Cheers for Children... A Cause To Celebrate

Enjoy appetizers, an open bar, a fabulous silent auction, dancing and an amazing party. All proceeds benefit Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.

Saturday, June 9, 2012
7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Atlanta GA

The Friends Junior Committee (FJC) will host the 4th annual Cheers for Children… A Cause To Celebrate. Guests will enjoy complimentary featured cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, live music and a fabulous silent auction. To benefit the patients at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.  Encourage your friends to attend and be sure to purchase your tickets in advance.


About Friends Junior Committee
Friends Junior Committee (FJC) is a community volunteer organization with more than 100 active mem­bers benefiting Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. FJC is comprised of young professionals in the Atlanta area who are interested in donating their time, talents and ideas to benefit the patients and families of CHOA.

About Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Whether treating a toddler in an emergency or supporting a teen through chemotherapy treatments, we are dedicated to the care of each patient. It’s through teamwork at every level of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and with you, the family, that we are able to achieve excellence in pediatric care.

W Atlanta Buckhead
3377 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta GA 30326


Proceeds benefit the Eunice W. Johnson Scholarship in Fashion Studies.

Friday, June 8, 2012
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Chicago IL

Join Desiree Rogers and Lana Bramlette for Columbia College Chicago‘s premiere spring fundraising event, an evening of extraordinary fashion, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.

Event Chair

Chief executive officer of Johnson Publishing Company, LLC, Desirée has earned a reputation as one of America’s most successful businesswomen. With a Harvard Business School degree and stellar business experience, Rogers has redefined every leadership position that she has held while playing a major philanthropic role in the communities in which she has lived.

Alumni Achievement in Fashion Design Awardee

Lauded by her loyal fans as the “Queen of Hoops,” Lana Bramlette is the face and force behind Lana Jewelry.
Celebrity fashion icons like Jennifer Lopez, Cameron Diaz, Kate Hudson, Zoe Saldana, and Angelina Jolie own and wear her jewelry. Her pieces are featured in many films, TV shows, and magazine covers, including Lucky and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition.

Host Committee

Trish Rooney Alden
Madeleine Moore Burrell
Gwendolyn L. Butler
Bonita Chapman
Nora Daley
Janice Barnes Davis
Susan Downing
Elissa Hamid Efroymson
Rich Gamble
Ikram Goldman
Mary Lou Haddad
Mellody Hobson
Susie Kiphart
Julie Latsko
Sylvia Neil
Diane Primo
MK Pritzker
Shawnelle Ritchie
Smita N. Shah
Lynn Turner
Allison Grant Williams


General Admission: $150
Standing Room: $75

About Eunice Walker Johnson
Eunice was the wife of publisher John H. Johnson and an executive at Johnson Publishing Company. Johnson was best-known as the founder and director of the Ebony Fashion Fair, which was started in the 1950s as a hospital fundraiser and became an annual fashion tour that highlighted fashion for African-American women that ran until a year before hear death.

About Columbia College Chicago
Columbia College Chicago is an international leader and recognized pioneer in arts and media education. With over 120 years of deep experience teaching creative students to develop authentic voices and meaningful skills, Columbia graduates are fully prepared to launch sustainable careers in the visual, performing, media and communication arts.

Columbia Media Production Center
1600 S. State St.
Chicago IL 60616


Neiman Marcus to Preview Trends and Raise Awareness for Individuals with Disabilities. Benefiting Little City.

Friday, June 8, 2012
11:30 AM
Chicago IL

Join Chicago’s fashion-forward community and leading philanthropists will gather once again to admire the latest trends unveiled at Little City’s “Runway Exclusive 2012.”

Enjoy an afternoon reception and silent auction followed by a delectable luncheon and an inside look at the hottest fashions presented by Neiman Marcus, from St. John, Diane von Furstenberg, Escada, Michael Kors, Elie Tahari, Lafayette, David Meister, Teri Jon, Issa and Lela Rose.

Neiman Marcus Michigan Avenue is honored to be part of this wonderful fundraising event to support Little City in their mission to assist their children and adults,” stated Wendy Krimins, Neiman Marcus General Manager.

Runway Exclusive 2012 Co-chairs

Eleni Bousis and Susanna Negovan

Runway Exclusive 2012 Committee

Nina Alex
Victoria Bousis
Tina Daoulas
Irene Demos
Cathy Demos-Kappos
Toula Dernis
Cathy Fasseas
Geriann Gentile
Patricia Gerbanas
Tina Gountanis
Patricia Gerbanas
Tina Gountanis
Patricia Harris
Andrea Hockfield
Patricia Lappas-Perritt
Deborah Lebed
Joan Lebrow
Peggy Lombardo
Anna Sophia Loumis
Mary Jo McMahon
Joanne Johnson
Terry Mikuzis
Lina Nikas
Lisa Palivos
Clia Papakanelou
Violeta Papandreau
Ashley Rafael
Maria Ress
Candice Rosen
Julie Samson
Joan Scialabba
Sandy Sianas
Annette Sioulas
Lina Tsoukas
Karen M.Wickman
Mary Zouras


Bronze Sponsor – $2,500
Silver Sponsor – $5,000
Gold Sponsor – $10,000

About Little City
Today, autism affects one out of every 100 of our children (throughout the nation).  It is the fastest growing developmental disability at an astounding 1,148% growth rate.
Thankfully, for more than 50 years, Little City Foundation has successfully created hope, changed lives and challenged the limits placed on children and adults with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Fairmont Chicago
Millennium Park

200 North Columbus Drive
Chicago, IL 60601

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