"Protecting Nature, Preserving History, and Supporting Recreation."
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Jackson Park Advisory Council's official website- http://www.jacksonparkadvisorycouncil.org (reconstruction to be completed soon, please have patience)
JPAC Bylaws 2010 -links to former an d current.
MEMBERSHIP FORM (mail with check made out to Jackson Park
Advisory Council to the address given.)
Friends of the Parks, a 501c3 iin the state of Illinois, is JPAC's fiscal agent. Contributions are tax deductible as defined in law.
OR JOIN ONLINE using PayPal AT JACKSONPARKADVISORYCOUNCIL.ORG. (FUNCTION TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE- you can print and send in.)
Questions? JPACChicago@gmail.com or 773 3567-7617 or President McCurry 773 844-2225 email@example.com or Secretary Gary Ossewaarde, 773 947-9541 firstname.lastname@example.org.
ways to keep in touch: Online- http://www.jacksonparkadvisorycouncil.org.
Also the Bobolink site (http://bluestem.info/bobolink) and the homepage maintained by Gary Ossewaarde in hydepark.org/parks/jpac.
Those who give us addresses or emails get the monthly JPAC NEWSLETTER (by mail or electronically), and bulletins as occasionally needed electronically. Or call Louise or Gary.
Those involved in Bobolink or Wooded Island workdays should ask the respective steward for placement on their e-lists- email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For now, please direct executive, policy and nature issue matters and calendar items to Louise McCurry, 773 844-2225 (preferred) or email@example.com or to Gary Ossewaarde, firstname.lastname@example.org or 773 947-9541.
Updated Committee chairs will be announced soon. Committees include Nature/Natural Areas (led by the stewards), Nature Trail (led by Frances Vandervoort), Dog Area (contact Louise McCurry), Fundraising-Development-Planning, Programs, Safety, and Sports and Recreation.
Parks Foundation, a 501c3, is JPAC's fiscal agent. Contributions are tax deductible
as defined in law.
Thank you to the nearly 60 plus dues-paying members every recent year. We will use the funds to advance the park.
JPAC holds OPEN meetings the 2nd Monday of the month (except occasional move due to holiday closure of the fieldhouse, or invitations by stakeholders), 7:30 pm at Jackson Park Field House, 6401 S. Stony Island Avenue.
Workdays-2nd Saturdays 9-12 for Bobolink Meadow, email@example.com.
4th Saturdays 10-1 or as specified for Wooded Island, in firstname.lastname@example.org.
We seek one or more qualified stewards-- candidates must apply to the
Chicago Park District Department of Natural Resources.
Newsletter, circulation 460 by mail and hundreds online.
It is sent far and wide. To be placed on the mailing list and our database, call or send to Gary Ossewaarde (see above)-please include mailing address, phone number, e-mail address and your special park interests or concerns and/or organizational affiliations. We encourage you to send material (publication not guaranteed) or to join our editorial committee.
Find JPAC breaking
news and select articles from the JPAC NEWSLETTER ON LINE in
www.hydepark.org/parks/jpac.html. Or click here.
Please see an earlier brochure, Who We Are, Our Mission- the story of our park and JPAC achievements and mission