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The Evanston150 Steering Committee invites members of the Evanston community to be part of the exciting Evanston150 process as members of the Selection Jury. All Evanston and Skokie/Evanston residents age 15 and over are invited to apply, and 15 – 20 residents will be chosen in a blind review process by the Evanston150 Steering Committee. Applications are being accepted now through the June 1, 2011 application deadline. The Selection Jury will be notified on July 1, 2011 of their appointment.

 The Evanston150 Selection Jury is responsible for reviewing the 2,013 or more ideas submitted by community members and organizations now through midnight on July 31, 2011.  The Selection Jury will work together to select the top 100 ideas to present to the community. The entire community is invited to turn out for a public vote in early October to further narrow down the 100 ideas to 30.  

On November 10, 2011 the Selection Jury will announce the final 10 ideas promising broad support and long lasting impact to the community. Once the ideas have been announced, community members and organizations are invited to collaborate, adopt projects, and start implementing the ideas. The Evanston150 steering committee hopes to see many projects underway and some completed by the 2013 celebration of Evanston’s 150 years.  

Interested applicants will find Selection Jury applications on the Evanston150 website at www.evanston150.org