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PLAY IN NATURE AT FUN SUMMER CAMPS FOR KIDS AND TEENS
Registration is now open for DuPage County residents for a great lineup of fun outdoor forest preserve day camps for kids and teens through the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County at dupageforest.org/camps. Registration for nonresidents begins ...

A WORD FROM CEO DAVID SABATHNE ON YOUR EXPERIENCE TO THE DANUBE RIVER CRUISE
As you consider whether to travel with other business people or as a regular tourist, please feel free to ask any questions you might have. We recommend that you do some “homework” to help with your decision. Read a few travel guides. Do some research on...

INNOVATION DUPAGE TO PARTNER WITH HISPANIC AMERICAN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION TO LAUNCH LATEST OWNER-2-CEO PROGRAM
Innovation DuPage is proud to partner with the Hispanic American Construction Industry Association (HACIA) to launch its latest Owner-2-CEO program focusing on business owners in the construction industry. The Construction Industry Owner-2-CEO will provide participating leaders with the network, knowledge, and tools that are...

EQUIPMENT DONATION FROM SWISS AUTOMATION, INC. GIVES ECC'S CNC TRAINING PROGRAM COMPETITIVE EDGE
Helping to recognize National Career Technology Month in February is the addition of a 9-axis computer numeric control (CNC) machine donated by Swiss Automation, Inc. The donation, valued at more than $175,000, helps to further distinguish Elgin Community College’s Industrial Manufacturing Technology/Computer Integrated Manufacturing ...

THE HISTORY OF LATINOS IN ELGIN AND BEYOND TOPIC OF ECC'S BILL PELZ GLOBAL SPEAKER SERIES ON FEB. 23
Elgin Community College will host a Bill Pelz Global Speaker series titled “The History of Latinos in Elgin and Beyond” on Wednesday, February 23 from 2 – 3:30 p.m. This series is sponsored by the ECC Global/International Studies Taskforce (GIST). This event is free and open to the public. Join via ...

ECC ALUM SERGIO RODRIGUE APPOINTED TO FILL TRUSTEE VACANCY
The Community College District 509 Board of Trustees has appointed Sergio Rodriguez to fill the trustee seat vacated by Jeffrey Meyer, JD, who resigned on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2021. Rodriguez, of Pingree Grove, was selected unanimously at the board’s Wednesday Jan. 26, 2022 special ...

AMANDA VINICKY HEADLINES CIVIC AWARENESS SERIES
The Robert R. McCormick House at Cantigny Park, the League of Women Voters of Wheaton, and the League of Women Voters of Central Kane County, announce an online presentation in the acclaimed Civic Awareness Series featuring Amanda Vinicky, Illinois government and politics correspondent for WTTW-TV, Chicago. She will speak...

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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I began my career with Liberty Mutual in 2019 and have spent that time assisting other Insurance Agents in protecting their clients most important assets, and am now taking the opportunity to open up my own Insurance ...

“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,...

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