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Rush's whimsical benefit supports young people in health care fields

Rush's whimsical benefit supports young people in health care fields

The Woman's Board of Rush University Medical Center hosted its second annual fall benefit, “Evening of Whimsy,” Oct. 19 at the Art Institute of Chicago. The event drew 300 guests and raised funds for the expansion of the Rush Education and Career Hub (REACH), a college and career development pipeline for Chicago high school and college students.

The evening began in Columbus Court, where partygoers mixed and mingled amid the art — Marc Chagall's America Windows and maquettes of Joan Miro's sculpture titled Chicago, and Pablo Picasso's untitled cubist sculpture in Daley Center, among others.

Photographers snapped guests in front of a futuristic photo wall, designed by All...

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