Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Sunday, February 18, 2018
2pm
Matteson Community Library
801 School Avenue
Matteson, IL 60443
Candidate Forum - 38th Legislative District. This forum is an opportunity to meet the candidates for Representative to the Illinois House from the 38th District. Find out where these candidates stand on important issues in a written question and answer format.

The forum is co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Homewood-Flossmoor.

Saturday, March 10, 2018
10:30am-noon
Park Forest Public Library
400 Lakewood Blvd
Park Forest, IL 60466
Cook County Board Candidates Forum - 6th District. Candidates for the Democratic Cook County Commissioners race from the 6th District were to present their candidacies to the voters. This forum is co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Homewood-Flossmoor.

For further information, contact LWVPFA Candidate Forum Coordinator, Judy Lohr-Safcik at 708 363-9052.

(There are no Republican candidates for this position.)

Saturday, March 10, 2018
12:30pm
Park Forest Public Library
400 Lakewood Blvd
Park Forest, IL 60466
Cook County Board Candidates Forum - 5th District. Candidates for the Democratic Cook County Commissioners race from the 5th District were to present their candidacies to the voters.

This forum is co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Homewood-Flossmoor.

For further information, contact LWVPFA Candidate Forum Coordinator, Judy Lohr-Safcik at 708 363-9052.

(There are no Republican candidates for this position.)

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
7-9pm
Park Forest Public Library
400 Lakewood Blvd
Park Forest, IL 60466
Village Presidents Forum. Representatives of Park Forest, Matteson, Richton Park, University Park, and Olympia Fields will be invited to present information on their communities.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
7:00pm
Park Forest Racquet Club
290 Westwood
Park Forest, IL 60466
Dialogue and Drinks. LWVPFA has invited LWVIL President Bonnie Cox to meet with us and potential members to explain the League and current initiatives.

A cash bar will be available and board members will provide snacks.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
7-9pm
Naperville Municipal Center, lower level
400 South Eagle Street
Naperville, IL
Illinois Ballot Integrity Project. The League of Women Voters of Naperville has invited us to join them for a discussion and presentation of how this project, as well as HB 712 and SB834 could protect the voting process in Illinois. Election hacking is big news so make sure your vote counts!
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
6pm
Carlo's Restaurant
560 West Lincoln Highway
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
LWVPFA Annual Dinner Meeting. This year our annual membership meeting (where board members are elected and budget and program are adopted for the following year) will be held at 6 pm with the lovely dinner to follow at 7 pm.

To reserve for dinner, please send a check for $22 payable to the LWV of the Park Forest Area to Judy Lohr Safcik, 313 Sangamon, Park Forest, IL 60466 by May 18. To attend the meeting only, respond to Judy at jklohrsafcik@gmail.com.

Members are requested to print and bring the meeting agenda, recommended budget and local program and the nominating committee report to the meeting. They can be found in the recent Intercom.

Thursday, June 28, 2018-Sunday, July 1, 2018
 
Hilton Chicago Hotel LWVUS 2018 Convention. LWVUS 2018 Convention