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John O’Brien, newly-installed president of the Illinois State Bar Association, will be trotted up to the Arlington Park Racetrack in Arlington Heights this Friday, July 24, for a fete hosted jointly by the Illinois Real Estate Lawyers Association (IRELA) and Northwest Suburban Bar Association (NWSBA) in celebration of his new post. O’Brien was a founder of IRELA and serves as its board chair, and he is a long-time active member of the NWSBA.
The sixth race will be called “The Flyin’ O’Brien,” and Johnny O will have his picture taken in the Winner’s Circle with the winning horse. Reception is from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., with the first race starting at 2:30 p.m. The event will be held at the racetrack’s Million Room, 4th floor. Cost to attend is $35 which includes admission to the track, program, hors d’oeuvres and open bar. For reservations, call (847) 221-2601.