Upcoming Candidates Forums Set for February and March

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Mayoral candidates present for the January 13, 2018 Candidates Forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Park Forest Area. (Photo: Gary Kopycinski)

Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Several candidates forums will be held over the coming months for those running in the April 2 Consolidated Election. The forums are sponsored by various community organizations and allow residents to learn more about the candidates and where they stand on various issues.

Upcoming forums are as follows:  

Saturday, Feb. 9  (for local school district candidates only)
11 – 12:30 School District 163
1 – 2:30 School District 227
3 – 4:30 Prairie State College District 515
Location: Park Forest Village Hall, 350 Victory Dr.
Sponsored by the League of Women Voters Park Forest Area

Tuesday, Feb. 12* at 7 p.m.(for Park Forest Public Library candidates only)
Location: Park Forest Public Library, 400 Lakewood Blvd.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library
*this date was originally scheduled for Feb. 3 but has been rescheduled for Feb. 12

Sunday, March 3 at 1 p.m.  (for Village of Park Forest trustee and mayoral candidates only)
Location: Park Forest Village Hall, 350 Victory Dr.
Sponsored by TBD

Sunday, March 17 1 p.m. (for Village of Park Forest trustee and mayoral candidates only)
Location: Park Forest Village Hall, 350 Victory Dr.
Sponsored by the Park Forest Cooperatives

Tuesday, April 2 
Election Day in Park Forest 

Source: VOPF