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It is an Annual Tradition for Eli’s Cheesecake to participate in Lights Festival Lane on the Saturday of the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival. Eli’s partners with the students at the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences to help decorate free slices of Eli’s Cheesecake for the guests while suppoting the Greater Chicago Food Depository through donations of food and cash.

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Eli’s Marc Schulman joined by Haley Schulman, CHSAS Assistant Principal and longtime agricultural education advocate, Lucille Shaw, and Ellen Farrar, the Vice President of Marketing and Communication for the Greater North Michigan Avenue Association, which produces the Lights Festival.

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Eli’s Big Slice welcomes guests to Eli’s Tent at Lights Festival Lane with a student from CHSAS.

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Students from the CHSAS help guests decorate their slices of Eli’s Cheesecake.

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Volunteers from the Greater Chicago Food Depository accept donations of non-perishable food and cash donations. Eli’s provided Cakes as a thank you to donors of over $10 to the Food Depository.

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Eli’s Marc, Haley and Maureen Schulman at the Eli’s Tent at Lights Festival Lane.

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Eli’s Marc Schulman presents a slice of Eli’s Cheesecake to Bob Dion, this year’s Chairman of the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival for the Greater North Michigan Avenue Association.