Friday, July 9, 2010

Governor Quinn Speaks at River North Business Association Quarterly Luncheon July 13

Join the River North Business Association for a luncheon with Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 13 at the Holiday Inn Chicago - Mart Plaza (350 W. Mart Center Dr., 15th floor, Wolf Point Ballroom).

Tickets are $60. Tickets can be purchased by registering on-line: Register or by calling RNBA at (312)645-1047. Validated indoor parking is available to event attendees for $5.

The Governor's going to discuss job creation, growing the Illinois economy and his vision for moving the state forward. If you are interested in learning more about Governor Quinn's positions and hear him discuss his vision for Illinois' future, come to the River North Business Association quarterly luncheon and hear it first hand. He will accept questions from the audience.

The event includes a registration and Networking from 11:30 a.m. until 12 p.m., Lunch at 12 p.m. until 12:45 p.m. and program with a question and answer session with Governor Quinn from 12:45 p.m. until 1:30 p.m.

About Governor Pat Quinn
Governor Quinn is a leader in creating jobs and putting Illinois back to work. Since being sworn in, Governor Quinn has fought every day for Illinois working families. He has worked with entrepreneurs and business leaders from Illinois and around the country to give them what they need to operate, expand, and employ people in Illinois.

•Signed the Illinois Small Business Job Creation Tax Credit, which provides tax credits to spur up to 20,000 new jobs by small employers over the next year.
• Under his leadership in 2010, Illinois has added 70,000 jobs.
• Signed Illinois Job Now! the state's first comprehensive public works plan in more than a decade, creating jobs for citizens statewide.
• Joined Ford Motor Company, UPS and other companies to create thousands of private sector jobs in Illinois.
•Through the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, he has helped businesses obtain over $300 million in capital needed to expand in Illinois, helping over 700 new and existing businesses, and resulting in over $400 million in export sales.
• Worked with Senator Dick Durbin to procure $1.2 billion from the federal government on Illinois' high-speed rail project, generating 6,000 new jobs statewide.
For more information or questions for Governor Quinn email micamatsoff@quinnforillinois.com.

About River North Business Association
RNBA is made up of hundreds of local business owners who share a wide variety of interests and needs. It's the mission of our Association to promote and support members in every way possible, and to help improve the quality of life within the community.

For more information about River North Business Association visit, www.rivernorthassociation.com.
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