Journeys

A Culinary Odyssey and Young Investigator Updates in Liver Disease Poster Competition

Join the American Liver Foundation, Great Lakes Division for this first of its kind event where guests satisfy their passion for exquisite cuisine and celebrate those who pave the road to liver health.

The evening showcases the signature dishes of our culinary experts and takes you beyond the usual restaurant fare. Unleash your inner “foodie” and experience a distinct evening of dining while helping to fund the research, education, and advocacy efforts of the American Liver Foundation.

Join us for a night that you won’t soon forget all while helping to improve the lives of the 30 million people in the United States living with liver disease.

EVENT DATE: September 6, 2018
TIME: 5:30 – 9:30 PM
LOCATION:
Theater on the Lake
2401 N Lake Shore Dr
Chicago, IL 60614

OUR JOURNEYS HONOREES

Emcee

Corey McPherrin, FOX 32 Chicago

Corey McPherrin was born and raised in Chicago’s South suburbs where he dreamed of one day becoming a sportscaster in his home town.

Corey started his broadcasting career in Davenport, Iowa in 1977. He also worked as a sports broadcaster in Quincy, Illinois, New Orleans and Atlanta. While in Atlanta Corey received an Emmy in 1984 as “Outstanding News Performer” in the state of Georgia.

Before his return to Chicago, Corey served as the primary sportscaster at WABC-TV in New York for seven years (1984-91). During his time in New York, Corey also contributed to ABC Sports as a college football play-by-play announcer and reporter for the sports anthology show “Wide World of Sports.” In 1991 Corey came home to Chicago when he assumed sports anchor duties at WBBM-TV.

In 1995, Corey moved to FOX 32, where he co-anchors FOX 32 News at 5 p.m. and FOX 32 News at 9 p.m. every weekday.

Previously, Corey served as the sports anchor for “Fox Chicago News at Nine” and also co-hosted the Bears pre-game show “Fox Kickoff Sunday” and the Sunday night sports wrap-up show, “The Final Word.” Corey’s earned five Emmy awards during his 16 years at Fox Chicago.

Corey is a 1977 graduate of Butler University where he serves as a member of the school’s board of trustees. Corey has been a supporter of the American Liver Foundation events for many years.

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Tickets purchased after 5PM will need to check-in at the Registration Table.