Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: 18-6523    Version: 1 Name: CELEBRATING THE 80TH ANNIVERSARY OF SHINNICK’S PUB
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 10/19/2018 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 11/13/2018 Final action: 11/13/2018
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION CELEBRATING THE 80TH ANNIVERSARY OF SHINNICK'S PUB WHEREAS on October 20, 2018 Shinnick's Pub is celebrating its 80th Anniversary, and WHEREAS George Sr. & Mary (Healy) Shinnick took over a bar in 1938 at the corner of 3758 S. Union Ave in Chicago which would become Shinnick's Pub, and WHEREAS the building that the pub resides in was constructed in the late 1880's and the ornate mahogany Brunswick-Balke-Collender back bar was built on-site at the same time, and WHEREAS after World War II and throughout the 1950's the pub became a popular place for local residents to gather and enjoy food and drinks in a friendly environment, and WHEREAS in 1966 George Jr. & Celine (Dougherty) became the next owners of Shinnick's Pub, and WHEREAS George and Celine gave birth to 9 wonderful children, and WHEREAS over the years those nine children would become the respected neighborhood pub's bartenders and in 1989 they inherited Shinnick's Pub, and WHEREAS in October of 2...
Sponsors: JOHN P. DALEY, TONI PRECKWINKLE (President), LUIS ARROYO JR, RICHARD R. BOYKIN, JERRY BUTLER, DENNIS DEER, JOHN A. FRITCHEY, BRIDGET GAINER, JESÚS G. GARCÍA, GREGG GOSLIN, EDWARD M. MOODY, STANLEY MOORE, SEAN M. MORRISON, TIMOTHY O. SCHNEIDER, PETER N. SILVESTRI, DEBORAH SIMS, LARRY SUFFREDIN, JEFFREY R. TOBOLSKI
title
PROPOSED RESOLUTION

CELEBRATING THE 80TH ANNIVERSARY OF SHINNICK'S PUB

WHEREAS on October 20, 2018 Shinnick's Pub is celebrating its 80th Anniversary, and

WHEREAS George Sr. & Mary (Healy) Shinnick took over a bar in 1938 at the corner of 3758 S. Union Ave in Chicago which would become Shinnick's Pub, and

WHEREAS the building that the pub resides in was constructed in the late 1880's and the ornate mahogany Brunswick-Balke-Collender back bar was built on-site at the same time, and

WHEREAS after World War II and throughout the 1950's the pub became a popular place for local residents to gather and enjoy food and drinks in a friendly environment, and

WHEREAS in 1966 George Jr. & Celine (Dougherty) became the next owners of Shinnick's Pub, and

WHEREAS George and Celine gave birth to 9 wonderful children, and

WHEREAS over the years those nine children would become the respected neighborhood pub's bartenders and in 1989 they inherited Shinnick's Pub, and

WHEREAS in October of 2005 Shinnick's Pub hosted some its largest crowds to watch the neighborhood's favorite team, the Chicago White Sox, win the American League Championship Series and the World Series, and

WHEREAS over the years and throughout many changes, Shinnick's Pub has remained faithful to the vision and philosophy of outstanding customer service and has not only succeeded as a commercial enterprise but as a greatly valued and widely respected institution in the Bridgeport community; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Commissioners of Cook County does hereby congratulate Shinnick's Pub, and pays tribute to the memory of its founders George Sr and Mary, and to all their successors in the Shinnick Family and to all of the employees past and present, who have built the Pub into the successful and well respected neighborhood institution that it is today; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this text be spread upon the Official Proceedings of this Honorable Body, and that a s...

Click here for full text