2016 has been a year of nonstop learning and creating. At ILLUMINE we love the process and pour love into everything we do. Thank you for your love and support, and for showing up in an epic way! Creating ILLUMINE with an amazing team has felt like a dream come true.
Please enjoy this short video of behind the scenes and inspiration that kept us going in 2016. Special Thanks to Michael Franti whose music always inspires us.
Our Special Thanks
Thank you to Abby Hart, our dedicated and talented managing editor for 8 issues ILLUMINE from 2014-2016. Her collaboration and her education and experience in magazine journalism established ILLUMINE as the premier health & wellness magazine in Chicago. Deep appreciation to all of our writers and contributors, there are so many! To those who have contributed since the beginning: Debi Buzil, Jim Kulakowski and Monica Yearwood.
Thank you to ILLUMINE’s editorial board: Heidi Schlumpf, Siddhartha Shah, Abby Hart, Katie O’Shaughnessy. Much gratitude to Mary Carol Fitzgerald and Aleks for capturing the light within the people whom they photograph.
Thanks to featured friends this year: Emmy Rigali, Micahel Wolpert, Rebecca Niziol, Mark Anthony Lord and the November Project.
We love our advertisers! We vet our advertisers and bring only businesses and services that are relevant and offer the highest quality of products and services.
Thank you to our readers, especially those who show their appreciation by writing to us (firstname.lastname@example.org) with feedback and share the word about ILLUMINE! Thank you to those who attending out events. You show up for us in an epic way.
It’s been a great 2016! Happy New Year and we look forward to illuminating and sharing the light!
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