Nominate Who Will 'Go Green' as St. Patrick's Day Queen

Find out what's happening in Lemont this week.

Sixty-three days until St. Patrick's Day—but the Village of Lemont wants you to start thinking green now. Put on your green caps, and nominate your picks for Lemont's St. Patrick's Day Queen.

The contest is open to Lemont residents, high school juniors through second year college students, preferably of Irish heritage. Candidates must demonstrate an active involvement in school service organizations and/or community service activities.

The nominee who is chosen will reign as Queen of Lemont's 23rd Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade and lead this year's parade in a horse-drawn carriage. For additional information, please contact Donna at (630) 243-2700.

Note: Nomination letters must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on February 7, 2014 and should be submitted to: Village of Lemont, St. Patrick's Day Festival, 418 Main Street, Lemont, IL 60439.

Also This Week, Don't Miss:

Senator Radogno at Ruffled Feathers: 
State Senator Christine Radogno will provide an update on legislative issues during a lunch meeting with the Lemont-Homer Glen Rotary Club. From 12 to 1:30 p.m. $10 charge for lunch. Get more info

Toboggan Tales at the Lemont Library
Pop into the Lemont Library every Wednesday at 4:15 p.m. for an hour of winter-themed fun! Event features games, Wii tournaments, scavenger hunts, snowball fights, winter art, books, and much more! 1st–2nd Graders welcome. Six-week session runs from Jan. 14–Feb. 21. Cost is $6 for the entire session.
Get more info. 

Need Help Affording Heat?
If a lack of income is hindering you from heating your home, Lemont Township can help. A representative from the Community and Economic Development Association of Cook County will be at Lemont Township to process applications for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program. Appointments required.  Get more info. 

ACT Practice Test. 
Preparing to take the ACT soon? Sign up for a free, full-length ACT practice test sponsored by Kaplan Test Prep. A Kaplan representative will administer the ACT at the Lemont Library. Sign-up required by Thursday, Jan. 16 at noon. Get more info. 


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