West Chicago, Illinois: May 7, 2018 - Scott Mackay, morning radio personality on 95.9 The River, returns to downtown West Chicago for another live remote broadcast out of Gallery 200, 103 West Washington Street. The event, which takes place on Friday, May 18, 2018 from 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. was organized by the City to help promote Blooming Fest and volunteer efforts currently underway to secure the official designation of West Chicago as an America in Bloom City.
The community is invited to be a part of the audience for the live broadcast.
“It’s a great opportunity to promote West Chicago pride and build on the enthusiasm of all the hard-working volunteers involved on the Blooming Fest and the America in Bloom committees," said Marketing and Communications Coordinator Rosemary Mackey.
A Chance to Learn about the many America in Bloom Efforts.
America in Bloom judges scheduled to tour the City on July 26 & 27, 2018.
Blooming Fest, West Chicago's established garden festival, is an annual labor of love.
The tradition of bringing great variety and value to West Chicago's (and beyond) garden enthusiasts continues this year, with over 80 vendors currently registered to participate. Visitors should expect to see, hear and learn the best practices for creating a "masterful garden" from Illinois Master Gardeners, Ball Horticultural professionals, West Chicago Garden Club members, representatives of The GardenWorks Project and more.
Blooming Fest takes place on Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. A complete schedule will be posted on the City's website as soon as it becomes available. For more information or questions about Blooming Fest, contact City of West Chicago Special Events Coordinator Bethany Bayci at firstname.lastname@example.org. To view a new video which highlights Blooming Fest and all of West Chicago’s special events that take place throughout the year, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yw8bR2qOjHA.
About West Chicago
West Chicago is a diverse, family-oriented community with a rich cultural mix and a proud heritage. It is the first Illinois community established by the railroads and continues to be a convenient transportation hub served by three major rail lines, Illinois' third-busiest airport and three state highways. For more information, call Rosemary Mackey, Marketing & Communications Coordinator, at (630) 293-2200 x 139.