The Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Sugar Grove Herald/Shaw Media, and the law office of White & Ekker, P.C., invite the community to “Meet the Candidates Night” on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at the Sugar Grove Public Library, 125 S. Municipal Drive, Sugar Grove.  Doors will open at 5 p.m. and the event will begin at 5:30 p.m. 

     This forum, which is free to attend and open to the public, allows all candidates in the April 4th Consolidated Election to provide brief introductions of themselves to those in attendance. This includes candidates for Sugar Grove Fire Protection District, Sugar Grove Park District, Sugar Grove Public Library District, Sugar Grove Township Supervisor, Sugar Grove Township Clerk, Sugar Grove Township Assessor, Sugar Grove Township Highway Commissioner, Sugar Grove Township Trustee, Sugar Grove Township Community Building Manager, Village of Sugar Grove President, Village of Sugar Grove Trustee, Kaneland School District 302 Member of Board of Education, and Waubonsee Community College 516 Trustee positions.

    In the contested races, candidates for Sugar Grove Township Assessor, Village of Sugar Grove Trustee, and Kaneland School District #302 Board of Education positions will also participate in a special Question & Answer (“Q & A”) forum run by a moderator.

     Before the event, community members are encouraged to submit questions for the candidates that may be used during the Q & A, with the understanding that time for questions will be limited.  Please submit questions to the Sugar Grove Chamber via email to by March 9, 2017.

       This event is being held during the early stages of early voting so that everyone will have the opportunity to hear from candidates before casting ballots if they would like.  The early voting runs March 10 through April 3, with April 4 being Election Day.

     The Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce and Industry has at its focus the Sugar Grove business community.  With the interests of its members and community in mind, the Chamber has hosted the “Meet the Candidates Night” for over 20 years, and is pleased to welcome the Sugar Grove Herald/Shaw Media, and White & Ekker, P.C., as sponsors.

    For more information on this event, please contact Shari at (630) 466-7895.