First Summit – Nov. 5

Sunday November 5 the League of Women Voters of the Park Forest Area will host the First Summit of area leaders at Freedom Hall, 410 Lakewood Boulevard, Park Forest.  Refreshments will be served at 2:45 pm before the meeting from 3 to 5 pm.  Citizens will have an opportunity to learn what is happening in our School Districts and Village governments as well as the impressions of those in charge regarding their progress.

The Village President and Manager of Park Forest, John Ostenburg and Tom Mick will present a "state of the village" report.  The Village President and Manager of Universtiy Park, Al McCown and David Litton have also been invited to present.

The Superintendents and Board of Education Presidents of School Districts 162, 163, and 227 will report on their schools.  Representatives of School District 201U have also been invited.  Those expected are as follows:

SD 163 — Dr Joyce Carmine, Superintendent:  Virginia Ford, President
SD 162 — Dr Blondean Davis, Superintendent;  Alicia McCray, President
SD 227 — Dr Howard Hunnigan, Superintendent;  Betty Owens, President
SD 201U — Ronard Patton, Superintendent;  Tom Verbeke, President

The public is invited to this free event at Freedom Hall which is located on Lakewood Boulevard just west of Orchard Drive near Park Forest's downtown.