'Meet the Candidates' for Sugar Grove races on March 18

The Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce and the Sugar Grove Public Library are partnering to host "Meet the Candidates" from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 18, in Meeting Room C of the Sugar Grove Public Library, 125 S. Municipal Drive in Sugar Grove. It also will be streamed online via Zoom. Go to the library's event calendar for a link.

This event is open to the community and registration is not required. The program will also be recorded and posted on the library's YouTube channel and shared on social media.

Candidates on the ballot for the April 4 consolidated election have been invited. The races are for Sugar Grove Village Board, Sugar Grove Park District, Sugar Grove Public Library, Kaneland Unit District 302, Waubonsee Community College District 516, Sugar Grove Fire Protection District, and Fox Metro Water Reclamation District 5.

A program listing of all local races, candidate names, and terms will be provided as a PDF for participants to download prior to the event.

The 2023 candidate list of local elections is also available on the Kane County Clerk's website.

Participating candidates will have an opportunity to introduce themselves to attendees for three minutes. Attendees will then have the opportunity to interact with the candidates informally in a Meet and Greet. There will not be a Q&A forum during this event.

The Chamber of Commerce and Sugar Grove Public Library are currently collecting candidate information for candidates that are on the ballot for Sugar Grove residents.

If you are a candidate and would like to participate, please contact us. By Thursday, March 16, candidates should email their participation confirmation to

The Sugar Grove Chamber and Sugar Grove Public Library are hosting this event free of charge, and as a public service to the community to enhance civic democracy.

The Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce & Industry in its activities shall be nonpartisan, nonsectional and nonsectarian, and shall take no part in or lend its influence in the election or appointment of any candidate for public office.

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