CHICAGOS MOST FAMOUS RESIDENT ATTENDS EXCLUSIVE DINNER AT THE CH

Posted by badertv on Apr. 14, 2009

Monday, April 6, 2009: The thirteen members of the International Olympic Committees Evaluation Commission were treated to an exclusive four-course dinner at the famed Chicago Art Institute highlighting their 6day visit to the Windy City.The 120 guests were entertained by Chicago greats Koko Taylor and Buddy Guy, Andrew Bird, and the Chicago Childrens Choir. The evening started off with video messages from US president Barack Obama and basketball Michael Jordan before meeting and hearing from one of the worlds most influential humanitarian and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey.Talk that Oprah would openly support Chicagos bid began in earnest after she featured U.S. Olympians in her seasons first show last September from Millennium Park. Winfreys daily program noted at the time that the show was a way to showcase Chicago as it bid for the 2016 Summer Games.The city of Chicago has opened its arms to members of the International Olympic Committees (IOC) Evaluation Commission in an effort to win the honor of

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