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GEL PEOPLE: Local Author Highlights Winning Strategies in Life

Glen Ellyn author Paul L. Corona will sign his new book -- The Wisdom of Walk-Ons: 7 Winning Strategies for College, Business and Life (with a foreword by Bobby Bowden) -- on Saturday, December 8, from 1:00-3:00 p.m., at The Bookstore, 475 N. Main St., Glen Ellyn, 630-469-2891; www.wisdomofwalk-ons.com.

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Two months ago the fate of a jazz festival in downtown Glen Ellyn was as up in the air as George Clooney with the dissolution of the founding partnership between The McAninch Arts Center, WDCB Public Radio, White Space Design and The Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce.

Today, the Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce announced an impressive lineup for the newly retitled 2012 Jazz in Glen Ellyn for the Saturday, July 14th Glen Ellyn Chamber sponsored event.
 
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Chicago Magazine 07-2012

Chicago Magazine's July 2012 issue ranks the Glen Ellyn Cardboard Boat Regatta #5 in this summer's Top 10 in the Burbs list.

Topping the list is Oak Park's Micro Brew Review on August 18th from 3 tp 7pm. More Info

Our neighbors to the west come in #2 and #3 on the list.

GEL GREEN: Glen Ellyn Community Plant Exchange

Plant Exchange

The First Presbyterian Church of Glen Ellyn Earthlings group and First Congregation Church of Glen Ellyn Environmental Creation Care group are co-hosting a "Glen Ellyn Community Plant Exchange" on Saturday, May 19 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

The community plant exchange will take place at First Presbyterian Church of Glen Ellyn located at 550 North Main Street, just north of downtown Glen Ellyn.

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 PERISCOPE: We're Looking for Amazing Holiday Lights in Glen Ellyn

It's time to nominate your favorite Holiday light design here in Glen Ellyn! mail the editor.



This example is not in Glen Ellyn, but I know we have rivals!

GEL SHARE: Woman May be Foreclosed on House She Bought For a Dollar

NBC Chicago brings the sad, sad story of Linda Hatchell, a woman in the Chicago suburb of Glen Ellyn, Ill., who may face foreclosure on an 1895 Victorian house that she bought for $1. Hatchell came across the dilapidated old... Online fundraising started to help Linda Hatchell 750 Elm St. Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137. View story here.

GEL EVENT: Glen Ellyn’s 3rd Annual Backyard BBQ Continues to Sizzle

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Glen Ellyn’s Backyard BBQ Cook-Off returns for a third year of food, fun and festivity in a relaxed, downhome atmosphere. Glen Ellyn’s 3rd Annual Backyard BBQ Cook-Off Competition takes place Saturday, September 10th in the Glenwood Avenue lot in downtown Glen Ellyn. The event is open to the public from 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. and there is no cost to attend. Judging is from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own chairs, relax, and hang out for the afternoon.

Event Start Date: 
Sep 10 2011 10:00am
Location: 
Glenwood Ave Lot, Glen Ellyn

GEL EVENT: Glen Ellyn Festival of the Arts

Glen Ellyn Festival of the Arts 2011

Come and enjoy this FREE, 2-day fine arts festival, showcasing the work of more than 70 juried fine artists offering their art in various mediums: WATERCOLOR, ACRYLIC and OIL PAINTINGS, PHOTOGRAPHY, JEWELRY, POTTERY METAL, WOOD and more...

KIDS PAINT FOR FUN! Paint for Fun is a FREE, supervised area set aside, where kids of all ages can display their own artistic talents; available all day Saturday and Sunday in Lake Ellyn Park.

Throw down a blanket and spend a day - or two - listening to great music
under the stately oaks of Lake Ellyn Park.

Event Start Date: 
Aug 27 2011 10:00am
Location: 
Lake Ellyn Park, Glen Ellyn

GEL EVENT: Glen Ellyn Community Plant Exchange

Plant Exchange

The First Presbyterian Church of Glen Ellyn Earthlings group is hosting a "Glen Ellyn Community Plant Exchange" on Saturday, May 21 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

The community plant exchange will take place at First Presbyterian Church of Glen Ellyn located at 550 North Main Street, just north of downtown Glen Ellyn.

Event Start Date: 
May 21 2011 9:00am - 1:00pm
Location: 
550 N Main St.

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