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The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

Join Us to Honor Local Persons of Impact!

Thursday, Sept 18th, 5:30 to 8 PM
Mayslake Peabody Estate
1717 West 31st Street
Oak Brook, Illinois

The LaGrange Area League of Women Voters and the LaGrange/Chicago Business and Professional Women invite you to join us as we honor local people who exemplify our values of engagement and commitment.

PERSONS OF IMPACT AWARD HONOREES

  • ANGELA CURRAN, CEO, Community Nurse Health Association

  • JOANNE KOSEY, TRUSTEE, Riverside-Brookfield High School Educational Foundation

  • SAM D. PULIA, PRESIDENT, Village of Westchester

GUEST SPEAKER & MASTER OF CEREMONIES

  • DR. DARLENE J. RUSCITTI, Regional Superintendent of Schools for Dupage County

$40.00 PER PERSON

Hors D'Oeuvres & Cocktails (Wine, Beer, Soft Drinks & Cash Bar)

Event includes a `Chance Auction' of Gift Baskets

Make your on-line reservation now!

(ALL FUNDS RAISED WILL BENEFIT THE TAX-DEDUCTIBLE EDUCATION FUNDS OF THE LA GRANGE AREA LEAGUE AND THE LA GRANGE/CHICAGO BUSINESS WOMEN'S CLUB)

Charter Schools Panel Discussion on Sept 10th

Wednesday, September 10, 7 to 8:30 PM
Oak Park Public Library
834 Lake Street, Oak Park

Join us as a distinguished panel discusses issues in the League of Women Voters of Illinois Charter School Position Update: accountability, transparency and funding. The panel includes -

  • DR. MARVIN HOFFMAN, University of Chicago, who started the Kenwood/Oakland Charter School

  • ANDREW BROY, President of the Illinois Network of Charter Schools

  • KURT HILGENDORF, Researcher for the Chicago Teachers Union

  • Dr. GARY MIRON, Western Michigan University, who studies for-profit and nonprofit charter management organizations

For more information, please email charterstudy@lwvil.org.

Our August Newsletter

You can access our August Newsletter here.