Monthly Archives: January 2011

Elk Grove Township Democrats Hold Meeting on New Health Care Laws

Date: Thursday, January 27, 2011

Time: 6:30 pm

Location: Elk Grove Township Hall, 2400 S. Arlington Heights Rd., Arlington Heights

Contact: RSVP on Facebook

Please join the Elk Grove Township Democrats to hear Frank Varela-Kisner, Insurance Division of the State of Illinois. He will talk about the new health care laws and how they will affect members. Our program will focus on The Affordable Health Care Act and Democratic activism.

Refreshments will be served during the meet and greet. Social hour is at 6:30 pm, and the meeting starts at 7:00 pm.

State of the Union Watch Party in Palatine

Date: Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Time: 7:00 – 10:00 pm

Location: Durty Nellie’s Pub., 180 N. Smith St., Palatine. Located across Smith from Palatine Metra station. Free parking in public garage west of Smith.

Contact: RSVP below by clicking Sign up here! button or call Tenth Dems at 847-266-VOTE (8683). Note corrected phone number.

Watch President Obama deliver his State of the Union address with your neighbors. The speech begins at 8:00, but we’ll meet at 7:00 so people can discuss issues and what we can do about them. Food and drink will be available for purchase. Co-hosted by Organizing For America, Northwest Suburbs of Chicago for Obama, Palatine Township Democrats, and Tenth Congressional District Democrats (Tenth Dems).

The watch party is free, but Tenth Dems welcomes new and renewing members to vigorously support local candidates and the newly opened Community Connection Center in Waukegan. This is a perfect opportunity to do so!

Tour the Adlai E. Stevenson Historic Home in Mettawa

Date: Saturday, February 5, 2011

Tour times: 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, 2:30 pm

Location: 25200 N. St. Mary’s Rd, one mile south of Route 60, Mettawa. Parking is available on the site.

Contact: These tours are free and open to visitors ages eight and up, but registration is required. Register online at Free Tour or call 847-968-3321.

In 2009, Illinois designated February 5 of every calendar year as Adlai Stevenson Day. The Lake County Forest Preserves will offer one-hour tours of the historic home.

Public Forum on Medicaid Reforms in Vernon Hills

Date: Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Time: 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Location: Laschen Community Center, 294 Evergreen Dr., Vernon Hills

Contact: Please RSVP to Rep. Carol Sente by e-mail or call 847-478-9909.

Rep. Sente will be joined by Hon. Julie Hamos, Director of the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services, for a public forum on medicaid changes and how they affect patients and providers.

Coffee with Rep. Carol Sente in Buffalo Grove

Date: Saturday, January 22, 2011

Time: 9:00 – 10:00 am

Location: Starbucks, 1665 N. Buffalo Grove Rd., just south of Aptakisic Rd., Buffalo Grove

Contact: RSVP to Rep. Sente by e-mail or call 847-478-9909.

Rep. Carol Sente looks forward to meeting her constituents in person to hear their concerns. Please RSVP as above, send her ideas, or join one of her citizen advisory committees.