2016 Annual Meeting and Best of RNBA Awards

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Name: 2016 Annual Meeting and Best of RNBA Awards
Date: February 23, 2016
Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM CST
Event Description:


Join us as we commemorate our 35 years of serving the River North Community with special guest speakers, video highlights, and River North; Then and Now slideshow. We will also honor and celebrate those who've been selected for The Best Of RNBA Awards at this special event venue, The Ivy Room at Tree Studios. 

In the 20 years following the 1893 World’s Fair, Judge Lambert Tree and his wife Anne built Tree Studios to entice European artists to return to Chicago. Today Tree Studios continues to serve Chicago’s art and cultural community as a space for artists and art related businesses, as well as thriving shops and restaurants.

The Best Of RNBA Awards will be presented in these categories:

Emerging Business Award
Volunteer Award 
Small Business Award
Contributor Award
Young Professional Award
Community Impact Award

Nominations have concluded. Voting begins 1/26/16 through 2/3/16.

Contact the RNBA Office for more information at

Legal Notice:
Notice of the nomination of the following candidates for Board of Director positions of the River North Association d/b/a River North Business Association pursuant to article 6, section 4 of the bylaws is hereby given to the current membership of the organization. This slate will be presented for a vote at the Annual Meeting on Tuesday, February 23 from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM at The Ivy Room at Tree Studios.
The following current members of the River North Business Association Board of Directors are nominated for additional two-year terms to begin on March 1, 2016 and end on February 28, 2018:

Up for re-election for two year term
   Tara Fedorko
    Jim Gilligan
    Rob Grusin
    Howard Hirsch    
    Jeff Karbin
    Chris Kerbow​
    Lema Khorshid
    Jackie Kim   
    Christine Miller
    Barry Rubin
    Tami Semler
    Skip Weiss
    Bob Zimmerman 
To be elected for new to year term
    Marty Padilla
    Jon Davis
If you would like to nominate any other River North Business Association member in good standing to run for the Board of Directors, you can nominate someone from the floor at the Annual Meeting, however, previous consent must be given by the person being nominated.

Event Sponsors:
The Ivy Room at Tree Studios
12 E Ohio St # 100, Chicago, IL 60611
Date/Time Information:
Tuesday, February 23, 5 - 8 PM

5:00 - 5:30 PM  Registration and Cocktails
5:30 - 6:30 PM  Meeting and Awards
6:45 - 8:00 PM  Reception
Contact Information:
Click here to submit your nominations for the Best of RNBA awards or to inquire about the event.
Members - $35
Non-members - $45
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