Chicago Sister Cities International Welcomes New Co-Chairs

Recently, the Advisory Board of Chicago Sister Cities International approved a resolution to require each of our sister city committees to have two individuals serve as co-chairs. To this end, CSCI is honored to welcome five newly appointed co-chairs: Ruben Ocampo, Co-Chair of the Bogota Committee Annette Seaburg, Co-Chair of the Gothenburg Committee Adriana Escárcega,…


The Runners Sculpture Illuminated at O’Hare

The Runners sculpture, a 16-foot sculpture at O’Hare International Airport funded by the Athens Committee of CSCI, can now be seen in all its beauty in the evening. Lighting for the sculpture has recently been installed, illuminating it for travelers to see no matter the time of day they arrive in Chicago. Sculpted by Dr….

Athens Committee Sponsor Greek Mural

As part of the CTA “Adopt-a-Station” program, the Athens Committee sponsored the “Ithaca” mural by Eleni Glinou of Athens. The mural was installed at the Halsted Street Station, which is located on the south boundary of Greektown.

Athens Committee Sponsor Telecommunications System

The Athens Committee of CSCI sponsored the telecommunications system that was established between Chicago’s Children’s Memorial Hospital and Aghia Sophia Hospital in Athens. Both Mayors Daley and Avramopoulos attended the inauguration of the system.