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Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago

WHO: The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) Board of Commissioners, staff and partners

WHAT: Pride Month activities

WHEN/WHERE: Wednesday, June 1, 2022 Flag Raisings: On Wednesday, June 1 at 10 a.m., please join the MWRD for its annual Pride Month flag raising ceremony at 100 E. Erie at 10 a.m.

Flag raisings will also be held at our seven water reclamation plants.

Thursday, June 23, 2022 Virtual Business Roundtable:

On Thursday, June 23 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., join MWRD Chairman of Finance Marcelino Garcia, Commissioners, staff and partners for a virtual business roundtable in honor of Pride Month. Register for the event.

Panelists include:

  • Roxanna Daniel, President and CEO Taj Development Company, Inc.
  • John Lashmett, Supplier Diversity Chair, LGBT Chamber of Commerce Illinois
  • Lauren Czaja, Sales & Account Manager, Epic Popcorn

Presentations will be given by MWRD staff: 

  • Diversity in Consulting and Construction Contracts, Dr. Regina Berry, Diversity Administrator
  • How to do Business with the MWRD, Darlene LoCascio, Director of Procurement and Materials Management
  • Current and Upcoming Contracting Opportunities, Dr. Catherine O’Connor, Director of Engineering

    Pride Flag Raising.pdf

Established in 1889, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) is an award-winning, special purpose government agency responsible for wastewater treatment and stormwater management in Cook County, Illinois.


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