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CHICAGOLAND BLUE STAR MOTHERS IL6: CELEBRATING 6 YEARS OF SUPPORTING OUR NATIONS MILITARY SERVICE MEMBERS AND OUR VETERANS
Chicagoland Blue Star Mothers IL6, the local chapter of Blue Star Mothers of America Inc., is proud to announce the sixth anniversary of our Chapter Charter! Our founding members felt an overwhelming urge to “do something” as their sons and daughters answered the call to military ...

TWO FEBRUARY PROGRAMS EXPLORE THE PROHIBITION ERA - CANTIGNY PARK
The Museums at Cantigny Park announce two programs in February focusing on 1920s Prohibition and its ramifications. Historians from The Mob Museum in Las Vegas will present online via Zoom. Both events are free...

TAKE A ROMANTIC NIGHT WALK AT FULLERSBURG WOODS FEB. 11 & 12
Enjoy a night in nature with someone you love on a Romantic Night Walk from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Feb. 11 and 12 at the DuPage Forest Preserve District’s Fullersburg Woods Forest Preserve at 3609 Spring Road in Oak Brook. Take a 1- to 3-mile self-guided walk with your sweetheart or with friends on lantern...

FEDERAL EMPLOYER VACCINATION MANDATE UPDATE
Moments ago, in a 6-3 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has halted the enforcement of the Federal OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard requiring that employees of businesses that employ 100 individuals or more be fully vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus or submit to weekly testing. The ruling removes the ...

DISTRICT EARNS STANDARD & POOR'S AAA BOND RATING ON BOND ISSUE
The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County earned a AAA rating from Standard & Poor’s Global Rating for its series 2022 general obligation limited-tax bonds, which will be used to pay for certified master plan projects without raising debt-servicing costs ...

COLLEGE & CAREER READINESS WORKSHOPS OFFERED FOR AREA HIGH-SCHOOL STUDENTS AND FAMILIES AT ECC
Elgin Community College’s College Transitions Department will be holding a College and Career Readiness (CCR) workshop tomorrow and during the spring semester. Trainings are free and open to anyone interested. District 509 students, parents...

REMINDER TO PLAY IT SAFE OUTDOORS IN WINTER
The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County reminds residents to play it safe while enjoying ice fishing, snow tubing, cross-country skiing, and other fun winter activities. “The safest way to enjoy the outdoors is with another person so you’re ...

SUPPORT DU PAGE FOREST PRESERVES ON #GIVINGTUESDAY NOV. 30
Keep your #GivingTuesday donation local this Nov. 30 by contributing a gift to DuPage forest preserves through the Friends of the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County. As an added incentive, an anonymous donor has agreed to match #GivingTuesday donations to the Friends of the Forest Preserve District up...

DECEMBER PROGRAMS OFFERED BY FIRST DIVISION MUSEUM
The First Division Museum at Cantigny Park announces two programs in December viewable online via Zoom. These events are free but require advance registration at FDMuseum.org. Thursday, December 2 at 7 PM...

ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE JOINS SHIELD ILLINOIS IN EXPANED COMMUNITY COVID-19 TESTING DAY ON NOV. 23
Elgin Community College will be participating in the SHIELD Illinois Thanksgiving Community COVID-19 screening on Tuesday, November 23 from 3 – 8 p.m. at its main campus located at 1700 Spartan Dr., Elgin, Ill. ECC is joining SHIELD Illinois alongside...

SHOP CANTIGNY ON “MUSEUM STORE SUNDAY”
Cantigny Park invites everyone to get a jump on holiday gift giving and support local museums and cultural institutions on Museum Store Sunday, November 28. The worldwide shopping event is sponsored by the Museum Store Association (MSA) and is celebrating its 5th anniversary. More than...

ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE ARTS CENTER PRESENTS "BALTIMORE" ON NOVEMBER 19 THROUGH 21
Elgin Community College Theatre’s production of “Baltimore” by playwright Kirsten Greenidge and directed by Susan A. Robinson, ECC Theatre Instructor and Program Coordinator, runs at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, November 19 and Saturday, November 20. On Sunday, November 21, the performance ...

CANTIGNY 5K PROCEEDS DONATED TO MIDWEST SHELTER FOR HOMELESS VETERANS
Cantigny Park, part of the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, yesterday awarded a check for $11,000 to the Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans (MSHV) in Wheaton. The donation represents net proceeds from the 17th annual Cantigny 5K Run/Walk on November..

WEST CHICAGO PAYS TRIBUTE TO IT'S VETERANS WITH STREET BANNER DISPLAY
A pilot program to honor West Chicago veterans has become a touchpoint for the gratitude and esteem the community feels for its local heroes this Veterans Day. Nineteen custom designed street banners, bearing the images of West Chicago veterans past and present, were installed ...

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“CREATURES OF A DREAM WORLD” COMING TO DUPAGE IN 2022
The partnership of Cantigny Park, the DuPage Convention & Visitors Bureau, and Mexican Cultural Center DuPage today announced a five-month outdoor art exhibit featuring dozens of mythical animals inspired by Mexican folklore...

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS - CITY OF WARRENVILLE
My brother Charles used to spend a lot of time visiting cemeteries. He and Cathy would frequently pack a little lunch and head out for a road trip to what was often some obscure, mostly forgotten, graveyard. Some were close, some not so close, but ...

THE HYSTERICAL THRILLER
Wego Drama continues their season by bringing live theatre to the audience with the hysterical whodunit, “Clue: On Stage”. Performances are Nov. 5 and 6, 2021 at 7 p.m. in Weyrauch Auditorium at West Chicago Community High School,...

ECC RECOGNIZED WITH 15 MEDALLION AWARDS FROM NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR MARKETING & PUBLIC RELATIONS
The Elgin Community College Marketing and Communications team earned top honors at the 2021 National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) District 3 Conference, Oct. 3-5 in Grand Rapids, MI. The NCMPR Medallion Awards recognize outstanding achievement in design and communication in each of NCMPR's ...

NEW STUDENT SUCCESS COACHING PROGRAM AT ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Elgin Community College now offers a new Student Success Coaching (SSC) program, which will provide individualized, equitable, high-touch, holistic support to students. The primary goals of the program include increasing course success, course progression...

NOV. 11 JOB FAIR FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS OPENING AT ECC
Elgin Community College will host a Healthcare Professions Job fair on Thursday, November 11 from 5 – 9 p.m. in Building A, Atrium. ECC’s healthcare department is searching for passionate individuals to fill several key administration, ...

WEST CHICAGO STUDENT ARTWORK EXHIBITED AT DUPAGE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA'S OPENER
A richly rewarding collaboration, which sprang from a breakfast meeting held earlier this year in West Chicago between Mayor Ruben Pineda, other City leaders, and DuPage Symphony Orchestra Board members Shelley Campbell and Kristin Chmiel, resulted in a showcase ...

“COMMUNITY CONNECTION CASE” HIGHLIGHTS LOCAL STORIES
The First Division Museum at Cantigny Park is celebrating Family History Month—and every month—by inviting local veterans and their families to share their stories of military service. The museum’s Community Connection Case, or CCC, is a place for ...

FREE FLU VACCINE VOUCHERS
For low income, uninsured, DuPage County residents ages 3 and older. The best way to protect yourselves and your loved ones from the flu is to get a vaccine. The flu is a contagious, respiratory disease that can....

REGISTER NOW FOR CANTIGNY 5K
Cantigny Park invites runners and walkers of all ages to enter the 17th Annual Cantigny 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, November 6. The race begins at 9 am with net proceeds benefitting the Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans, a Wheaton nonprofit providing veterans and their families with...

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