Tag: Kerry Wood

Sports stars and celebs join former Chicago Cub Kerry Wood at annual Woody's Winter Warm-Up

Ray and Michelle McElroy, Sarah and Kerry Wood.
Former Chicago Cub Kerry Wood hosted his annual “Woody’s Winter Warm-Up,” a celebrity bartending fundraiser to benefit the Wood Family Foundation, at Harry Caray’s 7th Inning Stretch and Chicago Sports Museum on January 12. The event is held during Cubs Convention Weekend and, this year, over 600 guests were in attendance including some of Wood’s... Read more »

Kerry Wood hosts star athletes, celebs at Woody's Winter Warm-Up 2017

Host Kerry Wood snaps selfies with fans at Woody's Winter Warm-Up.
In kicking off Cubs Convention weekend, former Cub Kerry Wood, along with wife Sarah, hosted their annual “Woody’s Winter Warm-Up,” a celebrity bar-tending fundraiser on January 13th at Harry Caray’s Tavern Navy Pier. Over 500 guests were in attendance including some of Wood’s celebrity friends, former/current Cubs players and coaching staff who jumped behind the bar... Read more »

Kerry and Sarah Wood host Storybook Gala for at-risk kids

Sarah and Kerry Wood with honoree Graham Allen and his wife Brooke.
The 2nd annual Storybook Gala, benefiting the Wood Family Foundation‘s after-school mentoring program (Pitch-In) for at-risk kids, was themed after J.M Barrie’s famed Peter Pan and was an unprecedented success raising over $500,000 for the non-profit. Hosted by Sarah and Kerry Wood on September 23, the event honored Graham Allen (CEO Sloan Valve Co.) with the... Read more »

Chicago Cub Kerry Wood goes country with star Chris Young for Woody's Western Roundup

Chicago Cub Kerry Wood goes country with star Chris Young for Woody's Western Roundup
Chicago Cub legend Kerry Wood and wife Sarah have “gone country” for their upcoming fundraiser titled “Woody’s Western Roundup” on Wednesday, October 22, at Joe’s Bar (940 W. Weed St.).  In addition to live music, the event will feature cocktails and food stations from some of the country’s top restaurants.  Proceeds will benefit the Wood... Read more »

Kerry and Sarah Wood Host Star Studded "Woody's Wiffle Ball Classic" in Wrigley

Jenny McCarthy at bat.
Former Cubs pitcher, Kerry Wood, and wife Sarah hosted their first annual Woody’s Wiffle Ball Classic tournament in Wrigley Field on Saturday, August 10,  benefitting the Wood Family Foundation.  Celebrities, sports stars and media personalities participated in this afternoon sporting event that brought Woody back to the mound.  It also featured a Home Run Derby,... Read more »

Woody's Wiffle Ball Classic: Former Chicago Cub Kerry Wood teams up with Bill Murray for 1st annual event in Wrigley Field

Woody's Wiffle Ball Classic: Former Chicago Cub Kerry Wood teams up with Bill Murray for 1st annual event in Wrigley Field
Who wouldn’t like to see retired Chicago Cub Kerry Wood pitch again in Wrigley Field!?  Well, now you can!  Woody will will be playing another type of ball game on Saturday, August 10….wiffle ball!!!   Kerry, along with the Wood Family Foundation, announces a ‘call for teams’ for the 1st Annual Woody’s Wiffle Ball Classic.  Sixteen... Read more »

"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 »

Chicago Sports Stars David DeJesus and Brandon Marshall Give Back for Charity

Kim and David DeJesus
Sports stars giving back is the theme for these next two events starting with Chicago Cubs newcomer David DeJesus!  He and wife Kim are keeping busy in the off-season by preparing for their upcoming fundraiser on Thursday, January 17, at the River East Arts Center to kick off Cubs Convention weekend.  “Strike a Pose” will... 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 »

Chicago's First Fashion Night Out: Celebs, Style, Brian, Brad and More!

Handsome designer, Brian Atwood,  and his darling fiance, Dr. Jake Deutsch, celebrate Fashion Night Out at Saks Fifth Avenue!
Chicago’s first Fashion Night Out had the stylish set running to their closets for the finale on Sept.8th,  of a two week long celebration.  The Magnificent Mile debuted the first shopping festival of its kind in the country with “In-Fashion:  The Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival Presented by MasterCard.” During the course of two weeks over... Read more »