Rotary International is sponsoring a free seminar at its Evanston headquarters about the water quality debacle recently in Flint, Mich., and whether Chicago could experience a similar fate.

Community leaders from Flint will join a panel to discuss what happened in Flint and what Chicago is doing to address concerns about its own water safety.

Moderated by WBEZ reporter Monica Eng, panel members include Jamie Gaskin, CEO, United Way of Genesee County, Mich.; Amy Krug, president, Rotary Club of Flint; and Dr. Lawrence Reynolds, Flint pediatrician and a member of the Governor’s Water Advisory Task Force.

The seminar will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 16, at One Rotary Center, 1560 Sherman Ave.

Online registration is free.

Charles Bartling

A resident of Evanston since 1975, Chuck Bartling holds a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University and has extensive experience as a reporter and editor for daily newspapers, radio...