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File #: 16-5608    Version: 1 Name: HONORING PEG O’RYAN LOMBARDO
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 9/28/2016 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 10/5/2016 Final action: 10/5/2016
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING PEG O'RYAN LOMBARDO WHEREAS, the Shannon Rovers are celebrating the Chicago Restaurant Industry and honoring Peg O'Ryan Lombardo at their 90th Anniversary Dinner Dance on October 15, 2016; and WHEREAS, Peg O'Ryan Lombardo is co-owner of the iconic Gibson's Restaurant as well as several other renown Chicago-area restaurants; and WHEREAS, restaurants such as the Lombardo's have played a vital role for the Irish community in bringing people together and have been instrumental in evoking a sense of community, culture, and hospitality; and WHEREAS, Peg O'Ryan Lombardo has served as president of the Irish Fellowship Club; and WHEREAS, Peg O'Ryan Lombardo and her husband Steve have volunteered at and are beloved by many area charities; and WHEREAS, Peg O'Ryan Lombardo has been particularly involved in educational causes and has been a strong supporter of Mary, Seat of Wisdom in Park Ridge and St. Ignatius College Prep in Chicago where the Lombardo children ...
Sponsors: PETER N. SILVESTRI

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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

 

HONORING PEG O’RYAN LOMBARDO

 

WHEREAS, the Shannon Rovers are celebrating the Chicago Restaurant Industry and honoring Peg O’Ryan Lombardo at their 90th Anniversary Dinner Dance on October 15, 2016; and

 

WHEREAS, Peg O’Ryan Lombardo is co-owner of the iconic Gibson’s Restaurant as well as several other renown Chicago-area restaurants; and

 

WHEREAS, restaurants such as the Lombardo’s have played a vital role for the Irish community in bringing people together and have been instrumental in evoking a sense of community, culture, and hospitality; and

 

WHEREAS, Peg O’Ryan Lombardo has served as president of the Irish Fellowship Club; and

 

WHEREAS, Peg O’Ryan Lombardo and her husband Steve have volunteered at and are beloved by many area charities; and

 

WHEREAS, Peg O’Ryan Lombardo has been particularly involved in educational causes and has been a strong supporter of Mary, Seat of Wisdom in Park Ridge and St. Ignatius College Prep in Chicago where the Lombardo children attended; and

 

WHEREAS, Peg O’Ryan Lombardo has been active in many other causes, including the Benedictine Sisters of Chicago, Mary’s Closet, Misericordia, Operation Push, The Greater Chicago Food Depository, and Catholic Charities where she sat on the Board of Trustees; and

 

WHEREAS, Peg and Steve Lombardo have taken leadership positions at their parish, Old St. Pat’s Church, and have been actively involved at The Frances Xavier Warde School.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Cook County Board of Commissioners does hereby thank Peg O’Ryan Lombardo for her service and congratulate her as she receives this honor from the Shannon Rovers; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a ceremonial copy of this resolution be tendered to Peg Lombardo in recognition of her many contributions.

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