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Mayor Maloney hosts Holiday Card Contest

Mayor Maloney invites all local young artists in Park Ridge to design his holiday card this year.

Each year the Mayor sends a card to neighboring communities and organizations on behalf of his office and Park Ridge artists in grades K-12 are invited to submit their artwork to have their entry selected as this year’s design.

Mayor Maloney will review the submissions and select the winning design that will be used as the card he sends out on behalf of his office.

Physical cards will be made available for purchase, with all proceeds benefitting the Park Ridge Holiday Lights http://www.parkridgelights.com

The winning artist will be credited on the back of the card, in the next Spokesman, and through the Mayor’s social media accounts.


1. Artist must be a Park Ridge resident in grades K-12

2. Art must be emailed to [email protected] with the subject line: Mayor Holiday Card Submission/YOUR NAME.

3. Art should remain secular.

4. Cards should conform to a standard greeting card size (5x7 in).

5. Art must be at least 300 DPI in order to ensure image quality.

6. Files must not exceed 50mb.

7. Email should contain the name, address, and age/school for the artist.

8. All submissions must be received by Monday November 11, 2019 at 8:00 PM

9. The contest is limited to one submission per person.

Now Hiring: Seasonal Public Works Staff

The Village of Niles is now hiring seasonal Public Works employees for the upcoming winter. Pay range is $15-$25 per hour.

Applicants with a CDL are preferred. View the full posting on our jobs page.

Yard Waste and Leaf Pickup Update

Yard waste pickup continues through December 12, 2019. Leaf pickup runs from October 21 to December 6.

Place leaves in the street against the curb and away from parked cars the night before your scheduled refuse pick-up day.


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