NATO, G8 Chicago meeting planning ramps up

Rahm Emanuel, April 14, 2011

From Lynn Sweet, Chicago Sun-Times:  The Chicago G8 NATO host committee’s new web site is

"The NATO and G8 summits present an exciting opportunity to showcase our extraordinary city to the world," Mayor Rahm Emanuel said in a statement. "Hosting these summits puts the spotlight on Chicago as a city on the move and an unparalleled destination for travel, tourism and business."

"The Chicago G8/NATO Host Committee is making plans for a variety of programs to engage and include residents in the historic events," Lori Healey, Executive Director of the Chicago G8 NATO Host Committee said in a statement. . . .

The Chicago G8/NATO Host Committee, "is working under the auspice of World Business Chicago, a non-for-profit organization focused on economic development which serves as the legal entity leading the private sector G8 and NATO activities and operations."

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