Senior Connections raised over $20,000 from over 100 guests at its third annual "Tapestry of Friendship" fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 12.

Guests included State Rep.Robyn Gabel, Alderman Mark Tendam and Liz Gordon, director of the North Shore Senior Center’s Evanston office. Sponsors included the Wade Street Group, Leslie Global Wealth Management, David Kuwaliak, Inc., Grumman Butkus Associates, First Bank and Trust, GLD Tax Services, The Merion, Dr. Julian Bailes and Romano Wealth Management.                            

For 24 years Senior Connections has recruited, trained and supported volunteer visitors to befriend isolated older adults through weekly visits. Over 120 volunteers participate in Senior Connections.