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January 19, 2011

Governor Quinn Announces Friendly Wager with Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker
Winner to be Decided by Outcome of NFC Championship Game

CHICAGO – January 19, 2011. Governor Pat Quinn today announced a friendly wager with Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, as their states’ football teams prepare to compete in the National Football Conference (NFC) Championship Game.

Under the agreement, the winning team’s Governor will host the losing team’s Governor as he volunteers at a food pantry in the winner’s state. While volunteering, the visiting Governor will wear a t-shirt of the winning team. In addition, the losing Governor must also fly the opposing team’s flag in his office on the day before the Super Bowl.

“I look forward to hosting Governor Walker after the Chicago Bears are victorious on Sunday,” said Governor Quinn. “I am sure Governor Walker will look great in blue and orange. Bear down, Chicago Bears.”

The Chicago Bears will face the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, Jan. 23 at 2 p.m.


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