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150th Anniversary Awards

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78 E Washington St

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Honoring Judith S. Block, Dr. Dorene P. Wiese, and Peggy and Paul Bodine

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TICKET OPTIONS

$100 - Individual Ticket(s)

$150 - Anniversary Patron Ticket(s)

Sponsorships available starting at $500

EVENT SCHEDULE

  • 5:00 - 5:30 - Pre-Reception with honorees (Patron Ticket or Sponsor Ticket required)
  • 5:30 - 6:30 - Cocktail Reception with open bar and heavy hors d’oeuvres
  • 6:30 -7:30 - Awards presentation and performances by Elevating Youth Voices grant recipients
  • 7:30 - 8:00 - Reception resumes

150th ANNIVERSARY AWARDS HOST COMMITTEE

Co-Chairs - Nancy Snyder, Mary Murray, Francia Harrington and Vern Broders

Host Committee (in formation) - Mark Bacharach, Prudence Beidler, Marjorie Craig Benton, Dr. Barbara Bowman, Gloria Castillo, Caragh DeLuca, Marshall Field V, Sunny Fischer, Rita Fry, Dr. Linda Gilkerson, Phyllis Glink, Judith Walker Kendrick, Woody McCally, Dorri McWhorter, Dara Munson, Janet and Rodger Owen, Neil Peck, Angelique Power, Margot and Tom Pritzker, Kandace Thomas, Suzanne Velasquez, Allison Youngblood

ABOUT THE HONOREES:

Judith S. Block - Champion for Children Award

Judy Block's life work has been dedicated to all of Chicago’s children. She has served over 50 years in the city’s great cultural and education institutions as well as many foundations and human service agencies. Judy is a past Board chair and current Life Trustee of the Chicago Child Care Society. Judy is also a Life Trustee of her alma mater Northwestern University, a member and Chair of the Field Museum Women’s Board, and was the first woman to ever chair the Field Museum Board of Trustees.

Dr. Dorene P. Wiese - Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Wiese has spent 50 years advocating for children, and has dedicated her life to helping American Indian families in Chicago get the education they need to survive in today's world. She founded and serves as the President of the American Indian Association of Illinois that provides academic and other resources to over 100,000 American Indians in Illinois. Dr. Wiese is President of the Native American Educational Services, Inc. and serves as the artistic director for the Black Hawk Performance Company, which encourages Native youth to learn American Indian music and dance.

Peggy and Paul Bodine - President’s Award

Peggy and Paul Bodine have served as outstanding volunteer leaders for decades. Peggy is a member and past President of the Junior League of Chicago, and a member of the Field Museum Women’s Board. Peggy has also led many successful volunteer initiatives and helped raise critical funds to support Bright Promises Foundation’s growth. Paul is the founder of the Chicago School of Business Architecture Institute. He is a past President of Bright Promises and played an integral role in helping to develop the Foundation’s current innovative model of grant-making. Peggy and Paul are founding members of the Bright Promises Foundation Legacy Council.

THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS

Azteca Foods Inc.

Rodger and Janet Owen Trust

Diana and Bruce Rauner

Field Foundation of Illinois

William Blair

Gaylord and William Gieseke

Margot and Tom Pritzker Family Foundation

Finnegan Family Foundation

Aaron Paris and Helene Paris

Francis Beidler III and Prudence R. Beidler Foundation

Robert and Barbara Finley

Marshall Field V

Liz Stiffel

Marilyn Eisenberg

Jill and Grant Peters

Frederic and Nikki W. Stein

Robert and Leslie Zentner

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