2020 Birthday Rewind June 27

cakeIt’s time to celebrate all of those birthdays we’ve missed in quarantine!  LTDO is hosting a birthday bash and we’d like all of you to join us. The party is Sunday, June 27th from 2 pm to 5 pm at Castaldo Park in Woodridge (3024 71st St).

Please sign up now (you can adjust your choices later) for this free event at https://go.LTDO.org/signup-6-27-21. (You might need to click the link again after you sign in.) The form has additional details; please consider volunteering to bring things on the form’s “wish list”.

grillDue to Covid restrictions, we are limited to 50 people at a time, so you must choose one of the early or late slots on the form. (If restrictions change, we’ll increase the limit.) Masks and 6 foot distancing will be observed.

We’ll provide veggie burgers, kosher hot dogs, buns, chips, and dessert. Hand sanitizer and wipes will also be available. We have a liquor permit, so you may BYOB. You may also want to bring a comfortable lawn chair and a beverage. If you are kind enough to bring additional goodies, they must be individually wrapped.

We look forward to seeing you!

Trivia Night Friday, June 26th!

A “Social But Distant” Fundraiser!

We can’t have any in-person galas, so this will be our attempt at a social fundraiser. Please join us tonght, Friday, June 26 from 8:30-9:30 p.m. for LTDO’s first-ever Trivia Night Fundraiser. The event will be hosted on Facebook Live by LTDO member Urzula Urzua.

You may enter for any donation amount. Winners will get lovely Coronavirus themed prizes! Masks!! Hand sanitizer!! Edible plants!! Toilet paper!!

The event will go live at 8:30 p.m., and there will be a new round of trivia about every 15 minutes. Feel free to join any game — answers are texted to the host, who will also serve as scorekeeper and referee. Expect some technical glitches — Urzula will have the final say on which answer popped up first.

Please donate / sign up here: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/ltdotrivianite20

All proceeds will go to support LTDO programs. We look forward to seeing you there!

Enjoy Chili, Cornbread, Desserts and Friendship on December 16th

Lisle Township Democratic Organization is holding its annual Holiday Chili Cook-Off fundraiser on December 16, 2019. It was a lot of fun last year, and building on the event, we’d like to encourage folks to bring traditional chilis, but also chili with a twist.  Maybe a chili with roots in Germany, Italy, France, Mexico, etc. A variety of cornbreads were a big hit last year, we’re anticipating great cornbread again this year, plus finger desserts. Entry voted the best in each category, will win a gift certificate.


  • Individual……$25.00
  • Individual bringing chili, cornbread or baked goods……$20.00
  • Household……$50.00
  • Household bringing chili, cornbread or baked goods……$45.00
  • Sponsor……$100.00

Sponsors get 3 tickets and recognition on LTDO’s Facebook page.

If you’re bringing a food item, go to this signup page, tell us what you will bring, and purchase yout ticket on ActBlue.

If you just want to enjoy chili, baked goods and camaraderie, just purchase your ticket on ActBlue

Vegetarian options will be available.

Holly Hootman & Paul Adams

published in eblast 2019-12-07