3rd Annual Ladybug Bash

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3rd Annual Ladybug Bash
A Taste of Chicago Culture, Ladybug Style!

March 23, 2013
7:00pm – 11:00pm

Chicago Cultural Center
Preston Bradley Hall

78 East Washington Street | Chicago

Atia’s Project Ladybug Fund invites you to experience an evening of Chicago decadence and culture, Ladybug-Style!

Set within the stunning Chicago landmark, with its rich history and majestic features, the 3rd Annual Ladybug Bash is sure to impress. The Ladybugs are infusing topnotch food tastings, and exotic entertainment celebrating Chicago’s distinguished culture, all while paired with the purpose of making a difference for children and families affected by childhood cancer.

 Proceeds from the event will benefit the mission and ongoing programs offered by Atia’s Project Ladybug Fund at The University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital.

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GENERAL ADMISSION: NO RESERVED SEATING

Purchase Ticket $65

An individual ticket that includes full access to the scrumptious sweet and savory food samplings from Chicago’s Top Chefs and restaurants, open bar service, live entertainment, silent auction and art gallery featuring regional artists and boutiques. No seating included.
 
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DONATION: FULLY TAX DEDUCTIBLE
In lieu of attending or in addition to my ticket purchase, I’d like to make a fully-tax deductible donation to help support Project Ladybug’s mission.

GENERAL ADMISSION: RESERVED SEATING AT A SHARED TABLE

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An individual ticket that entitles you to a seat at a table with full access to the scrumptious sweet and savory food samplings from Chicago’s Top Chefs and restaurants, open bar service, live entertainment, silent auction and art gallery featuring regional artists and boutiques.
 
GENERAL ADMISSION: RESERVED SEATING FOR FIVE AT PRIVATE TABLE

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A group package that entitles you to a private, reserved table with seating for five guests, with full access to the scrumptious sweet and savory food samplings from Chicago’s Top Chefs and restaurants, open bar service, live entertainment, silent auction and art gallery featuring regional artists and boutiques.

VIP TICKET

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An individual ticket that entitles you to walk the Red Carpet and a photo opportunity with Dina Manzo (during the first 30 minutes of the event), full access to a swanky VIP area boasting butler service, including silver tray passed food and private bar, and swag bag!
 

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SPECIAL GUESTS:
 
DINA MANZO
Founder of Project Ladybug, Host of HGTV’s Dina’s Party and former Star of the Real Housewives of New Jersey.

TED BRUNSON
Event Co-Emcee
Producer and Host of WGN’s Chicago’s Best.

REBECCA ORTIZ
Event Co-Emcee
B96 Chicago On-Air Personality and Host of CBS Radio’s Chicago Connection.
CLICK HERE to listen to the B96 and KHITS 104.3 radio interview about The Bash

MEG CASWELL
Chicago’s very own Host of HGTV’s Meg’s Great Rooms and winner of Season 6 Design Star!

PEACH CARR
Chicago Designer, Project Runway All Star and Season 8 Designer.

FRANK FONTANA
Host of The Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana an online DIY radio show, and designer appearing regularly on Design on a Dime and NBC’s TODAY Show.

NANCY TO
Miss Illinois United States 2012.


THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS EVENT SPONSORS:

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ATTIRE:
Guests are encouraged to wear their favorite evening attire.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS, PARKING & PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION:
Driving directions can be found by clicking here.
 
Convenient parking is located in the Millennium Park Garage, Grant Park North, Grant Park South and East Monroe Garages. For more information or directions for any of these parking garages, visit www.millenniumgarages.com or call 312.616.0600.
 
Both Chicago Transit Authority buses and trains, and Metra’s commuter rail lines stop conveniently near the Cultural Center. For detailed travel information visit www.transitchicago.com or call the Travel Information Center at 1-888-YOUR-CTA or 1-888-CTA-TTY1 (TTY).

RESTRICTIONS
GUESTS MUST BE 21 OR OLDER TO ATTEND


SPONSORSHIPS, ADVERTISEMENTS AND DONATIONS:
If you are interested in sponsoring the event, submitting an advertisement for our AD JOURNAL that will reach 500 people, or donating to our silent auction or art gallery, please Contact Us.
 

EXECUTIVE HOST COMMITTEE:

Event Chair
Laura Lutarewych, Director of “Atia’s Project Ladybug Fund”

Event Planner

Graphic Designer
Beth Swanson, Owner of “Studio Ruckus”

Committee
Georgia Papagiannis Beaulieu, Kym Bielecki, Ali Branch, Nycole Darrough,  Laura Dominici, Shari Duffy, Carrie Gowans, Karen Hawrysz, Melissa Johnson, Daniel Kinkade, Sam Menne, Patrick Meyn, Jody Mullen, Angie Nowak, Bobby Phillips, Jen Pither, Sara Scarlata, Ali Stone, Adam Thomas, Nancy To, Maricela Villarreal, Jeri Wilson, Kaylee Wilson, Lauren Zeien

Honorary Mention:
A special thanks to our website developer Hans Skillrud of “StickOutSocial”

PRESS INQUIRIES:
Contact Lauren Zeien at (651) 353-2569 or lzeien316@gmail.com.


Check Out Last Year’s Ladybug Bash!