The Civic Federation

Civic Federation Annual Civic Awards Luncheon

The Annual Civic Federation Awards Luncheon honors the outstanding civic contributions of individual citizens and Chicago-area institutions while raising revenue to help the Civic Federation’s efforts to maximize the quality and cost-effectiveness of government services in the Chicago region and State of Illinois.

Lyman J. Gage Award
for Outstanding Civic Contribution by a Chicagoan
John Canning, Chairman, Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC

Addams-Palmer Award
for Exemplary Civic Involvement by a Chicago Institution
BMO Harris Bank
accepted by David Casper, President and Chief Executive Officer

Lester Crown
Andrew J. McKenna
Michael J. Sacks
Maurice Smith

The mission of the Civic Federation is to provide objective research, analysis and recommendations that:

     •   Champion efficient delivery of high-quality government services

     •   Promote sustainable tax policies and responsible long-term financial planning

     •   Improve government transparency and accountability

     •   Educate and serve as a resource for policymakers, opinion leaders and the broader public

The Civic Federation

Palmer House Hilton, The Grand Ballroom

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