CHICAGO, IL /Send2Press Newswire/ — Inspiration Corporation is hosting its 12th Annual Inspired Art Auction on Friday, March 18th from 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM in the Preston Bradley Hall at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. Please list this event in your event calendar or plan to attend to cover the event.

This year’s event will feature more than 100 pieces of juried artwork donated by leading Chicago-area artists. A silent auction will run throughout the evening and a live auction will begin at 8:00 PM. WXRT’s Terri Hemmert will be the auctioneer.

The auction will include paintings, photography, pottery, sculpture, jewelry, and mixed media featuring Chicago’s most talented. Live jazz music, as well as cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will enhance the beautiful atmosphere of the Preston Bradley Hall.

Tickets for the 12th Annual Inspired Art Auction cost $85.00 in advance and $95.00 at the door with all proceeds benefiting Inspiration Corporation. Tickets may be purchased by visiting www.inspirationcorp.org or by contacting Angela Brown at 773-878-0981 x221.

Inspiration Corporation is a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting Chicago-area individuals, youth, and families improve their lives through the provision of social services, housing, and employment training in an atmosphere of dignity and respect.

“Helping people is what it is all about! I am happy that I can support an organization like Inspiration Corporation who has helped so many in need.” – Marc Hauser, Photographer

About Inspiration Corporation

Founded in 1989 by an ex-Chicago police officer named Lisa Nigro, Inspiration Corporation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization and United Way member agency that currently encompasses two agencies: Inspiration Cafe (IC), located in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood, and The Living Room Cafe (LRC) in the Woodlawn community on the south side of Chicago. Both agencies serve meals in a restaurant-style setting, as well as providing other social services, housing, and employment training designed to help individuals on their journey toward self-sufficiency.

Inspiration Corporation employs a concept of therapeutic community, where the community of people in common effort is the healing agent for the individual. This unique milieu is what makes Inspiration a safe, supportive and motivational environment unlike any other in Chicago.

More information: http://www.inspirationcorp.org
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News issued by: Inspiration Corporation

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Original Story ID: (73) :: 2005-01-0127-004

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News Source: Inspiration Corporation