A message from the President
Once again the Holiday Season is upon us, and oh what a season it’s shaping up to be! Blessings of friends, family, and the fact that we live in a country where followers of different faiths can attend a Christmas party, enjoy the bounties of an overflowing table, sing the songs of the season, gives us the opportunity to relax and reflect, think, wish, and most of all, be grateful for the feelings of peace and good will around us!
And that’s what it was like last night at a private home in a suburb of Chicago, with no agendas to worry over, no politics to argue, and no rivalries to stoke up. Just friends, newly minted and those of long standing, where we all broke bread together, and simply relaxed to savor the smells and enjoy the sights and sounds of the moment.
The amazing part of it was that this wasn’t a singular occurrence which began and ended with last night. (Read more ...)
President, International Press Club of Chicago
"The World is not Waiting for Chicago" by Chris Robling, was perhaps the year's most thought provoking discussion. IPCC members thought it was the best meeting this year. Chris brought insight and perspective to issues that Chicago must deal with or become a city left behind.
IPCC listed with the Overseas Press Club of America
The Overseas Press Club of America was founded in 1939 in New York by a group of foreign correspondents. The OPC seeks to maintain an international association of journalists working in the United States and abroad; to encourage the highest standards of professional integrity and skill in the reporting of news; to help educate a new generation of journalists; to contribute to the freedom and independence of journalists and the press throughout the world, and to work toward better communication and understanding among people.