Fair
56°FFairFull Forecast

Fitz's Spare Keys to host Strike Out Rett Syndrome fundraiser

Published: Friday, June 13, 2014 1:52 p.m. CDT

ELMHURST – Fitz's Spare Keys in Elmhurst will host a fundraiser to support treatments and finding a cure for Rett Syndrome, a neurological disorder that almost exclusively affects girls.

Proceeds from the charity event will benefit Girl Power 2 Cure, a nonprofit dedicated to finding a cure for the disorder caused by a gene mutation. Girls born with Rett Syndrome often begin to lose acquired skills between 1 and 3 years of age.

The event includes bowling, hors d'oeuvres, specialty drinks, an open bar until 10 p.m., a silent auction, raffle and live music.

Tickets cost $75 and are available at www.gp2c.org/strikeoutrett.

The event will begin at 7 p.m. June 21 at Fitz's Spare Keys, 119 North York St.

Get breaking and town-specific news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from the Suburban Life Media.

Reader Poll

What do you like best about the autumn season?
Cooler temperatures
Leaves changing
Fall fashion
Pumpkin-flavored drinks/food