Giving to Help raffle winners announced
University staff and faculty displayed their charity this year by donating more than $295,000 to the United Way Giving To Help campaign. Each person who entered a donation was automatically placed in a raffle, and the winners for this year have just been announced.
The Grand Prize, $800 toward travel arrangements on United Airlines courtesy of Navigant International, went to Ilga Vitolins, Senior Cataloger in the Joseph Regenstein Library.
Other prizes were awarded as follows:
A weekend in the V.I.P. suite at Regents Park, donated by Regents Park by the Clinton Companies: Sharon Hall, Project Assistant in Facilities Services.
Three-month memberships to the Regents Club in Regents Park, donated by Regents Park by the Clinton Companies: Yvonne Zipter, Senior Manuscript Editor in Books, University Press, and Norma Murayama, Secretary in Alumni/Development, Laboratory Schools.
One-month memberships to the Regents Club in Regents Park, donated by Regents Park by the Clinton Companies: Mort Silverman, Director of Student Counseling and Resource Service, and Mary Ellen Sheridan, Associate Vice President for Research.
A paid day off: Vincent Scumurra, Networking Services & Information Technology.
A one-year parking pass at the Kimbark parking lot, donated by Facilities Services: Lois Newman, Graduate School of Business.
A gift certificate for a massage at the Massage Therapy Center: Lester Holmes, Lieutenant Watch Commander, University Police.
An athletic pass for the academic year, donated by Physical Education & Athletics: Dolly Morris, Office of Special Programs, and Kathy Pantazis, Operations Manager, Gastroenterology in Medicine.
Sony Walkmans, donated by the Campus Computer Store: Alun Hughes, Senior Research Associate in the Ben May Institute for Cancer Research; Sharon Berlin, the Helen Ross Professor in the School of Social Service Administration; Benjamin Kessler, Director of Visual Resources in Art History; Marjorie Benson, Manager of Core Systems Integration in Networking Services & Information Technology; Andrew Abbott, the Gustavus F. & Ann M. Swift Distinguished Service Professor in Sociology and the College; Mitsuhiro Kato, Research Associate in Human Genetics; Norman Cutler, Associate Professor and Chairman in South Asian Languages & Civilizations; Deborah Davis, Bibliographer of Music in the Joseph Regenstein Library; Daniel Stearns, Technical Director of University Theater; Per Stromberg, Associate Professor in Finance in the Graduate School of Business; Karen Teigiser, Deputy Dean for the Masters Program in the School of Social Service Administration; Pamela Wendell, Student Services Administrator in Tuition and Billing in the Bursars Office; Elaine Hadley, Associate Professor in English Language & Literature; Novell Giancana, Office of Special Programs; and Susan Goldin-Meadow, the Irving B. Harris Professor in Psychology and the College.
One pair of tickets to see Janos Starker, cello, and Shigeo Neriki, piano, donated by the University of Chicago Presents concert office: Richard Kessler, Senior Research Associate in the Enrico Fermi Institute.
One pair of tickets to the Chamber Music Series performance of the Takacs Quartet with poet Robert Pinksy, donated by the University of Chicago Presents concert office: Mark Oreglia, Professor in Physics and the College.
One pair of tickets to see the Harp Consort, donated by the University of Chicago Presents concert office: Fred Sopron, Electronics Engineer in the Engineering Center; R.H. Helmholz, the Ruth Wyatt Rosenson Professor in the Law School; Evelyn Steward, Assistant to the Dean of Students in the School of Social Service Administration; and Louise Hawkley, Senior Research Scientist at the Institute for Mind & Biology in Psychology.
One pair of tickets to My Fair Lady, donated by Court Theatre: Larry Hawkins, Director of College Preparation in Special Programs, and Melvyn Shochet, the Elaine M. & Samuel D. Kersten Jr. Professor in Physical Sciences and the College.
Dinner for two at the Dixie Kitchen & Bait Shop: Francis Straus, Professor in Pathology, and Zvohimir Petkovic, Real Estate Operations.
One pair of tickets to a 2001-2002 Chicago Blackhawks home game at the United Center: Juan Najera, Real Estate Operations.