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Artist Sam Kirk designs Comcast re-usable bags

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Comcast announced today that artist Sam Kirk has created a special reusable Chicago-themed bag for the company. The bag will be available at the Xfinity booth at community events Comcast is sponsoring and participating in in the city and suburbs this summer.

Kirk is a well-known Chicago lesbian artist whose mission is "to create artwork that celebrates people and inspires pride and recognition for under represented communities."

"Comcast has nearly 7,000 employees in the Chicago region, and together we serve millions of customers here, so in many ways we're a local company," said Matthew Summy, Comcast's regional vice president of External Affairs. "We partnered on the bag, because we wanted to celebrate the vibrancy and diversity of the Chicago area communities where we live and work. Sam's work aptly conveys that perspective."

Comcast will give the bags away at these and other events this summer ( events are in Chicago unless otherwise stated ). The bag will be available while supplies last.

— Wells Street Art Festival: June 10 -11

— Custer Fair: June 17-18

— North Shore Art Market, Old Orchard, Skokie: July 8-9

— Taste of Park Ridge, July 13-15

— Sheffield Music Festival & Garden Walk: July 22-23

— Taste of Lincoln Avenue: July 29-30

— Northalsted Market Days: August 12 -13

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— Taste of Greektown: August 26-27

— Taste of Melrose Park: September 1-3

— Lakeview Tacofest: September 16-17

— West Loop Art Fest: September 16-17

— Taste of Randolph: September 16-18

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