Anixter in the News2019-06-27T15:46:09+00:00
Anixter Center celebrating A Century of Service builboard at Wrigley Field

Anixter in the News

Anixter Center Newsletter – Issue 1

Board Member Profile Anixter Center's dedicated Board Chair, Joanna Horsnail, is a partner in the law firm of Mayer Brown LLP. Joanna has two sons, Owen who is 12 and William who is 10. Thank You New Donors We are delighted to have this [...]

Anixter Center Newsletter – Issue 4

Happy Holidays From Your Friends at Anixter Center Dear Friends and Supporters, At Anixter Center we have much to celebrate. Our clients are thriving, we are making progress on improving our already excellent programs and services and we are on the road to improved financial stability. These wonderful accomplishments would [...]

Welcome New Board Members

Anixter Center announces the appointment of four new members to our Board of Directors: Julie Faulhaber (Vice President, Enterprise Medicaid for Health Care Service Corporation), Elio Montenegro (CEO, Genesis Healthcare Inc.), Sean Murphy (President/CEO, SP Murphy, Inc.) and Lisa Ouzounian (Director of Government Relations for the Greater Chicago Region, Comcast). [...]

9th Annual Lester J. Anixter Memorial Golf Outing a great day on the greens!

9th Annual Lester J. Anixter Memorial Golf Outing raises more than $143,000 to support the mission of Anixter Center Northmoor Country Club host Tom Silberman with daughter, Louise, and son, Peter, event chairman More than 100 golfers enjoyed a day on the greens at the 9th Annual Lester J. Anixter Memorial [...]

Hear the Cheers!

Hear the Cheers! Campaign Scored $18,200 to Help Young Female Athletes Money Will Purchase Hearing Aids through Chicago Hearing Society Sixth-grader Eliza Peters’ dream was to raise $10,000 to help young female athletes with hearing loss. Teaming up with Sarah Spain of espnW and ESP Radio and the Chicago Hearing [...]

Anixter Center helps find jobs for people with disabilities in Chicago.

People with disabilities build full lives with help of Anixter Center. Couresy of Medill Reports Northwestern University Reporter: Di Dinnis Disabilities are no longer keeping Carlos Framer and Cathy Evangelista from being full participants in life. Farmer went from sitting on the couch to working at a packaging center, and [...]

Dinkel’s Bakery Donates Cakes to Lekotek Holiday Party

Dinkel's Bakery & Cafe donates ten buttercream cakes for giveaway at Lekotek Holiday Party. The 2013 annual Lekotek Holiday Party just received a sweet holiday surprise from Dinkel's Bakery & Cafe. Ten of Dinkel's delicious, fresh-baked buttercream cakes will be given away at the party during a cakewalk that is [...]

Anixter Center Receives Grant to Upgrade Lighting

Anixter Center Receives Grant to Upgrade Lighting from Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation Chicago, Ill. (May 12, 2014) —Anixter Center, one of the largest nonprofit organizations in the Chicago area serving people with disabilities, has received a $31,200 grant from the Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation to install energy efficient [...]

These Fun Anixter Programs Need Your Help

One of Anixter Center's popular social and recreation groups needs your help to stay functional. Anixter Center provides social events for clients in order to foster independence, self-esteem, socialization and inclusion within the community. One such activity is a bowling group that has gone to Irving Park Bowl for years [...]

Giving Tuesday

This year, on Tuesday, December 2, 2014, Anixter Center and its three divisions—CALOR, Chicago Hearing Society and Lekotek—are part of a national call to action that will change the calendar, help make history and transform lives. We are celebrating a day dedicated to giving. #GivingTuesday is a day when across [...]