Downers Grove resident and West Point alum Jerry Pasierb and his father, World War II veteran Edward Pasierb, were recognized through BMO Harris Bank's "Military Moments" program.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
BMO Harris Bank announced earlier this month, in partnership with the Chicago Bulls, the recognition of U.S. Army veterans Edward and Jerry Pasierb through the bank's "Military Moments" program. The father and son were publicly honored at the Nov. 8 Chicago Bulls game for their military accomplishments and service. The bank's "Military Moments" program recognizes local veterans during the opening ceremony of a Chicago Bullsgame. After taking part in the "Honorary Captains meeting" with the referees and the team captains for the Bulls and opposing team, the veterans are featured on the United Center's scoreboard and participate in the singing of the National Anthem. "For the past 2 years, we've placed local veterans at center court, …
The Hall of Fame forward held court with the media after conducting his weeklong Scottie Pippen Basketball Camp at the Bulls-Sox Training Academy. The topic on everyone's mind? Pippen's recent comments comparing LeBron James and Michael Jordan.
Who are the greatest players in Chicago Bulls history? Michael Jordan, of course, is No. 1. Next is Scottie Pippen. Pippen was Jordan’s right-hand man when the Bulls dominated the 1990s and won six NBA championships. The 6-foot-7 small forward, a tenacious defender, made the NBA’s all-Defensive First Team eight times during his career. Last summer, he was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame and also became a Bulls ambassador. A native of Arkansas, Pippen spent last week at the Bulls-Sox Training Academy in Lisle, conducting his Scottie Pippen Basketball Camp for boys and girls ages 6-17. At the conclusion of the camp, he spent a few minutes with the area's media, addressing various topics. Among them: Pippen's remarks last month on …