• Whiskey Tasting for Charity!

    The Franklin Room

    Spring gives way for your whiskey ways! Come out to connect with friends, family and strangers alike for a great cause! Make a new connection, try many new whiskeys and some ol’ faithfuls, while you create a new memory to last through 2019! Your presence is a present for the local Chicago Charity, Blessons for Women. This is a charity fundraiser supporting Team Blessons 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Runner and General Manager of The Franklin Room, Gabe Visuetti on behalf of Blessons for Women. When: Sunday, May 19th : 1pm - 3pm NOT A FREE EVENT. TICKETS ARE $30. Proceeds benefit Blessons for Women. TICKET LINK: https://www.blessonsevents.org/product/-whiskey-tasting-for-charity-the-franklin-room-/9?cs=true Where: The Franklin Room, 675 North Franklin Street Why: Enjoy an afternoon of connecting with friends, family and whiskey enthusiasts alike while supporting a charity at the same time! #TastingForBlessons Who: A great crowd of professionals eager to taste, connect and network for a great cause supporting advancement of women.. 21+ No Refunds Event complies with all state liquor laws Capacity: 70 Package Includes: *2 Hour Whiskey, Bourbon & Scotch tastings from 13 vendors! Dalmore Scotch, Jura Scotch, Glenlivet Scotch, RedBreast Irish Whisky, Aberlour, Teeling Irish Whiskey, Sagamore Bourbon and Rye, Jonnie Walker Blended Scotch, Blade and Bow, Dickel Tennessee Whiskey, Beam Suntory, Bunnahaibann and Michter's Whiskey. * A Franklin Room Curated Whiskey Cocktail * Featured Food from The Franklin Room * Enter to win our Whiskey Package Giveaway * 100% proceeds benefit Blessons for Women, a local Chicago non-profit organization. FAQ: What do I need to check in? Please be prepared to show your ID. Unable to attend? Unfortunately, there are no refunds, but you can transfer your ticket to a friend. Email [masked] to transfer and edit the attendee info. Any additional questions, sponsorship opportunities or other inquiries, feel free to email [masked]

  • Shamrock Shuffle Aid Station 02 Volunteers

    Aid Station 02

    Please see the details below for more information regarding volunteering at Aid Station 02 at the 2019 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle AND/OR Joining Team Blessons at the race. ☘️☘️☘️☘️☘️☘️☘️☘️☘️☘️☘️☘️☘️☘️☘️☘️ To Volunteer: Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the 2019 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K with our charity! We welcome all genders and ages 16+ in participating! Our charity will receive a donation for every volunteer that registers under our volunteer group through our private registration link. Blessons Volunteers at Aid Station 02 will distribute water and Gatorade to Shamrock Shuffle participants, as well as assist with the set-up and clean-up of the Aid Station. Thousands of runners will rely on the dedication and support of volunteers just like you, so we hope you will join us! Please register OFFICIALLY through the link below and follow the steps: https://www.shamrockshuffle.com/get-involved/volunteer-information/aid-station-volunteers/ STEP 1 - CLICK AID STATION 02 STEP 2 - REGISTER with Blessons for Women Date: Sunday, March 24, 2019 Time: 6:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Location: Located in the Loop, volunteer check-in for Aid Station 02 will be on the north side of Harrison Street at Financial Place. View volunteer check-in on the Aid Station 02 Map. Uniform: Each volunteer will receive a Shamrock Shuffle T-shirt to be worn during their volunteer shift. Please dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes. We recommend that you avoid bringing valuables and larger items (bags, backpacks, etc.). DRESS FOR THE WEATHER ☘️☘️☘️☘️☘️☘️☘️☘️☘️☘️☘️☘️☘️☘️☘️☘️ To Run W/ Team Blessons: Step 1: Register for your Team Blessons personal fundraising page FREE: https://www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/2019-any-race-team-blessons Towards the bottom of the page, click “The Team”, and then select “Join Team”. Step 2: Email [masked] providing the following info; -that you registered for Team Blessons 2019 Any Race by adding your fundraising page link in your email (copy & paste) -please also state your preferred size in your Running shirt/tank -don’t forget to register for your races in 2019 on your own and let us know which races you will be participating in! We will contact you once we receive your email! Thank you ! Blessons for Women

  • YOGA & MIMOSAS - MUST RSVP via eventbrite link

    Equinox Gold Coast

    ALL LEVELS OF FITNESS ARE WELCOME. FREE Yoga Practice hosted by Team Blessons at Equinox in the 900 N. Michigan Bloomingdales Building! 60 minute class followed by mimosas and brunch snacks provided by Equinox - Gold Coast. All Team Blessons participants and friends are welcome! Please RSVP. Spots are limited. What to wear/bring: Comfortable workout clothes and gym shoes. Water bottle, your own lock for use of the locker, showers and whatnot. Parking: $4 for 3 hours in the Bloomingdales 900 N. Michigan building with parking validation by the front desk at Equinox. Enter the garage from Rush, Walton, or Delaware streets. Arrive a few minutes early so that you can be provided more information for storing valuables/street clothes. MUST RSVP THROUGH HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/yoga-mimosas-with-team-blessons-tickets-56061430247 Team Blessons is a group of individuals who like to stay fit, have fun and make a difference at the same time through any race, any sports & anywhere. Our Mission: Blessons for Women provides free mentorship, educational workshops and wellness clinics for all women, in addition to scholarships to disadvantaged, low-income women who are 25 years or older and who have had their higher education interrupted due to challenging life lessons such as; cancer, mental illness, physical or emotional abuse, sex trafficking or who are first generation female immigrants. Our Vision: Blessons is a catalyst for transforming and empowering the lives of women who have a vision to succeed inspite of obstacles. "When you're able to view painful lessons as blessings, they become blessons."- Founder, Blessons for Women