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The Peninsula Hotel Chicago Event

| August 22, 2018 | Parties

The 20th annual Gift of Sight Gala benefitting Eversight, was held at The Peninsula Hotel Chicago on a perfect evening on June 28. The event welcomed more than 100 people who helped raise much needed funds to support the restoration of sight. Attendees sipped on drinks from the “Flamingle” bar hosted by MyEyeDr., enjoyed a delicious assortment of authentic neighborhood food, and danced to music by DJ Apollo Xo. The exclusive silent auction included trips to Shanghai and Hong Kong. The 20th annual event was co-chaired for the second year by Candace Jordan and Michael Caputo and honored local philanthropist Marco A. Foster (2018 “Visionary”) and renowned cornea surgeon Dr. Elmer Y. Tu (2018 Gift of Sight Honoree). Or email

Eversight helps restore sight and prevent blindness through the healing power of donation, transplantation and research. To learn more about their programs, upcoming events, and how you can help visit Or Director of Philanthropy Steve Schapiro at


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