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Subject: SELVN 11 February 2009 Announcements

SELVN Announcements

Upcoming Events in the Area
16-26 February - Early Voting for Fifth Congressional District Primary
Early voting will be available to all registered voters for the Fifth Congressional District primary. You can participate in early voting at Lincoln Park Library, 1150 West Fullerton or at the Chicago Board of Elections, 69 West Washington. Hours are Monday through Saturday, 9 AM to 5 PM and Sunday (downtown only), 9 AM to Noon. You will need a government-issued ID to participate in early voting.
22 February - Fifth Congressional District Candidates Forum
(Note Change in Date and Location)
An opportunity to meet and listen to the candidates running for the Fifth Congressional seat at a forum sponsored by Lake View Citizens' Council. All candidates have been invited to participate. Each candidate will make a brief opening statement and then answer questions submitted by Lake View citizens. The forum will be moderated by Ben Bradley, WLS channel 7. A period will also be available for questions from the audience. This forum will occur at Inter-American School, 851 West Waveland from 5-7 PM. The school is easily accessible via public transportation (buses 8, 36, and 152 stop within two blocks). Parking is available in an adjacent lot. If you would like to submit questions for the forum, please send them to by 20 February. The following candidates are currently scheduled to appear:
 Frank Annunzio
 Paul Bryar
 Jan Donatelli
 Tom Geoghegan
 Deb Gordils
 Sara Feigneholtz
 Mark Frederickson
 John Fritchey
 Tom Hanson
 Daniel Kay
 Pat O'Connor
 Mike Quigley
 Matthew Reichel
 Simon Ribeiro
 Jon Stewart
5 March - Lake View East Business Forum
Join the Lake View East Chamber of Commerce at a panel discussion on selecting the right location for your business. Panelists will include local government officials, successful Lake View East merchants, and real estate professionals. This forum will take place at Lake View Athletic Club, 3212 North Broadway from 8-11 AM. Complimentary admission by RSVP only. Contact LVECC at 773.348.8608 or at
16 March, 4 April, 15 April - Learn the ABCs of CPS - Chicago Public Schools
Join Ellen Lorden, CPS to learn more about public schools using the 2009-10 Elementary and Pre-School Directory. You will find out information regarding pre-school programs, neighborhood schools, magnet schools, classical/gifted schools, and charter schools. The sessions will be held at the John Merlo Branch public library, 644 West Belmont on Monday, 16 March from 6-7 PM; Saturday, 4 April from 10-11:30 AM; and Wednesday, 15 April from 10-11 AM. For further information, please contact Ellen Lorden at 773.553.2545.
2009 Block Party Applications Available
Stop by the alderman's office at 1057 West Belmont to pick up a block party application packet for 2009. Block parties provide great opportunities to enjoy a summer day with your neighbors and friends on your street. Currently, there are two annual block parties in the SELVN area. We encourage others to consider coordinating an event for your street. SELVN members can provide guidance to help you create a successful party.
 South East Lake View Neighbors - 2009