Wayne TobermanA message from the President

An old friend and self-proclaimed mentor, Frank, once, about 50 times or so, drilled the following advice into me… that…“1 gotcha is worth 10 gimmees”….”so you need to try to avoid those gotchas before you go into the hole so deep you’ll never get out…..”!

Wise words indeed which really need to be heeded by Politicians, Statesmen, those rarely, if ever biased, Nationally Syndicated Reporters-at-large, and Press Secretaries alike! (Read more ...)

Wayne Toberman

President, International Press Club of Chicago


Luncheon Meeting Review

"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.

For more pictures of this event, click here!

IPCC listed with the Overseas Press Club of America

OPCThe 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.


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New Zealand PC visits

The IPCC welcomes visits from other press clubs!


Fiddler on the Roof

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Light Opera Works presents Fiddler on the Roof at the Cahn Auditorium in Evanston.  August 9-24, 2014 For information click on the image or visit lightoperaworks.com

Free Sunday concerts

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Nichols Park (53rd and Dorchester in Chicago) is the site for free summer concerts from 4pm to 6pm.  Check out Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues on Sept 14, 2014.  For more information on the series, visit hydeparkchamberchicago.org

Hidden French Treasures


"Little Paris" in Chicago serves up French Bistro on Chestnut Street near the Water Tower Place.  Rick Kogan of the Chicago Tribune calls it a "hidden treasure".  Drop the name IPCC on Chef Alain Sitbon!


Wayne Toberman, President

International Press Club of Chicago

P.O. Box 2498
Chicago, IL 60690

Tel: (708) 514-2353  or   (312) 834-7228

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