below, from Kirk campaign...
Illinois Chamber of Commerce to Endorse Kirk for Senate
State's oldest and largest business advocacy group represents Illinois employers of all sizes from all sectors of the economy
WHO: Congressman Mark Kirk
Doug Whitley, Illinois Chamber President and CEO
Calvin Butler, Chairman of Illinois Chamber Board of Directors
WHERE: Cardinal Colorprint Printing
2532 W. Irving Park Rd.
WHEN: Tuesday, May 18th
WHAT: The Illinois Chamber of Commerce will announce its endorsement of Congressman and Navy veteran Mark Kirk for U.S. Senate due to his strong support for policies that create jobs, help small businesses grow and spur economic growth.
The Illinois Chamber is the state's oldest and largest broad-based business advocacy group representing small and large employers across all sectors of the state's economy.