• 2017 •

Mother’s Day Initiatives

Chez Chicago

THE EVENTS

In 2017, we launched our Mother’s Day Initiative, featuring both a Leading Ladies Luncheon and our Mother’s Day Makeover Event. During this first year, we were able to provide over 150 Chicago mothers and cancer survivors with transformational makeovers including eyebrow shaping, hair styling, manicures, full makeup and professional headshots. It began with our fundraising efforts through our first Leading Ladies Luncheon, a special event held before the Kentucky Derby complete with large hats, bright colors, and fresh takes on spring fashion. This particular event was hosted by Michelle Relerford, Weekend Anchor for NBC 5 Chicago News, and included a fashion show, various keynote speeches, and delicious hors d’oeurvres.
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Leading Ladies Luncheon 2017
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Leading Ladies Luncheon 2017

Mother’s Day Makeover 2017
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Mother’s Day Makeover 2017

Leading Ladies Luncheon Recap 2017

Mother’s Day Makeovers 2017

Mother’s Day Makeovers 2017

MANY THANKS TO

Chez Chicago

Chez Chicago is a wedding venue and event space located two blocks from the Magnificent Mile downtown. The architectural design is modern simplicity meets urban elegance, complete with floor-to-ceiling windows, a custom glass staircase, and the finest caterers in Chicago.

Learn more at http://chez-chicago.com/

Our Partners:

Sponsors of these events included Sonya Martin Photography, Pangea Cares, Inspire All Media, Ms. Boutique, Generation Bliss, Banana Republic, FemCity, Fashion Fair, Dress for Success, Chez Chicago, CityGirl, and Chicago Woman.

Event Information

Leading Ladies Luncheon Host:

  • Michelle Relerford, Weekend Anchor for NBC 5 Chicago News

Fashion Show Host:

  • Lourdes Duarte, WGN Anchor

Keynote Speeches:

  • Katy Lynch, former CEO of Techweek
  • Jeannine Turner, MD, Cardiologist at Cardiac Wellness Consultants, SC and National Speaker for Go Red for Women
  • Bela Gandhi, Founder and President of Smart Dating Academy; as seen on the Steve Harvey Show, NCC Today Show, and Good Morning America

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