Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Sun-Times | Daley and Ryan Go Vacation...Again

According to Sun-Times Sneed column on Wednesday:

Dateline: The Jetstream Line -- Mayor Daley, first lady Maggie Daley and a gaggle of businessmen including Hizzoner's good buddy, Aon chief Pat Ryan and wife, Shirley, leave Sunday for a six-day blitz of four of Europe's tonier cities.

• Destinations: Dublin, Barcelona, Rome and Monte Carlo. Former U.S. Ambassador to Ireland Jim Kenny and Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jerry Roper will be along for the ride.

• Is it for the Olympics? No.

• Is it to pitch trade and commerce in Chicago? Yes.

• Is it free? The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce is picking up the tab. (Ryan is reportedly paying his own way.)

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