Gibsons boss rushes to aid stranded O’Hare travelers

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Steve Lombardo, seen here with his wife Peggy, rushed food to stranded passengers at O’Hare on Friday. | Sun-Times file photo

When Gibsons Restaurant Group honcho Steve Lombardo heard about the horrific incident at the Aurora Air Traffic Control center Friday morning — which totally messed-up travel plans for air travellers across America — he immediately contacted his team.

“We’ve got to feed those people,” a source tells me Lombardo said. That led the Gibsons gang to rustle up 1,000 sliders — prepared at the Gibsons Rosemont restaurant, due to its proximity to O’Hare.

Those tasty sandwiches were then rushed to the airport and handed out to as many stranded — and likely hungry — travelers, until they were gone.

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