LWVOPRF October 9 Week in Preview
Second Tuesday  - Hear Representative Camille Lilly speak about a proposed bill to include Civics Education in middle school curriculum this Tuesday at the Nineteenth Century Club, 178 Forest Ave., Oak Park.  Doors open for coffee at 9:00 am, program begins at 9:30 am. Free and open to the public, so invite someone to join you. 

Leaguers Who Lunch - For a casual lunch with good conversation, join other Leaguers (and prospective Leaguers) at Leah French Food,  106 N. Marion, Oak Park, at 11:30 am, this Tuesday. 

LWV IL State of the State Luncheon If you purchased your tickets already, remember to attend this luncheon at the Urban League this Wednesday to hear Sen. Dick Durbin and investigative reporter Renee Ferguson. 
Voting Rights
October is shaping up to be a great one if you are interested in learning more about the new Automatic Voter Registration Law and the Election Integrity Commission. Our League will hold a presentation on both from 7:00-8:30 pm on Tuesday, October 24, in the Oak Park Township Sr. Room, 130 S. Oak Park Ave. A representative from the Ill. State Board of Elections and from the Cook County Clerk's Office will be there to better inform us about these topics.  We will be taping the presentation.   Can't make that date? LWV LaGrange will also be having a presentation on these topics on Monday, October 16. Read more about their program here.  And finally, LWV IL will sponsor two presentations on Thursday, October 26, o ne in the daytime in Chicago and one in the evening in Highland Park. Read more about those programs here.  There is no excuse not to be informed on this subject!
With Sadness
It is with heavy hearts that we report the passing of longtime member Barbara Furlong. Barbara received the Hazel Hanson award in 2001 in addition to being an active community member. You can read more about her many contributions to our community  here.  Our condolences go out to her family.