Illinois Carol Fisher Chapter

2200 East Devon Avenue Suite 392
Des Plaines, IL, 60018
Phone: (847) 827.0404
Fax: (847) 827.6563

Welcome to the Illinois Carol Fisher Chapter!


Here’s a snap shot of our programs and events for 2016.  Please check the website often as dates and times may change  

  • February 28-Team Challenge Half Marathon-New Orleans  

Team Challenge heads to New Orleans for the first time! Have you ever dreamed of visiting Bourbon Street? What better way to run/walk with a huge team. Training is under way! For more information or to donate to the team email Bridget:

  • April 9-Patient & Family Education Program-Harper College, Palatine

"Meet the Experts: Your Questions, Your Care"  Eugene Yen, MD, course director. If you would like to be part of the recruitment committee, please email Rebecca:

  • June 4-Take Steps-Chicago        Location TBD
  • June 5-Take Steps-Naperville 
  • June 25-Take Steps-Peoria 
  • June 26-Take Steps-Glenview    Gallery Park at The Glen

Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis is a wonderful day for family, friends and the IBD community to raise funds towards our mission. Our walk events are filled with live music, food, kids entertainment, educational materials, and, of course, wonderful exposure for our corporate partners.  Come out as an individual or a team and join the fun at one of our 4 walks! 

22nd Annual Chicagoland Golf Tournament-Skokie Country Club, Glencoe, Illinois

  • June 27-8:00am & 1:00pm flights.  For more information contact

Poker Night- Skokie Country Club

  • June 27-7:00pm

Camp Oasis-Lutherdale Ministries, Elkhorn Wisconsin

  • August 14-19

Chopping Block-Cook for a Cure  The Merchandise Mart, Chicago

  • August 27-6:00pm

2016 Annual Gala  Chicago

  • October 2016-Exact date and location TBD

2016 Professional Education Symposium

  • Date and location TBD


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Team Challenge Endurance Training Program

  • Half Marathon
  • Triathlon

Run or walk a half marathon, train for a triathlon, or ride in a great cycling event at one our amazing destination races while raising vital funds for research. Join Team Challenge today!