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Natural Awakenings Chicago

A Celebration Benefiting the Great Lakes

Apr 25, 2012 06:36PM

The Alliance for the Great Lakes will hold their annual fundraiser, Taste of the Great Lakes, from 6 to 9 p.m., June 7, at Chicago’s Monroe Harbor, aboard the Columbia Yacht Club’s clubhouse and ship, Abegweit.

The event features live blues music by Mississippi Heat, silent and live auctions and delicious food and beverages that include unique pairings in tribute to our region’s culinary richness.

The Alliance for the Great Lakes works to conserve and restore the world’s largest freshwater resource through policy, education and local efforts aimed at preserving the Great Lakes region as a national treasure. It also works with the region’s residents, enhancing their understanding of how they can help.

Preregistration is required. Cost: $125/members; $150/nonmembers; $75/juniors. Location: 111 N. Lake Shore Dr. at Randolph St., Chicago. Register online by May 25 at To sponsor or donate to the auction, contact Bernadine at 312-765-7733 or email [email protected] by May 15.