Charity Register: October
October 01, 2013 | by Tegan Reyes | Pursuits
Breathtaking Fashion Show
PAINT THE WORLD PINK
What: Actress Diane Keaton is the featured speaker at the Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation Center’s 28th annual Fall Benefit Luncheon, whose “Purse-sue the Cure” silent auction allows attendees to bid on designer handbags.
When: October 3, 11 a.m.
Where: The Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave.
Tickets: Visit lynnsage.org
GLOBAL HEALTH INITIATIVE BENEFIT DINNER
What: Join the faculty of Chicago Lake Shore Medical Associates in supporting the Global Health Initiative Fund to benefit the fellows, faculty, and students of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine at this sixth annual dinner.
When: October 3, 5:30 p.m.
Where: The Peninsula, 108 E. Superior St.
Tickets: Visit clsma.com/ghi
COUTURE AND COCKTAILS
What: The Women’s Board of The Joffrey Ballet presents its eighth annual fashion show, this year featuring Neiman Marcus designs inspired by the dance company’s costumes.
When: October 4, 7 p.m.
Where: Park West, 322 W. Armitage Ave.
Tickets: Visit joffrey.org, or call 312-386-8921
What: The Woman’s Board of Rush University Medical Center has committed to raise $500,000 to support lung cancer research at the organization’s 87th annual fashion show—the nation’s longest continuously running charitable event of its kind.
When: October 17, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Palmer House Hilton, 17 E. Monroe St.
Tickets: Visit thefashionshow.org, or call 312-942-6513
RINGSIDE FOR MERCY’S SAKE
What: Cheer on some of Chicago’s most prominent financial figures as they go toe-to-toe in a boxing match to raise money for at-risk youth at Mercy Home’s 22nd annual black-tie event.
When: October 19, 6 p.m.
Where: Marriott Hotel, 540 N. Michigan Ave.
Tickets: Visit mercyhome.org/ringside, or call 312-738-7578
We caught the hilarious Bob Odenkirk behind the scenes during his Michigan Avenue photo shoot.