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Pihos Recognizes Local Hero Ray Munch at State Capitol

News From Chicago Tribune - Wed, 11/06/2013 - 8:28am
SPRINGFIELD, IL… State Representative Sandy Pihos (R-Glen Ellyn) announced that House Resolution 657, legislation honoring former Glen Ellyn Police Officer Ray Munch, unanimously passed the Illinois House of Representatives on Tuesday, November 5,...
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Glen Ellyn Kitchen Walk Raises $8,000 for Bridge Communities

News From Chicago Tribune - Fri, 11/01/2013 - 12:42pm
On October 11, Baird and Warner of Glen Ellyn’s Kitchen Walk presented the Glen Ellyn Kitchen Walk sponsored by Drury Design Kitchen and Bath Studio. The event’s proceeds, totaling $8,000, will directly benefit formerly homeless families who...
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Drury Design Team Wins Three NKBA Design Vision Awards

News From Chicago Tribune - Fri, 11/01/2013 - 11:40am
Three Drury Design kitchen design projects received 2013 NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association) Chicago Midwest Design Vision awards: two in the large kitchen category and one in the medium kitchen category. Based in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, Drury...
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Glen Ellyn Park District Receives Openlands-ComEd Green Region Program Grant

News From Chicago Tribune - Fri, 11/01/2013 - 9:25am
GLEN ELLYN, IL – The Glen Ellyn Park District recently applied for and was awarded an Openlands - ComEd Green Region Program Grant. This very generous donation of $10,000 was awarded to help the Glen Ellyn Park District complete the Ackerman Park-...
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Glen Ellyn and Wheaton League of Women Voters Present “Is There a Fairer Way to Tax the Income of Illinois Residents than the Flat Tax?” on Thursday, November 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the Wheaton Park District

News From Chicago Tribune - Thu, 10/31/2013 - 6:14pm
Is there a fairer way to tax the income of Illinois residents than the current flat tax? Does Illinois have a spending problem, revenue problem or both? The League of Women Voters of Illinois has answers to these questions. The League is supporting...
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Local Students Raising More Than $2500 for Homeless Families

News From Chicago Tribune - Thu, 10/31/2013 - 10:03am
Glen Ellyn, IL, October 27, 2013 ¬¬–To combat the family homelessness crisis, Glen Ellyn based Bridge Communities is planning its 10th annual Sleep Out Saturday on Nov 2nd, 2013, in a county-wide event to raise money for housing programs and...
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Test scores fall at Glen Ellyn schools

News From Chicago Tribune - Thu, 10/31/2013 - 12:00am
The number of students at Glen Ellyn School District 41 meeting standards on a state achievement test has dropped this year. The range of students who met proficiency in the Illinois Standard Achievement Test was between 96 percent to 85 percent in...
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Homelessness a growing concern in the suburbs

News From Chicago Tribune - Wed, 10/30/2013 - 6:48pm
Linda Valez's family begged her to come live with them. But the mother of seven repeatedly refused, cheerfully offering relatives a tour of her "home" underneath a stairwell in a Wheaton parking garage. A pile of blankets and a pillow served as her...
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Local Students Raising More Than $2500 for Homeless Families

News From Chicago Tribune - Tue, 10/29/2013 - 6:25pm
  Glen Ellyn, IL, October 29, 2013 ¬¬–To combat the family homelessness crisis, Glen Ellyn based Bridge Communities is planning its 10th annual Sleep Out Saturday on Nov 2nd, 2013, in a county-wide event to raise money for housing programs and...
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Waterleaf to host Beckmen Wine Dinner on November 14

News From Chicago Tribune - Mon, 10/28/2013 - 3:00pm
Waterleaf Restaurant, 425 Fawell Boulevard in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, will host a special wine dinner featuring the Beckmen Vineyards of Santa Barbara County at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, November 14. The evening begins with a Champagne Reception at 6:30 p.m.,...
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State Rep. Sandy Pihos Presents at Obesity Awareness Symposium

News From Chicago Tribune - Fri, 10/25/2013 - 11:33am
DOWNERS GROVE… As part of a continuing medical education (CME) course for physicians, nursing staff, caretakers and clinical staff, State Representative Sandy Pihos (R-Glen Ellyn) provided an informational presentation at the 2013 Obesity Awareness...
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Books & Brunch set for Nov. 12

News From Chicago Tribune - Fri, 10/25/2013 - 8:22am
Three Chicago-based authors will speak about their craft and autograph novels at the 17th annual Books & Brunch, hosted by Assistance League of Chicagoland West. Authors include Lori Andrews, Alexandra Blake mysteries; Laura Krughoff, My Brother’s...
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Holiday Shopping for a Cause at 11th Annual Holiday of Hope

News From Chicago Tribune - Thu, 10/24/2013 - 8:50pm
Glen Ellyn, IL (October 24, 2013) – One of Glen Ellyn’s most charming shopping events returns for its 11th year on Friday, November 15th. Holiday of Hope will take place in a new location at St. Marks Episcopal Church, 393 Main Street, in...
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Glen Ellyn Park District to Offer LES MILLS BODYPUMP™

News From Chicago Tribune - Thu, 10/24/2013 - 12:51pm
GLEN ELLYN, IL – The Glen Ellyn Park District will begin offering LES MILLS BODYPUMP™ starting on October 28, 2013, at the Ackerman Sports & Fitness Center. For those unfamiliar with BODYPUMP™, it is a revolutionary barbell workout...
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More Than 500 People Attend Glen Ellyn Church Launch

News From Chicago Tribune - Wed, 10/23/2013 - 6:59am
More than 500 people attended Community Christian Church’s inaugural Celebration Service at its new Glen Ellyn location on Sunday, October 20 at the Abbington in Glen Ellyn. “We are still celebrating and thanking God for all that happened...
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Nearly 1,000 Attend Church Launches

News From Chicago Tribune - Tue, 10/22/2013 - 12:47pm
Community Christian Church celebrated the launch of three locations the weekend of October 19-20. A total of 915 people attended the Celebration Services that launched the new Lincoln Park | Old Town, the new Glen Ellyn, and the re-launched Lincoln Square...
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Glen Ellyn Musicians to Play in Illinois Brass Band Opener

News From Chicago Tribune - Fri, 10/18/2013 - 5:55pm
Three Glen Ellyn musicians, Randy Beschorner, Carol Dickenson, and James Hatfield, will help the Illinois Brass Band open its 22nd consecutive season in a concert at 1:30 PM Sunday, October 27, at Cutting Hall in Palatine. Dickenson and Hatfield are...
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Glen Ellyn Residents to Play in Illinois Brass Band Opener

News From Chicago Tribune - Fri, 10/18/2013 - 5:52pm
Three Glen Ellyn musicians, Randy Beschorner, Carol Dickenson, and James Hatfield, will help the Illinois Brass Band open its 22nd consecutive season in a concert at 1:30 PM Sunday, October 27, at Cutting Hall in Palatine. Dickenson and Hatfield are...
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