Through the year the Civic Federation hosts a number of events, including award ceremonies and forums on public finance issues. Information on upcoming and past events is located here.


The Civic Federation’s 2014 Civic Awards Luncheon

Co-Chairs Lester Crown, Anne Dias Griffin, Andrew J. McKenna, Michael J. Sacks and the entire Board of Directors of the Civic Federation are pleased to honor Ann Lurie, President of Lurie Holdings, Inc. and the Ann and Robert H. Lurie Foundation, with the Lyman J. Gage Award for Outstanding Civic Contribution by an Individual. The Co-Chairs and Board of Directors are also delighted to honor Northern Trust with the Addams-Palmer Award for Exemplary Civic Involvement by a Corporation. Frederick H. Waddell, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Northern Trust, will accept the award on behalf of his company.


After Detroit: How will Illinois and its Communities Respond?

The Civic Federation is pleased to partner with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago to co-host a half-day forum, “After Detroit: How will Illinois and its Communities Respond?” on Wednesday, April 23 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Click here to register. Agenda Subject to change 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. — Registration and Continental Breakfast Badge Pickup and Security Inspection in the Lobby 8:10 a.m. —  Welcome and Opening Remarks William Testa, Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago