The Historical Society of Forest Park will hold its general membership meeting Wednesday Oct. 29 at First United Church of Christ, 1000 S. Elgin Ave. at 7:30 p.m.

All board of director seats, including the office of board president, vice president, treasurer and secretary will be up for re-election. 

The meeting is open to the public, but only active members may vote for board members. Any current member who wishes to run for the board may also throw their hat in the ring at this time. All potential board members should present a 200-word essay about why they should be elected to the Historical Society board. 

Essays can be emailed to

To join the historical society, or renew membership online, please visit or call 708-232-3747.


If you go

WHAT: Historical Society of Forest Park Annual Meeting

DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, Oct. 29, 7:30 p.m.

LOCATION: First United Church, 1000 S. Elgin Avenue, Forest Park

WHO: All members, past and present invited, as well as the public. 

ELECTIONS: All Historical Society Board members will stand for re-election. New board members may run for election. 

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