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Chicago Financial Community To Join Forces At May 8th Hedge Funds Care

download (1)New York (HedgeCo.Net) – At the 12th Annual Midwest “Open Your Heart to the Children” Benefit organized by Hedge Funds Care/Help For Children (HFC) Sheffield Asset Management will recieve the 5th Annual Kelly Lively Memorial Award for outstanding commitment to the prevention and treatment of child abuse.

Sheffield Asset Management’s Brian Feltzin said, “We are honored to be recognized by Hedge Funds Care, and it is with much humility and gratitude that we accept the award. On behalf of all my colleagues at Sheffield, we would especially like to congratulate our partner Amy Rosenow. This award pays tribute to her many years of dedication and hard work and it is with great pleasure that we celebrate her commitment to this important cause.” Michael Elrad Senior Managing Partner of GEM Realty Capital, the 2013 honoree, will be in attendance to present this prestigious award. Top executives from other sponsors including Grosvenor Capital Management, Mesirow Financial, Aurora Capital Management, Citadel, Deloitte, Ernst & Young LLP, Sidley Austin LLP, Spot Trading L.L.C., DLA Piper LLC, and CBOE are also slated to attend.

The Benefit will be held on May 8th at 6:00 p.m. CST at the JW Marriott (151 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60603), and will feature cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, networking and a raffle. A limited number of tickets and sponsorships are still available. For more information please visit HFC.org. Edward Haravon of Spot Trading and Benji Wolken of Ernst & Young LLP are this year’s Chicago Committee of Hearts Co-Chairs.

This event is the primary fund raising effort for the Midwest HFC chapter, which supports innovative and best-in-class charities that provide direct services to abused and neglected children.

Hedge Funds Care has awarded over 1,000 grants totaling $37 million. Funds for HFC are also raised through events in more than 11 cities in the US, the UK, Ireland, Canada, and Cayman Islands, and granted to community organizations addressing this issue. It is sustained in large part by its most significant global sponsors, including the following: Ernst & Young, BDO, Deloitte, Goldman Sachs, KPMG, Rothstein Kass, and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Alex Akesson
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