There was an oath involved the last time Sandra Sokol appeared on this page, but that oath had nothing to do with the Village of Oak Park.

In her current appearance here, half of the photogenic Valentine couple we recently featured is shown at her last swearing-in ceremony as village clerk. Next month, Sokol will be leaving village service, in which she’s been for 24 years: eight in Community Relations, 16 as clerk.

The Village of Oak Park is hosting a retirement party for her on Wednesday, April 29, at the Carleton Hotel. The get-together will be from 6 to 9 p.m. A presentation will be made at 7 p.m. The Carleton is at 1110 Pleasant St.

An RSVP is preferred, but not required. To let village staff know you will be attending, call 358-5770 or e-mail

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