Meeting Ft. Sheridan National Cemetery Monday

DeGroot - 8/24/2022

Ft. Sheridan National Cemetery

We urge all veterans to attend this upcoming meeting 29 August

To all Veterans:

It’s time for your action!

The Lake County Forest Preserve Board meeting to vote on the transfer of 4.7 acres of Lake County Forest Preserve land to the Fort Sheridan National Cemetery will be held on:

Monday 29 August 2022, 1300

Lake County Forest preserve office,

1899 Winchester Libertyville Illinois DIRECTIONS

For all veterans, this is s battle we can’t lose.  

Please help by attending this meeting in person.  

NOTE:  You do NOT have to be a resident of Lake County to attend.

Thank you for your support! 
Michael Peck Chairman, Legislation, VFW of Illinois

Assistant Chairmen, Legislation, VFW of Illinois

Jay Davis

Dutch DeGroot

Jay Hoffman

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