Big Fish Ball 2012, presented by Friends of the Chicago River
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- Big Fish Ball 2012, presented by Friends of the Chicago River
- June 6, 2012
- (312) 939-0490
- Merchandise Mart’s Riverside Drive
between the Wells St. and Franklin St. Bridges on the north side of the river, Chicago, IL, United States
Who: Friends of the Chicago River supporters and guests — a prominent and diverse group of corporate, civic, and community leaders. Illinois Governor Pat Quinn and Mark Falanga, President, Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc. are the 2012 Big Fish Ball’s Honorary Chairs along with Barbara Morse-Quinn as the Gala Event Chair.
What: Elegant outdoor dining, river-inspired festivities, wild guests, and an after-party boat cruise are this year’s event highlights. The breathtaking city skyline is the backdrop. From a dramatic venue along the river to a program line-up that will wow and inspire guests, the Big Fish Ball is always one of the most unique and fun benefits in Chicago.
Why: For three decades, Friends of the Chicago River’s award-winning programs have helped create a greener, more accessible, and better cared for river. Big Fish Ball proceeds will:
• Enable Friends to facilitate improvements to the Chicago River’s ecological health;
• Assist our progress towards making it a corridor of accessible, valued open space; and,
• Help us build the broad base of popular support for the river that is critical to the long term success of efforts to improve it. ”
When: Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Where: Merchandise Mart’s Riverside Drive between the Wells St. and Franklin St. Bridges.
“For information on how you can support the 2012 Big Fish Ball , contact Mary Beth Sova at (312) 939-0490, ext. 19, or firstname.lastname@example.org.”
To learn more about Friends of the Chicago River, click here!