Town Hall 9 23SHOREWOOD— State Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-Shorewood) will host a town hall meeting to discuss state issues on Wednesday, Sept. 23. The meeting will be held from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Shorewood-Troy Library (650 Deerwood Drive, Shorewood, 60404).

In the absence of a budget being approved by the governor, Bertino-Tarrant is interested in meeting with residents to hear their thoughts on the impasse in Springfield.

“I continue to support the state having a full year’s budget that funds essential services and helps the middle class,” Bertino-Tarrant said. “I wish to give residents an opportunity to ask questions about the budget and other topics.”

In addition to taking questions on the budget, Bertino-Tarrant hopes to discuss legislation from this session that is of interest to community members.

The town hall meeting is open to the public. For more information, or to submit questions ahead of time, please contact Bertino-Tarrant’s Plainfield office at 815-254-4211 or email bertinotarrant49@att.net.

Legislative Town Hall Meeting

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 23

Time: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Location: Shorewood-Troy Library

               650 Deerwood Drive

               Shorewood, IL 60585

2015 hiring fairJOLIET— State Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-Shorewood) will be partnering with IDES to hold a Hiring Fair in September.

The event will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 30, at 176 West Banquets and Catering, 1100 N.E. Frontage Road., Joliet. The first hour will cater to veterans, and the fair will open to the public at 11:00 a.m.

“If community members are looking for work, I encourage them to bring their resume to the Hiring Fair,” Bertino-Tarrant said. “One of my goals as an elected official is to help veterans and other community members obtain employment.”

Bertino-Tarrant and IDES are dedicated to ensuring that qualified individuals have the opportunity to connect with area businesses seeking employees.

Employers and job seekers must register for the fair by clicking on the employer registration icon or the job seeker registration icon on the right hand side of the page.

For more information, please contact Bertino-Tarrant’s Plainfield office at (815) 254-4211.

Hiring Fair

Date: Wednesday, September 30

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Location: 176 West Banquets and Catering

               1100 N.E. Frontage Road

               Joliet

Womens Fair

ROMEOVILLE— State Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-Shorewood) and Representative Natalie Manley (D-Joliet) will be holding a Women’s Fair this month.

The event will take place from 9:00 a.m. to noon on Saturday, August 29, at the Romeoville Recreation Center, 900 W. Romeo Road., in Romeoville.

“The goal of this event is to bring small local businesses and nonprofit organizations to one location so they can showcase the products and services available to women in our community,” Bertino-Tarrant said. “I would like to thank all participating organizations and Representative Manley for working with me to make the Women’s Fair possible.”

Representatives for over 50 organizations will be at the Women’s Fair. For a list of who will be at the event, please view the attached flyer.

"Enhancing the role of women in our society has been a top priority for me throughout my life as well as during my time in office. Co-hosting this event is just one of the many ways that I am working to do so," said Manley. "Those who attend will have access to important resources that are aimed toward empowering women to achieve their individual goals. It will be time well spent and an opportunity to think about ourselves; where we are currently and where we want to be, both personally and professionally."

For more information, please contact Bertino-Tarrant’s Plainfield office at (815) 254-4211.

Women’s Fair

Date: Saturday, August 29

Time: 9:00 a.m. to noon

Location: Romeoville Recreation Center

               900 W. Romeo Road

               Romeoville

JBT Summer 2015 Satellite Office HoursROMEOVILLE— State Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant’s (D-Shorewood) final satellite office hours this summer will take place in Romeoville in September.

The Romeoville satellite office event will be held from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Thursday, September 17, at Romeoville Village Hall (1050 W. Romeo Road, Romeoville, 60446).

“Satellite office hours this summer have been successful, and my staff and I encourage community members to meet us at this event,” Bertino-Tarrant said.

Area residents are welcome to attend satellite office hours to discuss state government and community concerns.

Many services will also be provided. Residents can receive assistance with FOID card applications, food stamp issuance, health care, veteran or disability issues, Medicare paperwork, foreclosure prevention assistance and much more.

Bertino-Tarrant will also be holding satellite office hours this fall. More information can be found on her website.

Romeoville Satellite Office Hours

Date: Thursday, September 17

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Location: Romeoville Village Hall

1050 W. Romeo Road

Romeoville, 60446

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