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Greetings!:

WorldChicago Online Auction is now open!  

Support the WorldChicago Online Auction!  The auction will run from August 1 to September 15, 2013, with proceeds going to WorldChicago in order to support citizen diplomacy programs in Chicago. Auction items include overnight stays in some of Chicago's finest hotels, restaurant and theater packages, jewelry, sports memorabilia, language classes, autographed copies of books and more.  All items are guaranteed to intrigue and entice. So, tell your friends, family, and community. Let the bidding begin!

 

This auction will close just in time for our Fall Cultural Fundraiser, "Mystical Macedonia." Please plan to join us in Chicago on Wednesday, October 9, 2012 at 6:00pm at Brian Hall Inc.'s loft for a night of Macedonian culture and fun- hors d'oeuvres, cocktails and dance!  And, look forward to more wonderful auction items at our live & silent auctions!

 

Click here to see this years items!

 

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IVLPINTERNATIONAL VISITOR LEADERSHIP PROGRAM
International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP)

This U.S. Department of State program identifies and selects emerging foreign leaders in a variety of fields to visit 3-5 cities in the U.S. over a three-week period. Visitors meet their professional counterparts, explore thematic interest areas, and experience American professional and cultural life firsthand. These visitors stay in hotels.


Upcoming IVLP delegations visiting Chicago:

  • Hungary - Rule of Law - August 18-21
  • Ukraine - Civil Society - August 2-24
  • South Africa - Government Communication - August 28 - September 2
  • India - Public Policy - August 29 - September 2
  • European Union - Financial Institutions - September 1-5
  • Germany - US Social Issues - September 4-8
  • UK - Law Enforcement - September 9-12

If interested in learning more about any of these IVLP programs, please contact John Baum at jbaum@worldchicago.org or (312) 254-1800 x100. 

MealhostMEAL HOSTING OPPORTUNITIES
International Visitor Leadership Program:  

World
Chicago 
seeks in-home meal-hospitality for a 10 person delegation of public policy officials from India on (Labor Day).  This group can be divided up into smaller groups of 3-4 individuals. 
 
If interested in hosting please contact John Baum at (312)254-1800 ext. 100 or jbaum@worldchicago.org.  
EventsUPCOMING WORLDCHICAGO EVENTS 
WorldChicago Coffee Conversations Series
"Discover Kazakhstan"

Friday, August 9, 2013 
12:00 - 1:30pm

Chicago Cultural Center

78 East Washington Street

NEW LOCATION: 1st Floor Garland Room 

Chicago, IL 60602

 

 
We invite you to join us for lunch at our Coffee Conversation Series at a new time 12:00 pm! 
 
WorldChicago will host a public forum for ten delegates from the Kazakhstan coming to Chicago on the Open World program through the Library of Congress. Kazakhstan borders Russia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Krygyzstan, and China, and is the ninth largest country in the world. Kazakhstan has a population of 16.6 million, representing 131 ethnicities including Kazakh, Russian, Ukrainian, German, Uzbek, Tatar, and Uyghur.  It was the last of the Soviet republics to declare independence following the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991.  
 
All delegates have extensive professional experience in the healthcare industry in Kazakhstan. At this forum, delegates will discuss their culture and highlight topics such as the state of healthcare practices and innovations in Kazakhstan.  
 
Click here to learn more about Kazakhstan.

Q & A to follow. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

 


Members: Free

Contact Abbey Jennings to register at ajennings@worldchicago.org or (312) 254-1800x103. 

CHARITYSANDWICHCHARITY SANDWICH OF THE MONTH

WorldChicago is proud to have been chosen for "CHARITY SANDWICH OF THE MONTH" at OVIE BAR & GRILL for the month of August, 2013!  The special Eggplant Parmesean Hero with Provolone and Baby Spinach Sandwich has been created for the month and for each sandwich sold $5.00 will be donated to WorldChicago. For the month of August come enjoy the great food in Chicago's developing Fulton River District and help WorldChicago continue to promote Chicago as a vibrant center for Culture, Commerce and Tourism!

  

 

Ovie Bar & Grill

120 N Canal St

Chicago, IL 60661

312.902.1111

 

*Located at Ogilvie Transportation Center and Metro Market

SUPPORTTHANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!  

Support Citizen Diplomacy in Chicago Today! 

Sincerely,
Abbey Jennings, Director of Outreach
WorldChicago
ajennings@worldchicago.org
(312) 254-1800 x103