2012 Chicago Lighthouse Seeing What’s Possible Dinner Honors Former Mayor Richard M. Daley May 24
Chicago, IL, May 06, 2012 –(PR.com)– To celebrate his groundbreaking efforts in making Chicago one of the nation’s most accommodating cities for people with disabilities, The Chicago Lighthouse will honor Former Mayor Richard M. Daley at its 2012 “Seeing What’s Possible” Annual Dinner on Thursday evening, May 24.
Co-chaired by Arturo and Jeanette Saenz, this very special event will take place from 5:30 to 9 pm at Chicago’s elegant Four Seasons Hotel, 120 E. Delaware.
Also being saluted is The North Suburban Healthcare Foundation (NSHF) for their history making gift of $1 million, enabling the 106 year old agency to open a new comprehensive facility in Glenview to serve residents of the northern suburbs.
Serving as emcee will be award-winning broadcast veteran Bill Jurek, who directs the Lighthouse’s radio program and is totally blind.
As an added attraction, there will be a guest appearance by Jeffrey Owen Hanson, an 18-year old artist and media sensation who is visually impaired. Jeff’s paintings hang in the homes of Sir Elton John and Warren Buffet, and his artwork has recently been featured on CNN Headline News.
“Seeing What’s Possible” individual tickets are $350 and $500; price point determines preferred seating. Parking will be available with valet service for $31 and Self Park for $29, up to four hours. To purchase event tickets, visit https://chicagolighthouse.org/store/event-tickets.
For more information, call Special Events at (312) 997-3679 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
About The Chicago Lighthouse:
The Chicago Lighthouse, whose credo is “Because there is still hope,” was founded in 1906, and is one of the nation’s most comprehensive social service agencies. Housed under its roof are the oldest and most prominent vision care and rehabilitation program in the U.S.; a nationally acclaimed school for children with multi-disabilities; a world class employment services program; one of the few remaining clock manufacturing facilities in America; a VA program serving veterans in all 50 states; and a radio station. For more information, visit www.chicagolighthouse.org.
Chicago Lighthouse for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired
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