Happy Holidays And Other News

From the Office of Cook County Commissioner Timothy O. Schneider…

Commissioner Timothy O. Schneider sworn in December 6, 2010

On Monday, December 6th, 2010, Commissioner Timothy O. Schneider took the oath of office for his second term on the Cook County Board.

Over the next four years, Commissioner Schneider will continue to fight to reduce the size of county government. He will work to make sure Cook County is run like a business. A top priority of Commissioner Schneider’s is to continue to fight to repeal the remaining 0.5% of the sales tax.

Commissioner Schneider is optimistic that Cook County can be run efficiently without negatively impacting public health or public safety. Commissioner Schneider is eager to get to work and will continue to do his best to serve the residents of the 15th District.

Holiday Happenings

Holiday Magic at the Brookfield Zoo

Come celebrate the holiday season with family and friends during Brookfield Zoo’s 29th annual Holiday Magic. Enjoy magic every evening, 12-26 through New Year’s Day from 4pm until 9pm.

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Chicago Botanic Garden Wonderland Express

All aboard for holiday fun! This week, Wonderland Express brings a wide selection of global flora to its wintry Chicagoland theme. See brightly colored cattleya orchids, blooming aloe, and the Hong Kong orchid tree.

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Can you Spare a Coat?

All sizes needed for adults and children! New or gently used coats and winter wear are being collected at: Hanover Township 7431 Astor Avenue Hanover Park and Hanover Township 250 S. Route 59 Bartlett.

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2011 Forest Preserve District Calendars available January 3rd 2011

2011 Forest Preserve District calendars will be available in our district office on January 3rd 2011. The calendars feature beautiful photos taken throughout the Cook County Forest Preserve District. We only have a limited amount available, so the calendars are available on a first come basis.

The district office is located at 711 S. Chemsford Lane, Elk Grove Village; the phone number is (847) 640-1632.

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