The Auxiliary of NorthShore University HealthSystem hosted a special kickoff for the 2019 American Craft Exposition (ACE) at the Chicago Botanic Garden in February. 2018 ACE co-chairs Leslie Sevcik and Kathy Leighton presented Dr. Frederick Miller, NorthShore’s Chairman of Psychiatry, and Dr. Mark Drexler, Medical Director of Glenbrook Hospital’s Family Care Center, with a check totaling $563,554—all raised during the 2018 event. Proceeds from ACE 2019 will support increased access to psychiatric services at NorthShore. ACE 2019 takes place at the Chicago Botanic Garden September 20-22. A special Preview Party Benefit is slated for September 19. americancraftexpo.org
MaryGrace King had just won a 25-yard back- stroke race when she started to sprint toward her orange beach towel….