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The goal of the Communications Department is to create partnerships within and outside the organization to provide information, assistance and opportunities for all stakeholders.

The Communications Department supports or oversees:

  • Builds relationships between Hawthorn District 73 and the Vernon Hills community
  • Engages with community via social media sites
  • Creates community newsletters
  • Distributes District 73 electronic communications
  • Handles media relations
  • Manages crisis communications
  • Processes FOIA requests
  • Oversees the website

All media requests are handled through the Communications department. For comments or requests for interviews, please contact Michael McFarlin, Coordinator of District Communications, at 847-990-4228.

Michael McFarlin

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