Step Up Women's Network


Catherine De Orio
Catherine De Orio
host, Check, Please!

Kenia Rodriguez
Kenia Rodriguez
Step Up Class of 2012
DePaul University Class of 2016


Whitney Reynolds
Whitney Reynolds
Host, The Whitney Reynolds Show on WYCC

Shine & Dine

The fourth annual Shine & Dine, a gala benefiting Step Up in Chicago, is a chic evening of networking, philanthropy and local fare from Chicago's most popular restaurants.

All proceeds benefit Step Up's charitable programs, empowering teen girls in Chicago's under-resourced communities to become confident, college-bound and career-focused.

August 7, 2014
5:30-6:30 p.m. VIP Reception
6:30-9:30 p.m. Shine & Dine

Bridgeport Arts Center's Skyline Loft
1200 West 35th Street, Chicago

Getting to Shine & Dine

  • Registrants will receive a $15 credit for Hailo, valid August 6-10
  • Guests will enjoy complimentary onsite parking
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The evening includes a foodie-driven reception to:

  • connect with Step Up teens to see the impact of your contribution
  • be a part of our mission to inspire women to inspire girls
  • mix with Chicago influencers, professionals and local celebrities
  • sample delicious tastings from Chicago's hottest spots
  • experience innovative products and services that support Step Up
  • know your dollars are making a difference in your community
  • be so inspired & full you won't be able to wait until next year!

To see more on Shine & Dine, view our video

For additional 2013 event images, visit our photo gallery