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Aug 27 2014 - 10:00am

Re-employment resource fair

HARVEY — State Sen. Napoleon Harris III hosts re-employment resource fair. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Gloria Taylor Recreation Center, 14821 Broadway. Contact: Cameron Sweatman, 217-782-0392.

Aug 23 2014 - 9:00am

Veterans resource fair

GREAT LAKES — U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider hosts veterans resource fair. 9 a.m. to noon. Great Lakes Community Center, 2007 Virginia Ave. Contact: Staci McCabe, 847-793-0625.

Aug 21 2014 - 6:45pm

Mitt Romney interviews U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan

CHICAGO — Mitt Romney interviews U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan about his new book, "The Way Forward," at Union League Club of Chicago Authors Group. 6:50 p.m. discussion; 8:15 media availability with Ryan. 65 West Jackson Blvd. Chicago 6th floor. Contact: Richard Barry, 312-607-5888.

Aug 20 2014 - 10:00am

Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program town hall meeting

CHICAGO — Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program holds town hall meeting to answer questions about application process for patients, caregivers, cultivation centers and dispensaries. 10 a.m. Northeastern Illinois University, Alumni Hall (North), Student Union Building, 5500 N. St. Louis Ave. Contact: Melaney Arnold, 217-558-0500.

Aug 20 2014 - 9:00am

State Board of Education meetings

CHICAGO — Illinois State Board of Education meets in Chicago and Springfield. 9 a.m., 100 W. Randolph St., 14th floor. Contact: Mary Fergus, 312-814-1614

Aug 14 2014 - 12:00pm

Republican Day at Illinois State Fair

SPRINGFIELD — Republican Day at Illinois State Fair. Noon. Illinois State Fairgrounds, Director's Lawn.

Aug 14 2014 - 10:30am

Reading Initiative hosted by Rep. Danny Davis

U.S. Rep. Danny Davis, Chicago Westside Branch of the NAACP, and others launch the Reading Initiative with a giveaway of 25,000 books to children. 10:30 a.m. Allison Foundation, 4540 W. Washington. Contact: Cherita Logan, 773-533-7520.

Aug 13 2014 - 10:30am

I-Cash event

LEWISTON — State Treasurer Dan Rutherford hosting I-Cash events to determine if state is holding any money or unclaimed property for area residents. 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Rutherford to speak at 11 a.m., Lewiston Public Library, 701 W. Main Street. Contact: Kimber Beckler, 217-558-6708.

Aug 11 2014 - 9:00am

Veterans workshop

CHICAGO — Cook County Department of Veterans Affairs will host workshop for veterans interested in information about owning a business and entrepreneurship opportunities. 9 a.m. -1 p.m. County Building, 118 North Clark Street, 4th floor conference room. Contact: Frank Shuftan, 312-603-3323.

Aug 8 2014 - 10:00am

Republican National Committee summer meeting

CHICAGO — Republican National Committee summer meeting. 10 a.m. Westin Michigan Avenue, 909 N. Michigan Ave. Contact: Anna Epstein, 202-863-8614.