McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP is proud to be an official sponsor of the Girls on the Run-Chicago (“GOTRC”) 14th Annual Sparkle & Shine Gala set for November 22, 2013 at the Drake Hotel in Chicago. During this special evening, GOTRC is set to host more than 700 GOTRC board members, donors, corporate and foundation partners, top tier members of the Chicagoland running community, as well as local community leaders. The Gala features specialty drinks and hors d’oeuvres along with live music, and GOTRC’s unrivaled silent and live auctions. Funds raised at the annual Gala underwrite program scholarships and support program expansion in low-income communities. Efforts supporting the firm’s sponsorship are being spearheaded by MBHB partners Kirsten Thomson and Nicole Reifman. View details at http://www.gotrchicago.org/gala/buy-tickets.
Girls on the Run-Chicago is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to inspire girls to be healthy and confident. Using a fun, experience-based after-school curriculum which creatively integrates running, the innovative program combines training for a 5k event with interactive lessons that encourage positive emotional, social, mental and physical development. Over the past 13 years, Girls on the Run-Chicago has served more than 27,000 girls aged 8-14 across six Chicagoland counties. In 2013, more than 1,000 coaches will mentor 8,000 girls – empowering them with the confidence and character they need to become strong, healthy women.