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By Lenore Adkins

Vote for your favorite pizza during Huntley Community Radio's first pizza wars fundraiser, which will be held between 5 p, m. and 8 p.m. Thursday, May 16, in the Huntley Park District Recreation Center Cafeteria at 12015 Mill Street.

A trophy will be awarded to the winning eatery.

Tickets are $8 and $5 for children 12 and under. You can also buy tickets in advance for $5 at the Heartland Bank on Regency Parkway and Route 47 and at both BMO Harris Banks on Route 47 between Algonquin Road and the Jane Addams Tollway.

Participating vendors include Nick's Pizza and Pub, Georgio's Pizza, Nancy's Pizza, Papa Severio's Pizzeria, Luigi's Pizzeria, Domino's Pizza, Pizza Hut, and GloBowl.

As well, "Project 2," an a cappella ensemble from Huntley High School, is expected to perform.

For information, contact Dorothy Litwin by sending an email to

Shredding, recycling: Get your old documents and electronics together.

East Dundee is sponsoring a community wide electronic recycling and shredding event Saturday, May 11, at the River Valley Shopping Center's parking lot, 535 Dundee Ave.

While the event is free for East Dundee residents, all others must pay a $5 fee -- the event is open to the public.

Be sure to put your documents and electronics in a box that volunteers can easily grab.

Acceptable electronics include: computers, monitors, printers, laptops, televisions, stereo equipment, cellular phones, microwaves and large household appliances.

Unacceptable items include materials that contain biohazards, hazardous waste, liquids, smoke detectors, fluorescent bulbs, wooden speakers, projection televisions and television sets inside of a wooden console.

For information, visit or call (847) 426-2822.

• Lenore Adkins covers Algonquin, Huntley, Carpentersville, the Dundees, Hampshire, Sleepy Hollow, Cary and Fox River Grove. To reach her, send an email to or call (847) 608-2725.

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