Quinn declares June 28 to be Chicago Blackhawks Day

By WEEK Reporter

Quinn declares June 28 to be Chicago Blackhawks Day

June 28, 2013 Updated Jun 28, 2013 at 11:55 AM CDT

CHICAGO, Ill. -- Governor Pat Quinn proclaimed Friday June 28, 2013 to be Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks Day in Illinois, in honor of the team’s recent Stanley Cup win.

In addition, the Greater Chicago Food Depository will have another set of helping hands this summer when Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick comes to make good on his wager with Governor Quinn.

On June 11 the governors made a wager before the start of the Stanley Cup Final series that the governor of the losing team’s state would volunteer at the food bank of the winning governor’s choice

The Stanley Cup will visit to the Illinois Executive Mansion in Springfield later this summer, where the public may view the trophy free of charge. The date of the public display will be announced at a later date.

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