Posts Categorized: Chicago Chapter

  • We're Granting our 50th Wish today!

    Wish Upon a Wedding, a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation, announces their 50th wedding wish to be granted on Sunday, October 14, 2012 to a military couple in Chicago.  Since its inception in 2009, Wish Upon a Wedding has been granting weddings throughout the United States for couples facing terminal illness and other serious life-altering circumstances.  The… Read more »

  • Kristy & Anthony’s Chicago History Museum Wedding

    On September 4th, a gorgeous fall afternoon, Kristy & Anthony were married at the beautiful Chicago History Museum. Their wedding was planned by Kelly of Clementine Custom Events and came together with the help of the Chicago Chapter Board and many generous sponsors! We are excited to share their photos with you, which were beautifully captured by Angel Eyes Photography…. Read more »

  • Chicago's WUW Shining Star Award Nominees

    We are honored to announce our Shining Star Nominees for 2012. Wish Upon a Wedding’s Shining Star Award recognizes and honors the most inspirational, motivational and giving professionals in Chicago. This is our way to thank and pay tribute to those professionals who, by their demonstrated commitment and example, inspire others to engage in volunteer… Read more »

  • Ashley & Brian: A Love Story

    We tried and tried to write this story, but then realized that their love story as told by Brian in their Wish Application was so much better than anything we could write: “8,005… That is the number of messages sent back and forth between the two of us on the popular social media site, Facebook…. Read more »

  • Kristy & Tony: Long-Time Loves

    When Kristy saw our last Wish Upon a Wedding wish recipients Monica and Deshawn on the news, she rushed to the WUW website and applied for her very own wish. Kristy and Tony have been together for 11 years; they met at a party through a mutual friend, and Kristy said she immediately knew Tony… Read more »

  • Chicago's Second Annual Wish Upon a Wedding Gala

    The Chicago Chapter of Wish Upon a Wedding held their second annual Blissful Wishes Ball and Gala on November 1, 2011 at the historic Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel. This year, the theme was MOD, and the stunning Crystal Ballroom was transformed into a black and white extravaganza by The Meetinghouse Companies, Inc., complete with black feathers,… Read more »

  • Chicago's Shining Star Award Nominees

    The Chicago Board of Wish Upon a Wedding would like to congratulate the following nominees for this years Shining Star Award Keith Jorgensen – Poetic Productions Larry King – MFO Entertainment Group Tom Kokinakos – Phil Stefani Signature Events Heather Vickery – Greatest Expectations Tom Walter – Tasty Catering Mary Winslow – Take the Cake… Read more »

  • Announcing: Chicago's Blissful Wishes Ball Goes MOD

    The Wish Upon a Wedding Chicago Chapter invites you to the 2011 Blissful Wishes Ball! Tuesday, November 1 at the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel 6PM cocktails 7PM dinner, program & dancing We’re thrilled to announce the theme and this year, we’re going… MOD. Tickets will sell out, so register now to ensure your seat at the ball! We had a… Read more »

  • Wish Upon a Wedding Chicago at WED Bash!

    Last week, we were thrilled to attend WED Bash, the first annual event hosted by Wedding Guide Chicago to celebrate their expansion to the downtown Chicago market. More importantly, WGC is an avid supporter of Wish Upon a Wedding, and we are truly honored that they have selected WUW Chicago as their Partner Charity for… Read more »

  • Wedding Guide Chicago + Wish Upon a Wedding Chicago

    Did you hear the great news? Wedding Guide Chicago has selected Wish Upon a Wedding Chicago as their Partner Charity for 2011! They are on a mission to donate a portion of every print contract to our wonderful cause. This means amazing things are in store for WUW Chicago… So please join us at WED… Read more »