Archive for August 2012

Driehaus - Another Sensational Summer Soiree

Richard Driehaus
Once again all eyes in Lake Geneva were focused on the magnificent country estate of Richard Driehaus. This year’s theme was the 1940’s era, (my favorite) and guests arrived appropriately in 1940’s suits, hats, dresses, hairstyles, etc. Even Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall would’ve been envious of a 1940’s celebration of this significance and stature... Read more »

Birthday Bash for the President Obama

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Well, it was pretty interesting attending the President’s birthday party at the home of Marty Nesbitt and Anita Blanchard. It was quite intriguing listening to all the conversations about politics going on at the same time. I visited with friends and met some new people; one of the loveliest was Juanita Jordan and her children... Read more »

Regatta Revelry at Navy Pier

Regatta Revelry at Navy Pier
On late Sunday morning I made my way over to Navy Pier for the final day of the Chicago Match Cup, the only U.S. stop on the Alpari World Match Racing Tour.  A dozen of the world’s best sailing teams were competing for a share of $100,000 prize money and earn points towards the racing... Read more »

Alpari World Match Racing Tour in Chicago

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At W Hotel a very unique celebration was taking place on the terrace. Chicago was one of the stops for the 8th city world wide tour. Our city felt very special to honor all of these skippers. Upon entering the active W Hotel, the guests were escorted to an elevator designated just for Alpari. Beautiful... Read more »