Our Donors

Platinum ($10,000+)
Diermeier Family Foundation
Mary Ann Karris (in memory of Nicholas)
Emil J. & Marie D. Kochton Foundation
Diane & Ernie Mrozek
Sunshine Charitable Foundation
Jaimie & James Yeh

Gold ($5,000+)
Casten Family Foundation
Hinsdale Bank & Trust
Heather & Steve Laughman
Andrea Thome

Silver ($2,500+)
Meg & Brian Cooper
Sue & Mike Farrell
Carla & Len Feinkind
Maureen & Terry Hegarty
Northern Trust
Marie & Tony Rossi
Jennifer Ward
Joanna Williams

Bronze ($1,000+)
Bella Cosa Jewelers
Dee Dugo
Maria Garino & Bob Chiaramonte
Jeanne Eber
Ricki Lessig
The Libman Company
Debbie Newman
Mary & Hugh Parsons
Mary Ann Patterson
John Rafkin
Marguerite Spangehl

Friend ($500+)
Advocate Healthcare
Begeman Jewelers
Capital Grille
Container Graphics
Coventry Gardeners
Sue Farrell
Fluid Running
Connie Glavin
Eileen Hanley
Inga Haveric
Monica Heidkamp
Luisa Hoch
Jenann & Michael Isakson
Hochman/Legner Charitable Fund
Knickerbocker Roofing & Paving
Vicki Knowles
Diane Kurtz
Paul Majauskas
Pat Mrozek
Katherine Napleton
Annette Phillips
Plymouth Place Senior Living
Peg Raese
Ann Scott
Patricia Van Hoegarden
Barbara VanEekren
Beth Waldo
Phyllis Young



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Meet our Authors


Jack Bishop

Celebrity chef. Food author. With America’s Test Kitchen from the very beginning, over two decades. ATK’s taste test specialist. Known for his polenta and salad. (Tasting Italy: A Culinary Journey)


Kathleen Rooney

Creative writing teacher. Literary reviewer. Poet. Former model. Past aide to the senior senator from Illinois. And like the heroine of her second novel, an avid walker. (Lillian Boxfish Takes A Walk, O, Democracy!)

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Andrea Thome

Former broadcast journalist. Passionate photographer. Now the author of three romantic novels set in locations that almost become characters themselves. (Walland, Seeds of Intention, House of Belonging)


Our Master of Ceremonies

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Dick Johnson

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