October 2016


From the Heart Gala

10-01-2016 5:00 AM - 7:00 AM

From the Heart Gala Event

Over 270 people attended Heartland Health Centers’ inaugural gala
“From the Heart Gala, Inspiring Healthy Generation”
on October 1, 2016 at the Evanston Golf Club.

Thanks to the incredible generosity of so many, we raised over $105,000!  We were honored to be able to celebrate the achievements of From the Heart Award and Inspiring Healthy Generations Award recipients:

 The Honorable Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky
Cook County Commissioner Larry Suffredin
WBEZ reporter Monica Eng.
To read more about our honorees, click here.

Thanks to all those who participated in the giving tree, silent auction, live auction and paddle raise at the Gala. We appreciate your generosity as well as the friends and businesses who donated to the silent and live auctions.

Heartland Health Centers is extremely grateful to all those who sponsored our event: Heartland Alliance, Naja Maltezos, Madison Construction/Three Corners Development, Pharmacy One Plus, Richard and Gwenn Rausch, Trilogy Behavioral Healthcare, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Sally Bleeks and Janet Syverson, Scott Baum, Dr. Laurie Carrier and Dr. Karim Dajani, Terry Donovan, Melanie Ginn & Associates, Sharon Hayes, Dr. Arthur Hoffman, Leading Healthy Futures, HHC Devon Health Center, Randy Johnson, Manske Dieckmann Thompson Architects, Letty Sargant and Mark Rinnan, Dr. Shaheena Ahmed and Dr. Muhammed Mohiuddin, Larry Suffredin, Swedish Covenant Hospital, Rush University College of Nursing, US Bank and Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital.

The evening included music by Curtis Black Quartet. Joining in the festivities were Ji Suk Yi as Mistress of Ceremonies and auctioneer Don Crost who led a lively response to the paddle raise and live auction.

 Click here to view photos from the event and Click here to learn more about our services.

Were you unable to attend the  From the Heart, Inspiring Healthy Generations gala? Click here make donation.

Thanks to the volunteers and the Gala Committee and Development Board for their dedication in making “From the Health Gala” as night to remember.

Host Committee
Sally Bleeks and Janet Syverson * Rev. Delois Brown-Daniels * Pamela Xichel Cairns * Dr. Laurie Carrier and Dr. Karim Dajani * Evelyn Diaz * Terry Donovan * Phillip Dothard * Rob Ferrino * Sandy Gaynor * Randy Johnson * Susan Nordstrom Lopez * Naja Maltezos * John Mayes * Gwenn and Richard Rausch * Brian Registe * Letty Sargant and Mark Rinnan * Sara Shapiro * Patrick Thompson * Donna Wiggs

Development Board
Aaron Anderson * Sally Bleeks * Phillip Dothard * Sandy Gaynor * Randy Johnson * Henry Lotsof * Naja Maltezos * Darlene Pereda * Gwenn Rausch * Steve Rosemurgy * Barb Runyen * Sara Shapiro * Janet Syverson * Georgia Tsagalis * Candace Wendell * Donna Wiggs

Heartland Health Centers Board of Directors 
David R. Campbell * Heidi Cerneka * Benjamin Correia-Harker * Phillip Dothard * Doris Gray * Jocelyn Johnson * Doug Klegon * Linda Lozano * Diane MacDonald * Patricia Parsons * Darlene Pereda * Gwenn Rausch * Steve Rosemurgy * Maureen Sanderson * Thomas M. Serafine