Meeting Room B

Estate Planning Toolbox

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Join Karen Chan for an informative session on estate planning. Knowing your tools and learning how to use them makes any job easier. The same is true for estate planning. In this workshop, you’ll become familiar with a range of estate planning tools, what they do, and the terminology they use. In addition to wills, trusts, and powers of attorney, we will discuss the role that insurance, titling of property, and gifting can play. Finally, we’ll take a look at how these tools work with our tax system, including estate, income, generation-skipping and gift taxes.
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A Safe Place --- Shedding Light on Domestic Violence

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Join A Safe Place, Lake County’s sole provider of services exclusively addressing domestic violence, during Domestic Violence Awareness Month for a book talk and discussion of Anna Quindlen’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel, Black and Blue. This impactful story, filled with suspense and substance, places the reader directly inside the horror, confusion and hopelessness of main character Fran Benedetto. It asks the question, if it were you, what would you do? Would it be easy to walk away?
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The Rockets of Peenemunde Germany

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Peenemunde, Germany was the testing ground for Nazi Germany’s V-1 and V-2 rockets. When rockets were launched from there in 1942 and reached space, it marked the beginning of space exploration. Derek Monroe, Lake County-based international journalist and writer, visited Peenemunde in March and will share details of his trip.
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