PADS supporters gather for food, fun
More than 200 supporters took to the streets of Oak Park on April 20 for a three-tiered evening of progressive food, cocktails and fun at the 13th Annual West Suburban PADS’ Progressive Dinner. Guests began with appetizers at Maya del Sol, and then strolled up Oak Park Avenue for a choice of entrees at Winberie’s. The Oak Park Senior Center opened its doors for desserts and coffee courtesy of Cucina Paradiso and Aspire Coffeeworks.
“Everything is donated, which means all funds raised go directly to the programming,” said Teri Miller, PADS’ development manager. “We’ve been doing this event for 13 years, and Winberie’s has done it with us all 13 years,”
Jim and Sally Prescott of Oak Park served as co-chairs of this year’s event.
The progressive dinner is one of the organization’s active fundraisers, which work to bring neighbors together. “It’s one of our best events,” added Miller. “People enjoy the food, the restaurants, the company, and they know that everything goes right back to PADS and what we do.”
Original Publisher: Chicago Tribune
Publication Date: April 23, 2015