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Save the Date 

Butterfly Ball 20 

Friday, May 4, 2018 

The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
6pm - Cocktails
8pm - Dinner and Dancing

Ann and Greg Jones, The Edgewater Funds
5th Annual Award for Leadership in Science Education
Award presented by Michael Ferro, Merrick Ventures

Judy Istock and Cathy Osborn
2nd Annual Butterfly Award, in celebration of the Butterfly Ball’s 20th Anniversary

Anne Thompson, Master of Ceremonies
Chief Environmental Affairs Correspondent, NBC News

Catherine and Patrick Dowd
Holly and Matt Maloney
Trish Rooney

The Butterfly Ball supports the education initiatives of the Chicago Academy of Sciences / Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. We are grateful for sponsors and donors who have helped us to raise nearly $30 Million in the last 19 years.

Please join us for this year's Ball, a magical evening supporting the urban gateway to nature and science.

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities or for additional information, please call 773-755-5148 or email

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