More than 1,000 attendees are expected at the 7th annual Paint the Night Purple event on Friday, February 22,
“It’s one night of the year for all of us to come together with one cause in mind – ending Alzheimer’s,” says Junior Board member, Sydney Church. “It’s a night to honor and pay tribute to our loved ones, but it’s also a night of celebration and fun. “
Guests can also enter to win lavish prizes during the raffle and silent auction, such Chicago Bears and Blackhawks autographed memorabilia, air travel, tickets to sporting events and museums as well as gift certificates to salons, restaurants, fitness classes and much more. All proceeds from Paint the Night Purple benefit the Alzheimer’s Association Illinois Chapter, and last year’s event raised more than $152,000 for Alzheimer’s care, support and research efforts.
“The event displays the passion of those affected by Alzheimer’s disease, the commitment by so many to find a cure, and the never-ending support we receive from our friends and family,” says Junior Board member, Rob Gialessas. “With the anniversary of the loss of my loved one the week before, I Paint The Night Purple because the joy and positivity the event generates
Paint the Night Purple is hosted annually by the Alzheimer’s Association Illinois Chapter Junior B
“Paint The Night Purple is the perfect blend of having a good time and doing good for others.” says Erin Doherty, Paint the Night Purple event coordinator and Manager of External Relationships at the Alzheimer’s Association Illinois Chapter. “It’s a unique platform for us to celebrate and honor the lives of those impacted by this devastating disease, while raising awareness and funds to fight it.”
Tickets for Paint the Night Purple include guest entry, appetizers, desserts, open bar, silent auction, raffle, live entertainment and more! Tickets can be purchased online at www.alzillinoisjuniorboard.org