Monday, September 25th, 2017

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Friday, Sept. 22…Eat, Drink, Be Merry…Support! Annual Benefit, to benefit Family Connections, 7:30 p.m. at Dino’s of the Cleveland Metroparks Acacia Reservation. Hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, dinner, silent auction. Carolyn Grossman Award to be presented at 8:15 p.m. Tickets for regular admission are $100 per person. Call 216.921.2023 or visit

Saturday, Sept. 23…Coming Home, to benefit Cogswell Hall, 6 p.m. at The Calfee Building, 1405 E. 6th St., Cleveland. Open bar, silent auction, food by Chef Heinz Yee of Otani Restaurants, Music by Leah Frank and Co. Radio host and newspaper columnist Michael McIntyre will serve as master of ceremonies. Tickets are $85. Call 216.961.1568, ext. 311 or visit

Saturday, Sept. 23…Cheers to Camp Cheerful, to benefit Camp Cheerful in celebration of its 70th anniversary, 5:30 p.m. at Camp Cheerful in Strongsville. Happy hour in the horse barn, DJ and dancing, special Camp 70th anniversary activities, dinner, raffles, giving tree with crafts made by campers, a parent/camper speaker and more surprises. Reservations are $50 per person. Call 216.292.9700, ext. 226 or visit

Saturday, Sept. 23…Home Team Celebration, to benefit Northeast Ohio Adoption Services, 4 to 8 p.m. at Progressive Field. Appetizers in the bullpen and warning track with photo opps and cocktails while the Indians v. Seattle Mariners game is broadcast on the scoreboard. Following reception on the field, a buffet dinner will be served in The Corner Bar, with entertainment and performer Rick Smith, a caricature artist, and a balloon pull in which prizes will be awarded. Cash raffle and live auction. Tickets are $100 per person (includes 2 drinks) or $175 per couple (includes 4 drink tickets). Call 800.686.6627, ext. 110 or visit

Sunday, Sept. 24…Pure Imagination Benefit Brunch and Auction, to benefit Seeds of Literacy, in celebration of its 20th anniversary, 11 a.m. at Windows on the River, Cleveland. Savory brunch, amazing auctions, inspiring speakers. Call 216.661.7950, ext. 110 or visit

Saturday, Sept. 24…Beyond Function Annual Benefit Brunch, to benefit ARTneo, 1 to 4 p.m. at ARTneo, 1305 W. 80th St., Cleveland. Event to honor Judith Salomon, Cleveland Arts Prize winner, retired Cleveland Institute of Art professor and one of Cleveland’s most noteworthy and successful artists. Visit for more information.

Wednesday, Sept. 27…L’Amour du Vin, to benefit the Arthritis Foundation, 6 p.m. at Avon Oaks Country Club. Wine from around the world and food from the area’s best restaurants will be featured, as well as a silent auction and raffles. Tickets are $75. VIP tickets are $95 and include an exclusive lounge where Bonefish Grill will provide a special food presentation, and fall-inspired cocktail tastings and spa services will be offered. Call 216.285.2822 or visit




Tuesday, Oct. 3…YWCA Circle Event, to benefit YWCA of Cleveland, at TENK West Bank, 2111 Center St., Cleveland. Event to feature Savannah James, wife of LeBron James, and Leigh Anne Tuohy, the mother who was profiled in the movie, “The Blind Side” as keynote speakers. For more information about the event or to register, call 216.881.6878 or visit

Thursday, Oct. 5…A Day of Hope and An Evening of Hope, to benefit Boys Hope Girls Hope. Day of Hope luncheon will be held at Ritz-Carlton’s Silver Grille to celebrate more than 250 Cleveland middle school students who have been identified by their teachers and principals as emerging leaders. An Evening of Hope begins at 6 p.m. at the Boys Hope Girls Hope campus, located at 9619 Garfield Blvd., Garfield Heights. Festive cocktail reception and fall dinner with highlights from the luncheon, honoring local individuals who exemplify the qualities Boys Hope Girls Hope seeks to instill in the young people they serve – leadership, generosity and perseverance. Tickets are $200 per person for cocktail reception and seating at An Evening of Hope. For more information, visit or

Friday, Oct. 6…Celebrate, to benefit LifeAct, 6:30 p.m. at Lago on the East Bank, 1091 W. 10th St., Cleveland. A festive evening toasting 25 years of saving lives, honoring the legacy of LifeAct’s founder, Lyman H. “Tim” Treadway. Visit

Friday, Oct. 6…Celebrating Women & the INSPIRE Awards featuring a theme of “Positive Resilience,” 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Cleveland Marriott at Key Center. Continental breakfast, opening and luncheon keynote speakers, breakout sessions and upscale marketplace resources and exhibitors. Insightful dialogues with highly regarded business leaders and INSPIRE Award Recipients. Fashions, jewelry, raffle and more! Giving women the tools they need to develop personal and professional habits of strength and positive resilience. Early bird pricing. Visit or call 216.268.8999.

Saturday, Oct. 7…Annual Ball, to benefit Mayo Society of Greater Cleveland, at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. Event to honor Christopher M. Connor, former Executive Chairman of the Sherwin-Williams Company. Call 216.241.6742.

Tuesday, Oct. 10…Benefit Luncheon, to benefit Centers for Families and Children, 11:30 a.m. at InterContinental Hotel, Cleveland. Doors to open at 11 a.m. Keynote Speaker will be New York Times best-selling author Ron Powers, whose new book is entitled, “No One Cares About Crazy People: The Chaos and Heartbreak of Mental Health in America.” Tickets are $150. Purchase online at

Friday, Oct. 13…Celebration of Hope: A Night in Venice Masquerade Ball, to benefit Huntington’s Disease Society of America, 6:30 p.m. For more information and reservations, contact or visit

Saturday, Oct. 14, Adventure Back in Time to Old Hollywood, to benefit A Kid Again, 6 p.m. at Cleveland Renaissance Hotel. An Old Hollywood Adventure to feature live, nostalgic entertainment and music, a walk down the red carpet, exciting auctions and more. Evening cocktail or Hollywood glam attire. Tickets are $150. Call 330.405.5437 or visit

Saturday, Oct. 14…Glitz, to benefit Lake Health Foundation, at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland.

Saturday, Oct. 14…Puttin’ On The Ritz, A Celebration of Old Hollywood, to benefit United Cerebral Palsy, at the InterContinental Hotel Cleveland. Innovative cocktails, gourmet cuisine, silent and live auctions, live entertainment and more. Call 216.791.8363, ext. 1228 or visit

Saturday, Oct. 14…Wine Women & Shoes to benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Renaissance Cleveland. Sip wines from vintner partners. Feel fabulous from the moment you walk in the door until the time you leave with our charming Shoe Guys. See the latest fashions on the runway with a show by Toni in Style and enjoy an exclusive boutique shopping experience. General Admission is $125. VIP Admission is $200 includes premier seating, a selection of wines served at the table by a designated Shoe Guy, and a VIP swag bag.

Saturday, Oct. 14…Event to benefit Empty Bowls by the Lake, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at American Legion Post 211 in Avon Lake. Guests to enjoy a simple meal of soup and bread. Bowls are being made by local artists, scouts and students from more than 10 local schools. Delicious soups from more than 25 area restaurants will be donated for the event. Live entertainment by Avon Electric Orchestra and singer Brittany Davidson. Silent auction. All proceeds to be donated to food banks and local community resource services/food pantries who participate in the Empty Bowls project. Call 440.263.5362.

Saturday, Oct. 14…Alleluia Ball, to benefit the Catholic Community Foundation, 6 p.m. (with optional Vigil Mass at 5 p.m.) at Huntington Convention Center, Cleveland. Black-tie gala featuring cocktails, dinner, and dancing to live music by Bluewater Kings. Tickets are $300. Proceeds to benefit new initiative of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland that will enable NE Ohio Catholic schools to better serve children with learning differences. For more information, call 216.696.6525, ext. 3760 or visit

Saturday, Oct. 14…Heroes Every Day: 17th Annual Rudolph H. Garfield Circle of Caring to benefit Hattie Larlham, 6 p.m. at Signature of Solon. Cocktails and Silent Auction, Dinner and Program, Fund a Need Auction, and entertainment by Christopher Milo. Event to honor Richard I. Grossberg MD, Medical Director, Hattie Larlham Center for Children with Disabilities. VIP reception at 5:30 p.m. Cocktail attire (superhero attire optional). VIP tickets are $250 per person. Individual tickets are $200. Call 330.840.6845 or email

Saturday, Oct. 14…Celebrate South Euclid!, to benefit One South Euclid, in celebration of the City of South Euclid’s Centennial, 7:30 p.m. at SE-L branch of Cuyahoga County Library. Tickets are $50 per person, or $75 for two tickets. Visit

Wednesday, Oct. 18…Creations Boutique, to benefit Children’s Guild of Cleveland, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Acacia Clubhouse, Cedar Rd., Lyndhurst. Fashion, jewelry, décor, holiday, children’s, gourmet and more. Lunch is available with reservation ($45) by calling 440.543.3254. General admission without lunch is $5.

Wednesday, Oct. 18…20th Annual Instrumental Evening for the Earth, to benefit Earth Day Coalition, 6 p.m. at smARTspace at 78th St. Studios. Gourmet reception, live auction and raffle, live music, art galleries and more. Tickets start at $50. Call 216.281.6468 or visit

Thursday, Oct. 19…Celebrating Connections, to benefit Senior Transportation Connection, 6:30 p.m. at Executive Caterers at Landerhaven. Event to honor The Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation and Mitchell Balk. Call 216.265.3008 or email for tickets and more information.

Thursday, Oct. 19…Joyful Tastes of Life, to benefit Cleveland Clinic Akron General Visiting Nurse Service, 6 p.m. at St. George’s Family Center, Akron. Fun, casual evening to feature best seasonal food from local restaurants, craft beer from local breweries, wines from local wineries and distributors, raffle, silent auction and live music by Patrick Munford. Proceeds go toward end-of-life hospice care and supportive services at Akron General Visiting Nurse Service. Tickets are $60 per person. Call 330.344.6888 or visit

Saturday, Oct. 20…Sparkle, to benefit Greater Cleveland Volunteers, 6:30 p.m. at Sterle’s Country House, 1401 E. 55th St., Cleveland. Appetizers, cocktails – featuring craft beers from Goldhorn Brewery, and homemade hearty dinner offerings from Chef Natasha Pogrebinsky. David F. Leahy Award for Volunteer Excellence and Community Partner Award to be presented. Silent auction and other interactive activities. Tickets are $125. Visit

Friday, Oct. 20 through Tuesday, Oct. 24, excluding Saturday, Oct. 21…Designer Dress Days, to benefit National Council of Jewish Women Cleveland, at the Mandel Jewish Community Center, 26001 S. Woodland Rd, Beachwood. Annual sale of new or gently-worn and previously loved women’s designer clothing, fabulous jewelry, stylish handbags, luxurious furs and fashionable accessories. New features this year include more competitive pricing; a new, separate room for handbags and accessories; an expanded category of Contemporary Clothing; and improved lighting. Preview Day for premier choices is Friday, Oct. 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ($20 admission). Sale continues with no charge on Sunday, Oct. 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Monday, Oct. 23 from noon to 8 p.m.; and Tuesday, Oct. 24 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Call 216.378.2204, visit or visit

Saturday, Oct. 21…Sapphire Ball, to benefit Summa Health Breast Center and other key clinical areas throughout the health system, 6 p.m. at the John S. Knight Center, Akron. Elegant black-tie event to feature the timeless music of the Four Tops. Doors open at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $300. Call 330.375.3548 or visit

Sunday, Oct. 22…Shining Star CLE 2017, to benefit memory care programs for Montefiore and The Weils, 7 p.m. at the Ohio Theatre, Playhouse Square. See the top 10 high school students compete in a vocal competition and performance with $2,500 awarded to the high school music department of the winner. Call 216.910.2633, email or visit

Thursday, Oct. 26… Taste in the Chagrin Valley, to benefit Howard Hanna Children’s Free Care Fund, 5 to 8:30 The Tanglewood Club, providing free medical care to pediatric patients treated at local children’s hospitals. A star team of chefs from across NE Ohio will donate their time to present a unique selection of food tastings for attendees. Event to include live auction, silent auction, raffles, food, drinks, fun and entertainment and hosted by local celebrity, Larry Morrow. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased at Howard Hanna, 41 N. Main St., Chagrin Falls. Valet parking is available at The Tanglewood Club for this event. Call 440.247.8900 for tickets or more information.

Friday, Oct. 27…Put on your Boogie Shoes Halloween party, to benefit The Gathering Place, 7 p.m. at Great Lakes Science Center. Adult-only event with beer, wine, hors d’oeuvres, raffle, silent auction, costume contest, live music from Spazmatics. VIP tickets are $125; General tickets are $75 through Oct. 1 and $85 after that. Call 216.407.8138 or visit

Saturday, Oct. 28…Spectrum of Possibility, to benefit Milestones Autism Resources, 7 p.m. at The Wyndham Cleveland at Playhouse Square. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres with open bar and live music, followed by dinner and a live auction. Event to honor Adam Berebitsky, managing partner at BDO Cleveland, and Rochelle Nyer, Speech and Language Pathologist at Akron Children’s Hospital. Tickets are $200. For more information or to RSVP, visit




Friday, Nov. 3…Annual Gala, to benefit the Epilepsy Association,
6 p.m. at Marriott Downtown at Key Center. Cocktails, lavish hors d’oeuvres, silent and live auction, gourmet dinner, dancing to the sounds of Driven and more. Tickets start at $200 per person. Call 216.579.1330 or email

Saturday, Nov. 4…Shining a Light on Sacred Landmarks, to benefit Cleveland Restoration Society, at Trinity Cathedral, Cleveland. Starts with drinks, tours and small bites in Trinity Commons, with elegant sit-down dinner in the Trinity Cathedral Nave. For more information, visit

Saturday, Nov. 4…Clambake Fundraiser, to benefit Millridge Center for Hearing Impaired, 6 p.m. at Highland Heights Community Center. Clambake dinner catered by La-Vera Party Center, raffle, side boards and silent auction. Call 440.473.3484 or 440.773.6380.

Friday, Nov. 10…Miracles Happen Celebration, to benefit breast cancer research at University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center, 6:30 p.m. at Shaker Heights Country Club. Ten-year celebration to feature gourmet food stations by local noted chef and restaurateur Zack Bruell and Shaker Heights Country Club Executive Chef Bob Lasio, plus life music by the Mike Petrone Band and a silent auction. Vacation raffle to include packages to Napa, Tuscany and Mexico. Champion Award to be presented to Dennis P. Gallagher who co-funded the Miracle Fund with Diana and Ned Hyland. Gala tickets are $125. Call 216.844.0416 or visit

Friday, Nov. 10…Big Bash Benefit, to benefit Inlet Dance Theatre, at Cleveland Public Theatre in Gordon Square. A fun-packed evening of music and dance, creative activities and a fabulous raffle. Chris Hodgson’s famous food truck, Hodge Podge, will help highlight Inlet’s touring theme, On the Road with Inlet. Tickets are $75 ($35 for younger than 30). Call 216.721.8580 or visit

Saturday, Nov.11…Roses in November, to benefit the Sisters of the Carmelite Monastery, at Executive Caterers at Landerhaven. Luncheon at noon with fashion show by Toni in Style, boutique shopping (9:30 a.m.) $1,000 grand prize and additional prizes. Tickets are $50. Call 440.565.7555 or visit

Saturday, Nov. 11…Cleveland Clinic Akron General’s Women’s Board Gala, 6 p.m. at Hilton Akron/Fairlawn, 3180 W. Market St., Akron. Proceeds to benefit construction of leading-edge Emergency Dept. at Akron General. Black-tie optional gala to be a Cinematic Extravaganza, with movie-themed trivia games, VIP cocktail hour with celebrity physician bartenders, dinner and entertainment by the band Special Request. Raffle tickets are on sale now for $150 each for a 1 in 300 chance to win $10,000 cash. Call 330.344.6888 or visit




Friday, Dec. 8…Best Party of the Year, to benefit Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland, 7 p.m. at The Westin Cleveland Downtown. Tickets are $99 through Nov. 17; $109 Nov. 18-Dec.8; and $119 at the door. Call 216.619.8155 or visit

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