The flowers that bloom in the spring, tra-la!

The May Meeting

TUESDAY, May 9, 2017
6:30PM – Member socializing
7:00PM – Meeting begins


  1. Ashland Lock – Home Security
  2. New restaurant presentations
    • Bakin’ & Eggs (new manager)
    • The Diplomat
  3. Chicago Cubs – Neighborhood Operational Update
  4. Election of Officers and Directors

In more detail…

Ashland Lock & Security Solutions Ashland Lock is a leading provider of integrated security solutions right here in the area. They are an Illinois-licensed hardware and security contractor and certified woman-owned business. They will make a presentation for simple and complex home security solutions.

Restaurant Presentations Bakin’ & Eggs’, located on 3000 Lincoln, new manager will present some menu changes being implemented at the restaurant The Diplomat Cafe on the 3100 block of Lincoln is now open. The owners will present its Southeast European/Georgian cuisine.

Chicago Cubs – Neighborhood Operational Update Heather Way Kitzes, Manager of Government & Neighborhood Relations Chicago Cubs, and former Executive President of Lakeview Chamber of Commerce, will give us an update and answer questions on everything regarding the team, park and concerts.

Election of Officer and Directors Here is the slate to be voted on for the 2017-2018 term:

President: Sam Samatas
1st Vice President: Bob Blitstein
2nd Vice President: Fionn McManigal
Recording Secretary: Bill Haderlein
Treasurer: Ann Sychowski
Corresponding Secretary: Steve Stern
Directors: – David Duggan, Michael Valitchka, Greg Brown, Amy Rosenwasser, Bob Taugner, Susan Radzinowicz and Mike Salvatore

Candidates for all positions can be nominated from the floor.


What happened at the last meeting? What’s the scoop with the Farm Bar’s patio seating?  When should you call 911? What’s happening in the neighborhood?  What are current real estate prices? As you might suspect, it’s all in the May Newsletter.