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Events: League of Women Voters Winnetka-Northfield-Kenilworthh Luncheon

When: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 11:45 am

Where: Happ Inn, 305 Happ Rd., Northfield

What: League of Women Voters Winnetka-Northfield-Kenilworth invite you to a luncheon with Cynthia Leman, Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA). Learn how children in the foster care system now have a voice in legal proceedings and how trained volunteers provide a holistic picture of children’s lives that help judges make more informed decisions about cases.

To RSVP, contact Charlene Shryer at 847-486-1356.

Events: Lobby Day in Springfield to Overturn Citizens United

When: Wednesday, April 17, 2013. In Springfield from approximately 12 noon until 5:00 pm. Sign up here.

Where: Illinois State Capitol, Springfield

What: The Coalition to Overturn Citizens United and Get Money Out of Politics will be in Springfield to lobby for public financing of elections and many related issues. Join the effort to put Joint Resolution SJR0027 on the Illinois ballot, an important step in campaign finance reform. Training on what to say will be given en route. If you go, you will have lots of fun, and you will feel good about what you are accomplishing.

Transportation and food will be coordinated once people have signed up to go. The bus charge is estimated to be $20 per person. Coalition representatives are available to speak with people who would like more information on joining the coalition and the trip to Springfield. Contact Kaye Gamble at 630-975-8326 or Benjamin Singer at 312-685-1222.

Events: Environmental Law & Policy Center 20th Anniversary Celebration

When: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 from 5:30 – 9:00 pm

Where: Navy Pier Grand Ballroom, Chicago

What: The Environmental Law & Policy Center invites you to their 20th Anniversary Celebration honoring Ellen C. Craig and Robert L. Graham. This event requires business formal attire.

For details, tickets, sponsorships and more, visit the ELPC 20 website. Tickets are available from $400, and all except $75 per ticket is tax-deductible. Contact Dawn Reese at 312-795-3735 or by email for information on discounted tickets available to colleagues at non-profit environmental organizations.