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First Aid

| October 31, 2012 | Parties

The Party The Woman’s Board of Children’s Home + Aid celebrated its 92nd year at Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, which was vibrant with floral centerpieces of fuchsia orchids, hydrangeas and roses.
The Players This year’s Pauline K. Palmer Award (daughter-in-law to the famous Chicagoan Bertha HonorĂ© Palmer) was presented to Joan Wing for her 30-year commitment to the organization’s mission to provide hope and opportunity to children and families in need. Special guest speaker Andrea Thome, wife of baseball star Jim Thome, gala co-chairs Marcy Gookin and Michelle McCarthy, and President of the Woman’s Board Suzy Ahlquist joined nearly 400 guests for a successful evening in support of the organization. Photography by Robert Carl and Michael Litchfield


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