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This week's email features information about Women In Public Office Day, spring break camps, Women's History Month Bruncheon, MSYEP job fair, and more.

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Celebrate Women In Public Office Day!

Women City Council Members

Pictured (from left): 7th Ward Ald. Eleanor Revelle, 9th Ward Ald. Cicely Fleming, 8th Ward Ald. Ann Rainey, 1st Ward Ald. Judy Fiske, 3rd Ward Ald. Melissa A. Wynne, and 5th Ward Ald. Robin Rue Simmons.

Evanston has joined communities across the nation in celebrating the accomplishments and selfless service of elected women as part of Women In Public Office Day, March 19!

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Register Now for Spring Break Camps

Spring break camps

Spring break is coming up! Keep your children active on their break from school by registering for a variety of engaging programs offered March 25 through 29, including Vacation Adventure camp, arts camp, robotics and coding camp, and much more. Details are on page 33 of the Spring/Summer program guide. Register online or call/text 847-448-4311.


Women's History Month Bruncheon March 24

Women's History Month Bruncheon art

Join former U.S. Senator and Ambassador Carol Moseley Braun and Evanston author and professor Cheryl Y. Judice, Ph.D., for Women’s History Month Bruncheon Conversations on Sun., March 24, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., at the Levy Center. The event, presented by Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre, will include live music from powerhouse singer Qiana McNary and an incredible brunch buffet featuring champagne mimosas and coffee prepared by Chef Q.

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Mayor Hagerty's Summer Youth Employment Program Job Fair this Saturday

MSYEP 2018

Evanston students ages 14 to 18 years old can find their perfect summer job at Mayor Hagerty's Summer Youth Employment Program (MSYEP) Job Fair this Sat., March 16, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Evanston Township High School! More than 40 employers providing summer and year-round employment will be present.

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Evanston Spotlight: Robert Crown Project Update

Evanston Spotlight - Robert Crown

The Evanston Spotlight video series provides a preview of items on the next City Council agenda. This week's edition features an update on the Robert Crown Community Center and Library Project.

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Apply for Construction Pre-Apprenticeship Training

Construction worker with hardhat

The City has joined with the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters Apprentice & Training Program to increase minority, female and veteran participation in the construction workforce. Through April 4, the program is accepting applications for future General Construction Pre-Apprenticeship training classes.

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ETHS Career Options Night Tonight, 3/14

Career options graphic

Learn about multiple pathways to success at the ETHS Career Options Night tonight, Thurs., March 14, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This event is designed for those interested in professional careers that don't require a college degree upon entry.


Ward Meetings

2nd Ward Meeting 3/14

Peter Braithwaite

Ald. Peter Braithwaite will host a 2nd Ward meeting tonight, Thurs., March 14, 7 p.m., at the J.E.H. Education Center.

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9th Ward Meeting 3/21

Cicely Fleming

Ald. Cicely Fleming will host a 9th Ward meeting on Thurs., March 21, 7 p.m., at Grace Lutheran Church.

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Enjoy Coffee with a Cop at Coffee Lab March 21

Coffee with a Cop

Chat with officers of the Evanston Police Department, ask questions, and share concerns at Coffee with a Cop on Thurs., March 21, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., at Coffee Lab, 910 Noyes St.

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Evanston Earns NLC Grant to Improve Resiliency

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Evanston is one of eight new cities selected for the National League of Cities (NLC) Leadership in Community Resilience program! The program includes a $10,000 grant and technical assistance to help meet resiliency goals outlined in Evanston's Climate Action and Resilience Plan.

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Triennial Reassessment Could Impact Property Tax Bills

Property taxes

The Cook County Assessor's Office will mail assessment notices to Evanston property owners on March 15 as part of its Triennial Reassessment. Changes to your property's proposed assessed value could impact next year's property tax bills.

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