Posts tagged "Tom Ricketts"

"Bricks and Ivy" Ball Raises $1.2 Million for Chicago Cubs Charities

Kerry and Sarah Wood
More than 840 guests helped raise $1.2 million in a night filled with glamour, baseball and community at the recent Bricks and Ivy Ball to benefit Chicago Cubs Charities. Cubs owners, managers, players, front office associates and fans gathered together at Navy Pier’s Grand Ballroom to enjoy cocktails, dinner, silent/live auctions and live music by... Read more »

Windy City West's 25th Anniversary Party: Celebrities Celebrate Chicago and Honor Tom Ricketts

Michael Mann, Richard Kind, Dennis Farina and Jeff Garlin
M Street Kitchen and Stella Rossa Pizza Bar in Santa Monica were the places to be for the 25th anniversary of Windy City West!   This popular culinary event attracted more than 500 talented Chicagoans from film, television and music for a celebration of food, fun and friendship.  This party began as a way to... 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 »
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Chicago Gateway Green's 20th Green Tie Ball Highlights

The 20th Green Tie Ball returned to the Emerald City (at A. Finkl & Sons) with over 2000 supporters happily skipping along the yellow brick road to benefit Chicago Gateway Green’s expressway, gateway and neighborhood beautification programs.  Over sixty restaurants participated along with lots of recognizable faces in the crowd.  Windy City Live’s Valerie Warner... Read more »

Robert Redford Charms Chicago at "The Conspirator" Premiere Party (PICS!)

Robert Redford Charms Chicago at "The Conspirator" Premiere Party (PICS!)
  Okay, the buzz around town in the lead-up to this film premiere was palpable!  The American Film Company and the Chicago Cubs along with Michigan Avenue Magazine planned a party and EVERYONE wanted to come!  The screening at the AMC River East was packed with bold-faced names like Stella Foster, Linda Johnson Rice, Neal Zucker, Chaz... Read more »

"Tropicure" Bear Tie Ball is a Record Breaker!

Beautiful Union Station was the venue for the 18th Annual Bear Tie Ball. Over 500 guests raised over $450,000 in one night for the 18th Annual Bear Tie Ball benefitting Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation.  Guests included past honoree Gary Fencik and his wife Sandy, Sylvie and Todd Ricketts (who was honored with the 2011... Read more »
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