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ANGELICA HALE TO JOIN MACY'S FOR
111TH ANNUAL GREAT TREE LIGHTING
The youngest runner-up in "America's Got Talent"
history to take part in Chicago Holiday Tradition
November 3, 2018 at Noon
An iconic holiday tradition in Chicago, Macy's Great
Tree Lighting will take place on Saturday, November 3rd
at Noon. This year marks the 111th lighting of the Great
Tree with special guest, Angelica Hale. The Great Tree
measures 45-feet-tall and hangs from the ceiling of the
beloved Walnut Room at Macy's on State Street in
downtown Chicago. With over 2,000 ornaments and
6,600 sparkling lights, it has been a centerpiece of the
holiday season for 111 years.
Angelica Hale is an 11 year old singer from Atlanta,
GA, who competed in season 12 of NBC's "America's
Got Talent" in 2017, received Chris Hardwick's Golden
Buzzer, and finished as the youngest runner-up in the
show's history. She was a featured performer in the
91st Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in 2017 and has
appeared on Little Big Shots, the Today Show, and
many others. She performs at concerts, shows,
corporate events, sporting events, and galas all over the
world and enjoys spending time in the studio where she
is currently working on her debut album.
Angelica is also an actress and voice-over artist having
made her feature film debut in 2018 and having voiced
characters in a couple upcoming animated series.
Having overcome a life-threatening illness when she
was only 4 years old that resulted in her fighting sepsis
and needing a kidney transplant when she was just 6
years old, Angelica loves to give back and support
organizations that help children that may be going
through something similar. In this respect, she is
currently the first kid ambassador for the National
Kidney Foundation and celebrity advocate for both the
Sepsis Alliance and Children's Miracle Network
Macy's on State Street, 7th Floor, Walnut Room
111 N. State Street, Chicago 60602
FLIGHT 2018: An Evening in Greece
November 9th 7PM-12AM
You don’t need a passport to enjoy An Evening In
Greece with Camp One Step by Children’s
Oncology Services on November 9th at the Four
Seasons Hotel-Chicago. Camp One Step will be
entering its fourth year with this culturally-themed
gala representing destinations from around the
world, with Greece being highlighted this year.
Guests will get first-class treatment at this benefit
that sends kids with cancer to peer camp programs
such as the nonprofit’s popular summer camp to
even their winter, family, sibling or dude camp
programs. Many of these programs are provided to
families at no cost.
More than 375 guests that support childhood
cancer awareness at this gala that every year
sends more kids to One Step Programs. Guests of
FLIGHT will enjoy Grecian inspired cuisine and
dancing to music by the Becca Kaufman Orchestra.
Memorable silent and live auctions will also be held
and with the nonprofit’s relationship with “Gesture”,
the auction will open prior to the start of the event.
Plus the highlight of the night is the moving program
that features those that witness the magic of this
Tickets are $300 per person, tables of 10 $3,000
Sponsorship tables of 12 starting at $3,300
The Four Seasons Hotel
120 East Delaware Place, Chicago, Illinois 60611
To purchase tickets or for more information about
the event, please visit
Union League Boys & Girls Clubs Kicks Off 100
“MADE IN CHICAGO GALA”
DINNER, DANCING & DIAMONDS
Saturday, Nov. 3rd, 2018 – 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Join the Union League Boys & Girls Clubs as it
kicks off its big 100th anniversary coming up with an
evening of dinner, dancing and diamonds. The charity
gala benefits youths served by the nonprofit’s
after-school programs in some of Chicago’s most
WGN-TV’s Michah Matterre will emcee the event,
which begins at 5:30 p.m. with a cocktail reception
and silent auction. Dinner starts at 7:30 p.m., with a
live auction and Diamond Drop Drawing. The
Diamond Drop Drawing features 100 glasses of fine
champagne that will be available to "buy a chance" to
win diamond jewelry.
The Diamond Drop Drawing spotlights two stunning
pieces of diamond jewelry valued at nearly $8,000
donated by C.D. Peacock, Chicago’s jeweler since
1837. A lucky winner will go home with an 18k white
gold ring with 2.67 ct. of diamonds and an 18kt gold
necklace with 3.15 ct. of round diamonds. The
evening is capped off with dancing and an after-glow
dessert bar from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Union League Club of Chicago, 65 W. Jackson
$325 per person ($225 for Associate Board & New
and Younger ULC Members)