Holly Geraci and Peter Francis Geraci, pictured on the left, are sponsors for the Lincoln Park Zoo’s 2017 “Mane Event.” The Geracis’ have been advocates and promoters of the Lincoln Park Zoo for years. Based in Chicago, The Lincoln Park Zoo is a one of the few free admission zoos in the United States. The zoo has over 1,100 animals and a burr oak tree dating back to 1830. The zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and was founded in 1868.
Each year, the Women’s Board for the Lincoln Park Zoo creates a ball event. Last year’s event, “Penguins in Paradise” was a great hit. More than 900 guests attended the black tie event . The ball raised $1.35 million dollars at last year’s event and is looking to do more at this years’ ball.