Gala guests

Elizabeth and Jeffrey Jeep of Western Springs, and Mike and Patti Blazer of Westchester. (Lee A. Litas)

Event: Midwest Region of the American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science annual gala

Benefiting: The Weizmann Institute of Science’s vision to be a place of peace, collaboration and scientific excellence with investment in advancement of scientific innovation and entrepreneurship.

Organized by: Janet Anixter and Steve Anixter of Chicago, and JoAnn Anixter Silva of Northbrook

Location: The Geraghty in Chicago

Date: Nov. 3, 2018

Attended: 620 guests

Raised: More than $1.3 million

Website: weizmann-usa.org

Gala guests

Glencoe residents Juan Alzade, Robyn Tavel, Harry Epstein and Marilyn Perlman. (Lee A. Litas)

 

Gala guests

Rachel Havrelock and Sara Strand of Chicago, and Gwen and Joe Lukas of Glenview. (Lee A. Litas)

 

Gala guests

Charles and Denise Noparstak of Northbrook. (Lee A. Litas)

 

Gala guests

Thomas and Barbara Harris of Glenview. (Lee A. Litas)

 

Gala guests

National Vice President and Midwest Regional Executive Director Lee J. Brown of Oak Park and Dawn Lavin of Highland Park. (Lee A. Litas)

 

Gala guests

Northbrook residents Claudy and Geoff Thompson, Ilana and Adam Ekstein, and Jill Kahan. (Lee A. Litas)

 

Gala guests

Sam and Ilyce Glink Temkin of Glencoe. (Lee A. Litas)

 

Gala guests

Yan and Flora Katsnelson of Northbrook. (Lee A. Litas)

 

Gala guests

Dara and Larry Hyman of Highland Park. (Lee A. Litas)

 

Gala guests

Bill and Stacey Kusters of Arizona, and Leo and Sharon Oberlander of Northbrook. (Lee A. Litas)

 

Gala guests

Lisa and Jeff Aronin of Highland Park. (Lee A. Litas)

 

Gala guests

David Berger and Kathryn Skolarz of Chicago, John Guilds of Los Angeles, and Lucy Bortman and Brian Bortman of Highland Park. (Lee A. Litas)

 

Gala guests

Joel and Kate Koppenhoefer of Glen Ellyn, Lynn Neuman of Chicago and Jeffrey Drake of Evanston. (Lee A. Litas)

 

Gala guests

Dror Zetouni of Deerfield, Adam Schneiderman of Northbrook and David Jonas of Glencoe. (Lee A. Litas)

 

Gala guests

Event chairs Janet Anixter and Steve Anixter of Chicago, and JoAnn Anixter Silva of Northbrook. (Lee A. Litas)

Culture & Community

Weizmann Institute Gala Raises More than $1.3 Million

Chicago Tribune • TAGS: Community, Philanthropy, Leadership

Gala guests

Elizabeth and Jeffrey Jeep of Western Springs, and Mike and Patti Blazer of Westchester. (Lee A. Litas)

Event: Midwest Region of the American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science annual gala

Benefiting: The Weizmann Institute of Science’s vision to be a place of peace, collaboration and scientific excellence with investment in advancement of scientific innovation and entrepreneurship.

Organized by: Janet Anixter and Steve Anixter of Chicago, and JoAnn Anixter Silva of Northbrook

Location: The Geraghty in Chicago

Date: Nov. 3, 2018

Attended: 620 guests

Raised: More than $1.3 million

Website: weizmann-usa.org

Gala guests

Glencoe residents Juan Alzade, Robyn Tavel, Harry Epstein and Marilyn Perlman. (Lee A. Litas)

 

Gala guests

Rachel Havrelock and Sara Strand of Chicago, and Gwen and Joe Lukas of Glenview. (Lee A. Litas)

 

Gala guests

Charles and Denise Noparstak of Northbrook. (Lee A. Litas)

 

Gala guests

Thomas and Barbara Harris of Glenview. (Lee A. Litas)

 

Gala guests

National Vice President and Midwest Regional Executive Director Lee J. Brown of Oak Park and Dawn Lavin of Highland Park. (Lee A. Litas)

 

Gala guests

Northbrook residents Claudy and Geoff Thompson, Ilana and Adam Ekstein, and Jill Kahan. (Lee A. Litas)

 

Gala guests

Sam and Ilyce Glink Temkin of Glencoe. (Lee A. Litas)

 

Gala guests

Yan and Flora Katsnelson of Northbrook. (Lee A. Litas)

 

Gala guests

Dara and Larry Hyman of Highland Park. (Lee A. Litas)

 

Gala guests

Bill and Stacey Kusters of Arizona, and Leo and Sharon Oberlander of Northbrook. (Lee A. Litas)

 

Gala guests

Lisa and Jeff Aronin of Highland Park. (Lee A. Litas)

 

Gala guests

David Berger and Kathryn Skolarz of Chicago, John Guilds of Los Angeles, and Lucy Bortman and Brian Bortman of Highland Park. (Lee A. Litas)

 

Gala guests

Joel and Kate Koppenhoefer of Glen Ellyn, Lynn Neuman of Chicago and Jeffrey Drake of Evanston. (Lee A. Litas)

 

Gala guests

Dror Zetouni of Deerfield, Adam Schneiderman of Northbrook and David Jonas of Glencoe. (Lee A. Litas)

 

Gala guests

Event chairs Janet Anixter and Steve Anixter of Chicago, and JoAnn Anixter Silva of Northbrook. (Lee A. Litas)