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PLAINFIELD – To kick off Parks and Recreation Month, State Senator Meg Loughran Cappel announced funding for investments in two local parks and forest preserves in Will County.

“Investments in our local parks make it easier for families and recreation enthusiasts to enjoy these outdoor spaces and helps our communities thrive,” said Loughran Cappel (D-Shorewood). “These grants will allow our parks to make critical improvements prioritizing the overall well-being of our residents and visitors.”

Open Space Land Acquisition and Development program grants are administered by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources and support local park projects. When combined with local matching funds, the latest OSLAD grants provide more than $56 million in local park development projects and land acquisitions statewide.

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BOLINGBROOK – State Senator Meg Loughran Cappel invites residents to ask questions and get assistance with state matters at her monthly Coffee & Conversation event on Wednesday, July 27 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Fountaindale Public Library, located at 300 W. Briarcliff Road in Bolingbrook.

“Giving residents the opportunity to come to the table and provide input on what’s happening in our community or in Springfield is vital, and that’s why my office continues to host events like this,” said Loughran Cappel (D-Shorewood). “I hope you’re able to join me for a cup of coffee and a casual conversation.”

Community member are welcome to stop by the library to work with the senator’s staff and receive assistance with different services. Attendees can receive help with FOID card applications, unemployment and much more.

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BOLINGBROOK – State Senator Meg Loughran Cappel’s office will be traveling to the Fountaindale Public Library on Thursday, July 21 to increase accessibility to residents throughout the 49th District.

“The work I do every day is shaped by my community,” said Loughran Cappel (D-Shorewood). “I’m looking forward to having meaningful discussions with residents and learning more about how I can best serve them.”

The event will be held from noon to 1 p.m. at the Fountaindale Public Library located at 300 W. Briarcliff Road in Bolingbrook.

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PLAINFIELD – With Independence Day right around the corner, State Senator Meg Loughran Cappel is joining law enforcement officials in reminding people to celebrate safely and drive sober.

“The top priority for everyone has to be keeping themselves and others safe, and that starts by planning ahead on how you’re going to safely travel home,” said Loughran Cappel (D-Shorewood). “I wish you all a safe and happy Fourth of July.”

The Illinois Department of Transportation launched a multimedia safety campaign – “It’s Not a Game” – that drives home the message there are no extra lives, no respawns and no second chances to get it right when you are behind the wheel.

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