J.B. Pritzker Chairs 2016 Gala

 

J.B. Pritzker Gala Chair MemeJ.B. Pritzker, the Chicago entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist and longtime advocate for LGBT causes, is the chair of the Equality Illinois 25th Anniversary Gala, we announced today.

The Feb. 6 gala at the Hilton Chicago will honor House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi with the 2016 Equality Illinois Freedom Award and the Mariano’s grocery chain with the Business Leadership Award.

Mr. Pritzker’s support for LGBT rights dates back to his parents’ advocacy in the 1970’s and has continued over the years through the hard-won battles here in Illinois.

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