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.
Freeman Audio Visual
New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau
Marriott - Signature Boston - Starwood Hotels and Resorts
Visit Tampa Bay
Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau
United Services Companies
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.
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.
Gynecologic Cancer Survivor Course
On Saturday, September 17 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm (registration at 8 am) in Conference Room L South, 2nd floor of Prentice Women's Hospital, the Foundation for Women’s Cancer is partnering with Northwestern to host a "Gynecologic Cancer Survivor Course,” open to survivors, their families, friends and caregivers. There is no charge for the event, which will include lunch. Thank you to FWC for distributing information on Friends of Marlene on-site at the course.
Click HERE for more information and to register.
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)
October 3, 2016 - Stonebridge, Aurora, Illinois
Team Marlene Cheer for Cancer Survivors
Team Marlene cheered for the partipants at the June 5 Lurie Cancer Survivor Walk. There were 3,651 partipants and the event raised $276,000. Special thanks to Cathy Dunlap for coordinating Team Marlene. All proceeds benefit the Lurie Cancer Center at Northwestern Medicine.
As of January 1, 2016, The Friends of Marlene have raised over $300,000 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 annually since we began in 2010. Thank you!
|For a complete list of donors click here|
Thank You to onPeak, our Founding Sponsor