Wish I May
3RD ANNUAL GALA & WINE DINNER
to benefit awareness and research for a cure of TSC
Thursday, May 15, 6:00 p.m.
Global TSC Awareness Day
Wine dinner featuring menu specially created
by Chef Khellil paired with wines from
Parducci Winery, "America’s Greenest Winery"
Cocktail or Business Attire Preferred
T I M E
6:00 p.m. Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and silent auction
7:00 p.m. Dinner and live auction
Artbeat Live performance, music and dancing to Rafael Mendez & The Fabulous House Rockers
P L A C E
Deer Path Inn, 255 E. Illinois Rd, Lake Forest, IL 60045
P R I C E $125 per person
Group seating and sponsorships are available by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org or more information at http://www.bcureful.org/sponsor
M E N U
Dinner paired with Parducci Small Lot Blend Wines–Artisan Crafted Varietals
Pizza Margherita, Bacon-Wrapped Dates, Chicken Quesadillas with Salsa
Arugula with pear, gorgonzola cheese, walnut and truffle balsamic vinaigrette
Chicken Piccata with a lemon, caper and white wine sauce, accompanied by chef’s seasonal vegetables and potato
Pork Loin with marsala wine sauce, accompanied by chef’s seasonal vegetables and potato
Grilled Salmon with polenta and rapini
Trio of Tapas Desserts
Special guests include Mrs. Alaska, Erica Chilla who was crowned Mrs. Alaska United States 2014 on March 8th. Her platform is promoting awareness of TSC following her son’s diagnosis Her goal is to make TSC more commonly known and to focus resources on a cure. Erica will be continuing her journey to the Mrs. United States competition in Las Vegas in July.
Entertainment Featuring Live, Mrs. Alaska and Rafael Mendez & the Fabulous House Rockers
Entertainment at the WISH I MAY event includes Live, a high-energy performance art show by world renowned painter Elliott From (recently featured on ABC’s Windy City Live). From creates one-of-a-kind portraits in a matter of minutes to music with explosive brush strokes, vivid colors and expressionistic style. Two paintings created at the WISH I MAY gala will be auctioned off LIVE to benefit TSC research.
Local music legends Rafael Mendez & The Fabulous House Rockers will provide guests with the opportunity to dance the night away to their unique combination of blues, Latin rhythms and funk at WISH I MAY.
Funds raised are earmarked to aid in the development of a TSC Center at Lurie Children’s Hospital and help fill a gap in funding for research at NYU’s Medical Center.
About and Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC)
Julie Scroggins, founded the 501(c)(3) non-profit organization to focus resources on Tuberous Sclerosis Complex, or TSC. TSC is a genetic disorder that affects one in 6,000 newborns causing non-malignant lesions to develop in the brain and other vital organs. Although the growths are almost always benign, they can cause devastating effects on multiple aspects of development. It’s estimated that one to two million people worldwide have TSC.
mission is dedicated to accelerating research towards a cure of Tuberous Sclerosis Complex while raising public awareness of the disorder. Research for TSC has led to breakthroughs in autism, epilepsy and some forms of cancer.
“It is one of the most exciting times in medicine and especially in TSC research. The goals of the NYU Medical Center and are to help organize collaborative efforts to focus research on projects that can truly advance both our understanding of TSC, and most importantly, to improve care and treatment in the near future.”
-Dr. Orrin , NYU Medical Center
is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, all-volunteer organization founded to focus resources on Tuberous Sclerosis Complex, or TSC. TSC is a genetic disorder that affects 1 in 6,000 newborns causing non-malignant tumors to develop in the brain and other vital organs. Although the growths are almost always benign, they can cause devastating effects on multiple aspects of development. It is estimated that 1 to 2 million people worldwide have TSC. Research for TSC has led to breakthroughs in autism, epilepsy and cancer.
A heartfelt thank you to Sponsors:
SILVER STAR SPONSORS
MultiMetals Product Corporation
BRONZE STAR SPONSORS
RISING STAR SPONSORS