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Park Forest To Host Legislative Breakfast on Retail Business and the Southland

Debbie Meyers-Martin, Kelly Burke, Patrick Joyce
State Rep. Debbie Mayers-Martin, State Rep. Kelly Burke, and State Sen. Patrick Joyce. (Official Photos)

Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Properly titled, “The Changing Face of Retail Business: How It’s Affecting the Southland,” the Village of Park Forest and the Small Business Advisory Council will hold a legislative breakfast next Thursday morning, December 12, at Freedom Hall.

Park Forest Legislative Breakfast
Park Forest will host a Legislative Breakfast on Dec. 12, 2019, at Freedom Hall.

The event will be moderated by the Small Business Advisory Council and runs from 7:45 AM until 9:30 AM and will include a free continental breakfast.

The event is free to attend and open to the public.

Please register here at EventBrite.com if you plan to attend.

Illinois State Rep. Kelly Burke
Illinois State Rep. Kelly Burke (Official Photo)

Local legislators confirmed for the discussion so far include State Representative Kelly M. Burke of the Illinois 36th District, State Representative Debbie Meyers-Martin of the Illinois 38th District, and newly-appointed Senator Patrick Joyce.

Rep. Burke’s district includes all or parts of the Beverly, Mount Greenwood and Auburn-Gresham neighborhoods in the City of Chicago as well as all or parts of the surrounding suburbs of Oak Lawn, Evergreen Park, Chicago Ridge, Hometown and Palos Hills. (Source)

Illinois State Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin
Illinois State Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin (Official Photo)

Rep. Meyers-Martin’s district includes all or portions of the following municipalities: Country Club Hills, Flossmoor, Frankfort, Harvey, Hazel Crest, Homewood, Markham, Matteson, Oak Forest, Olympia Fields, Park Forest, Richton Park, Tinley Park, and University Park. The district was previously held by former State Rep. Al Riley.

Illinois State Senator Patrick Joyce is sworn in.
Illinois State Senator Patrick Joyce is sworn in as the next senator of 40th senate district. (IL Senate Democrats)

State Senator Patrick Joyce’s district includes all or parts of Bradley, Bourbonnais, Chicago Heights, Flossmoor, Homewood, Hopkins Park, Kankakee, Olympia Fields, Peotone, and University Park. Former State Sen. Toi Hutchinson held the seat until she resigned when Gov. J.B. Pritzker ” appointed Hutchinson Illinois Cannabis Regulation Oversight Officer, a role created by the Illinois Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act, to oversee the roll-out of the statewide legalization of recreational cannabis.” (Source)

Please register here at EventBrite.com if you plan to attend.

Freedom Hall is located at 410 Lakewood Blvd., Park Forest.

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