December 2011 Events
Join The Men's Club of Congregation Beth Judea of Long Grove on Jan. 23 as they travel to the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church of Grayslake to assist the staff in preparing, serving & cleaning up after a meal for the homeless. See calendar.
Updated: January 30, 2012 5:51PM
Men’s Club of Congregation Beth Judea of Long Grove: Preparing, serving and clean up after a meal for the homeless
Dec. 26. Travel to the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church of Grayslake on the evening of Monday, December 26 to assist the staff there in preparing, serving and cleaning up after a meal for the homeless. Open to all. The group, which lives mainly in Buffalo Grove and Arlington Heights, consisted of all ages from 13 to retirement and included 4 members of the Lake County Board. They are expecting to provide this much needed assistance again on Jan. 23 of next year. Call Linda Stark, Publicity Chairperson, Congregation Beth Judea, Long Grove, 847/459-0535 (home phone), 847/414-0702 (cell phone)
HighSight’s EVE of the EVE: 18th Anniversary Celebration and Fundraiser
Dec. 30, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., Great Hall of Union Station, Chicago. This black-tie optional event offers more than 2,000 young, hip, urban professionals the opportunity to mix and mingle, while jump-starting their New Year’s celebrations. Guests can enjoy an open bar, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and dancin to live music. Cash raffle with 5 prizes totaling $5,000; tickets $20. Silent auction featuring trips, sporting event and concert tickets, gift certificates, spas and museums. Tickets: $125 advance online at highsight.org; $140 day of/door. All proceeds benefit HighSight’s scholarship program. Melinda Green, firstname.lastname@example.org, (312) 787-9824, x 228.
Services for Adults Staying in Their Homes (SASI): A Gallery of Art by Older Adults
Through Feb. 12, 2012, 1123 Emerson, # 200, Evanston. SASI hosts a gallery showcasing quilter Mary Jo Bowers and painters Lowell Goone and Pat Schuler. All art is available for sale, with a portion benefiting SASI. (847) 864-7274, sasiathome.org.
The Northbrook Woman’s Club Foundation: Philanthropy Funds
Thru Feb. 14, 2012. The club is now accepting applications from organizations that wish to be considered for grants from the club’s Philanthropy Funds. Applications are available by calling Mary Wagley at (847) 480-8832 or by writing to the Northbrook Woman’s Club Foundation, Inc, P.O. Box 132 Northbrook, IL. 60065-0132. Completed applications must be postmarked by Feb. 14, 2012.
The Asian American Coalition of Chicago: 29th Annual Lunar New Year Celebration and Fundraiser
Feb. 25, 2012, Hyatt Regency O’Hare, 9300 West Bryn Mawr Ave., Rosemont. 5:30 p.m., ccktail reception begins and silent auction and exhibits open at 5:30 p.m.; 6:30 p.m. opening ceremonies followed by dinner, entertainment and awards ceremonies until approximately 10 p.m. Ticket sales available on a first-funded, first-seated basis. Advance purchase is required. Tickets are $800 per table of ten. Tippi Lee, (773) 463-8424, email@example.com, aacchicago.org. Some of the net proceeds to go towards flood relief victims in Thailand.
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