Last week, The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation hosted the first-ever “A Magical Evening Chicago” at The Peninsula Chicago.

Kathy Brock with Mike Ditka
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This year’s event, hosted by ABC 7 news co-anchor Kathy Brock, honored former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon with the Christopher Reeve Spirit of Courage Award and presented Geoff Kent, founder of Spinal Cord Injury Sucks with the Jon O’Connor Visionary Leadership Award.

The evening featured music by the Chicago Diamond Trio.

Jim McMahon with Mike Ditka
Jim McMahon with Mike Ditka
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Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation is dedicated to curing spinal cord injury by funding innovative research, and improving the quality of life for people living with paralysis through grants, information and advocacy.

Additional attendees included The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation CEO Peter Wilderotter and Mike Ditka.

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