Today Governor Quinn will address Illinoisans with this year’s State of the State. Thom Serafin dropped by Fox Chicago to offer his insight on what to expect.
Thom Serafin joined FOX Chicago to talk about primary election results as they came in on election night.
Smashing Pumpkins singer/songwriter Billy Corgan, with his new wrestling promotion, Resistance Pro, will host a wrestling event, “Black Friday,” on November 25, 2011 at Excalibur, 632 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago. Resistance Pro, a partnership between Corgan and brothers Jacques and Gabriel Baron, has gathered some of the biggest names in wrestling for the event, including The Sheikh, El Generico, Harry Smith, Kevin Steen, Raven (Agent), Teddy Hart and Cheerleader Melissa.
“I’m focusing on creating a new type of wrestling event that combines old school values and a modern approach to reach fans,” Corgan says.
ABC7 Chicago: A bricklaying ceremony was held Monday for a new Walmart in Chicago’s Chatham neighborhood. The retail giant fought a long hard battle to bring stores to the city. The new store at 83rd and Stewart is one of nine now planned for Chicago. PHOTO: Alderman Howard Brookins of Chicago’s 21st Ward.
Arlington Park will be hosting the 29th running of the Arlington Million on Saturday, Aug. 13. The Arlington Million is a grand celebration of the “Sport of Kings,” drawing horses, owners, trainers, jockeys, and fans from every corner of the world. Tickets for Arlington Park’s signature event are available at www.arlingtonpark.com
Chicago Sun Times: Mayors denounce ‘stealth’ tax; demand local share of income tax
Suburban mayors already cut staff, froze pay, reduced services and imposed furlough days to balance their budgets during the recession.
Chicago Tribune: Suburban leaders caution lawmakers against payment delays
ABC 7 Chicago: Mayors tell state to keep hands off tax dollars
Client: Northwest Municipal Conference
With baseball spring training in full swing, Arlington Park is gearing up for their own Spring Training out at their Arlington Heights racecourse. This year, Serafin & Associates is pleased to be a part of their team promoting the majestic racetrack and its events. Serafin & Associates has enjoyed a close working relationship with Arlington Park serving as their communications team for public affairs, public relations and marketing for a number of years including during their hosting of the Breeders Cup in 2002.
Come out for racing starting Friday, May 6 through Sunday, Sept. 25 and be sure to save the date for Arlington’s premiere event days:
Derby Day – Saturday, May 7
Mother’s Day – Sunday, May 8
Father’s Day – Sunday, June 19
4th of July Fireworks Spectacular – Saturday, July 2
Arlington Million – Saturday, Aug. 13
S&A worked with the Illinois Ronald Reagan Centennial Commission to help promote the president’s 100th birthday in Whiteside County.