On April 1, 300 friends and family members gathered to celebrate Erikson’s 45th anniversary at Prism Ball 2011 at the Four Seasons, Chicago.
Event raises nearly $800,000 to support Erikson’s work to improve the care and education of young children.
Larry Richman, president and chief executive officer of The PrivateBank, was presented the Spirit of Erikson Institute Award at the Prism Ball, Erikson’s annual gala. Approximately 370 of the city’s leaders in philanthropy, finance, education, and health care turned out for the April 16 event at Hilton Chicago, recognizing Mr. Richman and raising almost $800,000 to support Erikson’s work in the service of children and families and provide scholarships for its students.
Crain’s Chicago Business interviewed our gala honoree, Larry Richman, and featured the event in their Social Whirl section.
Emmy-winning television producers Bill Kurtis and Donna LaPietra were the stars of Erikson’s annual black tie gala.
Today’s Chicago Woman covered the who’s who and the highlights of Erikson’s annual fundraising gala.
Erikson Institute Honors Bill Kurtis and Donna LaPietra at Annual Gala.
Chicago’s First Lady Maggie Daley accepted the Spirit of Erikson Institute Award presented to After School Matters at Erikson Institute’s annual Prism Ball on Saturday, April 12.
More than 500 notables in education, finance, philanthropy and real estate gathered at the Museum of Science & Industry on Saturday, May 19, to help Erikson Institute celebrate 40 years as leaders in child development at its annual Prism Ball. The black-tie benefit for the Institute’s education and research programs raised more than $1.1 million—a new record.