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A Major Whirlwind

| May 26, 2011 | Parties

The Party The Women’s Board of the Chicago Zoological Society hosted the 30th annual Whirl gala—Whirl on the Shimmering Seas—in honor of the Brookfield Zoo’s Seven Seas exhibit. The Scene This year’s black-tie affair included exquisite raffle prizes such as a diamond bracelet by A. Marek Fine Jewelry. More than 700 guests enjoyed an elegant, tented dinner, catered by Blue Plate, and music by Maggie Speaks. The Bottom Line Marking the 50th anniversary of the Chicago Zoological Society, which continues to be a leader in dolphin care with the Dolphin Conservation and Research Institute, the event raised approximately $1.3 million. Photos by Chicago Corporate Photography


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