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Chicago is one of the best cities in the world and even greater because of cultural institutions like the Lincoln Park Zoo.  The Lincoln Park Zoo is one of the oldest and  few world class cultural facilities that offers free admission to all patrons. Most of you reading this have been exposed to the Lincoln Park Zoo in some way; either for a date, sunny day solo adventure or even a run by zoo property. It’s a renowned Chicago institution that is able to  operate through generous donation from  supporters and volunteers.

They recently held a Preview party reception at the Hilton Chicago for the upcoming gala  “The Great Catsby.” In attendance were Mark and Kimbra Walter, John Alexander, John Fornengo, Wendy Krimins and others.

On Friday July 13 gala Chairs Suzanne Meder and Cindy Ross Polayes along with the Women’s Board will welcome guests to the 2012 Lincoln Park Zoo ball “The Great Catsby”

Guggenheim Partners who recently became controlling owners of the L.A Dodgers are the presenting sponsor for this gala that has been dubbed one of THE best parties in Chicago. Silver Sponsor are J.N. Pritzker/Tawani Foundation/Pritzker Military Library.

The Lincoln Park Zoo is one of our country’s oldest zoo  and their mission is: dedicated to connecting people with nature by providing a free, family-oriented wildlife experience in the heart of Chicago and by advancing the highest quality of animal care, education, science and conservation.  As citizens we should support as such and help in ways feasible.  To get involved by donating, volunteering, joining their auxiliary board or attending Zoo Ball make sure to check out their website: LINCOLN PARK ZOO for more information on on “The Great Catsby” ZOO BALL.


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