REP. SCHAKOWSKY JOINS MAYOR GRANT AND POST MASTER PORTER TO ANNOUNCE NEW ZIP CODE FOR LINCOLNWOOD

May 3, 1999
Press Release

May 3, 1999

REP. SCHAKOWSKY JOINS MAYOR GRANT AND POST MASTER PORTERTO ANNOUNCE NEW ZIP CODE FOR LINCOLNWOOD

EVANSTON, IL U.S. Representative Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) today joined with Lincolnwood Mayor Madeleine Grant and District Manager/Post Master for Chicago District Rufus F. Porter at a news conference to officially announce that the Village of Lincolnwood will receive its own ZIP code.

 "This is great news for the residents of Lincolnwood.  I want to congratulate Mayor Grant and the leaders of Lincolnwood for their hard work on behalf of their constituents and for their non-stop crusade to make this a reality.  I also want to thank Post Master Porter for his efforts," said Representative Schakowsky.

 According to postal officials, the new Lincolnwood ZIP code will go into effect on July 1, 1999.  The new ZIP code will not be issued until early June in order to give the post office time to prepare.  Residents of Lincolnwood will be notified by the Postal Service of the new ZIP code.