2020 Annual Celebration Dinner



Chicago is the place we all call home. Chicago seniors have a lifetime’s abundance of stories. Listening to their voices is an act of affirmation.

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Bridgeport Art Center, 1200 W 35th St, Chicago, IL 60609

5:30 Reception and Silent Auction • 6:30 Dinner and Program

There is no cost to attend, but all donations received at the event will directly support our mission. RSVP below by April 15th.


Steve_Bynum_3Steve Bynum will serve as this year's Master of Ceremonies. Steve is a senior producer at WBEZ 91.5 (NPR). Currently he is a producer for “Reset with Jenn White” on WBEZ.  For nearly two decades, he was senior and lead producer for “Worldview” where he was responsible for creating in-depth stories, features, series, film projects and outreach events that connect listeners to global communities in Chicago and around the world.  He has won numerous awards in broadcast excellence and also lectures, facilitates, and moderates discussions on topics related to media’s role in democracy, culture, and communities.

This Year's Honorees

Pam Gecan

Residents of Pat Crowley House and Nathalie Salmon House:

Olga Bashkina

Mable Chambers

Phil Diamond

LaBrosse Family

Myra Stephens

H.O.M.E.'s Home Repair Specialists:

Andre Barnes

Nathan Foggs

JJ Haley

Johnny Jefferson


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Sponsorship opportunities for our 2020 Annual Celebration Dinner are available. You can download more information here.

If you have any questions, please contact Gail at GailS@homeseniors.org

Our 2020 Annual Celebration Dinner Sponsors are (as of 3/2/2020):

Joseph M. Wiedemann & Sons

Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing

The Doctors Company

ValueKnowledge, Aging Media / Senior Housing News, Bernstein Wealth Management, Fifth Third Bank, Morgan Stanley, Motorola, Nancy Hagen & Andy Tecson, Northern Trust, Wintrust, Rush Department of Social Work and Community Health, The Lombard Company

American Marketing Services, Federal Home Loan Bank, JP Morgan Private Bank, Prime Publishing, US Trust/ Bank of America, Worn Jerabek Wiltse Architects, David Borris

With the help of our generous supporters, our 2019 Annual Celebration Dinner was a success