Misericordia Women’s Auxiliary Fashion Show raises $200,000+
Fashion Show Chairs: Anne Baetz (from left) of Glenview, Camille De Frank of Glencoe, Misericordia Asst. Exec. Dir. Lois Gates and Misericordia Exec. Dir. Sr. Rosemary Connelly, both of Chicago, Susan Ditzler of Glenview and Cathy Popp of Glencoe | Photo courtesy of Robert Kusel
EVENT: Misericordia Women’s Auxiliary Fashion Show
BENEFITING: Misericordia CILA
DATE: April 20, 2012
LOCATION: Palmer House Hilton, Chicago
Updated: May 18, 2012 12:12PM
The 28th annual Misericordia Women’s Auxiliary & Saks Fifth Avenue Open Hearts Open Doors Spring Luncheon and Fashion Show was held Friday, April 20, 2012 at the Palmer House Hilton Hotel in Chicago.
Seven hundred people attended the luncheon and fashion show which included a reception, silent auction and raffle. The event was sponsored by American Airlines, Accretive Health, Bel-Air Manufacturing, Schultz and Chez, LLP, and several individuals.
More than $200,000 dollars was raised to fund the next Misericordia CILA, Community Integrated Living Arrangement. Misericordia currently has seven CILAs located in the neighborhood communities. Each CILA allows up to eight adults, along with staff, to enjoy life in an independent setting while remaining connected to Misericordia’s vocational, spiritual, social and recreational programs.
Misericordia supports 610 children and adults with developmental disabilities, and is located in Chicago.
For more information, see misericordia.com. or call (773) 973-6300.