Help A Fifth Season brighten the landscape of Batten disease Nov. 7
Oct 9, 2015 11:47 PM -
Join A Fifth Season in "Brightening the Landscape of Batten Disease from 5:30 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at the Cotillion Banquets in Palatine. Three area children are battling Late Infantile Batten Disease. Downers Grove residents Noah VanHoutan, age 11, his sister Laine VanHoutan, 9, and Carpentersville resident Bridget Kennicott, 10, all suffer from the horrific childhood disease. A fourth Chicago area child with Batten disease, Ethan Gahlbeck of Elmhurst, passed away last month.