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Posted on: May 21, 2018

[ARCHIVED] EIC and Westmont Library Host GREEN Speaker Events In June and July

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: May 21, 2018

The Westmont Environmental Improvement Committee and the Westmont Public Library are scheduling several environmental-focused presentations.  “It’s great to see so many residents attend these programs who are eager to make their homes more eco-friendly,” said Village Forester Jon Yeater. “The more residents who participate in this initiative, the greener Westmont will be.”  All presentations will be held at the Westmont Library, 428 N. Cass Avenue:

Light Pollution and Responsible Outdoor Lighting
Monday, June 11, 7 - 8 pm
Kwasek Meeting Room

Where did all the stars go? Drew Carhart, executive board member and co-founder of the Illinois Coalition for Responsible Outdoor Lighting will discuss the impact of outdoor lighting on the quality of life in our communities and the environment. Join us to learn responsible lighting strategies that can help maintain our starry skies. 

Pest Control and Your Healthy Home
Tuesday, July 10, 7 - 8 pm
Community Meeting Room

Midwest Pesticide Action Center’s executive director Ruth Kerzee will present simple strategies for combating pests, weeds, and mold by using safe and effective means, including the use of Integrated Pest Management and Natural Lawn Care.

Registration is required for each program and is done through the library.  Patrons can call 630.969.5625 to register or register online at

For more information regarding the Environmental Improvement Committee and their initiatives, please contact Jon Yeater at


Contact: Larry McIntyre
Village of Westmont Communications Director/Public Information Officer

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