2013 Green Living Festival to Focus on Urban Forest on Sept. 28

The Evanston Green Living Festival is an annual event presented by the Evanston Environmental Association (EEA) and the City of Evanston, with financial and in-kind support from an outstanding group of Sponsors.  This year's theme is "Preserving & Protecting the Urban Forest"

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Evanston Wilmette Community Golf Course Fundraiser

Evanston Wilmette Community Golf Course is back and getting better day by day!  We hope you’ve witnessed our progress firsthand or have seen it chronicled in our latest newsletter. 

We need your help and financial support to keep our momentum going.  We invite you to celebrate with us at our end-of-summer fundraiser: “groovin’ on the greens” on Friday, September 6, from 7 – 11 p.m. on the patio and lawn adjacent our Pro Shop at 1030 Central Street in Evanston.

Sign up for the City of Evanston Lighthouse Landing/Harley Clarke Update

http://www.cityofevanston.org/arts-culture/harley-clark-mansion/  After more than 400 residents showed up at council chambers on July 22 to speak out against the lack of public discussion and input regarding the potential privatization of the Art Center/Harley Clarke Mansion and 2.5 acres of our lakefront parkland, the residents were promised that future discussions would be more tranparent and involve the public. Please click on the link to the city to sign up for the email information from the city.

Newsletter from the Golf Association Now Available Online

The Evanston Wilmette Community Golf Course Association newsletter is now available online at www.ewcgolf.org.

The newsletter provides the community with an overview of activities and the status of the course, which is in the midst of reorgnaization and rebuilding.  

Evanston City Council Votes "No" on Harley Clarke Mansion Proposal

On July 23, the Evanston City Council voted not to accept the proposal submitted by Tawani Enterprises for the development of the Harley Clarke Mansion site as a boutique hotel and parking garage.  The vote against the proposal was 6-3 after a discussion by Council members of the history and genesis of the proposal and opposition by members of the community to the plan as presented.

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