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New Genes for Harry - Launch Event - May 19th

  • Firehouse Grill 750 Chicago Avenue Evanston, IL, 60202 United States (map)

We are super excited to Launch our new Foundation - New Genes,Inc.

Our family have created the Foundation and this event to raise funds to address childhood diseases that can benefit from Gene Therapy.

Our launch event on May 19th, 2018 will kick off our mission by raising money to continue to fund Research and Gene Therapy clinical trial development for Juvenile Batten Disease - a disease our son was tragically diagnosed with in October 2016.

It's a serious cause but it's going to be a fun night cause that's what it takes to raise money in these circumstances!

Expect food, drinks, live music, DJ Chas, a paddle raise, silent auction brimming with goodies and some karaoke mixed throughout!

Wear your best pair of jeans and add a splash (or a lot!) of ORANGE!

Please come and support New Genes, Inc...because there is nothing worse than a bad pair of genes!

Thank you to the following Sponsors!

SpringCM - Platinum Sponsorship - https://www.springcm.com/

Sanford Research - http://www.sanfordresearch.org/

ReVrb Sound - Entertainment Sponsorship http://www.revrbsound.com/

Wimzkl Video Sponsor - https://wimzkl.com/

Renee Zipprich - Floral Arrangements

Beth's Little Bakeshop - Cookie Table - http://bethslittlebakeshop.com/ 

And thank you to our many generous donors from the business community:

Steve & Kate's Camp | Kinship Restaurant | Koi Restaurant | Bennison's Bakery | Hoosier Mama Pie Company | Art Institute of Chicago | Wines of Humanity | Pure Barre | Patisserie Coralie | Corporate Mindfulness | Art Institute of Chicago | Chicago River Canoe & Kayak Rental | Good Sports Camps | Beauty Counter (c/o Molly Dunlap) | Heartwood Center | Bradford Portraits | Mudlark Theater | F45 @ EAC | Trattoria DOC | Spikeball | Benefit Cosmetics | Let's Tailgate | Stuart Rodgers Photography | Fonseca | Little Beans Cafe Evanston | Candlelite | Goldfish Swim School | Northlight Theater | Summer Stuff | Oasis Day Camp | Hip  Circle Studio | Taggart Electrical | The Chicago White Sox | Fonseca Martial Arts | Well Spring | 

Many friends, colleagues and strangers have donated as well. Their names are attached to donated items on our auction site - CHECK OUT OUR GOODIES! Click on MAKE A BID!