Couple to be honored for their longtime support and service.
Meals on Wheels Chicago (MOWC) is pleased to announce that Amy Dordek Dolinsky and Steve Dolinsky will be the honorary chairs for the 2014 Celebrity Chef Ball, Chicago’s premier culinary event. The couple will be honored at the event for their dedication to the organization and their longtime service.
Amy Dordek Dolinsky has long been a supporter of Meals on Wheels Chicago, serving on the MOWC Board of Directors from 2003 – 20013, including four years as President. Her dedication to human rights and social action made her an inspiring leader during her tenure on the MOWC board. She is currently the Managing Director at Growthplay, a sales effectiveness firm.
Steve Dolinsky, widely known as “The Hungry Hound,” is the Food Reporter for WLS-TV/ABC7. He is also the Co-Producer and Host for the podcast, The Feed. Steve has long been a champion of MOWC, serving as the Master of Ceremonies for their signature event, the Celebrity Chef Ball, for nearly two decades.
“Amy and Steve are exceptional individuals who have invested an enormous amount of their time, talent and personal resources into Meals on Wheels Chicago, and we are thrilled to honor them and so very grateful for their years of service,” said MOWC Executive Director Kimberly Porritt.
The Celebrity Chef Ball will be held on Friday, November 7 at Morgan Manufacturing (401 N. Morgan St., Chicago) and will feature an interactive dining experience with some of Chicago’s best chefs; custom cocktails; silent auction; and entertainment. Proceeds from the event support MOWC’s mission to promote independence for Chicago seniors and individuals with disabilities through meal delivery and home modifications.
Chefs will be participating from many popular Chicago restaurants including The Boarding House, Girl & the Goat, Blackbird, TWO, Vie, Sunday Dinner Club, Ruxbin, Sepia, Spiaggia, Travelle, Sunda New Asian, Nico Osteria, EL Ideas, Coco Pazzo, and Urban Belly. This year’s event sponsors include Bankers Life; Wirtz Beverage Illinois; William Grant & Sons; Monahan Law Group, LLC; Tablescapes; Travelzoo; and Senior Lifestyle Corporation.
Tickets for the Meals on Wheels Chicago Celebrity Chef Ball are available online at www.mealsonwheelschicago.org.
About Meals on Wheels Chicago
Meals on Wheels Chicago (MOWC) addresses the unmet needs of Chicago’s homebound seniors and individuals with disabilities through a collaborative, philanthropic effort focused on raising private funds to supplement limited public dollars for city programs that serve them. This is accomplished by private fundraising efforts through special events, corporate and community partnerships, and individual giving to support in-home meal delivery for homebound seniors and individuals with disabilities, as well as home modifications to increase accessibility for individuals with disabilities. MOWC helps these vulnerable populations maintain independent, self-sufficient, and dignified lives in the comfort and familiarity of their own homes.