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The Forest Preserves of Cook County is hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony for its newly remodeled General Headquarters
building located at Cummings Square in River Forest

Thursday, September 01, 2016
Special to suffredin.org

MEDIA ADVISORY

WHO: Cook County Board President & Forest Preserves President, Toni Preckwinkle

9th District Cook County Commissioner, Peter Sylvestri

Forest Preserves General Superintendent, Arnold Randall

WHAT: The Forest Preserves of Cook County is hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony for its newly remodeled General Headquarters building located at Cummings Square in River Forest. The renovations include a new lobby with an accessible entrance, elevator and reception area for visitors, as well as direct access to the Permits, Rentals and Concessions area as well as interior improvements for staff.

Exterior improvements also include updated wayfinding signs, landscaping and paving for visitors.

A tour of the facility and as well as a tour of the Cummings Square Nature Sanctuary which features a savanna and native prairie plants will occur after the ribbon cutting.

Guests as well as the public are also invited to enjoy a Forest Jams concert featuring Steckman Studio. Concert attendees can participate in group jam sessions, learn about making instruments from natural and recycled materials and enjoy a concert by local musicians.

WHEN: Thursday, September 8, 2016

5 p.m.

WHERE: 536 N. Harlem Avenue, River Forest, IL. 60305

# # #

STACINA STAGNER

COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

O: 708-771-1159 • C: 312-882-7939

Stacina.Stagner@cookcountyil.gov

536 N Harlem Ave • River Forest, IL 60305

CELEBRATING 100 YEARS!

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