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Nancy Hayes

Nancy Hays Provides Entertainment - Summer in The City

June 20 - Thank You Nancy!

Join us for our Summer in The City Event, June 20!  Entertainment will be provided by cabaret singer and actress, Nancy Hays.  Nancy will be staring as Mame, in the August 20-28 performance of Auntie Mame at Light Opera Works in Evanston.  You won't want to miss her.  A former opening act for stars including George Burns, Rita Rudneer, Tommy Tune and others, Nancy recently played the role of Judy Garland in two PRP productions; a musical tribute recalling the historic conceert with Judy Garland and Liza Minelli at the London Paladium "Judy and Liza - Once in a Lifetime", as well as the recent aclaimed production of the musical "Boy from Oz".  Purchase tickets for the June 20 event - click here!

OUR SPECIAL THANKS TO THE SUMMER IN THE CITY EXCLUSIVE SPONSOR

TOURISM TORONTO

  Toronto Tourism

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Friends of Marlene Inaugural Golf Outing

October 3, 2016 - Stonebridge, Aurora, Illinois

For more information, contact
Felix Niespodziewanski at 312-907-6667.

Golf Tournament

 

Summer In The City - Great Success

Summer In The City

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.

Lurie Walk 2015

 

Financial Achievement                                                       

As of January 1, 2016, The Friends of Marlene have raised $300,000 in support of comprehensive cancer care at The Lurie Cancer Center of Northwestern Medicine.  
 

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
  • MaryBeth 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