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 “A Night of Chicago Swing” 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.
The benefit will be held from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6 at Makray Memorial Golf Club, 1010 S. Northwest Highway, Barrington. The cost is $115. Reservations are available from BACOA at 847-381-5030; online reservations are available at BACOA's website.
Sponsors are Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital; Alden Estates of Barrington; PricewaterhouseCoopers; Silverado Senior Living - Lake Zurich and The Garlands of Barrington; BMO Harris Bank is the entertainment sponsor.
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.