THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION, GREATER ILLINOIS CHAPTER JUNIOR BOARD PRESENTS PAINT THE NIGHT PURPLE
 Join the Greater Illinois Chapter Junior Board and Fellow Young Professionals for an Unforgettable Evening in Chicago
WHAT: 
More than 900 attendees are expected at this year’s Paint the Night Purple event to help raise critical awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s disease. Paint the Night Purple brings people together from all across Chicagoland for an unforgettable evening of dancing, cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, desserts, and live entertainment from a DJ and the Chicago native group, The Boy Band Night. Guests can also enter to win lavish prizes during the raffle and silent auction, such as a signed Patrick Kane Chicago Blackhawks Jersey, a Hilton Hotel stay and tickets to iconic Chicago destinations such as the Joffrey Ballet and Shedd Aquarium. All proceeds from the event benefit the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Illinois Chapter for the advancement of Alzheimer’s care, support and research.
Paint the Night Purple is hosted annually by the Alzheimer's Association, Greater Illinois Chapter Junior Board. The Junior Board was founded in 2011 to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, and to take action through fundraising events, support programs, education and advocacy initiatives. Alzheimer’s has touched each one of these civic-minded young professionals in some way, and all are united by a desire to see an end to the disease.
WHEN:           Friday, February 24, 2017
           8 p.m. – 11 p.m.

WHERE:        Revel Fulton Market
                       1215 W. Fulton Market
                       Chicago, IL 60607

HOW:           Purchase tickets online at www.alzillinoisjuniorboard.org. Tickets are $100 and include guest entry, appetizers, desserts, open bar, silent auction, raffle, live                              entertainment and more!

WHO:           Interview and photo opportunities from:
  • Greater Illinois Chapter Junior Board Spokesperson
  • The Junior Board’s Paint the Night Purple Event Chair
  • Junior Board Committee Members

CONTACT:    Elizabeth Cook, 847.324.0384, eacook@alz.org

About the Alzheimer's Association, Greater Illinois Chapter:
The Alzheimer’s Association is the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s research, care and support.  Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. The Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Illinois Chapter serves 68 counties in Illinois. Since 1980, the Chapter has provided reliable information and care consultation; created supportive services for families; increased funding for dementia research; and influenced public policy changes.