LIGHT THE DARKNESS
NAMI Chicago’s annual Awards Dinner, Light the Darkness 2018 will take place on Thursday, April 19th beginning at 5:00 pm at The Geraghty!
Light the Darkness is where we come together to illuminate the path to change. Our conversations create understanding. Our support dismantles the stigma. And our collective spark ignites empowerment and recovery. Light the Darkness recognizes incredible advocates as this year’s honorees. We are so grateful to all who support this inspirational evening.
2018 Light the Darkness Honorees
- Public Education of the Year Award: Dr. Colleen Cicchetti, Executive Director, Center for Childhood Resilience at Lurie Children's Hospital
- Faith Based Leader of the Year Award: Pastor Christopher Harris, Founder and CEO, Bright Star Community Outreach
- Community Health Advocate of the Year Award: Dr. Nneka Jones Tapia, Former Executive Director, Cook County Department of Corrections
- CIT Officer of the Year Award: Lt. Antoinette Ursitti, Chicago Police Department
This year’s Honorary Chair is Tresa Dunbar Garrett, President of The Chicago (IL) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated.
ADDRESS: The Geraghty | 2520 S. Hoyne Avene | Chicago, IL 60608
TIME: 5PM - Registration + Cocktails | 7PM - Dinner + Program
PARKING: Valet Available for $10
ATTIRE: Cocktail | Business Formal | Coat Check Available
Light the Darkness 2018 is sold out! Thank you for your support!
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Thank you to our 2018 Sponsors!
ENCORE Technologies | Barton Healthcare | Chicago Lakeshore Hospital | Gateway Foundation | GForce Life Sciences | MADO Healthcare | Alliance for Living | Becknell Industrial | Chicago IV Solution | DOT Foods | Janssen | Harmony Health Plan, Inc. | Lydia Healthcare | Monahan Law Group | Phyllis & Perry Schwartz Foundation | Presence Health | Rush University | Sunovion | Thorek Memorial Hospital | Thresholds | Cooper's Hawk | Koval Distillery | Lagunita's Brewing Company | Synergy Creative | Tito's Handmade Vodka
View the Photo Gallery from Light the Darkness 2017.