* Press release…
DEPUTY GOVERNOR LESLIE MUNGER JOINS ILLINOIS TOLLWAY TO GIVE AWAY TREE SEEDLINGS AT LAKE FOREST OASIS TO CELEBRATE ARBOR DAY
WHAT: The Illinois Tollway is celebrating Arbor Day by giving away 7,500 tree seedlings and 7,500 pollinator seed packets to customers at its headquarters and oases throughout the Tollway system. Deputy Governor Leslie Munger and Tollway Executive Director Greg Bedalov will be helping distribute tree seedlings and seed packets at the Lake Forest Oasis.
WHEN: Friday, April 28, 9 a.m.
WHERE: Lake Forest Oasis – Tri-State Tollway (I-294)
WHO: Deputy Governor Leslie Munger
Illinois Tollway Executive Director Greg Bedalov
WHY: Talk with Deputy Governor Munger and Tollway Executive Director Bedalov about Illinois’ emphasis on limiting the environmental impacts of roadway construction and other capital projects to protect and enhance natural landscapes. The Tollway is committed to expanding the tree canopy coverage along its 292-mile system and has created a pollinator program to restore and sustain habitat for monarch butterflies and other important pollinators.
Um, that looks like something incumbents do when they’re running for reelection.
* From the governor’s February 3rd press release announcing Munger’s hiring…
As Deputy Governor, Munger will add her voice to the state’s budget discussions and work with nonprofit leaders to address their challenges and increase their financial security.
* A photo from the event…
* The Question: Caption?