Red Tie Soirée

Red Tie Soirée

April 22, 2023

Sketchbook Brewing Co., 4901 Main St., Skokie
7:30-10:30 pm

Thank you to all who attended the Red Tie Soiree, and thank you to all our donors and sponsors.  It was a great community event!

The 2023 Buddy Portugal Award was given to Steve Newman, the Executive Director of Evanston Scholars.

The Red Tie honors the late Michael Wynn, Justin's father.  Red is the color of his fraternity.

Video created by Justin Wynn Award recipients: Lily Ng (2012), Kaila Holland (2012), and Alex Johnson (2013).  Premiered February 9, 2019. 

2023 Red Tie Soirée Sponsors


Ellen Newcomer


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Marya and Peter Frankel


The Chow Family
The Rogers Family

Red Tie

Dave Bowen and Ellie Sato
The Julie Jensen Group - Baird & Warner
The Kayaian Family
Catherine and Bart Rocca
Andrew and Tracey Denlow
Isabel and Andy Schultz
Amy and Prasad Ravi

Sue and Jim Thompson
Cynthia and René Rivera
Laura Berenger and Todd Cherkasky
Ernest and LaTasha Triplett
The Mo/Ho family
Lisa Henkmeyer and Max Shure


2023 Red Tie Soirée In Kind Donors

Firehouse Grill
Candelite Pizza


Chef Q Ibraheem
Wine Goddess

Northlight Theater
Writers Theater
Jay Ryan
Joanna Kramer


Sue and Jim Thompson
Don Rodkin
The Chicago White Sox
Kits Explorer Sports Camp