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October 2016

Judge Abner Mikva Named Illinoisan of the Year

The INBA has chosen Judge Abner Mikva as its Illinoisan of the Year.  Mikva, who died this summer, had a distinguished career as an Illinois and US lawmaker, a judge and a White House advisor.
The INBA's Bob Roberts will present this plaque to the Mikva family.

Auction Raises Scholarship Money

About a dozen items were auctioned off Friday night, to benefit  INBA Scholarships.  Items included a bottle of wine with Governor Bruce Rauner at his mansion; a signed Patrick Kane #88 Jersey, donated by the Chicago Blackhawks; 2017 tickets to a Chicago Cubs game (box seats!), donated by former scholarship winner Chad Gordon; and a large assortment of signed sports memoribilia, donated by former scholarship winner Bob Arya.  Former INBA President Bill Wheelhouse served as auctioneer.