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4th Ward Aldermanic Forum

Saturday, February 4, 2017, 10:30 to Noon,
Kenwood Academy (51st and Blackstone)

The Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference has announced an aldermanic candidates forum for the special election in the 4th Ward. The Conference has invited all the candidates who make it on to the ballot to participate in a 90-minute question-and-answer session at Kenwood Academy on Saturday, February 4, at 10:30.

Questions will be formulated from responses solicited from over 30 South Side community group leaders. The moderator will be Fylynne Crawford (owner of Kimbark Laundry and a member of the HPKCC board of directors).

Audience members will be requested to submit their questions for a follow-up written survey to be published in the Hyde Park Herald.Hyde Park-Kenwood Residents

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