Proft to offer insight into Illinois politics at City Club of Chicago event
Illinois residents with an interest in local politics won’t want to miss the "State of Illinois Politics" talk from Dan Proft on Nov. 6 presented by the City Club of Chicago.
The event, which will be held at Maggiano’s Banquets, 111 W. Grand Ave. in Chicago, begins with an 11:30 a.m. reception followed by a noon luncheon. Admission is $35 for club members and $50 for nonmembers. Patrons can also become sponsors for $750.
According to his biography on the City Club of Chicago's website, Proft hosts a radio talk show on AM 560 and was a former Republican candidate for governor. He is an editorial contributor to the Chicago Tribune and a senior fellow at the Illinois Policy Institute in Chicago. He was born in Oak Park and has been involved in state government and community issues for much of his life. He is on the board of directors for USO Illinois, which assists military families.
Proft is a principal of Local Government Information Services, which owns this publication.
He attended Northwestern University and got a law degree from the Loyola University Chicago School of Law. While at Northwestern, Proft was the co-founder of the Northwestern Chronicle, an independent campus newspaper.
For more information or to register for the event, visit www.tinyurl.com/danproft.