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Clients in the News

Laura Ricketts: Why I support accountability in Lakeview

January 10th, 2019 Client: Laura Ricketts/The Ricketts Family Source: Crain's Chicago Business "There has been some speculation as to why my family’s involved in the upcoming Wrigley neighborhood elections where the incumbent alderman, Tom Tunney, is running for re-election. I can sum it up in one word. Accountability." Read full article via Crain's Chicago Business.

January 10, 2019|

Navistar CEO says truck maker’s rebound is complete

December 19th, 2018 Client: Navistar Source: Springfield News-Sun “It’s the year we’re no longer preoccupied with the past. We are facing forward,” Troy Clarke, Navistar’s President, Chairman and CEO Read full article via the Springfield News-Sun.

December 19, 2018|

Higher sales of heavy trucks boost Navistar profit

December 18th, 2018 Client: Navistar Source: CNBC Lisle-based Navistar reported another profitable year as part of its years-long turnaround plan and company officials are optimistic that 2019 will be a great year for the company. Read full article via CNBC.

December 18, 2018|

Chicago sports teams donate $1 million to combat gun violence: 'We want to be invested in it'

November 16th, 2018Client: Chicago CubsSource: Chicago Tribune"Reinsdorf and his counterparts — his son, Bulls President Michael Reinsdorf, as well as the Blackhawks Chairman Rocky Wirtz, Bears Chairman George McCaskey and Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts — gathered to discuss their partnership to combat the city’s gun violence Friday at a luncheon at the MB Ice Arena.“I

November 16, 2018|

Commission: Adding video gambling was like adding 24 new casinos

October 13th, 2018. Client: Rivers Casino Source: Daily Herald "Casino revenue was led by Rivers Casino in Des Plaines, which was one of only two casinos to post an increase from 2017 to 2018. The other casino to generate more revenue last year was the Joliet Hollywood Casino. The introduction of video gambling has eroded

November 13, 2018|

Snow Fooling: Chicago’s Coolest Events and Activities in December

November 12, 2018. Client: Gallagher Way Source: USA Today - 10Best "#1 - Winterland at Gallagher Way Chicago   Adjacent to Wrigley Field, Gallagher Way offers locals and visitors another reason to visit Wrigleyville when the Cubs hibernate. The open-air destination has an ice rink, holiday tree, Santa's workshop, outdoor chimes exhibit and events at

November 12, 2018|

PR News PR People Finalists and Rising PR Stars 30 and Under Honorees Announced

November 8th, 2018. Client: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Source: MarketsInsider "PR News will highlight the achievements of the 2018 PR People finalists and Rising PR Stars 30 & Under honorees at the PR People Awards Luncheon on December 4 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Top talent will

November 8, 2018|

Rivers Casino eyes new majority stakeholder: Owner of Arlington Park Racetrack

November 2nd, 2018. Client: Rivers Casino Source: Chicago Tribune "The owner of Arlington Park racetrack has announced a bid to become majority stakeholder in the nearby gambling mecca, Rivers Casino in Des Plaines. Churchill Downs Inc. said it will seek to acquire Illinois’ most lucrative casino for up to $500 million. In addition to the

November 2, 2018|

Cubs, Marquee to hold a new 2020 Champions golf event

October 30th, 2018. Client: Chicago Cubs Source: Chicago Business Journal "The Chicago Cubs and their Marquee Sports & Entertainment division are entering the golf business through the creation of a PGA Tour Champions event slated for March 2020 in Arizona. A partnership now in final negotiations between Marquee and the Cubs, the PGA Tour, Western Golf Association

October 30, 2018|

10/30/18 – Northbrook Court opens interactive play area in partnership with Chicago Children’s Museum

October 30th, 2018. Client: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Source: Chicago Tribune "Last weekend marked the grand opening of Northbrook Play, an indoor mini-museum and play space set among retail stores in Northbrook Court. Northbrook Play developers say the facility provides a museum-quality children’s experience designed for interactivity and accessibility for

October 30, 2018|

10/22/18 – Professional Gooooooooooooooooooooals

October 22, 2018.Client: Schiller, DuCanto & FleckSource: Chicago Daily Law Bulletin"It’s been years since Evan Whitfield traded in his cleats for a law degree.Still, the 41-year-old Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP partner said he sees a lot of similarities between his family law practice and the game of soccer. Both require Whitfield to constantly evaluate

October 22, 2018|

10/13/18 – Constable: Swimmer finds a good reason to run 361 miles for kids with cancer

October 13th, 2018.Client: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of ChicagoSource: Daily Herald"A standout swimmer during high school at Benet Academy in Lisle, Peter Krzywosz couldn't stomach the idea of running."I grew up hating running," Krzywosz remembers. "I was a swimmer. I couldn't even run a mile in grade school for the physical fitness

October 13, 2018|

09/28/18 – Politico Illinois Playbook

September 28th, 2018.Source: Politico"Natalie Bauer Luce has been named executive vice president at Culloton Strategies LLC. Most who read this newsletter will remember Bauer Luce for her years as a senior adviser to Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan. She went on to work in the city's growing start-up community, overseeing communications and influencer relations for

September 28, 2018|

09/28/18 – Avenida Breaks Ground

September 28th, 2018Source: NCTV17"Construction is underway on Avenida Naperville, a new apartment complex for those 62 and older.The project includes 146 apartments aimed at seniors who would like to maintain an active lifestyle.“Our goal for this project is to create an environment and a location that seniors who live in Naperville or live near by

September 28, 2018|

09/26/18 – Senior apartments in Naperville to be 'comfortable, exciting'

September 26th, 2018.Source: Daily Herald."It's not assisted living or independent living, but active living for seniors coming in a new development to Naperville, filling what officials say is a gap in housing options for residents as they age.The idea with Avenida Naperville is to offer apartments for people 62 and older who want like-minded neighbors,

September 26, 2018|

09/15/18 – Making lemonade: Glen Ellyn boy shares bond with Anthony Rizzo over baseball, cancer

September 15th, 2018.Client: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Chicago CubsSource: Daily Herald"It's not a one-sided friendship. Rizzo has caught up with Benjamin at Cubs batting practices. Baseballs, jerseys and bats signed by Rizzo adorn Benjamin's bedroom.And for the third year, Benjamin and his family will host a lemonade stand Sunday to

September 15, 2018|

09/06/18 – Aurora's old Copley Hospital could become a medical center again

September 6th, 2018Client: Fox Valley DevelopersSource: Crain's Chicago Business"When the century-old Copley Hospital in downtown Aurora was closed in 1995—a replacement state-of-the-art facility was opened that year on the city’s southeast side—developers talked broadly about repurposing the massive 350,000-square-foot campus for retail shops, apartments and even a church. One proposal called for demolishing the whole

September 6, 2018|

08/29/18 – Aurora approves clean-up deal for old Copley Hospital site

August 29th, 2018.Client: Fox Valley Developers LLC.Source: Chicago Tribune"The development agreement with Fox Valley Developers LLC includes the city contributing as much as $3 million toward the estimated overall cost of about $12 million to clean up the site.It also puts the city and the developer on track for a possible renovation of the former

August 29, 2018|

8/24/18 – With lemonade, Lombard girl helps twin brother, others who have brain cancer

August 24th, 2018Client: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of ChicagoSource: Daily Herald"Eight-year-old Jocelyn Aho also had a lemonade stand this summer at her family's Lombard home. It wasn't to earn some spending money, however, or even to save up for college.No, this lemonade stand has been all about helping her twin brother, Jacob,

August 24, 2018|

08/24/18 – Alternative to Traditional Careers

August 24th, 2018Client: Universal Technical InstituteSource: WCIU"It's almost time to go back to school and for some that might mean college, but if you're not sure about a college career, there are other options out there for you! Universal Technical Institute offers an alternative to traditional career paths. The Jam's Diana Gutierrez visited the campus,

August 24, 2018|

8/13/18 – New 'Ignite' course builds interest in skilled trades

August 13th, 2018Client: Universal Technical InstituteSource: Daily Herald"It didn't take long for Giovanni Lopez to realize he fit in perfectly around Universal Technical Institute's Lisle campus.Lopez isn't a student at the vocational school. He hasn't even finished high school yet. But he spent three weeks of his summer waking up at 4 a.m. to make

August 13, 2018|
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