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 support of the Lurie Cancer Center’s Maggie Daley Center for Women's Cancer Care at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
FOR SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES PLEASE CONTACT
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.
Friends of Marlene Inaugural Golf Tournament
October 3, 2016 - Stonebridge, Aurora, Illinois
Summer In The City - Great Success
The Summer In The City was a rousing success. Our heartfelt thanks to Tourism Toronto and The Chicago Athleltic Association Hotel.
Team Marlene Cheer for Cancer Survivors
Hearty in heart, although a bit cold - Team Marlene volunteers cheered for participants at the Lurie Cancer Survivors Walk on May 31. The Walk raised $226,000 with 4,000 particpants supporting the Lurie Cancer Center.
As of January 1, 2016, The Friends of Marlene have raised $300,000 in support of compreshensive cancer care at The Lurie Cancer Center of Northwestern Medicine.
We recognize and thank those who have supported the Friends of Marlene annually since we began in 2010. Thank you!
Thank You to onPeak, our Founding Sponsor
Friends of Marlene Receive PCMA Spirit Award
We are very proud to say that The Friends of Marlene is a recepient of the 2014
Professional Convention Management Association "Spirit Award."
Marlene would be most proud!