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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 5, 2014

Media Contact: Kathryn Walters Phone: 812-599-9057 kathrynwalterspr@gmail.com MCDONALD’S INTRODUCES FIRST TURKEY BURGER OAK BROOK, Ill. – McDonald’s will introduce its first turkey burger, the McTurkey Sandwich, in 550 of its restaurants in Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, New York, and Atlanta beginning March 1, 2014. The McTurkey features a 6-ounce ground turkey patty flavored with onions, peppers, and special seasonings on a sesame seed bun with mayonnaise, pickles, lettuce and tomato. The calorie count weighs in at only 450 calories and 12 grams of fat with mayonnaise or 370 calories and 6 grams of fat withough mayonnaise. The McTurkey Sandwich costs $2.59. President and CEO of McDonald’s Corporation Don Thompson, said, “The McTurkey Sandwich will provide a healthier, tasty alternative to our quality red meat burgers. It will enable us to serve better our more health conscious customers.” # # #


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 5, 2014 Media Contact: Kathryn Walters Phone: 812-599-9057 kathrynwalterspr@gmail.com IKEA BUILDS CHICAGO CITY LOCATION CONSHOHOCKEN, PA. – IKEA will break ground for its first store in the city of Chicago on March 1, 2014. IKEA’s city location is set to open at 600 W. Roosevelt Road in the South Loop on March 1, 2015. The new Chicago city location is IKEA’s third store in the Chicago area, following success with its suburban stores in Schaumburg and Bolingbrook, Ill. The new store is IKEA’s 303rd location globally. It will feature three levels with 500,000 sq. ft. of retail space. Helen Duphorn, head of Corporate Communications at The IKEA Group, said, “IKEA has been very successful in the Chicago area. We have decided to establish roots within Chicago to accommodate our valued Chicago city customers.” #

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 5, 2014 Media Contact: Kathryn Walters Phone: 812-599-9057 kathrynwalterspr@gmail.com Columbia College Chicago hosts first Big City Dance-A-Palooza CHICAGO – Columbia College Chicago will host a celebration of urban-themed contemporary dance performances in its Big City Dance-A-Palooza at The Dance Center May 8-11, 2014. Each evening of the event will feature 20 separate performances with more than 200 students involved. President and CEO of Columbia College Chicago, Dr. Kwang-Wu Kim, said, “The Big City Dance-A-Palooza will showcase the skills and strength of the Columbia College Chicago dance program and our students.” Performances will take place every hour from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. each evening at the Columbia College Dance Center located at 1306 S. Michigan Ave. #

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