SPCA October Updates

SPCA Halloween Movie Night on October 23rd

Please save the date for our Halloween Movie Night. The event is scheduled for dusk on October 23rd. We will provide popcorn and treats. We will also play a family-friendly Halloween movie on an outdoor screen. More information about this event will follow.

SPCA Fall General Meeting Was Successful

The SPCA held our Fall General Meeting at the Sauganash Park Fieldhouse on September 21st, 2021.

We were joined by Alderman NugentPolice Commander Pontecore, and Kevin Kuhn from the Forest Preserves of Cook County. Our friend Dana Fritz from Congressman Quigley’s office also shared some messages with our audience.

Brian Nadig from Nadig Newspapers wrote about the event here and in our local paper.

We attempted to live-stream the event. Some listeners reported audio problems. If we continue hosting hybrid-meetings, we may acquire a microphone to improve our audio quality. Thank you to all who participated and attended!   Also, if Kevin Kuhn from the Forest Preserves of Cook County inspired you to volunteer, you can sign up here.

Coat Drive for Afghan Refugees

The Coat Drive for Afghan Refugees ends this week. Officials expect that over 500 Afghan refugees will re-settle in the Chicagoloand area. Senator Rahm VillivalamRepresentative Denyse Stoneback, and Representative John D’Amico have organized a coat drive to help them.

Date: Monday, September 20 – Friday, October 8.
Accepted Items: New or clean, gently used coats (coats only – no other clothing)
Drop-off Locations: Donations can be dropped off at their offices (Or visit bit.ly/DriveDropOff)
Details: Donate new or clean, gently used, coats for the RefugeeOne “Share The Warmth Drive” for incoming refugee families. Donations can be dropped off from 9AM-5PM, Monday-Friday at any collection location.

We hope to see you at our Halloween Movie Night on October 23rd.
Thank you for being our neighbor!

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