Annual Reception

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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

  Toronto Business

 

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.

Summer in the City

SHANON VILLENEUVE, Business Events Toronto, JIM GRILLO, Heres Chicago, FRANCINE PEPITONE, Friends of Marlene Chair

(Photo by Kathryn Bradford)

 
Friends of Marlene Inaugural Golf Outing

October 3, 2016 - Stonebridge, Aurora, Illinois

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

Golf Tournament

 

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.

Team Marlene 2014 all

 

Financial Achievement                                                       

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.  
 

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
For a complete list of donors click here

 

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