Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove LLP is a proud sponsor of the Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation. Featured below is Family Law Partner, Shana Vitek, who is a member of the Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation Auxiliary Board, and was co-chair of the board’s 2013 signature event, The Purple Affair for the Bear, held at the River East Art Center on January 26, 2013. The event featured a live band, silent auction and food donated by 8 of Chicago’s best restaurants. The event attracted over 450 guests and raised money to support pediatric cancer research as well as the foundation’s Bear Hugs program, a customized experience that brightens the life of a child being treated for cancer at one of nine major Chicago area hospitals.

Purple girls 2013
Featured in the photo from left to right are Mary Vitek, Maria Cisneros, Melissa Cruz, Family Law Partner Shana Vitek, Litigation Partner Katherine Grosh, Katy Hinsdale and Family Law Partner Kathryn Mickelson.

Vitek and husband Eric
Family Law Partner Shana Vitek and husband, Eric Kessel.