kerry Wood, Ryan Dempster, Steve Trout, Fergie Jenkins, Bob... Read more »

Kerry Wood Hosts "Woody's Winter Warm-up" Fundraiser at Harry Caray's

Kerry and Sarah Wood are thrilled that the live auction package was doubled for $14K!
Friday night was a sports lover’s dream come true as newly resigned Cubs pitcher, Kerry Wood, and his beautiful wife Sarah hosted their first  “Woody’s Winter Warmup” fundraiser for their Wood Family Foundation. When we arrived, Kerry and Sarah were being interviewed by every news station in town while players were arriving in droves.  It... Read more »

Ryan Dempster's "Casino Night" Brings out Athlete Friends

Ryan, Jenny, Brady, Riley (who has 22q) and Finley Dempster.
The Second Annual Ryan and Jenny Dempster Family Foundation Casino Night was held at the Palmer House recently.  This event was dedicated to raising awareness of the disorder, 22q11.2  Deletion, that affects their little daughter Riley.   The night raised $300K for the Dempster Family Foundation,  “Strike Out 22q”. Guests enjoyed delicious Palmer House hors... Read more »