St. Jude Harvest Moon Event at Venue One

This October, I had the great honor of volunteering my time photographing at Venue One.  It was the 12th Annual St. Jude Harvest Moon event benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  Most people are connected in some way to a child or person who has fought, continues to fight, or who has won the battle over many forms of cancer.  This event in particular raised over $113,000 for the research hospital!  It was an awesome night to be a part of and witness.  Many restaurants and vendors volunteered their time for a great cause and I was thrilled to be included.

The Silect Auction.  So many cool prizes to bid on!Venue One is such a great open space!The guest of honor, and cancer survivor, Lindsay, went around and thanked each restaurant for donating their time and food for the event with a special plaque. 🙂The presenting sponsor : Joe Caltabiano of Guaranteed Rate.Lindsay gave such a beautiful and power speech about how St. Jude supports their patients for life. <3Time for the band! Rod Tuffcurls & The Bench PressLOVE this picture! They were so much fun!The Harvest Moon team picking the raffle winners. 🙂The AMAZING St. Jude Harvest Moon team!I had so much fun and even bumped into a past bride and groom – Allie & Brian. 🙂One honored photog! (photo by the lovely Brittnie Anne Photography) 😉This amazing event included so many volunteers : 

Presenting Sponsor : Joe Caltabiano of Guaranteed Rate

Technology Sponsor : Coyote Logistics

Premier Sponsors : Chicagojobs.com & The Brown Family

Full Moon Sponsors : Greenberg Traurig, @properties, & InXpo

Beer Sponsor : Coors Light and Blue Moon (MillerCoors)

In-Kind Sponsors : The Red Eye, Photobooth Express, Elizabeth Greve Photography (assistance : Brittnie Anne Photography)

Restaurant Sponsors : 90 Miles Cuban Café, Armand’s Pizza, Beyond Events, Bread & Wine, Frontier, Chicago q, RA Sushi, & Red Door

Location : VenueOne

Entertainment : Rod Tuffcurls and the Benchpress

To view the entire gallery from the night go to : https://www.pictage.com/user/event.jsf?eventId=1498996

Thanks for stopping by! HUGS!

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