Click here to edit title

Foss Park Commissio

News Room

view:  full / summary

Lake County Board election: Four candidates compete for Audrey Nixon's former seat

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt | Lake County Board Member - District 14 on March 7, 2018 at 5:20 PM

Emily K. Coleman

March 7th, 2018, 5:18pm

A four-way race for District 14 on the Lake County Board is pitting the appointed incumbent against a former board member, a North Chicago alderwoman and a local business owner.

The crowded Democratic primary in Waukegan and North Chicago's District 14 follows the death of Audrey Nixon, the longest-serving member on the Lake County Board who, in 1982, became the first African-American woman to serve in that role.

Her seat was fi...

Read Full Post »

From the community: Heart of the City reaches into community to kick off 2018

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt | Lake County Board Member - District 14 on February 8, 2018 at 12:15 AM

 

From the community: Heart of the City reaches into community to kick off 2018

Community Contributor Adrienne Wright

February 8, 2018, 12:14 am

Some roles have changed at Heart of the City, but the excitement remains for the staff members serving as its senior management team.

Kicking off the new soccer year with a fundraiser at Robert Abbott Middle School, the nonprofit renewed their effort to keep soccer affordable for families with the help of comm...

Read Full Post »

Fundraiser Hopes to Keep Waukegan Kicking

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt | Lake County Board Member - District 14 on January 3, 2018 at 1:45 AM

Winter's days are shorter, the air is cooler, and snow is all-around. It's also an important fundraising time for local soccer teams. Heart of the City will host their first fundraiser at Robert Abbott Middle School in Waukegan on January 20th.

 

Adrienne Wright, Director of Development for the nonprofit and organizer of the event, said she hopes the community will support its mission to keep kids kicking by helping sustain its life-changing soccer programs.

Read Full Post »

2 candidates gone after challenges in Lake County Board races

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt | Lake County Board Member - District 14 on December 18, 2017 at 1:20 AM

A challenge to the nominating petitions of a Lake County Board candidate was upheld and another overruled Friday, and a candidate in a third county board race withdrew.

The Lake County Election Commission completed two hearings Friday.

An objection to the nominating petition of Sharon Allen, Democratic candidate for District 3, was sustained due to an insufficient number of valid signatures. Her name will not appear on the ballot for the March 20 primary, according to Lake County ...

Read Full Post »

Rss_feed