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Thank Bike-A-Thon, Baker & McKenzie!

Thank Bike-A-Thon, Baker & McKenzie!

We would like to thank bike-a-thon to our partner Baker & McKenzie for a kind donation of 12 bikes to our Athlete Ambassador Program. With Baker & McKenzie’s support, we are able to take a step further, and create the “Earn-A-Bike” initiative at Bernhard Moos Elementary School, the Athlete Ambassador School sitting on the new

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“The Force Behind the Force”

“The Force Behind the Force”

Earlier this year, in an effort to give back to those who “have borne the battle,” the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced a new nationwide initiative “Summer of Service,” with a focus on growing the number of individuals and organizations serving veterans and their communities. As part of its commitment to this initiative, World

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The Next Generation of Leaders

This fall, World Sport Chicago will be introducing the newly inducted members of its first Associate Board, which can also be known as a junior board. Rather than an executive board, a junior board is a group of professionals who are actively engaged in supporting an organization’s mission. There are several key benefits that a

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Pedal for Chain-ge

Pedal for Chain-ge

Happy Spring! It looks like warm weather was just an April Fool’s prank – here today, gone the day after. But if this Saturday should rain, what better way to warm up for the National Bike Month than at World Sport Chicago’s indoor cycling event Spin to Break the Cycle at the House of Blues?

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Spin with FCC

Spin with FCC

There is nothing out there that says a company must be charitable to survive. In fact, it’s often easier to take a passive approach. Fitness Formula Clubs, one of Chicago’s premier fitness centers (and a Gold Sponsor for the 2015 Spin to Break the Cycle), takes being active to the core of their company. As

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Buying the Farm, Not just the Milk

Buying the Farm, Not just the Milk

The dynamic between businesses and their customers is evolving. Increasingly sophisticated media channels put a vast wealth of information at the hands of consumers. Moreover, the social media age has enabled individual consumers to hold public discussions about and even engage directly with brands. Good and bad, a brand’s actions are always in the spotlight.

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Thankful for a Mission Made Possible by You

Thankful for a Mission Made Possible by You

As the World Sport Chicago staff celebrates Thanksgiving we pause to give thanks to the individuals, foundations, corporations, and organizations that have supported us and the work we do! During the past 11 months, World Sport Chicago has received generous support that is fueling our efforts and enabling us to impact lives and communities across

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4 Reasons Spinning is Winning

4 Reasons Spinning is Winning

It’s only mid November, and winter is already upon us. This means months of battling the freezing cold, running on treadmills, and low no energy workouts. During these frigid times, we athletes need something to look forward to and wake us up from the winter hibernation. A great way to jump start your workout during these

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Spin for BAM-Sports

Spin for BAM-Sports

If you were asked what percentage of Chicago Public High School students graduate from college, what would you guess? 50%? 60%? The truth is much more sobering. According to a longitudinal study by the University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research, only 8% of freshmen students entering CPS high schools in 1995 earned a

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Spin to Break the Cycle Returns

Spin to Break the Cycle Returns

We all know the statistics and have heard the news reports about the challenges that the youth of Chicago face. We all would like to get involved and make a difference, but we don’t know how. What can we do? How can we help? Is there any way I can help break the cycle of

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