When: Sat., June 20, 6 p.m. 2009
Survive, Heal, Empower – will host a fundraiser for underserved women and female survivors at the Ven Sherrod Gallery. The event, which suggests a mere $5 donation for admission, will benefit Beyondmedia Education, an Illinois 501(c)3 non-profit, whose mission is to collaborate with under-served and under-represented women, youth, and communities, and also help Edgewater Lounge’s David Butler launch a new foundation to help uninsured and underinsured women. Entertainment includes music by Alfonso Ponticelli and Swing Gitan, who play at Green Mill on Wednesdays, along with other musicians and performance artists. Food & drink supplied by local restaurants, including a new line of confections from renowned pastry chef Alissa Narow. Silent auction and raffle also planned. Ven Sherrod Gallery, 1906. S. Halsted St. in Pilsen.