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Monday, 15 October 2007

SPECIAL EVENT

The AIBA World Boxing Championships Chicago 2007 will take place from 23 October through 03 November 2007 at the UIC Pavilion. Approximately 700 boxers from around the world will compete in this historical event, a precursor of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. All Department members are invited to attend the First Responders’ Nights on 23, 24 and 25 October 2007, at the UIC Pavilion, located at 1150 W. Harrison. A limited number of tickets are available at halfprice, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation. Department members are also welcome to attend the reception from 1730-1900 hours, prior to the matches. The reception will be held in the Heroes’ Pavilion tent, located on Harrison, one half block east of the UIC Pavilion. Refreshments will be served. For more information, please contact the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation at (312) 499-8899.

SPECIAL EVENT

The annual Veterans Fund-Raiser sponsored by the Chicago Police Marines will be held on 28 Oct 07 from 1200 to 1700 hours at F.O.P. Hall, 1412 W Washington Blvd. There will be food, refreshments, prizes and entertainment. The proceeds from the Fund Raiser are utilized to support the veteran community and various youth oriented programs associated with the Marine Corps and the Marine Corps League. Please join us in this very worthwhile effort. Ticket information can be obtained by calling Scott Dinga at (773) 552-8172.

SPECIAL EVENT

The CAPS Implementation Office will be hosting a three (3) hour housing, educational, and financial resource fair for department members. Please note that many of the vendors will have information for those individuals who are either actively serving or are retired military personnel. This event will be held on 3 November 2007 from 0900 to 1200 hours in the Multi-Purpose Room of Police Headquarters. The event is free. For more information, please contact William Townsell at 7-9984 (bell).