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Abbott Donates 'Cool Globe' to Lake County Forest Preserves for Permanent Display at Greenbelt Cultural Center
Date:11/9/2007

ies of today and tomorrow," said Bonnie Thomson Carter, President, Lake County Forest Preserves. "We are very grateful to Abbott for its generous donation of this innovative sculpture that is proudly displayed at our Greenbelt Cultural Center. The globe's message of inspiring children and their families to care for and enjoy the outdoors together connects very strongly to our agency's mission."

"Abbott's support of the Lake County Forest Preserves and the 'Cool Globes' art exhibit is part of our commitment to environmental sustainability," said John C. Landgraf, senior vice president, Global Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and Supply, Abbott. "Families across the north suburbs enjoy the Lake County Forest Preserves, and we believe the family-focused message conveyed in the 'Cool Globe' we're donating will inspire visitors to be part of the solution of protecting the environment for future generations."

About the Lake County Forest Preserves

The Lake County Forest Preserves manage over 25,500 acres of land and offer innovative educational, recreational and cultural opportunities for all ages. Visitors enjoy over 125 miles of trail for a variety of outdoor recreation uses, fishing ponds and lakes, public access to the Fox River, award-winning nature and history education programs and events, and four public golf courses. Facilities of special interest include Independence Grove near Libertyville, Ryerson Conservation Area near Deerfield, Lake County Discovery Museum near Wauconda, Greenbelt Cultural Center near North Chicago and ThunderHawk Golf Club near Beach Park.

More information about the Lake County Forest Preserves is available by calling 847-367-6640 or visiting on-line at http://www.LCFPD.org.

About Abbott's Environmental Initiatives

Building on its longstanding commitment to responsible environmental practices, Abbott recently implemented several new initiatives to further redu
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