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June 2022

Walk in the Grayslake Pride Parade with Democrats

June 12 @ 11:00 am

When: Sunday, June 12, 2022 Please arrive by 11:00am. Step off at 12:00pm

Where: Meet at the parking lot staging area at the corner of Hawley St. and Slusser St. in downtown Grayslake. (Ask for the parade position of the LAKE COUNTY DEMOCRATS when you arrive; tell them you're in the parade).

What: PFLAG Grayslake/Round Lake hosts the Grayslake Pride Parade.

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PFLAG Grayslake Pride Parade

June 12 @ 12:00 pm

When: Sunday, June 12, 2022 from 12:00 to 1:00pm. Staging begins at 10:30am. Step off at 12:00pm

Where: Downtown Grayslake. Step off at Center and Slusser, walking to Center and Seymour.

What: PFLAG Grayslake/Round Lake hosts the Grayslake Pride Parade. For more information, visit the Facebook page.

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Jennifer Banek and Jennifer Clark Hold “Get the Scoop” Ice Cream Fundraiser

June 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

When: Sunday, June 12, 2022 from 1:00 to 3:00pm

Where: Old School Forest Preserve, 698 N. St. Marys Road, Libertyville

What: Lake County Board Member Jennifer Clark and Lake County Coroner Jennifer Banek hold their second annual “Get the Scoop” ice cream fundraiser.  For more information, visit the Facebook page.

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West Deerfield Township Democratic Organization (WDTDO) Spring Picnic

June 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

When: Sunday, June 12, 2022 from 1:00 to 4:00pm

Where: Brickyards Park, 375 Elm Street, Deerfield

What: WDTDO’s spring picnic with elected officials and candidates, food and drinks with fellow Dems, and kid friendly activities. RSVP here.

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Antioch and Grant Township Democrats June Meeting

June 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

When: Monday, June 13, 2022 from 6:30 to 8:00pm

Where: Online

What: The monthly membership meeting of the Antioch and Grant Township Democrats. To RSVP, email granttownshipdemocrats@gmail.com

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Lake Dems Reception, “Democrats Defending Democracy”

June 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

When: Tuesday, June 14, 2022 from 5:30 – 7:00pm

Where: Hyatt Regency Deerfield, 1750 Lake Cook Rd., Deerfield

What: Lake Dems event featuring keynote speaker Comptroller Susana Mendoza and national political consultant Pete Giangreco. Attendees can meet Democratic candidates and learn what Democrats have done and must do to support our constitutional rights and our country.
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POSTPONED – Women for Nancy Reception for Nancy Rotering

June 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

When: Wednesday, June 15, 2022 POSTPONED – date to be determined

Where: The Highland Park home of Terry and Geoffrey Kass. Address provided upon RSVP

What: Women for Nancy host an evening reception in support of Nancy Rotering, candidate for Illinois Supreme Court’s 2nd District. RSVP here.

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Wauconda Township Democrats June Meeting

June 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

When: Wednesday, June 15, 2022 from 6:00 to 7:00pm

Where: Online via Zoom. To receive the link, send email to cgt011@gmail.com

What: The June meeting of the Wauconda Township Democrats. Guest speaker: Shawn Killackey, candidate for Lake County Board District 2. Attendees will discuss the candidates on the June 28, 2022 Primary Election ballot and map out Get Out The Vote (GOTV) plans for the November 8, 2022 General Election. Local trustees will provide information about what is going on in the community.

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Roe vs. Wade – History, Status & the Jewish Perspective

June 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

When: Wednesday, June 15, 2022 from 7:00 to 8:15pm

Where: Temple Jeremiah, 937 Happ Rd, Northfield and online via Zoom. Register here.

What: Temple Jeremiah’s Social Justice Committee presents a discussion of the status of the Supreme Court’s Roe vs. Wade decision. Speakers include: Emily Werth, a staff attorney at the ACLU of Illinois; Oren Jacobson, Co-Executive Director of Men4Choice; Temple Jeremiah Rabbi Paul Cohen and Associate Rabbi Rachel Heaps.

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Indivisible Western Lake County (IWLC) June Meeting

June 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

When: Wednesday, June 15, 2022 from 7:00 to 8:30pm

Where: Lake Villa District Library, 140 N. Munn Road, Lindenhurst

What: The June meeting of Indivisible Western Lake County. Topics include a recap of events over the past month, plus an update of the annual fundraiser BBQ on June 26th. For questions, email Esther Hebbard at ehebbard1@gmail.com

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Pride Celebration with Anthony Vega

June 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

When: Thursday, June 16, 2022 from 6:00 – 8:00pm

Where: 28 Mile Distilling, 454 Sheridan Road, Highwood

What: Pride celebration in support of Anthony Vega’s campaign for Lake County Clerk.
Purchase tickets here. To RSVP or to join the Host Committee, contact Woody at Woody@MFStrategies.com or (314) 803-7965.

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Walk with Democrats in the Juneteenth Parade

June 18 @ 8:00 am

When: Saturday, June 18, 2022 at 8:00am. Parade steps off at 8:30am

Where: 1401 Audrey Nixon Boulevard (14th St) and Glenn Drive in North Chicago, parade spot 8. Parade ends at North Chicago City Hall.

What: Walk with Lake Dems, Tenth Dems and Democratic candidates in the North Chicago Juneteenth Parade. For questions, contact Bonnie Berger-Neel at 847-899-7140 or email bonniebergerneel@yahoo.com.

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Walk with Democrats in Libertyville Days Parade

June 18 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

When: Saturday, June 18, 2022 from 9:30 to 11:30am

Where: Libertyville Metra Station, 200 N. Lake Street, Libertyville

What: Walk with Libertyville Township Dems, Lake Dems and Democratic candidates in the Libertyville Days Parade. To help with planning, please RSVP to libertyvilledems@gmail.com. Let the organizers know at info@lakedems.org if you can carry the Lake Dems banner.

 

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Waukegan Dems Get Out the Vote (GOTV) Canvass and Fundraiser

June 18 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

When: Saturday, June 18, 2022 from 9:30 to 11:30am

Where: Lake County Democrats Waukegan Headquarters, 118 N. Genessee St., Waukegan

What:Canvass and Fundraiser -the Waukegan Democrats will be getting out the vote for True-Blue Democrats like Mary Ross-Cunningham ahead of the June 28 primary. We’ll also be accepting checks made out to ‘The Waukegan Democratic Organization” to help with our GOTV efforts in June and November! For questions, email waukegandems@gmail.com

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Highland Park Day of Action with Moraine Township Democrats

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

When: Saturday, June 18, 2022. Shifts from 10:00am to noon, 12:00 to 2:00pm and 2:00 to 4:00pm

Where: Highland Park Democratic Headquarters, 474 Central Avenue (LOWER LEVEL), Highland Park.

What: Moraine Dems, along with pro-choice organizations Jane’s Army and Personal PAC, canvass and lit drop in Highland Park to get out the vote for Democrats. For questions or to RSVP, email info@morainedems.org

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Juneteenth Expo in Waukegan

June 18 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

When: Saturday, June 18, 2022 from 11:00am to 5:00pm

Where: Waukegan Downtown Parking Lot F (575 S. Sheridan Rd., Waukegan)

What: Help needed to staff the booth at the Juneteenth Expo in Downtown Waukegan. For questions, email info@lakedems.org

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Day of Action for Countywide Candidates

June 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

When: Saturday, June 18, 2022 from 1:00 – 4:00pm

Where: 105 N. Seymour Ave., Mundelein

What: Come join a day of action for Anthony Vega, Holly Kim, and John Idleburg. There will be plenty of volunteer opportunities such as canvassing, phone banking, and texting.
For information contact general@votevega.org 

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POSTPONED TO SEPTEMBER 11 – “Love is Blue,” a Musical Event in Support of Carissa Casbon for Lake County Board

June 18 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

When: Postponed to September – formerly Saturday, June 18, 2022 from 4:00 to 6:00pm

Where: To be determined

What: Love songs and hors d’oeuvres in support of Carissa Casbon, candidate for Lake County Board. RSVP for September date here.

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Democrats Open House at ArtWauk in Waukegan

June 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

When: Saturday, June 18, 2022 from 5:00 to 7:30pm

Where: Lake County Democratic Headquarters, 118 N. Genesee St., Waukegan

What: Tenth Dems and Lake County Democrats host an Open House at our Lake County Democratic Headquarters office during Waukegan’s monthly ArtWauk art event. Snacks will be available.

ArtWauk is the monthly event in Waukegan that celebrates the city’s growing art community. It takes place the third Saturday evening of each month. Neighboring shops and vendors in the downtown lakefront area surrounding the historic Genesee Theatre stay open, creating a festive atmosphere. We have a great spot— the office is one-half block south of the Genesee Theater.

Come in to just say hi, or to talk about volunteer opportunities. For more information, email info@tenthdems.org.

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A Cocktail Class Taught by Maria Peterson

June 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

When: Tuesday, June 21, 2022 from 5:30 – 7:00pm

Where: Maria’s Backyard, 125 Carriage Rd., North Barrington

What: Cocktail class taught by Maria Peterson, candidate for State Senate.
Register here, or please contact: Kellymarie@kmmconsulting.com or 224-999-4690

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SHALVA Holds its Virtual Annual Luncheon

June 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

When: Thursday, June 23, 2022 from 12:00 to 1:00pm

Where: Online. Register here

What: SHALVA’s annual lunch, “Journey to Healing – Obstacles on the Path to Freedom,” features bestselling author Stephanie Land, whose memoir inspired the hit Netflix series MAID. She will share her journey and the challenges she faced after leaving her abuser. SHALVA provides critical crisis attention, long-term counseling, legal assistance and financial support to survivors of domestic violence. For questions, call (773) 583-4673

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Press Conference Announcing Endorsements of Anna Valencia’s Candidacy for Illinois Secretary of State

June 23 @ 2:30 pm
When: Thursday, June 23, 2022 at 2:30pm
Where: Lincoln Plaza, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. north of Washington St., Waukegan
What: A press conference announcing the endorsement of Anna Valencia for Illinois Secretary of State by Lake County Board Vice-Chair Mary Ross Cunningham, Secretary of State Jesse White and other elected officials.
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University Center of Lake County Open House

June 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

When: ThursdayJune 23, 2022 from 6:00 – 8:00pm

Where: University Center of Lake County, 1200 University Center Dr., Grayslake

What: Admission representatives from 12 universities will provide information regarding enrollment requirements for bachelor completion, graduate certificates and graduate programs.
RSVP here (required)

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Day of Action for Chelsea Laliberte Barnes

June 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

When: Saturday, June 25, 2022. Shifts 10am-1pm, 2pm-5pm or any other time

Where: Illinois House District 51. Register here.

What: Canvass your neighborhood in District 51 for Chelsea Laliberte Barnes, candidate for Illinois State Representative.

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Day of Action for Nabeela Syed

June 25 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

When: Saturday, June 25, 2022. Shifts 12-3pm, 3-6pm.

Where: Nabeela’s Campaign HQ, 1310 W Northwest HWY, Arlington Heights. Register here.

What: Meet at campaign headquarters at your shift time and head out to knock on doors in support of Nabeela Syed's candidacy for State Representative, District 51.

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Stop the Violence Prayer Vigil and March

June 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

When: Saturday, June 25, 2022 from 1:00 to 2:30pm

Where: Starting at 8th and Jackson St. to 8th and Adams St., Waukegan

What: Members of our communities and Lake County elected officials are coming together to show that everyone stands united, committed to protecting each and every person in our city. For more information, contact Sugar Young at 224-430-0076 or email at sugar.y@sbcglobal.net.

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Waukegan Dems Get Out the Vote (GOTV) Canvass and Fundraiser

June 26 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

When: Sunday, June 26, 2022 from 9:30 to 11:30am

Where: Lake County Democrats Waukegan Headquarters, 118 N. Genessee St., Waukegan

What:Canvass and Fundraiser -the Waukegan Democrats will be getting out the vote for True-Blue Democrats like Mary Ross-Cunningham ahead of the June 28 primary. We’ll also be accepting checks made out to ‘The Waukegan Democratic Organization” to help with our GOTV efforts in June and November! For questions, email waukegandems@gmail.com

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Day of Action for Nabeela Syed

June 26 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

When: Sunday, June 26, 2022. Shifts 12-3pm, 3-6pm.

Where: Nabeela’s Campaign HQ, 1310 W Northwest HWY, Arlington Heights. Register here.

What: Meet at campaign headquarters at your shift time and head out to knock on doors in support of Nabeela Syed's candidacy for State Representative, District 51.

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Indivisible Western Lake County (IWLC) BBQ by the Lake

June 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

When: Sunday, June 26, 2022 from 1:00 to 4:00pm

Where: Jack & Lydia’s Resort on Deep Lake, 38610 North Edgewood Street, Lake Villa

What: IWLC holds its 5th Annual BBQ by the Lake fundraiser featuring Democratic candidates who will discuss their races in the June 28 primary elections. Kids are free. Register here.

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Brad Schneider Founder’s Circle Pre-Primary Fundraiser

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

When: Monday, June 27, 2022 from 6:00 to 7:00pm

Where: The Highland Park home of Julie and Mark Gerstein. Address provided upon RSVP.

What: Founder’s Circle Pre-Primary Fundraiser in support of Congressman Brad Schneider. RSVP here. For questions or comments, contact Mitch Greenberg at 847-977-4860 or mitch@schneiderforcongress.com

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