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Riverwoods Outdoor Movie Night Under the Stars

September/October 2012

benefitting the Leukemia Research Foundation

Greasers! Pink Ladies! Danny, Sandy and the songs you love from Grease are coming to Riverwoods...Riverwoods Outdoor Movie Night Under the Stars.

Join your hosts, residents Marla and Dan Gelfond along with Mayor Kaplan and the Village, for a unique community experience. The event, including an auction of exciting items, raffles, kids games and movie style treats, will take place Friday, September 14th at 6:30pm at the Riverwoods Village Hall. "We saw this as a great opportunity to share a fun, family activity with Riverwoods," said Dan Gelfond. "We have done this for years with family and friends, and are expecting a full house. Everyone loves an outdoor movie."

"We are also raising money for the Jessica Shayne Magid chapter of the Leukemia Research Foundation, a chapter started by our neighbors Stacy and Dave Kaufman and their family in memory of Stacy's sister," explained Marla Gelfond. "When we asked Mayor Kaplan and the Village to be a part, there was a lot of excitement and tremendous support. It will be a great night."

What: Riverwoods Outdoor Movie Night Under the Stars
Where: Riverwoods Village Hall, 300 Portwine Road
When: Friday, September 14, 6:30pm

Advance Tickets:

$10/ Adults, $5/Kids 12 and under (only 170 tickets available)

Leukemia and lymphoma are blood cancers affecting all backgrounds and ages. Through the efforts of many people and organizations, research of leukemia and lymphoma has helped thousands of people suffering from these cancers reach remission. Events such as Riverwoods Outdoor Movie Night Under the Stars are a way to share this mission. 100% of the proceeds of this 100% volunteer event are donated to the Leukemia Research Foundation.

Registration is ongoing at This event WILL sell out. Invite friends and family to join you for a wonderful charitable community event and sign up today!

About The Leukemia Research Foundation

The Leukemia Research Foundation, headquartered in Wilmette, Illinois, is dedicated to funding research and providing support to people affected by blood cancers. The Foundation’s mission is to conquer leukemia, lymphoma, and myelodysplastic syndromes by funding research into their causes and cures, and to enrich the quality of life of those touched by these diseases. For 65 years, thousands of volunteers and 23 chapters have helped the Foundation raise more than $50 million to help fund research. The Foundation specifically targets aspiring, eager, and innovative scientists and physicians around the world, provides patient financial assistance, and offers educational and emotional support for patients and their families.

Leukemia Research Foundation information is available at, or by calling 847-424-0600.

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