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The Civic Federation 2011 Awards Luncheon

Honoring John A. Buck and Walgreens

Thursday, June 16, 2011 - 4:30pm

Hilton Chicago - Grand Ballroom
720 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois

The 2011 Civic Federation Awards Luncheon recognized the outstanding civic leadership of John A. Buck, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the John Buck Company, with the Lyman J. Gage Award for Outstanding Civic Contribution by an Individual.

Walgreens, a drugstore chain with thousands of locations across the United States, received the Addams-Palmer Award for Exemplary Civic Involvement. Walgreen Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory Wasson accepted the award on behalf of his company. Read more about the Civic Federation Awards here.

Over 500 of Chicago's business, civic, and government leaders attended  the event. The Civic Federation thanks Co-Chairs Lester Crown, Patricia Hemingway Hall, W. James Farrell and Andrew J. McKenna for their dedication. Read more about the Civic Federation awards here.

Click here to read a recap of the luncheon on the Civic Federation blog.

 

(L to R) Luncheon Co-Chairs Lester Crown, Patricia Hemingway Hall and Andrew J. McKenna; John A. Buck, recipient of the Lyman J. Gage Award for Outstanding Civic Contribution by an Individual; Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle; Gregory D. Wasson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Walgreen Co., who accepted the Addams-Palmer Award for Exemplary Civic Involvement; Civic Federation Chairman Thomas E. Livingston; Civic Federation President Laurence Msall.

John A. Buck accepts the Lyman J. Gage Award for Outstanding Civic Contribution by an Individual.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory D. Wasson accepts the Addams-Palmer Award for Exemplary Civic Involvement on behalf of Walgreen Co.

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle gives the salutation address.

Civic Federation Board Chairman Thomas E. Livingston provides updates about the Federation's most recent initiatives to luncheon attendees.

Luncheon Co-Chair Lester Crown (L) presents the Lyman J. Gage Award for Outstanding Civic Contribution by an Individual to John A. Buck (R).

Luncheon Co-Chair Andrew J. McKenna (R) presents the Addams-Palmer Award for Exemplary Civic Involvement to Walgreen Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory D. Wasson (L).

Luncheon attendees listen to John A. Buck's acceptance speech.