Volunteering, free concert, open house scheduled for the public — plus a dinner for donors
By John Byrne, Tribune reporter
Rahm Emanuel's inaugural celebration will be as much about setting a tone for how he wants Chicagoans to perceive his administration as about commemorating his ascendancy to mayor.
The planning team is going for festive, but not too festive. After all, Emanuel enters office preaching the need for shared sacrifice with the city's wallet short by $600 million or more.