WISH BALL 2017
Guest host John Stamos headlined Make-a-wish Illinois’s annual black-tie benefit at Navy Pier. Presented by Paul and Joan Rubschlager, the gala garnered $2.4 million for the charity and featured silent and live auctions, a raffle, and a musical performance by Stamos, as well as a pre-event sponsor reception emceed by WGN-TV’S Dina Bair.
Matt Vanderzee and Vera Douma with Aliea and Kevin Denison Maiya Washington, Laura Brown, and Dina Bair Melissa Dondalski and Dr. Joanna Slusky Jennifer Santanello and Ryan Palmer John and Michele Neumaier
John Stamos with Joan and Paul Rubschlager
Robert Nelson, Stephanie Springs, Diane Macwilliams, and Daryl Thomann Dinu Parel, Jason Brown, and Megan New