Madeleine Albright to Headline Fundraiser
Silverman, Ruth Gesmer, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)
Byline: Ruth Gesmer Silverman Daily Herald Correspondent
Phones are ringing at the offices of the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center as callers are begging for seats.
But there is only a waiting list.
For the first time in its history, the organization's annual Humanitarian Awards Dinner is sold out ahead of time, with 2,000 attendees expected to pack the ballroom Tuesday at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.
Organizers hope to raise more than $1.5 million toward the Illinois Holocaust Museum, now under construction in Skokie near the Edens Expressway, between Golf and Old Orchard roads. Operators of the museum, which they plan to open in …
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Publication information: Article title: Madeleine Albright to Headline Fundraiser. Contributors: Silverman, Ruth Gesmer - Author. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: January 31, 2007. Page number: 1. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 2007 Gale Group.
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