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Chicago, IL - On May 8, the New Leaders Council Chicago Chapter held their annual Fellows Fundraiser at Studio Paris. Honored Speakers included Governor Pat Quinn and GrubHub Director of Operations Matt Kuzma. Quinn and Kuzma spoke at the VIP reception, sharing their thoughts on areas Illinois has championed in the progressive movement, including LGBT and immigration transformation.
Gov. Pat Quinn
NLC Chicago proudly hosted 400 guests, including Fortune 500 companies, elected officials, philanthropists, community advocates, and entrepreneurs. “This was a noteworthy evening,” stated NLC Fundraiser Co-Chair, Laura Garcia, “where the current leadership of Illinois and the growing leadership of tomorrow could join together.”
2014 Fellows broke chapter records by raising over $40,000 through their fundraising efforts, crediting their success to teamwork and the excellent leadership of the Chicago and National Board. Thirty-one chapters across the nation are included in fundraising efforts, as well, which will continue until June 30, 2014.
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New Leaders Council is a 501 (c) (3) public charity dedicated to educating a new generation of leaders and to providing those leaders with the tools they need to succeed. NLC does not engage in political or legislative activities of any kind, does not support or oppose any candidate for public office, and serves only as an educational leadership training ground.
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