Posts tagged "Service Club of Chicago"

Service Club of Chicago Spring Luncheon "blooms" at the Ritz

Mary Lasky and Frances Renk.
The Service Club of Chicago hosted its annual Spring Luncheon with many ladies donning colorful and whimsical chapeaux for an afternoon at the Ritz on May 18. Nearly 300 guests turned out for this annual fundraiser for one of the oldest charitable organizations in Chicago, founded in 1890. Co-chaired by members Kristina McGrath and Susan... Read more »

Service Club plays Santa for local charities at festive holiday party

The Service Club of Chicago held its annual Holiday Luncheon, themed “The Twelve Days of Christmas” at The University Club of Chicago on December 4.  As is always the tradition, guests brought unwrapped gifts for children and families served by its charity partners.  This year’s recipient, social agency Hephzibah, supports at-risk youth throughout our communities.... Read more »

The Art of Charitable Giving Doesn't Mean You Need a Lot of Money

The Art of Charitable Giving Doesn't Mean You Need a Lot of Money
I remember distinctly the day my involvement with local charities began.  It was the PAWS Fur Ball and the organization was just in its early stages.  I took my Chihuahua Daisy to its first party and, the next day,  there was a half page photo of us in the Chicago Tribune.  It didn’t hurt that... Read more »
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The Service Club of Chicago's "Day on the Terrace" Fashion Show Comes to Life on Watch312.com Video! !

The Service Club of Chicago's "Day on the Terrace" Fashion Show Comes to Life on Watch312.com Video! !
This event has been a longtime labor of love for Service Club’s Chair Emeritus and event founder, Hazel Barr, who along with co-chairs Jean Antoniou, Saira Cooper and Tracey DiBuono (Tarantino), planned a fashion extravaganza that was a sell out with more than 260 guests.  The perfect summer day, themed “C’est Magnifique”,  started on the... Read more »

The Service Club of Chicago's "A Day on the Terrace": A Fashionable Summer Soiree (PICS!)

This event has been a longtime labor of love for this year’s Chair Emeritus and event founder, Hazel Barr, who along with co-chairs Jean Antoniou, Saira Cooper and Tracey DiBuono (Tarantino), planned a fashion extravaganza July 30th that was a sell out with more than 260 guests. The perfect summer day started on the Peninsula... Read more »

The Service Club of Chicago Goes Hollywood (PICS!)

For the 121st anniversary of the Service Club of Chicago, co-chairs Toni Canada, Laurie Davis and Dusty (Yolanda) Stemer enlisted the aid of top event designer, Tom Kehoe, to make their Gala dreams come alive!  The theme, “An Evening of Glamour at Club El Morocco,” got Tom and his team’s creative juices flowing as they... Read more »
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Service Club's "Day on the Terrace" Fashion Show (PICS!!)

Fashion Show VIP's:  Hazel Barr, show producer Tracey Di Buono, Peninsula's Greg Hyder and fashion show chair Jean Antoniou.
The annual Service Club of Chicago’s  “Day on the Terrace” Fashion Show was a sellout again this year at the Peninsula.  Fashion show chairs Jean Antoniou, Tracey Di Buono and event founder Hazel Barr planned another show stopping fashion extravaganza that included smashing runway looks from Escada, Luca Luca, Tory Burch, Starr Couture, Paul Stuart,... Read more »

Candid Candace Picks her Favorite Parties in Chicago!

The Joffrey’s “Couture & Cocktails” is always a crowd pleaser in September. The social scene in Chicago NEVER stops!  There are so many goings on around town, that you would need a team of interns to keep up with the invites.  I’m going to make it easy for you and give you a listing of some... Read more »

Brian Atwood, Hunky Designer of the Year Coming to Chicago!

The one and only Brian Atwood! Yeah, you heard me…that shoe designing god, Brian Atwood, will be coming to Chicago for a visit!!!  He will be appearing at Intermix, 40 E. Delaware, on Thursday, February 3rd, from 6- 8 PM.  There will be cocktails and music, but who needs anything other than BKA??!!! Brian, a former... Read more »
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My Favorite Photo Memories of 2010

My Chicago Magazine feature was definitely a year’s highlight! The City of Big Shoulders had busy feet visiting the many fundraisers, cocktail parties, soirees, get-togethers, galas, launches, previews, openings, meet-and-greets, luncheons, dinners, events, fests and weddings that took place this year.  There were so many moments that will never be forgotten with friends that I... Read more »