The Chicagoland Area Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® has announced the inaugural class of Pink Tie Guys, chaired by Richard M. Daley, now of counsel to the firm Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP.
This group of “KoMEN” will be honored for making a difference in the fight against breast cancer. The men were nominated by the community and selected by the Komen Chicagoland Board of Directors to serve as inaugural members of the Pink Tie Guys.
The Pink Tie Guys will be honored at Tribune Media Group’s Pink Tie Gala Thursday, Oct. 13, at the Tribune Tower, 435 N. Michigan Ave., 6-10 p.m.
Among those being honored is Illinois state Rep. Greg Harris. He has sponsored legislation that, among other things, aims to increase education and awareness of breast cancer to women who are substantially at risk.
Among the 11 other men who are being honored are Daley; NBC 5 Chicago President/General Manager Larry Wert; and Stephen Bonner, CEO/president of Cancer Treatment Centers of America.
See http:// www.komenchicago.org .