10,000 Pancakes Served At ‘Get Behind The Vest’ Event

CHICAGO, IL – Police supporters in the thousands packed the basement of a local church Sunday morning to raise money and help buy new bullet proof vests for Chicago police officers. A pancake breakfast event lasted for hours at St. John Fisher Catholic Church’s Kane Hall as money came in to support not only the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation’s "Get Behind the Vest" initiative it was set up for, but for the family of recently fallen Police Department Commander Paul Bauer as well. "It never ceases to amaze me the support we get here in the 22nd District," Chicago Police…

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Bill Murray decries conspiracy theory after Clint Eastwood squad captures Pebble Beach charity event

Clint Eastwood hits a tee shot during the 3M Celebrity Challenge on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, at the Pebble Beach Golf Links in Carmel, Calif. (Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group) PEBBLE BEACH — Bill Murray’s first drive at a charity event Wednesday sailed so far off course that he waved goodbye to the ball as it vanished into the trees. Not a problem, he said. “Well, one of my other charities is supporting the homeless,” Murray reasoned. “And there are some living over in the cypresses to the right.” The wayward shot was part of a rough day for the…

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Charity Scandal Prompts Property Event to Highlight Conduct Code

Charity Scandal Prompts Property Event to Highlight Conduct Code

Mipim organizers vow more communication on Cannes event rules Code reserves right to block or expel guests over conduct Organizers of Mipim, the annual property conference held in Cannes, France, have pledged to “increase communication” with delegates about the event’s code of conduct in the wake of a London charity dinner scandal where alleged harassment took place. “Mipim has a code of conduct applicable to everyone attending the event,” event director Ronan Vaspart said in an emailed statement. “If we are informed of inappropriate behavior we will take action. Mipim is committed to safeguarding the dignity and respect of all…

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Fundraising Dinner For Recovery Home At Pinstripes

Fundraising Dinner For Recovery Home At Pinstripes

BARRINGTON, IL – Former Chicago Blackhawks fan favorite player Brent Sopel will host a fundraising dinner for the New Directions Addiction Recovery Services, a recovery home in Crystal Lake. The first event of its kind for the non-profit will be held on Saturday, Feb. 3 from 6:30 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. at Pinstripes, 100 W. Higgins Road in Barrington. All funds raised will support the various New Directions programs. According to its website, New Direction has a mission "to support the process of recovery from substance abuse and addiction." Chad Coe will be the event’s charity auctioneer while Sopel, a…

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Adam Wainwright covers Luke Bryan hit to promote charity karaoke event

Adam Wainwright covers Luke Bryan hit to promote charity karaoke event

is ready to host the Big League Impact Sing off and Karaoke Challenge on Jan. 12 in St. Louis. (Eventbrite/Big League Impact) For the last 13 years, Adam Wainwright has made his name as a top tier pitcher in Major League Baseball. Now, the St. Louis Cardinals right-hander is using that name and his surprisingly strong musical talents to help support three St. Louis charities. On Friday, Jan. 12, Wainwright and Big League Impact will be hosting their second annual Sing-Off and Karaoke Challenge at Dave and Buster’s in Maryland Heights, MO. And to promote the event, Wainwright busted out…

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Virginia Beach Sheriff’s Office hosts annual Cops & Kids charity shopping event

The Virginia Beach Sheriff’s Office held their annual Cops & Kids Christmas charity event on Saturday. Twenty local kids were paired up with law enforcement officers to shop for Christmas presents at a Virginia Beach Target store. The kids are referred by the police chaplains and the City Department of Human Services. The Virginia Beach Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #8 raises money for the event with support from the Virginia Beach Police Department and the Virginia Beach Sheriff’s Office. View Gallery (30 images) Source Article

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Manchester United stars and their WAGs roll in for charity gala at Old Trafford as Romelu Lukaku, Paul Pogba and Co attend event headlined by Stormzy

Manchester United stars have rolled up for a star-studded gala at Old Trafford in aid of Unicef — complete with a headline performance from grime star Stormzy. The Red Devils stars rocked up to the Theatre of Dreams with their glamorous wives and girlfriends dressed to the nines for the charity event on Wednesday night. Paul Pogba, Romelu Lukaku and Co all took the chance to pose with Stormzy — a known United fan — as they posed for photos at the red-carpet event. Manchester United stars attended charity gala at Old Trafford which is headlined by grime star Stormzy…

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Prince William Warns Against Overpopulation at Wildlife Charity Event

Prince William Warns Against Overpopulation at Wildlife Charity Event

Prince William spoke out against overpopulation in Africa and across the world at a wildlife conservation charity gala on Thursday. The 35-year-old father of two — who is expecting his third child with Kate Middleton — said that urbanization and infrastructure development could have a “terrible impact” on wildlife “unless we begin to plan and to take measures now.” “Africa’s rapidly growing human population is predicted to more than double by 2050 — a staggering increase of three and a half million people per month,” he told the crowd at the Tusk at The Roundhouse gala in London. “There is…

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KU-MU charity game should be an annual event | The Kansas City Star

KU-MU charity game should be an annual event | The Kansas City Star

College basketball fans are in for a treat Sunday, when the Missouri Tigers take on the Kansas Jayhawks in an exhibition game at the Sprint Center. The proceeds from ticket sales and the livestream video broadcast will go to help victims of hurricanes in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico. The game is particularly welcome now. It comes just a few weeks after scandal rocked the college basketball world. This won’t erase the stain of accusations that assistant coaches and agents colluded to steer players to certain schools, but it pushes the story into the background, if only for a few…

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Pontiac’s M1 Concourse hosts first ever running event

Orangetheory Fitness hosted its first charity Run the Raceway event on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, at the M1 Concourse in Pontiac. Photo by Roy J. Akers / For The Oakland Press Photo by Roy J. Akers / For The Oakland Press Orangetheory Fitness held a charity running event at Pontiac’s M1 Concourse on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017—the first ever running event held at the new performance track. Run the Raceway featured a 5K and 10K runnin competition as well as a one-mile family fun run, with a portion of the proceeds going towards GenYOUth, a health and wellness nonprofit best…

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