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Elmhurst honors youths:

Elmhurst's Commission on Youth is seeking nominees for its annual Exemplary Youth Service Awards, which will be presented in April. The volunteer must be an Elmhurst resident, live in Elmhurst Unit District 205 or attend an Elmhurst school. To nominate a student, visit to download a form or complete the nomination online. Nominees may be of elementary age through high school and their service must be voluntary and unpaid. Nominations will be accepted now through Friday, March 9.

Final forum set in 6th District:

The seven Democrats running for their party's nomination in the 6th U.S. Congressional District are set to attend their last forum before the March 20 primary election at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, in the Richard C. Johnson Auditorium at Barrington High School, 616 W. Main St., Barrington. The free event is open to the public with registration required at Students taking AP government and economics classes will ask some questions, as will journalists Jim Slusher from the Daily Herald, Greg Hinz from Crain's Chicago Business and Natasha Korecki from Politico. Barrington High School will stream the forum live on YouTube at from 7 to 9:30 p.m.

Women's issues discussion:

ACE-Naperville, a progressive group that stands for Act, Connect, Engage, is hosting a discussion about women's issues including the Equal Rights Amendment, abortion rights and how men can be allies. The event is scheduled for 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, March 18, in the community room at First Congregational Church United Church of Christ, 25 E. Benton Ave., Naperville. Speakers include Michelle Fadeley, president of the Illinois Chapter of the National Organization for Women, Paloma Arroyo from Planned Parenthood and Blake Kelley of Men4Choice, a new group to DuPage County that aims to support women and educate men. For details, visit

Aurora education group forms:

Aurora is seeking members for its new Aurora Education Commission, which will focus on educational initiatives to benefit youth and serve as an advisory group to city leadership. The commission has open seats for an early childhood program provider, area business owners and at-large positions open to any Aurora resident. To apply, email

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Date:Mar 8, 2018
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