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Chicago Cubs announce Cubs 100 Gifts of Service Caravan Tour

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CHICAGO - The Chicago Cubs today announced the schedule for the Cubs 100 Gifts of Service 2014 Caravan Tour. The annual tour features players, coaches and front office personnel giving back to the community.

This year's Caravan theme, 100 Gifts of Service, kicks off a yearlong program featuring Cubs players, coaches and front office associates engaging in community service projects to celebrate Wrigley Field's 100th birthday. Throughout 2014, Cubs associates and players will visit hospitals and schools, serve meals to children and families in need, and renovate playgrounds to help celebrate the centennial celebration of the Friendly Confines.

The Cubs 100 Gifts of Service 2014 Caravan Tour will visit three schools, three hospitals and the 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine base where Cubs players, coaches and front office associates will serve lunch to 250 military service personnel and veterans in partnership with the USO of Illinois. A Caravan stop at Casals School of Excellence in Humboldt Park will allow Cubs to paint murals, build benches and cabinets for reading spaces, and redesign a room for academic tutoring.

The Cubs 100 Gifts of Service 2014 Caravan Tour itinerary follows.

A media advisory will be sent next week with information on players and coaches confirmed to attend, as well as details on this year's media stop.

CUBS 100 GIFTS OF SERVICE 2014 CARAVAN TOUR ITINERARIES

TOUR ONE

DATE SITE
January 16  
   
Team 1 10 a.m. - Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy - 250 E. 111th St., Chicago
  11:30 a.m. - 2nd Battalion, 24th Marines - 3034 W. Foster Ave., Chicago
  2 p.m. - Casals School of Excellence - 3501 W. Potomac Ave., Humboldt Park
   
Team 2 10:30 a.m. - Blaine Elementary - 1420 W. Grace St., Chicago
  11:30 a.m. - 2nd Battalion, 24th Marines - 3034 W. Foster Ave., Chicago
  2 p.m. - Casals School of Excellence - 3501 W. Potomac Ave., Humboldt Park

 

TOUR TWO

DATE SITE
January 17  
   
Team 1 11 a.m. - Advocate Children's Hospital - 4420 S. Sacramento Ave., Oak Lawn, IL
   
Team 2 11:15 a.m. - Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital - 225 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago
   
Team 3 11:30 a.m. - Advocate Children's Hospital - 1775 Dempster St., Park Ridge, IL
   
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