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2013 Generations Gala

Generations Gala

Planned Parenthood of Illinois
Kimberly Foxx | Generations GalaCo-Chair
Elizabeth Cohn Morris | Generations GalaCo-Chair
Leo A. Smith | Generations GalaCo-Chair
Senator Heather Steans | Generations Gala Co-Chair

Invite you to join them at the 2013 Generations Gala

Thursday, May 2, 2013
Chicagos Historic Navy Pier Grand Ballroom

5:00 PM | VIP Reception with Special Guests, Cocktails, and Light Hors dOeuvres

6:00 PM | Program

Emcee | Sylvia Ewing
Generations Honoree | the Lehman Family
Bright Horizons Awardee | Sandra Fluke
Special Guest | Cecile Richards

7:00 PM | Reception with Cocktails, Hors dOeuvres, Mission Market, and Silent Auction

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Valet Parking will be available at the West Entrance for $30. Self-Park will also be available in Lot 2 for $22. If you have any special physical or dietary needs, please contact Julie Lynn at or 312.592.6832.

For more information about the Generations Gala please contact Julie Lynn at or 312.592.6832.

Silent AuctionPackages

Los Angeles Escape: A four-day, three-night stay at one of the Starwood Hotels most elite locations. While in L.A., cheer on the Blackhawks when they play the L.A. Kings, take a tour of the 21st Century Fox studios, and more!

Park City Pleasures: Enjoy a four night stay in two-bedroom, three-bathroom condo in Park City, Utah. Perched on an Aspen tree-filled hillside above the town, the condo is conveniently located only minutes away from the Park City Resort Center & historic downtown Park City.Explore all the outdoor activities and restaurants the town has to offer with this package!

The Ultimate Sports Package: Youve never seen Chicago sports like this!Our package includes second row Cubs tickets, Sox tickets, golf on a private course, and more.
Personal Restaurant Week: This package offers numerous exclusive dining opportunities at Chicagos most elite and talked-about restaurants. Includes chefs tables, private dining experiences, and one-on-one cooking classes at many Chicago hot spots.
Fine Liquor Collection: A package filled with moderate to high-end bottles of bourbon, scotch, whiskey, and other brown liquors. Designed to appeal to everyone from the beginner to the seasoned collector.
Wine Connoisseur Collection: A package to enhance your existing wine collection filled with rare, high-end, and collectible bottles of wine, valued upwards of $60 per bottle.
Starter Wine Cellar: A package for the new wine collector filled with moderate to high-end bottles of wine, valued anywhere from $20 to $50.

Emcee | Sylvia Ewing
Sylvia Ewing

Sylvia Ewing is a writer, teacher, non-profit executive, award winning journalist, and long-time champion of reproductive rights. She is an on-air talent for WTTW Chicago - the most watched PBS station in the country " and currently works as an adjunct professor at Columbia College Chicago and Director of External Affairs for the Illinois Network of Charter Schools. Sylvia has been nominated for three local Emmys, shares an Edward R. Murrow award with her WBEZ colleagues, and is the recipient of several Chicago Association of Black Journalist awards, and a Peter Lisagor honor from the Chicago Headline Club. She was inducted into the HistoryMakers, an African American archive, in 2012.

Generations Honoree | The Lehman Family

Elliot & Frances Lehman

Kenneth Lehman & Lucy G. Lehman
Kay Lehman Schlozman and Stanley Schlozman
Paul Lehman and Ronna Stamm

Betsy Lehman Levisay and Justin Levisay
Amy Lehman and Michele Rugani
Peter and Mary Liz Lehman
Daniel Schlozman
Julie Schlozman
Jonathan Lehman and Zachary Huelsing
Michael Lehman
Elizabeth Lehman

Building on the example of their parents and grandparents, Elliot and Frances Lehman, the Lehman Family has been dedicated to the pursuit of civil rights and economic and social justice in their personal, professional, volunteer and philanthropic lives through the generations. High among their priorities has been access to and availability of quality, affordable reproductive health care.

Members of the Lehman family have supported Planned Parenthood of Illinois as well as Planned Parenthood of Massachusetts through both personal and family foundation contributions. In addition, members of the family have served on the boards of Planned Parenthood of Illinois and the Massachusetts Planned Parenthood Advocacy Fund. They have also given voice to their commitment to reproductive health, rights and justice through participation in myriad advocacy efforts.

Planned Parenthood of Illinois is deeply grateful to the Lehman Family and privileged to honor their sincere and invaluable commitment to the women, men, and teens we serve.

Margaret Wiley Carr Bright Horizons Awardee | Sandra Fluke
Sandra Fluke

Sandra Fluke came to national attention in February, 2012, when a Congressional committee prohibited her from testifying on a question of womens health, instead hearing from a panel of only men. Continuing her public advocacy, she currently speaks to audiences across the country, in addition to her legislative policy work.

Special Guest | Cecile Richards
President, Planned Parenthood Federation of America

Cecile Richards

Since joining Planned Parenthood in 2006, Ms. Richards has expanded the organizations advocacy power and developed a unified national web presence receiving 33 million online visits annually. A frequent commentator on womens rights, reproductive health, and sex education, she is a contributor to the Huffington Post and serves on the board of the Ford Foundation.

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2013 Generations Gala