Archive for April 2018

What you need to know if you're going to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal wedding

What you need to know if you're going to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal wedding
Not everyone received a golden ticket to the Royal nuptials but that doesn’t mean Harry and Meghan don’t want you to join them! The marriage of HRH Prince Henry of Wales and Ms. Meghan Markle will take place in Windsor on Saturday, May 19 and the countdown has begun in earnest for an amazing day... Read more »

New nonprofit, Enchanted Backpack, provides school supplies to underprivileged kids

Founder Carol Lavin Bernick and Director, Hillary Fash with principals who received Enchanted Backpack donations this year. (From L--Melissa Sepulveda, Lourdes Perez, Carol Lavin Bernick, Marsha Alexander and Hillary Fash).
The Lavin and Bernick Families hosted more than 300 guests at The Montgomery Club on April 18 in River North to announce the launch of their new nonprofit Enchanted Backpack.  This organization addresses the need among thousands of Chicagoland students who do not have the supplies or resources fundamental to learning and excelling by delivering... Read more »

Designer Borris Powell kicked-off Fulton Market Expo with a kick-ass fashion show

Adiat Baker, her sister Iya Bakare and Chef Markus Ford all wearing Borris Powell Designs with the designer.
Award-winning fashion designer Borris Powell showcased his 2018 fall/winter collection to kick-off Fulton Market Expo on Saturday, March 7. Before a spillover crowd of nearly 200 friends and supporters, Borris opened his show, themed “Sides of Me,” with a love song, “Make You Feel My Love” by Bob Dylan. (See him sing here). It was... Read more »

Dr. Jane Goodall keynotes "Women in Science" luncheon for Field Museum

Dr. Jane Goodall blows out candles on her 84th BD cake presented by Sheraton pastry chef at the Field Museum's "Women in Science Luncheon." (Photo by Kyle Flubacker).
Wearing a chimpanzee pin on her black sweater and a necklace bearing a charm shaped like Africa, Jane Goodall, primatologist, conservationist and human rights champion, addressed the sellout crowd of over 1000 during the Field Museum’s “Women in Science Luncheon” at the Sheraton Grand Chicago on April 3. The afternoon began with a welcome by... Read more »