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47th Annual King Dinner - Chicago Tickets
The 47th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Remembrance and Celebration (Chicago) Saturday, January 17, 2014 (7pm) at the Chicago Hilton and Towers 720 S. Michigan Avenue Chicago, Illinois Each year the Illinois Commission on Diversity and Human Relations (ICDHR), in the name of Dr. King, honors businesses and individuals who it believes are promoting ideas advocated by Dr. King. Dr. King urged business leaders and companies to become "drum majors" for diversity inclusiveness, justice, fairness and unity. On January 17, 2015, ICDHR will honor companies and the company executive leading the charge of Dr. King's dream with each company.
47TH ANNUAL KING REMEMBRANCE CHICAGO HONORARY DINNER CHAIRS DINNER CO-CHAIR Toni L. Carter, Human Resources Consultant Talent and Culture COE, Motorola Solutions, Inc. GRAND HONORARY DINNER CHAIR The Honorable Rahm Emanuel Mayor City of Chicago HONORARY DINNER CHAIRS Gregory Anderson, Chief of Police City of Oak Forest Jill Blanchard, President and CEO SPAR, Inc. The Honorable Dorothy Brown Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County City of Oak Forest Dana Burgess, President ISI Charities Foundation John Burgess, Managing Director International Services Associates Toni Carter, HR Consultant Talent and Culture COE Motorola Solutions, Inc. David L. Danzig, President International Services Associates Dr. Robert A. Easter, President University of Illinois Joseph Eichberger, Attorney Smith Amundsen LLC Patty Greene, Manager Community Affairs and Grassroots Southwest Airlines Cheryl Hyman, Chancellor City Colleges of Chicago Represented by Deputy Chancellor Sharod Gordon Robert E. Landers, Owner Heil and Heil Insurance Agency LLC Jennifer McLane, Member Executive Council The CARA Program Thomas M. Owens, Chairman The Owens Foundation Anne Pramaggiore, President and CEO Com Ed Dr. Jack Thomas, President Western Illinois University The Honorable Jesse White, Secretary of State State of Illinois Frank Whittaker, Vice President of News and Station Manager NBC 5 Chicago
Rahm Emanuel, Mayor, City of Chicago, May 16, 2011 - Current
PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE FOR THE 47TH ANNUAL KING REMEMBRANCE IN CHICAGO ILLINOIS, JANUARY 17, 2015 Benefactor ~ $8000 Includes 20 dinner tickets, audience with the honoree(s) and speaker, two seats at the head table, entry for 10 guests at the VIP reception, full page ad in the dinner program. Key Sponsor ~ $6000 Includes 10 dinner tickets, audience with the honoree(s) and speaker, two seats at the head table, entry for 10 guests at the VIP reception, 1/2 page ad in the dinner program. Special Sponsor ~ $5000 No tickets or tables. General purchase. Golden Sponsor ~ $3000 Includes 10 dinner tickets, entry in the VIP reception for two and 1/4 page ad in the dinner program. Individual Tickets ~ $375 Includes 1 dinner ticket. Donation Supportive commitment to keep the dream of Dr. King alive. "Tax deductible in accordance with state and federal laws."
2015 King Dinner - Keynote Speaker
Manuel Cuevas-Trisan, Esq., Vice President, Labor and Employment Law, Privacy and Data Security and Head of Litigation, Motorola Solutions, Inc.
Eugene Sawyer, Mayor, City of Chicago, December 2, 1987 - April 24, 1989
Since Richard J. Daley Sr. left office, every Mayor of the City of Chicago has attended the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Remembrance and Celebration. In addition, a number of national figures have also attended this event.
2015 Excellence in Justice Honoree
Richard M. Daley, Mayor, City of Chicago, April 24, 1989 - May 16, 2011
Harold Lee Washington, Mayor, City of Chicago, April 29, 1983 - November 25, 1987
Jayne Margaret Burke-Byrne, Mayor, City of Chicago, April 16, 1979 - April 29, 1983
John W. Fountain, Roosevelt University Professor and Chicago Sun-Times Columnist
Rev. Corey B Brooks Sr., Pastor, New Beginnings Church of Chicago
2015 Chicago King Dinner - Emcee
Marion Brooks, News Anchor NBC 5 Chicago
2015 Chicago King Dinner - Musical Guests
Walt Whitman and the Soul Children of Chicago