Spring Luncheon 2023

Thank you for supporting Chicago Commons’ 2023 Spring Luncheon!

Because of you, we are Thriving Across Generations.

Thank you to everyone who joined us at our Spring Luncheon. This year’s event brought together 300 of Chicago’s leaders in business, philanthropy and community. Together, we celebrated how Chicago Commons programs and services which empower children, adults, and seniors to thrive across generations. We are grateful for your support and for standing behind our mission of empowering individuals, families and communities to overcome poverty and systemic barriers, embrace opportunities and thrive across generations.
Our warmest gratitude to our Grand Ave. Sponsors, US Bank and an anonymous friend as well as our Emerson Sponsor Comcast, and Taylor Sponsor Northern Trust. We are grateful to all of our sponsors listed below for helping to make the luncheon such a success.
Congratulations to our honorees HBK Engineering, Annette Dezelan, and Leslie Roman. We are truly grateful for your leadership and your dedication to to the communities served by Chicago Commons. Special thank you to Leslie for sharing her journey as a mom and entrepreneur.
Thank you to Anne Mosle, Vice President at the Aspen Instituteand Founder and Executive Director of Ascend at the Aspen Institute, for elaborating on the transformative power of a multigenerational approach to service. Finally , a big thank you to NBC 5 Chicago’s Iisha Scott for being an incredible emcee. We were honored to share the stage with you all. We hope to see you all next spring to celebrate Chicago Commons’ 130th anniversary!
View the Spring Luncheon Virtual Program to learn more about the work of Anne Mosle and Ascend at the Aspen Institute. Read about our honorees and get to know our leadership and sponsors.

Thriving Across Generations: The Video


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Chicago Commons Spring Luncheon 2023 Sponsors