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DCEDC plans 25th anniversary dinner

Published: Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 5:30 a.m. CST

The DeKalb County Economic Development Corp. will host its 25th anniversary annual dinner from 5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Duke Ellington Ballroom in the Holmes Student Center at Northern Illinois University.

The dinner will feature a keynote address from Harold L. “Hal” Sirkin, senior partner in the Chicago office of the Boston Consulting Group. Sirkin is an expert on globalization, business operations, innovation and change management.

The evening also will include updates on the state of DeKalb County and highlight key accomplishments during 25 years, as well as recognition of founding and continuous members of DCEDC. Exhibitors also will be present.

Advanced reservations can be made until Friday. Cost for the lunch and program is $75 for DCEDC members and $100 for nonmembers. After Friday, reservations will cost $100 for DCEDC members and $125 for nonmembers.

To make a reservation, visit

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