Goals 2021-2022

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2021 Goals Accomplished

Bobby's Room

We completed the renovation of the Linden Room, now named Bobby's Room. The project included:

  • Upgrading the audio and visual capabilities

  • Installing new window treatments, cabinetry, special flooring and trim

  • Hanging two Walter Burt Adams paintings and two clocks

 

Outdoor Spaces

The LSCF improved and expanded the Levy Center Gardens by:

  • Creatingd four new ADA compliant vegetable gardens with help from the Evanston Garden Club and the ETHS Service Club/Art Department

  • Refurbishing outdoor furniture in the Rothschild Garden

  • Installing bird houses made by local artists

  • Joining Evanston Grows

 

 

2022 Goals
 

Donor Leaf  Wall

We plan to construct a Donor Leaf Wall which will adjoin the existing donor wall and expand on the theme of leaves.

Expanded Vegetable Gardens

We plan to build on last year's successful gardens by installing four additional vegetable garden beds and upgrading the water irrigation system.

Bobby's Room

We will purchase new chairs for events

 

Ongoing Programs

Outdoor Spaces

As part of the annual refreshment and maintenance of the Center's outdoor areas, the LSCF:

  • Maintains the vegetable gardens with help from community partners

  • Plants and maintains the north and south gardens

  • Works with the City on the Rothschild Garden

 

Levy Lecture Series

We will continue our expanded bimonthly virtual Levy Lecture series with a spectacular lineup scheduled through June of 2022.

 

Levy Longevity Series

Launched with AMITA Health in 2021, the Levy Longevity Series hosts events monthly with special guests on topics pertaining to aging well.  

Jamming Jean

We returned to a live Jamming Jean outdoors in summer of 2021 with Funkadesi, a local world music band, and attracted more than 500 attendees—our largest crowd ever! Our 2022 goal, Covid permitting, is to continue to host 3-4 live concerts.

 

Fran Randall Concert Series

The Foundation funded 3 Fran Randall concerts in 2021. The final fall concert was held in person. We hope to able to continue live concerts next year at the Levy Center.

Tech Assistance

We provide volunteer tech support which includes low vision help for computers, zoom help and simple tech troubleshooting.

 

Partner Programs

We continue to provide our Levy Center members with engaging and educational opportunities by working with our valued community partner organizations:

  • Northlight Theater

  • Evanston History Center

  • Chamber of Commerce

  • Northwestern University

  • Evanston Grows

  • Garden Club of Evanston

  • Women's Club of Evanston