Gasoline Alley Gala
The Occasion: Serving as the Glencoe Historical Society’s major fund-raiser, the Gasoline Alley Gala paid homage to the late Glencoe resident Frank King and his syndicated comic strip.
The Highlights: The event featured large cutouts of King’s drawings, as well as supporters dressed in era-appropriate attire.
The Background: Kicking off the Glencoe Historical Society’s “Stop the Presses” exhibit about the media, the evening’s elements included dinner and dancing in the Eklund Garden.
The Final Tally: The more than 100 guests raised $10,000 for operating costs at the Glencoe Historical Society, which houses a museum and research center. glencoehistoricalsociety.org.