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Cornfest a summertime tradition in Rolling Meadows

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  • Six-month-old Luca Galto of Rolling Meadows is teething on a corn cob Saturday at Community Church of Rolling Meadows 56th Annual Cornfest.

       Six-month-old Luca Galto of Rolling Meadows is teething on a corn cob Saturday at Community Church of Rolling Meadows 56th Annual Cornfest.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Richard Anderson of Rolling Meadows dumps a batch of boiled ears of corn into a butter bath area during Community Church of Rolling Meadows 56th Annual Cornfest Saturday.

       Richard Anderson of Rolling Meadows dumps a batch of boiled ears of corn into a butter bath area during Community Church of Rolling Meadows 56th Annual Cornfest Saturday.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Shelby Paluch, 8, of Rolling Meadows, help husk and sort corn during Community Church of Rolling Meadows 56th Annual Cornfest Saturday.

       Shelby Paluch, 8, of Rolling Meadows, help husk and sort corn during Community Church of Rolling Meadows 56th Annual Cornfest Saturday.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Zak Tortorello of Rolling Meadows butters corn at Community Church of Rolling Meadows 56th Annual Cornfest on Saturday.

       Zak Tortorello of Rolling Meadows butters corn at Community Church of Rolling Meadows 56th Annual Cornfest on Saturday.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Zak Tortorello of Rolling Meadows butters corn at Community Church of Rolling Meadows 56th Annual Cornfest on Saturday.

       Zak Tortorello of Rolling Meadows butters corn at Community Church of Rolling Meadows 56th Annual Cornfest on Saturday.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Richard Anderson of Rolling Meadows drains a batch of boiled ears of corn during Community Church of Rolling Meadows 56th Annual Cornfest on Saturday.

       Richard Anderson of Rolling Meadows drains a batch of boiled ears of corn during Community Church of Rolling Meadows 56th Annual Cornfest on Saturday.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

 
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For the 56th year, Community Church in Rolling Meadows celebrated a Midwest summertime favorite with Cornfest.

Despite all the stories of a drought-ravaged crop, there was no shortage of golden ears of sweet corn at the event, which also feature other foods, including of course watermelon.

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The event Saturday also included a raffle, and musical entertainment provided by Frankie Miglio.

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