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2015 PERMITS OPENING DAY
Picnic permits available Friday, January 2, 2015

Friday, January 02, 2015
Special to suffredin.org
by Cook County Forest Preserves

2015 PERMITS OPENING DAY

Picnic permits available Friday, January 2, 2015

WHO:

The Forest Preserves of Cook County

WHAT:

Will begin selling 2015 picnic permits online and in-person

WHEN: On Friday, January 2, 2015.

WHERE In-person sales: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Forest Preserves of Cook County General Headquarters

536 N. Harlem Avenue

River Forest, IL.

Online: 8 a.m

www.fpdcc.com/permits

Media is invited to cover opening day of permit sales at the Forest Preserves of Cook County. B-roll and interview opportunities are available.

BACKGROUND:

Several hundred permits are issued on the first day they are available for purchase. Avoid the lines at our General Headquarters this year by reserving your favorite picnic grove online. Cash, check, Visa and Mastercard are accepted in person.

The Forest Preserves debuted a new online permitting system in 2014. The new electronic sytem allows residents to create an online account in order to purchase a variety of permits, including family and corporate picnics, walk-a-thons and special use permits. Customers who created profiles in 2014 are advised to use the same log-in information.

A Picnic Permit must be obtained by groups of 25 or more. This year, requests for permits for groups larger than 399 people will also be available online.

The various permit prices and a list locations are posted the Forest Preserves website.

Attached, please find the original press release on Permits Opening Day 2015.

FUN FACTS:

·The Forest Preserves District of Cook County sold more than 7,300 permits in 2014.

·More than 1 million people participated in permitted events held at Forest Preserve District groves in 2014.

The most popular groves for picnics in 2014 were:

·Dan Ryan – Chicago

·Schiller Woods – Chicago/Schiller Park

·Bunker Hill – Chicago/Niles

·Busse Woods – Elk Grove Village/Rolling Meadows/ Schaumburg



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