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John Canning and BMO Harris Bank Honored at 2016 Civic Federation Awards Luncheon

The Civic Federation was pleased to honor John Canning with the Lyman J. Gage Award for Outstanding Civic Contribution by a Chicagoan and BMO Harris Bank with the Addams-Palmer Award for Exemplary Civic Involvement by a Chicago Institution on Wednesday, June 29 at the Palmer House Hilton. Event co-chairs Lester Crown, Andrew J. McKenna, Michael J. Sacks and Maurice Smith joined Illinois’ business, civic and government leaders to celebrate the civic achievements of both honorees. Monsignor Kenneth Velo gave the afternoon's salutation address, followed by brief remarks by Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

Watch the videos below to learn more about the contributions Mr. Canning and BMO Harris Bank have made to the City of Chicago.
 

The Civic Federation of Chicago: A Tribute to John A. Canning Jr. from Bitter Jester Creative on Vimeo.
 

The Civic Federation of Chicago: A Tribute to BMO Harris from Bitter Jester Creative on Vimeo.