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Friday evening we kicked off our weekend fun(d)raising for a noble cause while dancing the night away with members and guests of The University of Chicago Cancer Research Foundation(UCCRF) Associate Board. This was their first Gatsby Gala and the dashing ladies and dapper gentlemen in attendance heeded the suggested dress code of Gatsby/20′s attire* with ladies in flapper dresses, feather headbands and gents in tuxes, fitting suits and hats.
The UCCRF Associate Board, founded in 2001, consists of young philanthropists dedicated to raising the funds necessary to aid in the prevention and cure of cancer at the University of Chicago Cancer Research Foundation. The University of Chicago Cancer Research Foundation (UCCRF) plays a key role in helping the University of Chicago Comprehensice Cancer Center (UCCCC) enhance cancer care, develop more effective and safer therapies, and promote prevention and screening research.
Joe Shaefer, Zachary Smith, Molly Potter, Corina N.
Guests UCCRF Gatsby Gala
Guests noshed on appetizers by Jewell catering and a premium open bar at the SOLD OUT fundraiser where they also had the opportunity to bid on a plethora of auction items that included wine from Hart Davis Hart, Jim Beam gift basket, 3L Caymus Cabernet, Chef tasting menu at Gemini Bistro, donuts, dinner and theater tickets and so much more. It was a great event and glad to see the board members,their friends and supporters get dressed up to come out and help raise money for a good cause. Some of the guests in attendance included Suzanne Nolan, Amy Creyer, Gordon Arlen who had on the Dior Homme SP ’13 military jacket(slightly obsessed with the jacket & it’s buttons), James Berger, Honour and John Thornton, Katie Sickling, Ruthie Neumeier, Catherine Napier, Joe Shaefer, Cotton Harrold, Danielle Quivey, and many more.
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If you would like to be a part of the organization or want more information be sure to contact them @UCCRFAssocBoard or Facebook
*Loving the trend of Gatsby inspired parties going on lately and can’t wait for the movie to come out this summer.