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Mayor Daley Designates July 13th as Marlena Peleo-Lazar Day in Chicago

Jul 12, 2004

McDonald's Chief Creative Officer, Marlena Peleo-Lazar, to Be Honored as 2004

                  Chicago Advertising Woman of the Year

   Who:     Marlena Peleo-Lazar, Chief Creative Officer, McDonald's USA

   What:    The first woman in the history of McDonald's USA to direct all
            creative work for the world's leading food service retailer,
            and a driving force in the development of the company's first
            global campaign, "i'm lovin' itâ„¢," Ms. Peleo-Lazar will be
            honored by the Women's Advertising Club of Chicago (WACC) and
            the Chicago Advertising Federation (CAF).

            Mayor Daley has designated July 13th as Marlena Peleo-Lazar Day
            in Chicago in recognition of her achievement.

            Tributes and presentations will be made by:
              Walt Maes, Retired EVP, Creative Director, Leo Burnett
              Larry Light, Global Chief Marketing Officer, McDonald's Corp.
              Bill Lamar, Chief Marketing Officer, McDonald's USA
              Jennifer Fondrevay, President, WACC
              Suzanne Lord, President, CAF
              Amy Hess, Advertising Woman of The Year Co-Chair

   When:    Tuesday, July 13, 2004
            11:30 am - 2:00 pm

   Where:   The Drake Hotel
            140 E. Walton Place

   Contact: Jennifer Podkasik     -or-      Shannelle Armstrong
            JSH&A                           McDonald's
            630-932-4242                    630-623-5508

PRNewswire -- July 12

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SOURCE: McDonald's

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