News & Notes: New Lake Dems Gear—Get Your Shirt Today

Upcoming Events and More / October 20, 2021

New Lake Dems Gear—Get Your Shirt Today

Order your very own official Lake County Democrats t-shirt, as featured on the front page of the Chicago Tribune (see below). T-shirts are available at for only $9 (our cost), but more is appreciated as we work to elect Democrats in the critical 2022 election. They look great and go to an important cause at a crucial juncture.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, 10/20: Personal PAC 28th Annual Awards Luncheon with Georgia’s U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock. Virtual program, noon. Register online.Wednesday, 10/20: Indivisible Western Lake County (IWLC) October MeetingFeaturing guest speakers Alexi Giannoulias, candidate for Illinois Secretary of State, and Indivisible Midwest Representatives. 7pm.

Thursday, 10/21: Virtual Reception for Susana Mendoza with Stacey Abrams. A virtual reception for Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza with special guest Stacey Abrams. Online via Zoom. 5-7pm.

Saturday, 10/23: Brad Schneider’s “Congress on Your Corner” in North ChicagoRSVP required; address will beprovided upon RSVP, 10:30-11:30am.

Saturday, 10/23: Fundraiser for Congressman Sean Casten. Outdoor event, 3-5pm. Long Grove address provided upon RSVP.

Saturday, 10/23: SOLD OUT – NAACP Lake County Freedom Fund Gala. Keynote speaker: Darren Hutchinson, Emory University Inaugural John Lewis Chair for Civil Rights & Social Justice. 6-10pm, dinner served at 7pm. Westin North Shore Chicago Hotel, 601 N. Milwaukee Ave., Wheeling.

Sunday, 10/24:Lake County Board Member Marah Altenberg Campaign Kickoff Event.2-4pm,Brother’s Field, 344 Old McHenry Rd., Long Grove.

Wednesday, 10/27: Deputy Voter Registrar Training in WaukeganFree training through the County Clerk’s office. Sign-ups taken up to 24 hours before class starts. Space is limited due to COVID-related restrictions. 3-5pm, Lake County Court Tower – Sheriff’s Training Room, 301 Washington St., FL 1, Waukegan.

Thursday, 10/28:Campaign Kickoff Reception for Illinois Supreme Court Candidate Rene CruzRene Cruz is a candidate for the Illinois Supreme Court, 2nd District. Gil Law Group Building, 605 N. Broadway Ave., Aurora, 6-8pm.

Friday, 10/29: We ACT Panel: Conversation with Lake County Legislators Who Advocate for Change and Transformation. The Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office and A Safe Place/Lake County Crisis Center host a panel with State’s Attorney Eric Rinehart, Congressman Brad Schneider, State Senator Melinda Bush, and State Representative Joyce Mason. Attendees will learn about new domestic violence legislation. Event is at noon on Facebook and Zoom.

Saturday, 10/30John Joanem for Judge – Afternoon Luncheon Tea Campaign Kickoff. Campaign kickoff for John Joanem, candidate for judge, Lake County Circuit. Onan’s Gold Pyramid House, 37921 N. Dilleys Rd., Wadsworth, 1-3pm.

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