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Corporate Advisory Committee

The Corporate Advisory Committee (CAC) provides the CLOCC Directors with leadership support in the development of projects of shared interest. The business skills and resources they contribute complement the public health and medical perspectives. For more information about the CAC, contact Hope Spruance, Corporate Relations Manager, at 312-227-7040 or hspruance@luriechildrens.org.

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ActiGraph

ActiGraph
The ActiGraph is a small activity monitor that collects a person's physical activity, limb movements, or sleep levels. It has been used for the last ten years in scientific research as an objective way to measure an individual's activity level. The ActiGraph has been used in a wide array of scientific studies including obesity research, sleep research, clinical drug trials, and government projects.

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Allergan, Inc.
Allergan, Inc. is a multi-specialty health care company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing innovative pharmaceuticals, biologics and medical devices that enable people to live life to its greatest potential. Our focus fosters deep engagement with medical specialists, and we make it our business to listen closely to their needs so that together we can advance patient care.

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BAM Studios
BAM Studios is a premier audio post production boutique in Chicago. We specialize in the art of audio sweetening for radio, television, and film. We offer our clients a complete range of audio solutions. Like many companies, BAM Studios lives a fast-paced lifestyle. We understand the importance of finding time to create healthy boundaries based around tight schedules.

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Edelman

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL), a division of Health Care Service Corporation, is the largest and most experienced health insurance company in Illinois. Currently, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois provides health insurance coverage for more than seven million people. For more than 70 years, BCBSIL has been committed to advancements in patient safety, patient care, health and wellness. Blue Cross continues that commitment today through volunteerism, leadership and grants that support an array of health and wellness programs throughout the state.

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Edelman

Edelman
Edelman is the world’s largest independent public relations firm, with 2,000 employees in 45 offices worldwide. With our clients, we have been at the forefront of the evolving obesity issue and are considered a communications leader on the topic of obesity and nutrition. The firm was named PR Week’s Large Agency of the Year for 2006. AdvertisingAge recently named Edelman as the best PR firm in its 2005 “Best Agencies” issue while PR Week awarded the firm its “Editor’s Choice” distinction at the start of 2006.

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Fitbug
Fitbug is an online, wellness coaching service that tracks activity and nutrition. Measurable results are based on the “bug” – a next generation accelerometer that acts like a conscience in your pocket to measure steps, aerobic steps, calories and fat grams burned and distance covered. By informing people about the balance of energy in/energy out, Fitbug’s goal is to nudge children and sedentary adults to make healthier choices.

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GA Communication Group

GA Communication Group (CAC Chair)
GA Communication Group is a full service, award-winning healthcare communication agency based in Chicago. They partner with some of the world's most respected pharmaceutical and healthcare companies. GA Communication Group designed, maintains, and hosts the CLOCC.net website.

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Kraft

Kraft Foods
Kraft Foods' vision is to help people around the world eat and live better. Toward that end, they have created community-based health and wellness programs. One such program is the Salsa, Sabor y Salud initiative targeted at helping Latino families live healthier lives through nutrition education and physical activity promotion.

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Signature Room at the 9th

The Signature Room at the 95th
The Signature Room at the 95th ┬« is a family owned and operated restaurant located at the top of the John Hancock Building in Chicago.  The Signature Room┬« believes strongly in giving back to the community and supporting the efforts of organizations throughout the Chicagoland area.  We strive to provide our guests with the finest dining experience, which starts by using the freshest ingredients available.  We feel that all people deserve to eat great food, and therefore we put a lot of care into finding locally grown ingredients and preparing the best food for our guests.


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