Join me on November 1 marching in the protest against incitement to violence to stop political activity. Details linked here.









Come out and tell me what issues are important to you. I will be at the following public events:

Have an event that you would like me to come to? Please contact Ashley at


Thursday, October 27 (7-9pm): Northwestern University’s College Republicans (NUCR) Candidates Forum, Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts, 1949 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60201

Saturday, October 29 (7-8:30 am): Rogers Park Farmers Market

Saturday, October 29 (8:45-10:45am): Republican Women of Park Ridge Red, White & Blue Breakfast, Park Ridge Country Club, 636 North Prospect Ave., Park Ridge





Northbrook Days, Thursday August 4 (1-3) Come walk around Northbrook Days with Joan and enjoy the fun and sun! Please email TJ at for more details

Saturday, August 6 SUPER SATURDAY If you are interested in walking with Joan for a big Super Saturday please email

Sunday, July 31 Joan Walks Northfield Township/Glenview–12:00 pm

Meet at Corner Bakery, 1378 Patriot Blvd, Glenview please email TJ at

Thursday, July 28 (1-3 p.m.) Rogers Park Meet & Greet with Joan Lasonde, Chicago Public Library-Rogers Park Branch (6907 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL)

Saturday, July 30 Joan Walks Northfield Township–9:00 am

Meet at Dunkin Donuts, Willow just west of Northfield Rd. 1900 Willow–please email TJ at

Friday, July 22 (12:30-2:30 pm) Joan and volunteers will be walking around the Wilmette Sidewalk Sale in downtown Wilmette

Friday, July 22 (7-9 pm) Joan and volunteers will be at the Mount Prospect Downtown Block Party, 50 S Emerson St, Mt Prospect

Saturday, July 23 (9:00-11:30 am) Walk with Joan in Norwood Park Township (Park Ridge), meeting at Mariano’s Park Ridge, 1900 S Cumberland Ave, Park Ridge for coffee and donuts!

Thursday, July 21 (6:00-8:00 pm) Speaking at the Northfield Township Republicans Meeting, Gusto Italiano Restaurant, 1834 Glenview Rd, Glenview

Saturday & Sunday, July 16-17 (12-7 p.m.) Evanston Ethnic Arts Festival (Dawes Park, 1700 Sheridan Rd, Evanston, IL).

Saturday & Sunday, July 16-17 (3 p.m.-12 a.m.) Niles Big Greek Food Festival (7373 Caldwell Ave, Niles, IL).

Saturday, July 16 (9:30 a.m.) Walk Wheeling Township with Joan! Meet at Republicans of Wheeling Township HQ (909 E Rand Rd, Arlington Heights, IL).

Friday & Saturday, July 15-16 (9 a.m.-5 p.m.) Winnetka/Northfield Sidewalk Sale, NTRO booth (Elm & Green Bay, Winnetka, IL).

Monday, July 11 (7:00 p.m.) Voter Registrar Training, Republicans of Wheeling Township HQ (909 E Rand Rd, Arlington Heights, IL).

Saturday, July 9 (8:30 a.m.) Des Plaines Veteran’s Breakfast with Joan Lasonde, Bob Dold, Mel Thillens, and Dan Gott; American Legion, 1291 Oakwood Avenue, Des Plaines.

Monday, July 4 Parades: March with us!

  • 9:00 AM – Niles (Assemble: 8:00 AM at Notre Dame College Prep with Niles Township GOP)
  • 11:15 AM – Glenview (Assemble: 10:00 AM on Lehigh Ave between Glenview Rd & Rugen Rd)
  • 12:30 PM – Skokie (Assemble: 11:30 AM in Oakton Community College Lot with Niles Township GOP)
  • 2:00 PM – Evanston (Assemble: 12:30 PM on Central between Lawndale & Ridgeway with Evanston GOP)

Please RSVP to us here so we don’t leave without you!

Wednesday, June 29 (7:30 p.m.) Republican Jewish Coalition Meet & Greet, Holiday Inn Chicago North Shore, 5300 W. Touhy, Skokie.

Sunday, June 26 (10 a.m.) Chicago Gay Pride Parade.

Saturday, June 25 (all day) Glenview Summerfest.

Sunday, June 19 (7:30 a.m.) Evanston YWCA Race Against Hate.

Thursday, June 16 (7 p.m.) Arlington Heights GOP Meeting, Arlington Heights Library.

Wednesday, June 15 (6:00 p.m.) IL State Crime Commission Award Ceremony Honoring Joan McCarthy Lasonde, Oak Brook.

Saturday, June 11 (7:00 p.m.) Philippines Ballroom Dancing Club Anniversary Celebration, Skokie.

Saturday, June 11 (4:30 p.m.; fireworks at 9:00 p.m.) Joe Walsh’s Freedom, Fun, Friends, and Fireworks cookout and fireworks show.

Saturday, June 11 (3:30 p.m.) Joan for Congress Des Plaines field office open house, featuring Congressman Dold, Mel Thillens, and the Republicans of Maine Township; 691 Lee St., Des Plaines

Saturday, June 11 (8:30 a.m.) Republicans of Wheeling Township meeting.

Friday, June 3 (5 p.m.-8 p.m.) Friends of Joan Lasonde “Friend”raiser, Canal Shores Golf Course, Evanston

Monday, May 30 (9 a.m.-noon) Arlington Heights Memorial Day Parade, Arlington Heights

Saturday, May 28 (7 a.m.-1 p.m.): Park Ridge Farmers Market, 15 Prairie Ave., Park Ridge

Friday, May 27 (6 p.m.-8:30 p.m.): Project HOOD Gala, Galleria Marchetti, 825 W Erie St., Chicago

Thursday, May 26 (4-9 p.m.): The Great Jewish Family Festival, Westfield Old Orchard, Skokie

Sunday, May 22: Festival of Cultures, Oakton Park, Skokie

Friday, May 20 – Saturday, May 21: Illinois Republican Convention, Peoria

Wednesday, May 18 (6:45 p.m.): League of Women Voters of Wilmette Annual Meeting, 1222 Washington Court, Second Floor, Wilmette

Wednesday, May 18 (9-noon): Illinois Crime Commission Seminar and Panel, Wilmette Community Recreation Center, 3000 Glenview Road, Wilmette

Wednesday, May 11: Meetings in Washington, D.C.

Sunday, May 8 (1:30 p.m.) 71st Annual Holocaust Memorial Service, Skokie Valley Agudath Jacob Synagogue, 8825 East Prairie Road, Skokie

Saturday, May 7 (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.) Republicans of Wheeling Township Lunch, Blackfinn Ameripub, Mt. Prospect

Thursday, April 28 (11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.) Evanston Township Club Lunch, Mather, 425 Davis Street, Evanston

Wednesday, April 27 (11:30am-1:00 p.m.) Rotary Club of Wilmette, McCormick & Schmick’s Restaurant, 4999 Old Orchard Center, Skokie

Wednesday, April 20 (5:30-6:30 p.m.) David Studenroth for Judge Fundraiser, Flight Wine Bar, 1820 Tower Road, Glenview

Saturday, April 16 (8:30-10:30 a.m.) Republicans of Elk Grove Township Membership Meeting, Elk Grove Township Meeting Hall, 2400 S. Arlington Heights Road (located in cloverleaf of Jane Addams Tollway)

Saturday, April 9 (8:30-10:30 a.m.) Republicans of Wheeling Township, 909 East Rand Road, Arlington Heights

Tuesday, March 22: 22nd Annual NRCC Summit and Dinner, Washington,  D.C.

Monday, March 21: AIPAC convention, Washington D.C.

Tuesday, March 15: Polling places throughout our district, Wheeling & Northfield Township Republicans

Sunday, March 13: New Trier Republican Organization Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner. Click here for more information.

Saturday, March 12: Skokie Caucus Dinner, Holiday Inn Skokie. Click here for more information.

Wednesday, March 9: Maine and Wheeling Township Republicans, The Pick Restaurant, Park Ridge.