News & Notes: Democrats in DC Deliver Historic Deal

November 10, 2021

In this issue: Reaction to Infrastructure Bill, Newest K-9 in Lake County Sheriff’s Office Finds Fugitive, and Upcoming Events.

Historic Infrastructure Deal Celebrated 

Nice Work, Cuba Township Dems Volunteers

Cuba Township Democrats did their part on November 6 to clean up the highway they adopted in Lake Barrington.

Upcoming Events

Friday, 11/12: Veterans Day Reception with Congressman Brad Schneider. Congressman Schneider will share ways his office and local veteran organizations can be of assistance to veterans, and update attendees on legislation affecting veterans. Grab-and-go breakfast will be served at the end of the program. College of Lake County, 19351 W. Washington St., Grayslake, 9-10am. RSVP required.

Saturday, 11/13: Holly Kim’s Annual Korean BBQ. An all-you-can-eat Korean BBQ with Lake County Treasurer Holly Kim. BBQ Garden, Noon-2pm, 9020 W. Golf Rd., Niles.

Sunday, 11/14: Canvass Day for Chelsea Laliberte Barnes. Canvassing in Ela and Vernon Townships for Chelsea Laliberte Barnes, candidate for District 51 State Representative. Canvassers will receive a free lunch and training as part of Lake County Canvass Day. Noon-4pm, Ela Area Public Library, 275 Mohawk Trail, Lake Zurich. This is not a library-sponsored program.

Wednesday, 11/17: Deputy Voter Registrar Training in Waukegan. Free training open only to Lake County residents interested in helping register new voters. 3pm at Lake County Court Tower – Sheriff’s Training Room, 301 Washington St., FL 1, Waukegan.

Wednesday, 11/17: Indivisible Western Lake County (IWLC) Monthly Meeting. Discussion about upcoming events and preparation for petition-passing with Lake County Clerk Robin O’Connor and District 2 Supreme Court nominee Liz Rochford planned. Virtual event, 7-8:30pm.

Wednesday, 11/17: Nancy Rotering at NOW Meeting, “Finding the Power of Your Voice.” North/Northwest Suburban Chapter of National Organization for Women (NOW) hosts Highland Park Mayor and Illinois Supreme Court Candidate Nancy Rotering for a Zoom discussion at 7pm.

Saturday, 11/20: How-to for 2022: The Petition Process. A practical training cosponsored by Lake Dems and Tenth Dems U for volunteers, candidates, and prospective candidates about what it takes to get (and stay) on the ballot in Illinois. Presented by top election attorney Ed Mullen. Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit available for attorneys. Online via Zoom, 10:30am.

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