Help Make a Wish Come True at Water Tower Place

Benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation® while shopping for holiday favorites

Chicago, IL, December 14, 2007 --( Chic Gems, Etc.™ will host a whirlwind two-week long shopping extravaganza benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Illinois from December 14th through December 31st at Water Tower Place 835 N. Michigan Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60611-2218.

"This event is so special. The Make-A-Wish Foundation® is one of my favorite charities, and knowing that our donation will be given specifically to the Illinois chapter means that we are truly helping local children.” said Sarah Radford, Owner of Chic Gems, Etc.™ “Over this two week period, participants will be able to enjoy themselves, get great deals, and support an amazing children’s charity.” Sarah has partnered with Liz Engquist of See More Shopping™ who Ms. Radford says, “has been absolutely critical to the success of this event.” Sarah is also on the associate board of the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Illinois.

Founded in 2002, Chic Gems, Etc.™ offers fun, flirty, and feminine jewelry that add instant excitement to your daily wardrobe. Ms. Radford is an advocate for businesses giving back through local charities. “Think globally, act locally isn't just about the environment. We need to support local causes with our Christmas purchases in addition to direct donations."

At At the holiday shopping event, participants will:
-Get holiday shopping done for friends, family, and teens.
-See fun, fashionable, handmade jewelry from Chic Gems, Etc.™
-Have the opportunity to shop many different vendors in one place.
-Support the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Illinois while shopping.

The Make-A-Wish Foundation® was founded in 1980 after a little boy named Chris Greicius realized his heartfelt wish to become a police officer. Since its humble beginnings, the organization has blossomed into a worldwide phenomenon, reaching more than 144,000 children around the world.

No registration is necessary, and you can stop by anytime during Water Tower Place holiday hours to shop. If you are unable to attend, you can still participate by visiting - enter code “wish” at checkout and not only will you receive 10% off your order - Chic Gems, Etc.™ will donate 10% of your purchase price to the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Illinois.

For more information, questions, or to set up an interview please contact Sarah Radford of Chic Gems, Etc.™ at (312) 602-2561 or email: – Press invitations to the VIP opening party on December 14th are still available.

Chic Gems, Etc.
Sarah Radford
(312) 602-2561
Mobile (773) 458-3529