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The Civic Federation 2010 Awards Luncheon

Honoring John F. Sandner and Abbott

Thursday, June 10, 2010 - 5:00am

The Palmer House Hilton Grand Ballroom, Chicago, Illinois

The 2010 Civic Federation Awards Luncheon recognized the outstanding civic leadership of John F. Sandner, Retired Chairman and Member of the Executive Committee of CME Group, Inc., with the Lyman J. Gage Award for Outstanding Civic Contribution.

Abbott, a global, broad-based health care company, received the Addams-Palmer Award for Exemplary Civic Involvement. Abbott Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Miles D. White accepted the award on behalf of his company. Over 500 of Chicago's business, civic, and government leaders joined event Co-Chairmen Lester Crown, W. James Farrell, Andrew J. McKenna, and J. Christopher Reyes  in honoring Mr. Sandner and Abbott. Read more about the Civic Federation awards here.

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


Award recipients and luncheon Co-Chairs stand on stage with the awards. (L to R) Civic Federation President Laurence Msall; Co-Chair Lester Crown; Miles D. White of Abbott, recipient of the Addams-Palmer Award; Lyman J. Gage Award recipient John F. Sandner; and Co-Chair Andrew J. McKenna.
 
 
John F. Sandner accepts the Lyman J. Gage Award for Outstanding Civic Contribution.
 
 
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Miles D. White accepts the Addams-Palmer Award for Exemplary Civic Involvement on behalf of Abbott.
 
 
City of Chicago Treasurer Stephanie Neely gives the salutation address.
 
 
Civic Federation Board Chairman Thomas J. McNulty updates luncheon attendees on recent Federation initiatives.
 

Luncheon Co-Chair Andrew J. McKenna (R) presents the Lyman J. Gage Award for Outstanding Civic Contribution to John F. Sandner (L).
 
 
Luncheon Co-Chair Lester Crown (R) presents the Addams-Palmer Award for Exemplary Civic Involvement to Abbott Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Miles D. White (L).
 

 
(L to R) Lyman J. Gage Award for Outstanding Civic Contribution recipient John F. Sandner, 2007 Gage honoree Pat Ryan, and Luncheon Co-Chair Andrew J. McKenna chat before the start of the luncheon.
 
 
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan (L) and Illinois State Senator Kirk Dillard (R).

 
Luncheon attendees fill the Palmer House Hilton's Grand Ballroom.