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With origins dating back to 1892, McChesney & Miller was honored in 1984 by the Illinois State Historical Society as DuPage County's oldest grocery market. A plaque honoring the store can still be found on Main Street next to The Book Store. Read More

GEL SHARE: Stacy's Corners drawing interest from developers

More than a dozen developers have expressed interest in purchasing a property located at the Stacy's Corners intersection at the northern entryway to Glen Ellyn, officials say. Village staff have been careful to make sure prospective developers take into account the area's historic character and adjacent single family homes in the proposals they submit for the site at 825 N. Main St. Read More

GEL SHARE: Village president: State of Glen Ellyn 'sound'

Village president: State of Glen Ellyn 'sound' - In his first State of Glen Ellyn address as village president, Mark Pfefferman called the village's situation "sound" but acknowledged that the next year could be tough. [News from Daily Herald]

GEL FUN: Ladies Enjoy Night Out on Snowy Glen Ellyn Downtown

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Neither rain, nor sleet, nor snow Tuesday night kept over two hundred ladies from making the rounds in 26 stores and 4 restaurants in downtown Glen Ellyn. (View Photos Here)

GEL FUN: A Ride in the Sky with Santa

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For years my wife and I have taken our children and out of town guests downtown to experience the Glen Ellyn Holiday Walk. It's a wonderful tradition - watching Santa stroll down Main St., squeeze into a fire truck snorkel, ride to the top of the Christmas (PC - Holiday) tree, then tickle the treetop to illuminate the lights to the screams of the crowd below.

GEL EVENT: Bells & Whistles Snackery to Exhibit Glen Ellyn Photography

Glen Ellyn Photos Exhibited by Erik R Peterson

Bells & Whistles Snackery will unveil a new photo exhibition beginning Friday, November 13 from 7pm to 10pm. The Scenes of Glen Ellyn exhibition features Glen Ellyn photographs by local resident Erik Peterson.

Event Start Date: 
Nov 13 2009 7:00pm
Location: 
Bells & Whistles

November 12, 2009
7:30pm
Civic Center, Duane Street, Glen Ellyn

League of Women Voters of Glen Ellyn (http://www.lwvge.org) analyzes the new downtown strategic plan passed by the Glen Ellyn Village board of trustees on Monday, October 26, 2009.

Presenters include:

Event Start Date: 
Nov 12 2009 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
Civic Center, Glen Ellyn, IL

GEL EVENT: The Great African Orphan Rescue Rummage Sale

The Great African Orphan Rescue Rummage Sale
October 10 & 11 from 9:00am - 4:00pm

Come share the excitement for the first Great African Orphan Rescue Rummage sale to be held at 536 Crescent Blvd, next to Starbuck’s in downtown Glen Ellyn.

Proceeds from the sale go to benefit Juna Amagara Ministries, an organization founded in Glen Ellyn to save the lives of AIDS orphans in Uganda, East Africa (www.amagara.org).

The theme for this event is: Donate Stuff. Shop for Stuff. Save Lives.

Event Start Date: 
Oct 10 2009 9:00am - Oct 11 2009 4:00pm
Location: 
536 Crescent Blvd, Glen Ellyn

What does a “green economy” have to do with jobs? Does creation care have an impact on the poor? Do endangered species really matter? What role should people of faith play in taking care of the planet?

Come hear five respected local speakers discuss Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman's book, “Hot, Flat, and Crowded” and how Christians might respond at First Presbyterian on Sunday, April 19, from 3:00-5:00 p.m. in the church parlor. The public is welcome to attend this free event.

The panelists include:

Event Start Date: 
Apr 19 2009 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: 
First Presbyterian Church GE

St. James Spring Clothing and Toy Resale Event

The St. James Spring Clothing and Toy Resale Event is just around the corner!

Our sale is being held Friday, April 17 from 7-10 p.m. ($1 admission; no kids/strollers) and on Saturday, April 18 from 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. (free admission and half price sale; kids welcome).

Event Start Date: 
Apr 17 2009 7:00pm - Apr 18 2009 11:30am
Location: 
St. James the Apostle Parish

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