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Date/Time Event Partner
08/14/18
7:30 am - 9:00 am
Tax Credit Scholarship Program
Union League Club, Chicago IL
Liberty Justice Center
Debate about the Tax Credit Scholarship Program. Including: • State Representative Thomas Morrison (R-54th District) • Kristen McQueary, Chicago Tribune Editorial Board • State Representative Robert Martwick (D-19th District) • State Representative David Harris (R-53rd District)
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Date/Time Event Partner
09/15/18
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Jefferson & Adams, a play by Howard Ginsberg
Newberry Library, Chicago IL
Newberry Library
A moving and powerful dramatization of the remarkable friendship between two presidents of the United States, Thomas Jefferson and John Adams—with the forthright Abigail Adams always playing a major role.
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09/17/18
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Chris Lauzen Kane County Board Chairman
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
As Kane County Board Chairman, Chris is in the seventh budget year of keeping his campaign promise to hold the line on the county property tax levy in Kane County. During Chris’ administration, Kane County initiated its first-ever five-year plans for both operating and capital expenditures, as well as cash flow forecasts. At a time when county governments across the country have faced severe pension crises, and with Illinois itself teetering on the brink of insolvency, Chris has overseen the full-funding of the county’s pension liability without cutting benefits for retirees.
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09/17/18
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
C. S. Lewis and 1940s Oxford: Things We Forget to Remember
Wheaton College Wade Center, Wheaton IL
Wheaton College
Perhaps there was more to Lewis’s prodigious output than raw talent. This lecture will consider some aspects about Lewis and the culture of Oxbridge from the 1920s through the 1950s that our collective memory has ceased to recall.
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09/18/18
8:00 am - 1:30 pm
Global Health and Development Symposium
Standard Club, Chicago IL
Chicago Council
The Global Health and Development Symposium has been the flagship event of the Council’s Women and Global Development Forum since 2013. Each year, this event series brings together diverse and powerful domestic and global voices to highlight issues and themes affecting women and children. Positioning women and girls – as well as men and boys – as agents of change is crucial for catalyzing action and achieving results.
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09/18/18
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Hon. Michael Frerichs, State of Illinois Treasurer
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
In Illinois, the Treasurer is the state’s Chief Investment Officer and Frerichs is a Certified Public Finance Officer. The office invests money on behalf of the state and local units of government.
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09/18/18
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Chi Hack Night
Braintree, Chicago IL
Chi Hack Night
The Chi Hack Night is a free, weekly event in Chicago to build, share and learn about civic tech and tools to create, support, or serve public good.
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09/18/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
How to be a Side-Hustler: A Definitive Guide
TBD,
General Assembly
So, how do you make your aspirations of becoming your own boss come to life? Enter the side hustle. Come join our lineup of speakers as they delivers a highly tactical tips and tricks on the how (and why) behind starting a successful side hustle while keeping your day job.
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09/18/18
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Indigenous Prosperity and American Conquest
Newberry Library, Chicago IL
Newberry Library
Author usan Sleeper-Smith, discovers the agrarian village world Indian women created in the lush lands of the Ohio Valley
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09/18/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Neal Bascomb, The Escape Artists: A Band of Daredevil Pilots and the Greatest Prison Break of the Great War
Pritzker Military Museum & Library, Chicago IL
Pritzker Military Museum & Library
Best Selling author Neal Bascomb returns to the Museum & Library to discuss his book about the prison break of the German POW camp Holzminden in WWI.
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09/18/18
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
ImBlackInTech :: Monthly Mixer Series (CHICAGO)
Cliff Dwellers, Chicago IL
ImBlackInTech
The Monthly Mixer Series was created to bring together ImBlackInTech members, potential members and friends to mingle in a comfortable environment, share ideas, and build trust and rapport.
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