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Greetings from the Chairman

Annual Meeting 25 v4Rich Gamble

Chairman of the Board of Directors

Chief Operating Officer, Chicago Zoological Society


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Dear Members, Happy New Year! I trust your holidays were good and 2020 is off to a strong start. I am pleased to report nothing but positive momentum ...

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Dear Members, This year, a small but mighty staff moved mountains for The Magnificent Mile Association. Change is inevitable, and teams turn over. Nev...

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Dear Members, Brick-and-mortar retail is here to stay. Today, the largest Starbucks in the world opened on The Magnificent Mile. The retail experience...

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This month starts a new chapter in The Magnificent Mile Association’s history with the start of Kimberly Bares. She joined us on Sept 3 and is already...

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Dear Members, As we head into what is perhaps our most “high profile” time of year at The Magnificent Mile Association, planning for The BMO Harris Ba...

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Dear Members, Our Summer of Public Art is in full swing along The Magnificent Mile. If you have not already, be sure to check out the herd of custom-p...

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Dear Members, Anticipation is building for a landmark summer! This year marks the 20th anniversary of the iconic “Cows on Parade,” and on July 1 the P...

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Dear Members, I was thrilled to “Paint the Mile Magnificent” last Friday night alongside almost 900 guests at our 2019 Annual Gala. Thank you to The M...

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Dear Members, As I watched the news from Phoenix, Arizona where I am attending an industry conference, I was disappointed to see Chicago (and the Magn...

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Dear Members, It has been a little over a month since the Annual Meeting, and my time as Chairman so far has been exciting – full of renewed purpose f...

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For more information, please contact:

Rich Gamble

Chairman of the Board of Directors

   chairman@themagnificentmile.com    312 6423570