Madame Renée Derem Johnson, President of the Chicago Committee in Paris, visited Chicago in March. Among several meetings, the purpose of her visit was to help advance plans for the 20th Anniversary celebrations of the Chicago-Paris sister city agreement, which will take place in Chicago in 2016. Paris Committee Chair, Brett August, hosted a dinner at his home for Madame Johnson with some local friends. The dinner was prepared by Chef Didier Durand of Cyrano’s Farm Kitchen.
From Left to Right: Norman Bobins, Chairman of The PrivateBank and Trust Company; Renée Derem Johnson, President of the Chicago Committee in Paris; Hillary August, lawyer at Jenner & Block LLP; David Reithoffer, Vice-Chair of the Paris Committee of CSCI; Brett August, Chair of the Paris Committee of CSCI; Vincent Floreani, Consul General of France in Chicago; Dr. Carey August, Medical Director of Anatomic Pathology at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center; Clare Muñana, President of Ancora Associates; Elizabeth Glassman, President and CEO of the Terra Foundation for American Art; Mrs. Norman (Virginia) Bobins.