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September 08, 2017
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Ticket Price:
$250 per ticket
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Sheraton Grand Chicago
301 East North Water Street
Chicago, IL 60611


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2017 Risa K. Lambert Chicago Luncheon
Benefit Event
<i>US Holocaust Memorial Museum</i>
US Holocaust Memorial Museum

Registration: 11:15 a.m.
Luncheon and Program: Noon

Join Luncheon Chairs Rabbi Steven and Julie Stark Lowenstein and the Museum community in honoring Richard Price, Museum Founder, Council member, and former Chicago Luncheon chair, with the National Leadership Award for his commitment to keeping Holocaust memory alive in a constantly changing world.

Featured Speaker
Maziar Bahari, Iranian Canadian journalist and filmmaker

Richard Price, Chairman and CEO, Mesirow Financial

Rabbi Steven and Julie Stark Lowenstein

Vice Chairs
Deborah Schrayer Karmin and Jonathan Karmin
Terri Lind
Linda and David Richter
Dennis and Geena Zaslavsky
Lili Ann and Richard Zisook

Corporate Co-Chairs
Brian Feltzin
David Kahnweiler
​David Storch

Midwest Regional Office

Please note that the Museum may be recording and photographing this event. By your presence you consent to the Museum's use of your image.

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