Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at 03:39PM
SOAR Admin
Message from the President: Happy 241st Birthday, America! 
 
On the Fourth of July we commemorate Independence Day and the liberties we enjoy as citizens of this great nation.  We are fortunate to live in an environment of democracy, to enjoy freedom of speech and freedom of the press, freedom of assembly and much more.  Millions of people from around the world want to live in this country to be free and able to make individual choices that we take for granted everyday. And over the long weekend, Streeterville will be a destination for hundreds of thousands of Chicago residents and tourists celebrating this great holiday. Yes, the traffic will be bad, and yes, there will be more people than normal in the neighborhood. But just look at the bright side: as residents of Streeterville, we are fortunate to live in this beautiful, exciting neighborhood every day, all year long. So this is a holiday weekend of sharing our neighborhood with our neighbors so they can enjoy it as well. The Fireworks are scheduled for Tuesday evening at 9:30 pm at Navy Pier. Enjoy the show, be safe, and celebrate with "Three Cheers for the Red, White and Blue."
God Bless the United States of America! 

 As always, I will be happy to respond to your questions and comments when you reach me at dgershbein@soarchicago.org 
  
Deborah Gershbein
President

 

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