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10/29/19
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The God Who Saved Me from the Nazis, a lecture by Walter Blass
Barrows Auditorum, Wheaton College, Wheaton IL
Wheaton College

We invite you to hear first-hand from holocaust survivor Walter Blass, participate in a Q&A session, and enjoy refreshments with us afterward.


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10/24/19
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Shared Experience, Shared Leadership: Brothers Jeff Harmening of General Mills and Andy Harmening of Huntington Bank
Hyatt Regency, Chicago IL
Executives' Club of Chicago

Jeff is the CEO of Minneapolis-based General Mills, the food company behind Cheerios, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury and dozens of other iconic brands. Andy leads consumer and business banking as a Senior Executive Vice President at Huntington National Bank. Founded in 1866, the bank has grown to more than $100 billion in assets.

The brothers grew up in Terre Haute, Ind., seeing business first-hand through their mother’s eyes as a vice president of a local hospital and the dean of nursing at Indiana State University. They’ll talk about how their shared experiences resulted in shared business priorities.


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10/25/19
7:30 am - 9:30 am
Perspectives From Freshmen Alderman
The Union League of Chicago, Chicago IL
CAPAG

Join us for a special breakfast program to hear from Alderman Matt Martin, Alderman Samantha Nugent, and Alderman Andre Vasquez discuss their perspectives since joining the city council. We will discuss the city budget, crime, and other hot topics.


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10/28/19
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Dr. John Jay Shannon CEO Cook County Health
Maggiano’s Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago

One in three residents of Cook County enrolled in Medicaid are members of CountyCare, CCH’s Medicaid managed care plan, making it the largest plan in Cook County despite competing with national brands. The success of the health plan has allowed CCH to address food insecurity,housing and behavioral health issues facing all CCH patients as well as offset costs associated with a greatly increased demand for charity care.


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10/29/19
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Chi Hack Night
Braintree, Chicago IL
Chi Hack Night

The Chi Hack Night is a free, weekly event in Chicago to build, share and learn about civic tech and tools to create, support, or serve public good.


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10/29/19
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ignite Chicago
Catalyst Ranch, Chicago IL
Ignite Chicago

Ignite is a high-energy evening of 5-minute talks by people who have a burning idea—and the guts to get onstage and share it with their hometown crowd.

Ignite Chicago is open to everyone. All talks are 5 minutes (20 slides x 15 seconds/slide).


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10/29/19
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The God Who Saved Me from the Nazis, a lecture by Walter Blass
Barrows Auditorum, Wheaton College, Wheaton IL
Wheaton College

We invite you to hear first-hand from holocaust survivor Walter Blass, participate in a Q&A session, and enjoy refreshments with us afterward.


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10/29/19
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Role of Faith in the Public Square
Beamer Center Wheaton College, Wheaton IL
Wheaton College

Former Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam will share how his faith has impacted both his business and political practices.


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10/30/19
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Quality, Equity, Community and Collaboration: A Conversation with Illinois State Board of Education Leaders
Maggiano’s Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago

Dr. Carmen Ayala, State Superintendent and Darren Reisberg, Board Chair discuss education in Illinois.


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10/31/19
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
A Conversation with Charles Schwab
Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago IL
Executives' Club of Chicago

Mr. Schwab, the Founder and Chairman of the Charles Schwab Corporation joins Gail MarksJarvis in conversation about his new Memoir INVESTED, his personal story of launching and building his namesake brokerage firm. He’ll discuss the obstacles he encountered starting the fledgling company in the 1970s, it’s astonishing growth and the ups and downs it weathered as it expanded to become one of the country’s leading financial services providers, and why he thinks the revolution it sparked 40 years ago is still ongoing.


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11/01/19
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
IFI Fall Banquet with Franklin Graham
Tinley Park Convention Center, Tinley Park IL
Illinois Family Institute

Franklin Graham has devoted his life to meeting the needs of people around the world and proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The eldest son of Billy and Ruth Bell Graham, he serves as President and CEO of Samaritan’s Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. Under his leadership, Samaritan’s Purse has met the needs of poor, sick, and suffering people in more than 100 countries. As an evangelist for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, he has led crusades around the world.


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