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Gilda’s Club Gala Gildapalooza 2017

07/13/2017 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Columbia Yacht Club
111 N Lake Shore Dr
Chicago, IL 60601

Gilda's Club Gala Gildapalooza 2017

Gilda’s Club Gala Gildapalooza 2017

Gilda’s Club Chicago will host Gildapalooza 2017 on July 13 – the best way to have fun this summer while supporting a great cause.

The event will be held at the Columbia Yacht Club (111 N. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60601), Gildapalooza 2017 brings music, food, and fun to Chicago’s already beautiful Lakefront. The event will be emceed by ABC 7 sports anchor Dionne Miller and will feature food, drinks, prizes, and entertainment by Chicago musicians Pistols at Dawn and Molehill.

All event proceeds will benefit Gilda’s Club Chicago, a free support community for men, women and children affected by cancer along with their families and friends. The organization offers 300 free programs per month to provide support, education, healthy lifestyle programs, resource referrals and social opportunities.

Tickets are $55 if you register online, or $65 if you buy at the door.

Let us know if you are interested in featuring Gildapalooza, covering the event, or would like an interview withLauraJane Hyde, CEO of Gilda’s Club Chicago, to discuss the event.


But that’s not the only big news coming out of Gilda’s Club this week.

Gilda’s Club Chicago is also proud to announce this week a new partnership with Friends of MarleneThis new partnership supports the free programs for men, women, teens and children which Gilda’s Club Chicago creates for anyone impacted by any type of cancer, and their family and friends.

Since their founding in 2010, Friends of Marlene has raised more than $500,000 for the Supportive Oncology program of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University in memory of Marlene Hetzel Palmerson.  Friends of Marlene will now expand their reach by raising funds to benefit Gilda’s Club programs for cancer patients with need of supportive services.  This fundraising will continue to benefit cancer patients at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and add other Gilda’s Club participants.


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