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2021 Annual Member Meeting

March 6, 2021 @ 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

The 2020 Annual Meeting took place on March 8, just before the Covid-19 shutdown.

We still can’t gather in person, so the Annual Member Meeting on Zoom will include a review of our year and a new virtual production of a short play by long-time member June Finfer. “The Debate” was first performed live in 1993 to celebrate the Centennial of annexation to Chicago. In this one-time only new production, a group of professional actors will reenact what happened at a Village meeting in 1893 held to debate whether to annex to Chicago or remain a village.

Based on records drawn from RPWRHS archives, the play features Rogers Park luminaries like Mr. Pratt, Mr. Touhy, the Editor of the Rogers Park News, doctors, farmers, and a poet, With the Columbian Exposition about to open, everyone had a reason why we should or should not become part of the City of Chicago. It’s a new look at familiar history that you won’t want to miss.

Free and open to all. Only current members will vote in the Board of Directors election.