Saturday, January 28, 2012

Skokie Voice's Community Forum on Economic Development Feb 22

This in from Skokie Voices...

Join Skokie Voice for its first community forum of 2012 as we explore
the prospects for economic development in Skokie.
• How will downtown Skokie be reinvented
• What impact will the new Skokie Swift station at Oakton Street have on that revitalization?
• How will new businesses on Dempster Street add to the mix?
• Who are the stakeholders guiding the process?

Join us and add your voice to the dialogue!

Wednesday, February 22, 7 - 9 p.m.

Oakton Community Center
4701 Oakton St.

Confirmed panelists are:

Tom Thompson,  Economic Development Director, Village of Skokie
Ann Tennes,  Marketing/Communications Director, Village of Skokie
Howard S. Meyer,  Executive Director, Skokie Chamber of Commerce
Randy Miles, Independent Merchants of Downtown Skokie (IMODS)
Shalom Klein, Dempster Street Merchants Association
Valerie Shuman, Skokie Downtown Alliance

An open-microphone Q&A session will follow the panel discussion.

Panel topics will be based on responses to the SV economic development survey.
The survey is up at

More about Skokie Voice at

Monday, January 9, 2012

Train to be a Voters Registrar January 10

This in from the League of Women Voters Evanston...

The Cook County Clerk's office will hold a training session for people who would like to be deputy registrars. The training should take about an hour.

Tuesday, January 10 at 7:00 p.m.
Skokie Public Library
5215 Oakton Street · Skokie 

Here's your opportunity to get involved in your community in an important way.

The clerk's office needs to have the names and addresses of people who are expected to attend ASAP. Please email your information to Mary Morris,