Susan Ellefson Kurtz, Gianna Tetrick & Jacqueline Hayes
Grant DePorter & Dutchie Caray
Henry Bianco & Debbie Sons
Holly Rust & Travis Russell
Brendan & Kristin Reilly with Carrie & Ruben Ruban
Lee & Sandy Golub
Kristen & Todd Hiepler
The Party: The Greater North Michigan Avenue Association celebrated at a Mag Mile-themed gala at the Swissôtel Chicago. The Players: The black-tie fundraiser—presented by John Hancock Observatory and produced by Tamar Productions, Inc.—drew 900 guests, including Alderman Brendan Reilly, Roe Conn, Ernie Banks, Tony Abruscato, Timothy Smithe of Walter E. Smithe, Grant DePorter and gala chairperson Lee Golub, who surprised guests with a drum performance with Dr. Bombay, the evening’s live band. The Scene: Following a three-course meal, the extravagant dessert buffet included sweets from Foodlife, Mity Nice, Eli’s Cheesecake and more.