Ҵý Bands Together with the USO of Illinois to Celebrate 75 Years of Service

CHICAGO, Jan. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --Ҵý today announced it will celebrate the United Service Organizations (USO) 75th birthday, which is on Feb. 4. Since its inception in 1941, the USO has provided help to more than 10 million military service members and their families.

"Ҵý is very proud to support the USO and provide thanks to our service men and women and their families," said Sarah Pang, senior vice president, Corporate Communications, Ҵý. "Celebrating the USO for its 75 years of service is one example of how we show our support."

Ҵý works with the USO year-round through volunteer programs, corporate charitable giving and events like USO's 75th birthday. To ring in 75 years of service, Ҵý and the USO of Illinois will host the following events:

Morning Welcome from the Navy Band Great Lakes Brass Ambassadors
Wednesday, Feb. 3, from 8 – 9 a.m. CT
Ҵý's Global Headquarters, 333 South Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60604

75 Years of Service Ceremony feat. the Spirit of the USO Jazz Trio
Wednesday, Feb. 3, at 12 p.m. CT
Ҵý's Global Headquarters, Hubbard's (2nd floor), 333 South Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60604

Building Lighting Display
Thursday, Feb. 4, and is best viewed at dusk
Best viewed from Chicago's Buckingham Fountain

To inquire about attending or to learn more about the events Ҵý will host, please contact Brandon Davis at 312-822-5167. To learn more about other events sponsored by the USO of Illinois, please contact Rachel Feinberg, marketing and communications manager, USO of Illinois, at 312-822-2943. The USO is chartered by Congress as a nonprofit organization. It is not part of the U.S. government, but is recognized by the Department of Defense, Congress and President of the United States, who served as Honorary Chairman of the USO.

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The USO strengthens America's military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation. Supporting over 330,000 troops and their families every year, the USO of Illinois is a civilian 501(c)(3) non-profit that is supported solely by the generosity of the American people. For more information about the USO of Illinois, visit:

Brandon Davis, 312-822-5167 / 312-834-6091
Sarah Pang, 312-822-6394 / 312-607-5544