Home energy conservation workshop set
Oak Parkers are invited to learn about easy steps to reduce energy consumption at a special workshop scheduled for 7 – 9 p.m., Wed. March 21, at Village Hall, 123 Madison St. Participants will have an opportunity to ask contractors about energy efficient upgrades. Prospective attendees are asked to RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 855.946.7228. For more information, call 708.358.5410 or e-mail email@example.com.
Deadline nears for public health award nominations
The deadline to nominate those who made exceptional contributions to improving the health of Oak Parkers during 2011 is 5 p.m., Fri., March 23. The Oak Park Department of Public Health will honor those individuals and organizations with the William Fitzsimmons Award during 2012 Public Health Week, April 2 – 8. A nomination form may be downloaded at www.oak-park.us/health – look for the link along the right margin. Nomination forms also are available at Village Hall, 123 Madison St. Completed forms should be mailed to or dropped off at the Oak Park Department of Public Health, Village Hall, 123 Madison St., Oak Park, IL 60302, Attn: Public Health Awards. Nominations sent via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org should include responses to all fields listed in the original nomination form. For more information on the awards program, call 708.358.5480 or e-mail email@example.com.
Time running out to vote early at Village Hall
Thurs., March 15 is the last day to vote early at Village Hall for the March 20 primary election. Early voting is offered today and tomorrow from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., at Village Hall, 123 Madison St. Voters do not need to cite a reason to vote early. Because early voting at Village Hall is open to all suburban Cook County residents, a government-issued photo ID with the current registered address must be presented. A driver’s license, state ID or passport is ideal. For more information, call 708.358.5760 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Electricity outage alerts available by text
Mobile phone users who subscribe to ComEd's Outage Alert program will receive a text message of estimated restoration times and other related information. While ComEd does not charge for the notification, message and data rates of the subscriber may apply. Click here for more information or to sign up.
Block party applications available
Applications for block parties are now being accepted. Some weekends fill quickly so events should be planned early to ensure preferred dates. Block party information and an application packet are posted atwww.oak-park.us under the Living in Oak Park tab. Call 708.358.5700for details. Residents also can join a block party information mailing list by sending an e-mail to email@example.com — be sure to include your name, telephone number and the block you represent.