May meeting, Election of Officers and Directors

Our next meeting is Tuesday, May 14

Athenaeum Theatre
2936 N.S outhport
6:30PM, Member Socializing
7:00PM, Meeting Begins


  • State Rep Ann Williams to report on Springfield issues
    Our State Rep. Ann Williams has been busy down in Springfield with the new Governor and all. So she wanted to let us know what is going on before SLN breaks for the Summer. She will be sending her Chief of Staff Emily Melbye to update us on the legislation.
  • Chicago Cubs neighborhood relations
    The Cubs have finally moved above .500, so Heather Way-Kitzes, Manager of Cubs Neighborhood Relations feels it safe to come out to discuss what’s happening at Wrigley Field and Gallagher Way this year and to describe some of the charity activities that the Cubs are involved with in the immediate neighborhood.
  • Congressman Quigley’s office on senior, social security, and medicare issues
    Elli Song, who handles senior, social security and medicare issues for the Congressman’s office will give a brief talk and be able to meet with SLN
  • Discussion re: Extension of Farm Bar sidewalk cafe hours
    Current hours: Mon – Fri from 5 pm – 9 pm and Sat & Sun from 11 am – 9 pm
    New hours: Mon – Fri from 11 am – 10 pm and Sat & Sun from 10 am – 10 pm
  • Victor Giustino, neighborhood historian
    Victor gave an interesting bullet-point performance at last year’s May meeting, so we have asked him back for 15 minutes of obscure Lakeview, Chicago and Illinois historical facts. Victor is still a frequent contributor on various Chicago talk radio programs.
  • Election of Officers and Directors
    Here is the slate to be voted on for the 2019-2020 Term:
    President: Bob Blitstein (new)
    1st Vice President: Sam Samatas
    2nd Vice President: Fionn McManigal
    Recording Secretary: Bill Haderlein
    Treasurer: Ann Sychowski
    Corresponding Secretary: Steve Stern
    Directors: – David Duggan, Bob Taugner, Susan Radzinowicz, Harvey Levin, Caty Norman-Burke, Ed Siverstein
    New directors – still working on at press time
    Candidates for all positions can be nominated from the floor.

Read more in the May newsletter.