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Public can question Sugar Grove candidates in April 4 elections; forum to take place March 14

Published: Monday, March 6, 2017 8:41 a.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, March 7, 2017 5:18 p.m. CDT

SUGAR GROVE – The public has a chance to question all Sugar Grove candidates in the April 4 consolidated elections. The free “Meet the Candidates Night” takes place at 5 p.m. March 14 at the Sugar Grove Public Library, 125 S. Municipal Drive, Sugar Grove. The Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosts the event.

In three contested races, candidates for Sugar Grove township assessor, village trustee and the Kaneland School District 302 Board of Education will participate in a special question-and-answer session.

Other posts on the ballot are for Sugar Grove Fire Protection District, park district, public library district, township supervisor, township clerk, township highway commissioner, township community building manager, village president, and Waubonsee Community College.

All candidates in attendance will give brief introductions.

Before the event, community members may submit questions for candidates, which may be used during the Q&A. Submit questions to the Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce and Industry via email at by March 9.

The forum is being held March 14, so everyone has the opportunity to hear from candidates before early voting.

The Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce and Industry focuses on the Sugar Grove business community. With interests of members and the entire community in mind, the chamber has hosted its “Meet the Candidates Night” for 20 years, according to a news release from the chamber. The event is co-sponsored by the Sugar Grove Herald/Shaw Media and White & Ekker P.C.

For more information, contact Shari Baum at 630-466-7895.

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