Street light banners to be auctioned

November 17, 2009 6:33:34 PM PST
Beginning Wednesday, street light banners commemorating a series of special events in Chicago are going on the auction block for charity.Some of the banners were shown off Tuesday, including those featuring Pres. Barack Obama both before and after his election.

A White Sox World Series Championship banner, signed by pitcher Mark Buehrle, is also being sold, as is a Blackhawks playoff banner signed by Denis Savard and Stan Mikita.

The bidding starts at 12 p.m. Wednesday at Daley Center. Money raised goes to help the Chicago Anti-hunger Federation and the Greater Chicago Food Depository.

For more information, visit egov.cityofchicago.org/city/webportal/home.do


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