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RCN Chicago Joins Evanston MashUp as Presenting Sponsor

RCN Chicago sponsors the MashUp, coordinated by Evanston Chamber of Commerce, for the first time.

Chicago — September 19, 2018RCN Chicago, an award-winning communications provider delivering network solutions for high-speed internet, voice, and video, announced today that it will be the presenting sponsor for the Evanston MashUp. The MashUp is one of the premier events in Evanston, Illinois bringing together key executives from industries spanning business, education, arts and politics. The MashUp will be held on Thursday, September 20th on the Northwestern University campus.

“Business strengthens communities, and we’re happy to help foster local innovation and collaboration in any way we can,” said Tom McKay, General Manager for RCN Chicago. “Evanston is a unique place, and RCN is dedicated to providing both its businesses and residents award-winning customer service and innovative internet, phone and TV services.”

Evanston MashUp provides local entrepreneurs an opportunity to connect while enjoying food from local vendors, music, and the essence of the Evanston community. Co-captains of this year’s event, Steve Hagerty, mayor of the City of Evanston; and Morton Schapiro, president of Northwestern University, will be presenting the Catalyst Award, recognizing a person or organization in Evanston that embodies the spirit of partnership and collaboration between Northwestern University and the City of Evanston. Also presented at the event will be the Corrine Passage Spirit of Evanston Award which recognizes outstanding service to the community and the mix of qualities that represent the city: courage, compassion, vision and creativity.

The Evanston Chamber adds, “We are thrilled to work with our great MashUp committee, to once again bring the City of Evanston, Northwestern, all of our businesses, nonprofits and community leaders together under the tent for a true mashing of thoughts and ideas. We are also thrilled to have RCN join our community here in Evanston and take a Presenting Sponsor role in this one-of-a-kind event. Welcome, RCN!”

RCN’s role as a presenting sponsor has helped make this much-anticipated local event possible. Both RCN Business and RCN Residential representatives will be in attendance and available to speak with attendees.

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