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Events: Join Warren Township Democrats at Gurnee Days Parade and Volunteer Booth

When: Sunday, August 11, 2013. Parade line-up 11:30 am, Start time 12:00 pm; Booth open Sunday, August 11 from 12:00 – 4:00 pm

Where: Gurnee Days Parade on Old Grand Ave., Gurnee, Unit Number 38, Warren Township Democrats. Parade organizers will have volunteers to assist you to the location.

What: Tenth Dems members and volunteers are invited to march in the 41st Gurnee Days Parade, which has the theme “Ahoy Matey! It’s Gurnee Days!” The parade route is about one mile long. The Warren Township Democrats welcome help in staffing their booth on Sunday from 12:00 – 4:00 pm in two-hour (or more) shifts.

To volunteer for either, please RSVP to Tenth Dems by email or call us at 847-266-VOTE (8683). For more information or questions, send an email to Jim Neel or Bonnie Berger Neel.

Events: Reception in Support of U.S. Senator Dick Durbin

When: Sunday, August 11, 2013 from 3:00 – 4:30 pm

Where: The home of Hon. Nancy and Rob Rotering, 46 Lakeview Terrace, Highland Park

What: The host committee (in formation) invites you to join them for an afternoon reception honoring Senator Dick Durbin, Assistant Majority Leader.

Suggested contributions: $125 Individual, $500 Host, $1000 Chair. Contribute online here or contact Nancy Kohn or Sharon Weber at 312-527-3667 or by email. Please make checks payable to “Friends of Dick Durbin,” 101 W. Grand, Ste. 200, Chicago, IL 60654.

Events: Brunch and Conversation with Lt. Governor Sheila Simon

When: Sunday, August 18, 2013 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Where: Private residence in Chicago

What: Join Todd Connor and Andrew Tourney for brunch and conversation with Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon, who is running for Illinois Comptroller.

Individual tickets are $100 and sponsorship levels are available. Reserve your space in advance by contacting Stacey Smith by email or at 312-600-9496.

Events: Senator Daniel Biss Critical Issues Series: Status of Gun Laws in Illinois

When: Sunday, August 11, 2013 at 3:00 pm

Where: Levy Center, 300 Dodge Ave., Evanston

What: Senator Daniel Biss will hold a meeting on Safety, Freedom, and the Status of Gun Laws in Illinois. Panel members participating are State Senator Kwame Raul, 13th District; Colleen Daley, Executive Director, Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence; and Marjorie Fujara, member of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, Attending Physician in the Division of Child Protective Services and Department of Pediatrics at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital.