Legislative Breakfast, December 3

“Make Us a Priority” is the theme of the 6th Biennial Legislative Breakfast sponsored by The North/Northwest Cook County and Lake County Work Group (http://www.iacdd.org) .  The work group  is comprised of parents, consumers, providers, legislators, government agencies and schools addressing the needs of  individuals with developmental disabilities.  The meet monthly to share information addressing common concerns.

The breakfast will take place on Monday December 3, 2012 at the Chevy Chase Country Club – Devonshire Room in Wheeling.  It goes from  8:30am-10:00am.

State legislators and their aides are invited to attend as well as consumers with developmental disabilities and their families.   Service providers and advocates are also invited to attend.   The event will feature a brief presentation on the  facts, figures and other information  of concern to families and professionals.  Legislators will play a key role in establishing State policy addressing these needs.

Editorial change:  11:15am 11/19/2012:  Legislators who will attend are asked to RSVP by November 30 to Elizabeth Ramos, Community Alternatives United (CAU), 773-867-4159, eramossosa@cau.org.  Consumers and families need not RSVP.

4 Responses to Legislative Breakfast, December 3

  1. Jane Steen November 19, 2012 at 8:41 am #

    You know, I tried RSVPing to ERS and she said no, you just turn up. ???

    • Mary Curran Rhodes November 19, 2012 at 9:55 am #

      Will check into this.

    • Mary Curran Rhodes November 19, 2012 at 11:12 am #

      To clarify, organizers try to keep track of the Legislators who will attend and ask them to RSVP. Consumers and families are encouraged to attend but they need not RSVP. Thanks for catching this Jane. Hopefully this will save someone a phone call!

      • Jane Steen November 19, 2012 at 2:46 pm #

        Thanks Mary!

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