Ottawa gets a little 'Taste of Illinois'

Asizeable portion of Ottawa's glitterati graced US Ambassador David Jacobson's inaugural 4th of July party on Sunday afternoon.

Sam Garcia, Embassy
These are the Daves I Know, I Know: Former US ambassador to Canada David Wilkins (right) and his wife Susan (left) made a rare return to Ottawa over the weekend and attended the 4th of July party held by current US Ambassador David Jacobson and his wife Julie.
Avinash Gavai
Published: Wednesday, 07/07/2010 12:00 am EDT

Asizeable portion of Ottawa's glitterati graced US Ambassador David Jacobson's inaugural 4th of July party on Sunday afternoon. Close to 4,000 people decided that the steamy and oppressive heat was not going to faze them in their mission to join in on the American-style celebrations.

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