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Silver Anniversary

| July 30, 2012 | Parties

THE PARTY Rita and John Canning chaired Big Shoulders Fund’s 25th anniversary dinner, which raised $6.25 million, making it one of the most successful fundraising events in Chicago history. In addition to the money raised, 500 new iPads were donated for use in Big Shoulders Fund schools. THE SCENE Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Big Shoulders Fund President Monsignor Kenneth Velo were among the 950 guests who viewed the short film Invest in a Child, which showcases the charity’s impact on students’ daily lives. Photos by James Fogarty, Dwyane Kuan and Ana Miyares


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