Consumer watchdog group will staff a table at Senior Fair Monday at Lemont Park District’s CORE.
Thursday, February 14
Citizens Utility Board (CUB), Illinois’ leading nonprofit watchdog group, will give consumers free, money-saving light bulbs and provide information on Lemont’s efforts to cut residential electric bills and tips on how to reduce utility costs. CUB experts will staff a table at U.S. Rep Dan Lipinski’s Senior Fair from 10 a.m. to noon on Monday, Feb. 18, at Lemont Park District CORE Fitness and Aquatic Complex at 16028 W. 127th St. Read: Congressman Lipinski Plans Senior Fairs “We can’t do much about the winter weather, but there are a lot of things we can do to save money on our phone, natural gas, and electric bills,” said CUB Executive Director David Kolata. “We will hand out excellent, money-saving tips and cost-cutting light bulbs.” CUB…
Congressman joins students, staff in celebration of Catholic Schools Week.
Thursday, February 7
U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski (IL-3) marked National Catholic Schools Week by visiting St. Alphonsus/St. Patrick School in Lemont. The congressman toured several classrooms, talked with students about his experience in Catholic schools and answered their questions about his work as their representative. Lipinski spoke to a school assembly on the importance of education and presented St. Alphonsus/St. Patrick Principal Renee Payne with an American flag that had flown over the U.S. Capitol building. He also brought a copy of a Congressional resolution honoring Catholic schools for the “key role they play in promoting and ensuring a brighter, stronger future for our nation.” A graduate of St. Symphorosa Grammar School and St. Ignatius College Prep, …