A Luncheon in Celebration of Mental Health Awareness Month
Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 12:00 noon
Knollwood Club, 1890 Knollwood Drive, Lake Forest
Guest Speaker: Shannon Heffernan, WBEZ
Please join us for lunch at the private Knollwood Club, where we will welcome WBEZ's Shannon Heffernan as our keynote speaker. Shannon is a reporter at WBEZ, where she regularly covers mental health. Her work has been heard on both local and national programing including NPR and Morning Edition. Shannon's reporting has earned her awards from the Illinois Associated Press, as well as a regional Murrow Award.
Prior to becoming a reporter at WBEZ, Shannon Heffernan received a Soros Media Fellowship. During her fellowship she created multimedia documentaries about the impacts of incarceration on families and communities. Shannon also writes short fictional stories and recently won a short fiction award from Columbia University’s literary journal.