Everyone who knew Marlene, knew just what type of a person she was. In addition to being a legendary figure of the meetings and association community, Marlene had a gentle personality, a huge heart, and a passion for her life and work.
We also gratefully acknowledge those organizations and corporations that have provided ongoing support and sponsorship!
FOR THEIR ONGOING FUNDRAISING SUPPORT
ASSOCIATION FORUM OF CHICAGOLAND
THE PROFESSIONAL CONVENTION MANAGMENT ASSOCIATION
Our Founding Sponsor OnPeak
In collaboration with Northwestern Memorial Foundation, the Friends of Marlene Hetzel Palmerson provides meaningful financial support to help provide cancer patients with a variety of supportive care services during all stages of one’s treatment and recovery.
Association Forum 2016 Holiday Showcase
Many thanks to Association Forum of Chicago for showcasing The Friends of Marlene at the December 15 Holiday Showcase on December 15. Our sincere gratitude for the ongoing support.
Inaugural Golf Outing Raised Over $80,000
On October 3, the Friends of Marlene hosted the Inaugural Golf Outing at Stonebridge Country Club. 88 golfers, sponsors and Friends of Marlene enjoyed an outstanding event which included a post-golf dinner. Our sincerest gratitude to all who participated and especially our sponsors. For a full list of event sponsors click here.
Save the date for next years outing - Monday October 2, 2017
Stonebridge Country Club, Aurora Illinois
For more Information about sponsorship opportunities and foursomes contact:
Thank You - HospitalityFest- Hereschicago.com and Red Roof Inn
The Friends of Marlene received support from Hereschicago.com and Red Roof Inn of Chicago as a result of the recent Hospitality Fest. Our sincerest gratitude to Jim Grillo of Hereschicago.com and Mark Calderone of Red Roof for their generosity.
Summer in The City - A Great Success!
The event was a great success to provide supportive services to patients with cancer at The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University.
Our gratitude also goes to our exclusive sponsor, “Business Events TORONTO”.
Business Events Toronto
And to Jim Grillo of hereschicago.com, our thanks for acting as our “Fund A Need’ Auctioneer. All proceeds from the auction provide individuals with much needed supportive services.
Nancy Hays, thanks for the great music.
Kathryn Bradford, thanks for the photography.
GES, thanks of the signage.
SHANON VILLENEUVE, Business Events Toronto, JIM GRILLO, Heres Chicago, FRANCINE PEPITONE, Friends of Marlene Chair
(Photo by Kathryn Bradford)
As of December 1, 2016, The Friends of Marlene have raised over $400,000 in support of comprehensive cancer care at The Lurie Cancer Center of Northwestern Medicine.
We recognize and thank those who have supported the Friends of Marlene. Thank you
|For a complete list of donors click here|
Thank You to onPeak, our Founding Sponsor