Forrest E. Powell Foundation Jazz Brunch


Hit a High Note for Evanston youth at this year’s Forrest E. Powell Foundation Jazz Brunch, on Sunday, April 14, at the Hilton Garden Inn, 1818 Maple Ave. from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The event will feature a delicious feast with all brunch favorites, a raffle and special musical entertainment by Chicago jazz artist, Bobby Broom.

The event offers attendees a fun and fabulous combination of music, tasty food and the opportunity to raise funds for the Work Ethic Program which helps ambitious Evanston high school students on the path toward high-paying, in-demand careers in the skilled trades.  A mission of the Forrest E. Powell Foundation, founded by restaurateur, Hecky Powell, the WE Program provides high school students with training, mentors, paid apprenticeships and scholarships.Tickets are on sale now.  To purchase, go to http://forrestepowell.com/2019-jazz-brunch/ $70 in advance or $75 at the door.

Sponsors include Byline Bank, Janelle Joseph, the Kiwanis Club of Evanston, Evanston Woman Magazine,  Northwestern University, Robinson Rentals, Elizabeth Tisdahl, Hecky’s Barbecue and Wintrust Bank-Evanston Community Bank & Trust.

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