“I want to thank the Evanston Bicycle Club for their hard work behind organizing this ride and to Mayor Stephen H. Hagerty for his support of local events that highlight community stewardship,” said retired Lt. Col. Jennifer Pritzker.
EVANSTON, IL (PRWEB)
September 26, 2017
An avid supporter of Evanston events and activities, Evanston’s only bed and breakfasts Stone Terrace Bed & Breakfast, located at 1622 Forest Place, and Stone Porch by the Lake, located at 300 Church Street, has contributed to becoming a major sponsor of the North Shore Century bike rides. The North Shore Century bike ride took place Sunday, Sept. 17 at 6 a.m. at Dawes Park, near the Arrington Lakefront Lagoon at Church Street and Sheridan Road.
“We were pleased that once again Stone Terrace and Stone Porch were continuing the long legacy of civic participation in Evanston by sponsoring the annual North Shore Century, one of Chicagoland’s premiere invitational rides,” said Suzie LaBelle, chairman of the North Shore Century and a member of the Evanston Bike Club. “We are deeply appreciative of their generosity, which reinforced the strong mutual commitment we’ve all made to community involvement in Evanston.”
Stone Terrace and Stone Porch, are part of the Stone Heritage Properties brand, a luxury collection of historic Bed & Breakfast properties and unique event spaces organized under TAWANI Enterprises, Inc. Former Evanston resident, retired Lt. Col. Jennifer Pritzker, is president and CEO of TAWANI Enterprises.
Pritzker, who still owns several properties in Evanston and is the co-owner of the two bed and breakfasts, has donated more than $2.5 million in cash personally and on behalf of the TAWANI Foundation to the Evanston community. The TAWANI Foundation is TAWANI Enterprises, Inc. philanthropic arm, where Pritzker is CEO and president. The bed and breakfasts have also sponsored multiple community events.
This year’s North Shore Century bike ride marked the 33rd year of the ride and covered up to 100 miles of beautiful neighborhoods, architectural treasures, tree-lined streets, offering refreshing breezes…