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Article posted: 8/23/2013 1:36 PM

Your news: Chicago swing highlights BACOA's 'Aged to Perfection'

Committee members organizing BACOA’s 2013 “Aged to Perfection” include, from left: Front: Meg Peirce and Joyce Palmquist; back: Judi Musschoot, Jody Paine, Mary Pahlke, Sandy Stevens, Julie Joyce and Annette Baird. The event will be Friday, Sept. 6, at Makray Memorial Golf Club in Barrington.

Committee members organizing BACOA's 2013 "Aged to Perfection" include, from left: Front: Meg Peirce and Joyce Palmquist; back: Judi Musschoot, Jody Paine, Mary Pahlke, Sandy Stevens, Julie Joyce and Annette Baird. The event will be Friday, Sept. 6, at Makray Memorial Golf Club in Barrington.

 

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Chicago swing bandleader Alan Gresik highlights a night of music, food and auctions, at the Barrington Area Council on Aging's "Aged to Perfection: A Night of Chicago Swing Benefiting BACOA."

The event will be held from 6:30-10 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 6, at Makray Memorial Golf Club, 1010 S. Northwest Highway, Barrington.

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Alan Gresik directs the Swing Shift Orchestra every Thursday at Chicago's historic Green Mill Lounge. He leads a variety of smaller groups that play throughout the Chicago area and perform a wide range of music styles.

Guests at "Aged to Perfection" will also have a chance to win the evening's main raffle item: the Wagon of Wine, two cases of wine specially selected by Wine Discount Center.

Tickets are $100 until Aug. 23; $115 after. Reservations are available from BACOA at (847) 381-5030 online reservations are available at www.bacoa.org.

Proceeds from the event benefit BACOA's services and programs for seniors and caregivers. These include Meals with Wheels, information and resources on aging-related issues, social and recreational programs for seniors, supportive services for family caregivers, support and education groups.

The event will be sponsored by Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital; Alden Estates of Barrington; PricewaterhouseCoopers; and The Garlands of Barrington; BMO Harris Bank is the entertainment sponsor.

For advance tickets or more information, call the Barrington Area Council on Aging at (847) 381-5030.

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