140 East Walton Place
Chicago, Illinois 60611

CYC will host the March Mosaic Annual Spring Gala, Saturday, March 12 in the Gold Coast room of The Drake Hotel. The March Mosaic is an event of Chicago Youth Centers, WGN-TV Children's Charities and Chicago Tribune Charities, funds of the McCormick Tribune Foundation. The black-tie event will benefit Chicago children and teens living in neighborhoods with fewer resources, lower incomes and higher crime rates than elsewhere in the city. Guests will enjoy a festive evening featuring a cocktail reception, dinner, silent and live auctions, raffle and dancing to the live music of Lynne Jordan & the Shivers.

The CYC "Spirit of Youth" award will be presented to Northern Trust in recognition of its strong commitment to youth issues and learning activities. The dinner chair is W. James Farell, chairman and CEO of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW).

Event tickets are $300 per person. For tickets and information, call 312-795-3500.

WHEN: Saturday, March 12, 2005

6:00 p.m. Reception and silent auction

7:30 p.m. Dinner and dancing

8:30 p.m. Live auction

WHERE: The Drake Hotel

The Gold Coast Ball Room

140 E. Walton Place

WHY: Founded in 1956, CYC serves 5,000 kids annually through its six neighborhood centers, child welfare unit and residential summer camp. CYC is dedicated to staying in Chicago neighborhoods where help is needed most ? providing safe haven and structured programs to kids ages 3 to 19, more than half of whom come from single-parent households living below the poverty level. For more information on Chicago Youth Centers (CYC), log on to www.chicagoyouthcenters.org.

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