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Earth Day Workday at Linne Woods

Monday, April 11, 2005
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Cook County, Illinois. Forest Preserve District Commissioner Larry Suffredin, 13th District, is pleased to announce that he will join volunteers for a workday in Linne Woods in Morton Grove on Saturday, April 23, 2005 in celebration of Earth Day.

What: Earth Day Workday

Date: Saturday, April 23, 2005

Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Where: Linne Woods is in Morton Grove; the entrance to Linne Woods is off Dempster; approximately 1 mile west of the Edens and across the street from the McDonald's; follow the road through the picnic area to where the parking lot dead ends; volunteers will meet in that area and walk to the work site.

Sponsored by: Forest Preserve District Commissioner Larry Suffredin; North Branch Restoration Project; & Friends of the Morton Grove Forest Preserves

Details: Volunteers are welcome to participate for as long as they wish. All equipment and supplies will be provided. The site is often muddy in the spring; please dress accordingly. We'll be working rain or shine.

RSVP: Kindly RSVP by April 21 to Michelle Devine at or by calling 312-603-6383

Photos: This event will provide numerous photo opportunities.

"April 22, 2005 is the 35th Anniversary of Earth Day and I am pleased to help organize the Linne Woods workday in recognition of this important annual event," commented Commissioner Suffredin. The Board of Commissioners for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County passed a resolution on April 7, 2005 proclaiming April 22, 2005 Earth Day in Cook County. For more information on Earth Day activities and other work sites, visit the Forest Preserve District website at or visit the Earth Day Network at

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