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MAYOR HANNEMANN TO PRESENT OLYMPICS PROPOSAL
Mayor Mufi Hannemann will join Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley in that city on Sunday to present to the International Olympic Committee’s Evaluation Commission the United States’ proposal to host the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
“The Olympics are a wonderful opportunity for our country and its athletes to shine on the international stage,” Mayor Hannemann said. “Hosting the Olympics in the
Mayor Hannemann is chairman of the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ Tourism, Arts, Parks, Entertainment and Sports Committee. He also co-chairs, with Mayor Daley, a special USCM public- and private-sector task force working to support
The USCM has announced plans for cities across the nation to sponsor Olympic Day sporting events in June to support and raise public awareness about
The Olympic Games are expected to substantially increase international travel to the
The USCM is creating an Urban Youth Sports Initiative to promote healthy sports activities and combat childhood obesity, especially in cities.
Mayor Hannemann will travel to
Media contact: Bill Brennan, Mayor’s Office, 527-6928