Books & Brunch

Assistance League thanks everyone who helped to make Books & Brunch 2017 so successful.

We hope you will join us next year on Tuesday, November 13, 2018.

Our Donors

Platinum ($10,000+)
Mary Ann Karris
Emil J. & Marie D. Kochton Foundation
Diane & Ernie Mrozek
 

Gold ($5,000+)
Belmont Village
Casten Family Foundation
Hinsdale Bank & Trust
Heather & Steve Laughman
World Kitchen

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

Bronze ($1,000+)
Begeman Jewelers
Bella Cosa Jewelers
Dee Dugo
Connie Glavin
Barb Grand
Monica Heidkamp
Rickeia Lessig
Debora Newman
Mary Parsons
Catherine Slark
Marguerite Spangehl
 

Friend ($500+)
Advocate Childrens' Hospital
Charles Schwab & Co.
Fluid Running
Barb Hartnett
Luisa Hoch
Knickerbocker Roofing & Paving Co.
Diane Kurtz
 Linda Legner
Paul Majauskas
Sharon Miller Malek
Pat Mrozek
Carol Park
Annette Phillips
Peg Raese
Patricia Van Hoegarden

 

Books & Brunch 2017:  Our Day in Photos

Photography by Robin James
 

                                                                 Our Authors

 
  Jessie Ann Foley's  experience as a high school English teacher delivers a great deal of subject-worthy insight for this skillful writer of teen fiction.

Jessie Ann Foley's experience as a high school English teacher delivers a great deal of subject-worthy insight for this skillful writer of teen fiction.

 
  Miles Harvey  is an accomplished journalist who has authored two nonfiction books and an important, heart-wrenching volume on Chicago’s teen violence.

Miles Harvey is an accomplished journalist who has authored two nonfiction books and an important, heart-wrenching volume on Chicago’s teen violence.

 
  Renee Rosen's  four novels of historical fiction all feature Chicago and a strong female protagonist. The research is deep, the stories engaging.

Renee Rosen's four novels of historical fiction all feature Chicago and a strong female protagonist. The research is deep, the stories engaging.

 

Our Master of Ceremonies

 
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             Dick Johnson

            Dick Johnson