Friends of Marlene Legacy of Care

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.

THE FRIENDS OF MARLENE ARE PLANNING SOME EXCITING UPCOMING EVENTS

 

SUMMER IN THE CITY
Friends of Marlene
Fundraising Event
MONDAY, AUGUST 17
CHICAGO ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION HOTEL
WHITE CITY BALLROOM
12 SOUTH MICHIGAN AVENUE
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Music, beverage, food, friends and fun
At 5:00 and 5:30 PM docent-led historical tours will be provided by hotel of this iconic new Chicago landmark restored to it's glory
Tickets are $55.00 in advance and $65.00 at the door
 
 
For More information and to purchase tickets
 
 
Special THANKS to Our Exclusive Sponsor
  Toronto Logo
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FRIENDS OF MARLENE 6th ANNUAL FRIENDRAISER EVENT
WEDNESDAY,  NOVEMBER 4, 2015
HARRIS FAMILY ATRIUM
PRENTICE WOMEN'S HOSPITAL
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 

 

We also gratefully acknowledge those organizations and corporations that have provided ongoing support and sponsorship!

 

The Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau

as a Platinum Sponsor of our 2014 FriendRaiser Event

 

Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau

 

 

Toronto Visitors and Convention Bureau for sponsorship of our 2014 Summer Ravinia Event

 

Toronto

 

FOR THEIR ONGOING FUNDRAISING SUPPORT

 

ASSOCIATION FORUM OF CHICAGOLAND 

THE PROFESSIONAL CONVENTION MANAGMENT ASSOCIATION

 

 

Our Founding Sponsor OnPeak

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

FRANCINE PEPITONE OR JENNA CUMMINS

See a complete list of last year's silent auction and in kind sponsors > Click Here

OUR MISSION

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.

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LATEST NEWS

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.

Lurie Walk 2015

 

Financial Achievement                                                       
As of February 1, 2015, The Friends of Marlene have raised more than $241,000 in support of the Maggie Daley Center. 
 

Annual Giving

We recognize and thank those who have supported the Friends of Marlene annually since we began in 2010. Thank you!

 

  • Rhonda Chesney
  • Barbara Connell
  • Linda Cooper
  • Caryl Dillon
  • Rosemarie Dubrovich
  • Maxine Dulaney
  • Heidi Edinger
  • Jean and Tony Ferrone
  • John Folks
  • Mariann Gorman
  • Mark Henry
  • Jeanne Jacobson
  • Laura Jelinek
  • Susan and Richard Katz
  • Evelyn Laxgang
  • Steve Martin
  • Mary Beth Nowak
  • Carol Overman
  • onPeak
  • Larry Palmerson
  • Mary Patton
  • Francine Pepitone
  • Diedre Ross
  • James H. Sweeney
 

 

Thank You to onPeak, our Founding Sponsor 

Since the Friends of Marlene began its work, onPeak has generously provided both financial support and in-kind service each year. Thank you!

onPeak

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!