Big Fish Ball

Friends of the Chicago River's Big Fish Ball - May 29, 2024

Hundreds of leaders and young professionals from the Chicago community will celebrate the vibrancy of the Chicago-Calumet River system.

We will also honor the recipients of the Chicago River Blue Awards which celebrate the highest achievement in river-sensitive designs along the river. 

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Thank you to our generous 2024 Big Fish Ball Sponsors.


Gala Committee
Interested in joining the Big Fish Ball Gala Committee for the 2024 Big Fish Ball?  Please contact Annie Hanrahan at (312) 939-0490, ext. 19, or

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