November 2, 2009 (CHICAGO) --The largest fundraising event for the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum was held in Chicago Monday.The annual Risa K. Lambert luncheon benefits the museum in Washington. More than 2,000 people attend each year.
Mayor Richard Daley told the crowd that the luncheon is important because it brings people together to help make sure people never forget what happened.
Four Chicagoans were honored Monday for their support of the museum and holocaust education.