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Sugar Grove Corn Boil raises $9,400 for local charities

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  • Laura Stoecker/lstoecker@dailyherald.com  Andrew Drabik of Aurora pulls out a cooked batch of sweet corn at the Sugar Grove Corn Boil in Volunteer Park last July. The committee that organizes the annual festival recently announced the recipients of the $9,400 raised.

      Laura Stoecker/lstoecker@dailyherald.com Andrew Drabik of Aurora pulls out a cooked batch of sweet corn at the Sugar Grove Corn Boil in Volunteer Park last July. The committee that organizes the annual festival recently announced the recipients of the $9,400 raised.

 
 

The Sugar Grove Corn Boil committee announced last week it had donated $9,400 to community organizations.

The 44th annual event was held July 29-31.

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Recipients included the Big Rock Park District, Sugar Grove Clown Ministry, Boy Scout Troop 7, the Kane County Sheriff's Department and the Fox Valley Career Center First Responders. Members of these organizations were honored for husking, cooking and selling corn, and cleaning up the park where the festival was held.

Kaneland John Shields Elementary School, the Sugar Grove Community House and the Sugar Grove Park District were recognized for sharing their facilities with the committee.

And in recognition of the volunteer efforts, as individuals and as friendly groups, donations were made to the Sugar Grove United Methodist, Calvary West, Village Bible and St. Katharine Drexel Catholic churches.

Other recipients included Sugar Grove American Legion Post 127, the Sugar Grove Veterans Park Committee, West Town Human Services Network, Between Friends Food Pantry and the Sugar Grove Historical Society.

The committee had already given $3,000 to the Sugar Grove Lions Club for fireworks.

Sugar Grove Corn Boil planning meetings start in January, the third Thursday of the month, at 6 p.m. at the Sugar Grove Library, 125 S. Municipal Drive. For details, see sugargrovecornboil.org, follow the committee on Twitter, like it on Facebook, or call the Sugar Grove Events Hotline at (630) 466-5166.

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