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Hollywood & Vines Program Book July 8, 2011


A Letter from Our Co-Chairs On July 8th the Women’s Board of Lincoln Park Zoo invites Chicago’s party animals to the intersection of Hollywood glamour and jungle beat inspired by one of the most historic corners in the world. From the star-studded Walk of Fame prominently spotlighting our generous sponsors and donors to the red carpet surrounded by paparazzi, Hollywood & Vines: Zoo Ball 2011 promises to be THE party of the summer. Thank you for joining us as we set the scene to honor the zoo’s amazing wildlife and worldrenowned conservation efforts. Your generosity helps Lincoln Park Zoo remain free and open every day of the year. We would like to extend special gratitude to presenting sponsor, Guggenheim Partners, LLC, for taking a leading role. We’d like to welcome to Gold Sponsor Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana BMW Centers, and celebrate the continuing support of our silver sponsor, J.N. Pritzker and the Pritzker Military Library/ Tawani Foundation. We cannot thank you enough for your support of Lincoln Park Zoo. Back to reprise her starring role as Corporate Chair of Zoo Ball, is ComEd President, Anne Pramaggiore. Her energy and enthusiasm have put Hollywood & Vines in the spotlight. Zoo Ball 2011 joins a long tradition of award-winning celebrations. From the fabulous Flamingo Lounge to the stunning Hollywood supper club, Hollywood & Vines promises to be a night to remember. None of this would be possible without the tireless efforts of the Women’s Board of Lincoln Park Zoo—especially our Leading Lady, Women’s Board President Abby Zanarini. You are the stars of this show! And as the curtain comes down on another spectacular Zoo Ball production, join us in applauding the feathered and furry stars of Lincoln Park Zoo.

Rosemary Jones

Susan Erler

Kirsten Rider


Welcome to Zoo Ball 2011: Hollywood & Vines! Sure, movie stars are glamorous, but they can’t compare to the pink-plumed flamingos, the striking black-and-white zebras or the majestic silverback gorillas that make their homes here at Lincoln Park Zoo. Natural beauty always wins out. With that said, I’d like to thank all of you naturally beautiful people for joining me at this “star-studded” Zoo Ball, where we’ll dine and dance in grand Hollywood fashion. I’d also like to personally thank the Women’s Board for organizing Zoo Ball, which continues to be a highlight of Lincoln Park Zoo’s calendar and a favorite of Chicago’s social scene. Proceeds from tonight’s event will help the Women’s Board provide critical support to maintain the zoo as a community treasure. Congratulations to Susan Erler, Rosemary Jones, Kirsten Rider and the entire Zoo Ball Committee on this great success. Lincoln Park Zoo is free and open every day thanks to the support of our members, donors and volunteers who make all our accomplishments possible. I hope you are as proud as I am when you admire the animal collection at the zoo and when you learn about our conservation projects that span the globe. And I hope you join me in having a great time at Hollywood & Vines.

Kevin J. Bell President and CEO


A Special Thanks

The Women’s Board of Lincoln Park Zoo would like to thank Anne Pramaggiore, President and COO of ComEd, and Zoo Ball 2011 Corporate Chair for all of her support in making Hollywood & Vines a success!


Schedule 6:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception provided by Grey Goose Raffle Ticket Sales Begin Silent Auction Opens 8 p.m. Seated Dinner Prepared by Food for Thought Catering 9 p.m. Welcome from Emcee Bill Kurtis Live Auction Raffle Drawing Dancing with the Ken Arlen Orchestra 10:30 p.m. Silent Auction Closes Midnight Evening Ends


A Letter from the Women’s Board President Thank you for joining us tonight as we celebrate Zoo Ball 2011 – Hollywood & Vines, an evening where the lush environment of Lincoln Park Zoo intersects with the glamour of old Hollywood. Congratulations to co-chairs, Susan Erler, Rosemary Jones, and Kirsten Rider and their star-studded committee. Each and every member of the Women's Board put in an award-winning performance to make Zoo Ball THE party of the summer. Special thanks to each of you for your support. Funds raised this evening will put us closer to completing our $2 million pledge towards Nature Boardwalk and help to keep Lincoln Park Zoo free and open 365 days a year. I hope you’ll come back to the zoo often with your friends and family. Spend some time with the real stars of the evening – the amazing animals of Lincoln Park Zoo.

Abby D. Zanarini Women’s Board President


Menu COMING ATTRACTION Grey Goose Cured Salmon with Fantome Farm Chevre Pizette and Galena Dill Kalamata Olive “Dirty Martini” or Heirloom Tomato, Grey Goose “Bloody Mary” Gazpacho PREVIEW Sweet Water Prawn “Cocktail” Heirloom Tomato, Avocado, Celery and Lemon Verbena “The Rat Pack Always Monkeying Around” Roasted Garlic and Parmesan Monkey Bread with Assorted Artisanal Flatbread, Wavy Grissini, and Tomato Foccacia BLOCKBUSTER Surf And Turf of Barramundi “Oscar” And Grilled Bistro Medallion Jumbo Asparagus, Tarragon Potato Puree with Dixie Gold Tomato Béarnaise INDIE FILM Basil-Marjoram Pappardelle Mirai Sweet Corn, Baby Fennel, Piquillo Peppers, Poached Farm Egg and Stravecchio Grana Padano

CLOSING CREDITS Influenced by the lyrics of Frank Sinatra’s “Come Fly With Me” “…We’ll Just Glide Starry-Eyed…” Valrhona Le Noir “Star,” Chocolate Decadence Gateaux and Mélange of Summer Melon with Raspberry-Grey Goose Glace “…Perfect For A Flying Honeymoon…”* Brown Butter Roasted Peach, Chocolate Amaretti Crust, Orange-Blossom Honey Sabayon and Macerated Local Strawberries with a Vanilla “Star” WINE Chandon Sparkling Brut 2008 Saintsbury Chardonnay 2008 Newton Cabernet Sauvignon


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The Women’s Board of Lincoln Park Zoo OFFICERS Abby D. Zanarini President Mary C. MacGregor, D.O. Vice President, Membership Caroline Huebner Vice President, Programs Peggy White Vice President, Development Mrs. Vasiliki Weiden Treasurer Suzanne Meder Secretary

ACTIVE MEMBERS Mrs. Duncan B. Ashurst Katherine Wood Baldwin Adrienne Barnaby Reggie Beckman Alice Beninati Dr. Kimberley M. H. Bolden Alison Hefele Bonney Carol Brandt Rhonda Buss Bridget Campbell Martha E. Cannis Jennifer Caruso Debra M. Clamage Mrs. Thomas C. Clark Marcia S. Cohn Kate Covington Cynthia P. Curtis Patricia G. Cutilletta Margaret Dickerson Karen L. DiJohn Karen S. Eisenbart Ed. D. Sally Engels Susan F. Erler, Ph.D. Susan Flynn Tara Fowler Leann Gariti Lisa Genesen

Mrs. Peter Francis Geraci Catherine H. Gledhill Carol Whittaker Gonsky Gale M. Gottlieb Marcy Gookin Dr. Vicki M. Greene Ms. Pamela Hanratty Lesli K. Henderson Beth Hughes Shawn Ingall Mrs. George Jackson Kathryn Gibbons Johnson Rosemary Jones Jennifer Kotylo Wendy I. Krimins Sonia Blicharz Larkin Rita Lashmet Mrs. Grace H. Leffel Charlotte K. Monhart Brigid Najarian Kathleen Nowlin Kimberly J. Orput Mary O’Brien Pearlman Karen V. Peterson Martha A. Peterson Carolyn Kae Phillips Cindy Polayes Allyson Pooley

Ms. Molly Porterfield Sarah Potter Myra Reilly Ms. Kimberly Rice Susan L. Richardson Kirsten Rider Joan Leydon Siff Peggy Snorf Andrea Spiegel Denise Stefan Ginascol Leslie Sulger Frances Swerdlow Melinda Sherman Swift Jessica Elaine Tampas Kimberly Theiss Mrs. Robert D. Tice Christine Tierney Adrienne Traisman Kimbra De Feo Walter Amy Welzer Trudene Giesel Westerman Denise Whennen Eileen M. Whennen Mrs. Karen C. Williams Leslie Zentner


ASSOCIATE MEMBERS Jenny C. Adams Mrs. James H. Anderson Mrs. Ralph W. Applegate, Jr. Mary Jo Arndt Susan T. Bankard Penny Powers Beitler Janice M. Brown Mrs. John V. Crowe Linda Fifield Mrs. James M. Flanagan Karen Goodyear Betty Koenig Greenwald Chandra A. Greer Mrs. Donald E. Gross Jean Hagerty Mrs. David R. Hamilton Josephine E. Heindel Nancy C. Jennings Kelley Mrs. John Kinsella Donna LaPietra Mrs. Victor L. Lewis, Jr. Betsy C. McCormick Mrs. Frank A. Monhart Nan Nygaard Roberta Olshansky Elizabeth A. Parker Mrs. Jerry K. Pearlman Marlene W. Phillips M. Kay Proops Shirley Welsh Ryan Diana M. Senior Mrs. Thomas C. Sheffield, Jr. Maureen Dwyer Smith Diane Sprenger Mrs. William D. Staley Nancy A. Trainer Dana Shepard Treister Bonnie McBride Uhlir Joan Sulzer Werhane Janice Wong

LIFE MEMBERS Mrs. Charles A. Ault III Mrs. Richard M. Daley Mrs. Margaret Dunne Judy Keller Jeanine McNally Mrs. Barbro T. Reeve Deborah A. Stocker Abra Prentice Wilkin NON-RESIDENT MEMBERS Courtney M. Cavatoni Pamela L. Goldie-Morrison Anne S. Heller Courtney J. McEniry Samantha Capen Muldoon Sarah Reilly Thomas


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Lincoln Park Zoo Board of Trustees OFFICERS John Alexander Chairman John R. Ettelson Vice Chair of Finance Mary B. Babson Vice Chair Thomas L. McLeary Secretary Kevin J. Bell President and CEO Trisha Rooney Alden Charlie Barone Tracey E. Benford David P. Bolger Michael S. Canmann Joseph S. Carr Jim Compton Sean J. Conlon E. Ronald Culp

The Honorable Richard A. Devine Francesca M. Edwardson John R. Ettelson Marc S. Feldstein, M.D. Jamee C. Field Andrew J. Filipowski John D. Fornengo Rodney L. Goldstein Charles C. Haffner III Mrs. Caryn Harris Stephanie F. Harris Barbara Higgins Roger G. Hill II Dan Hillenbrand Rich Jernstedt Jon Kaplan Elizabeth Karlson Judy Keller Barbara Malott Kizziah Karen Krehbiel Jennifer Ames Lazarre Alexander R. Lerner Lynn Martin John V. N. McClure Randall E. Mehrberg

Elizabeth Mihas C. John Mostofi Stuart C. Nathan James M. Neis David L. Nichols Sarah Pang Carleton Pearl Greg Pearlman Anne Pramaggiore Mayari Pritzker Jay Proops James M. Rauh Susan Regenstein Myra Reilly Tierney B. Remick Carole B. Segal Richard L. Sevcik Susan Sherman Brian P. Simmons Hossein Youssefi EX OFFICIO Deborah Ellison Barr Stephen J. Robinson Abby D. Zanarini

LIFE TRUSTEES William C. Bartholomay William E. Bennett Gerald K. Bergman Terrance J. Bruggeman Raymond H. Drymalski Dr. Lester E. Fisher Mrs. Donald E. Gross John H. Hart Jonathan Kovler Lawrence F. Levy Dr. Howard C. Morgan Mrs. William L. Searle Marion E. Simon Abra Prentice Wilkin HONORARY TRUSTEES The Honorable Richard M. Daley Marshall Field Robert W. Lane Robert A. Pritzker


Table Purchasers GRAND BENEFACTOR Anonymous Abbott Nutrition Emily and John Alexander ComEd INTREN, Inc. Make It Better Rooney Rippie & Ratnaswamy/ Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Rippie BENEFACTOR Ameresco, Inc. Stephen and Lisa Bonner ComEd Deborah and Bruce Crown In honor of Ann Gerber INTREN, Inc. The Northern Trust Company Jack Ringer Family Foundation United Scrap Metal University of Phoenix, Inc. William Blair & Company Abby D. Zanarini

GUARANTOR Bank of America (2) Brook Electrical Distribution Co. Eckhardt Trading Company (2) Susan and Bryan Erler Guggenheim Partners, LLC (8) Mr. and Mrs. John B. Harris/ Jamee Field and Michael Kane INTREN, Inc. Rosemary and Gary Jones JPMorgan Chase Leo Burnett USA (2) MAC One Midway, LLC Premier Restaurant Group Kirsten and Harold Rider Silver Spring Networks The Torosian Foundation Utilx Corporation WOMEN’S BOARD GUARANTOR Anonymous Geraci Law LLC Katie and Brent Gledhill Mr. and Mrs. Charles K. Huebner Kim and Steve Theiss/ Peggy and Brian White Mr. and Mrs. Mark R. Walter


Zoo Ball 2011 Donors GUARANTORS ($5,000 AND ABOVE) Anonymous Mrs. James M. Flanagan FRIENDS ($1,500-$2,499) Anonymous Mrs. Nancy A. Baidas Marcia S. Cohn Mr. and Mrs. John Ginascol Mrs. Melvin A. Olshansky Mr. and Mrs. Brian Sir SUPPORTERS ($500-$1,499) Anonymous Mr. and Mrs. Lowell E. Ackmann Mr. and Mrs. Adam M. Aron Mr. and Mrs. Duncan B. Ashurst Jackie and John Bucksbaum Mr. and Mrs. John H. Buehler Mr. and Mrs. William L. Chambers Mr. and Mrs. David and Coleen Cole Patricia O. Cox Mr. and Mrs. Philip M. Friedmann Mr. and Mrs. James T. Hamman Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Herbster Bill and Vicki Hood

Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence V. Jacques Kathryn and Bruce Johnson Mr. and Mrs. Lance Josal Mrs. Ashley Kilburg Gerald A. and Karen A. Kolschowsky Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth M. Kotylo Mr. and Mrs. Peter G. Krivkovich Mr. and Mrs. Loren E. Luppes Mr. and Mrs. Louis P. Maltezos Courtney J. McEniry Mr. and Mrs. Constantine Mihas Mr. and Mrs. William H. Moore IV Mr. and Mrs. John R. Raitt Mr. and Mrs. D. William Ross Carole and Gordon Segal Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Tribbett III The Abra Wilkin Fund Contributors ($50-$499) Anonymous Ms. Connie Atterbury Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Ault III Mr. and Mrs. William H. Barton Mr. and Mrs. Jon R. Bottor Mr. Robert F. Callbeck Mr. and Mrs. John T. Cannis Mr. and Mrs. F. Willis Caruso Mr. and Mrs. Richard L. Corrin, Jr. Mrs. Louise H. Curry Mr. and Mrs. Martin Dore Mr. and Mrs. James B. Fadim

Brent and Katie Gledhill Mr. and Mrs. Russell Greenblatt Mr. and Mrs. Michael T. Hannafan Mr. and Mrs. Kurt Heerwagen Dr. and Mrs. Harold J. Heyman, M.D. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Hofer Dr. and Mrs. Richard A. Hogan Dr. and Mrs. Douglas N. MacGregor Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Marion Mr. Paul Marvin and Ms. Melissa Geiger Mrs. Frank A. Monhart Ms. Christi Neill Mr. and Mrs. Paul R. Predick Mr. and Mrs. Joseph F. Ryan Mrs. Sally B. Searle and the Searle Family Marion E. Simon Mr. and Mrs. William J. Smilie Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. Smith Mr. and Mrs. David B. Smith Mr. and Mrs. William D. Sterrett Mrs. Sue M. Tice Ms. Christine M. Tierney Dr. and Mrs. Michael R. Treister Ms. Nancy Turner Mr. and Mrs. Frederick F. Webster, Jr. Ms. Elizabeth J. Zanarini


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