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Anixter Center’s Record Breaking Benefit for Ability

Pictured left to right: Executive Construction President & CEO John Blacketor, CannonDesign Senior Principal John Syvertsen, Anixter Center President & CEO Kevin Limbeck and Principal Anchor at CBS 2 Chicago Rob Johnson

A sold-out crowd of more than 400 gathered at Harold Washington Library’s Winter Garden on May 1, 2014 to celebrate Anixter Center’s third annual Benefit for Ability, “The Power of Design to Transform Lives”.  Chaired by John Blacketor, the Benefit celebrated the transformative power of design and the impact it has on people’s lives, especially those with disabilities.  For more information about Anixter Center and ways to support the organization, please visit