Bear Tie Ball

24th annual Bear Tie Ball

March 11, 2017
6:00pm to Midnight
The Aragon Ballroom – Chicago, IL
Entertainment for the evening provided by Ken Arlen Evolution Orchestra.


Making dreams come true.
Xanadu is a moving and electrifying tale of endless fun that leads you on a magical journey to the creation of the world’s first roller disco in a 1980’s glitter explosion. We have an incredible evening planned for you on March 11th!

Mistress of Ceremonies:

Sylvia Perez


Tracey Kreiling & Katy Tetta

Host Committee Chair:

Janet Mandell

Hope Award Recipients:

Mr. Michael Piraino & The Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation

If you have any questions or interests in donating auction items, placing an ad in the Tribute Book, or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Tracey Kreiling & Katy Tetta, 2017 Bear Tie Ball Co-Chairs, at 312.214.1200 x29 or at

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