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Volunteers help Lisle's Eyes to the Skies take flight

Volunteers help Lisle’s Eyes to the Skies take flight

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Roger Leone stands on the Eyes to the Skies main stage in Lisle's Community Park. Leone, an Eyes to the Skies Committee member, is in charge of logistics and layout for the annual hot air balloon festival that opens Wednesday.

Michelle Jay | Staff Photographer

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Standing on the main stage at Community Park, Roger Leone looks over the Eyes to the Skies site. The park's 110 acres gives the festival room to spread out and offer something for everyone, he says.

Michelle Jay | Staff Photographer

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Tens of thousands of people come each year to Lisle's Eyes to the Skies festival each year to enjoy the hot air balloons, fireworks, music, carnival, crafts and food. For Roger Leone, who handles logistics and layout on the Lisle Eyes to the Skies Committee, the best moments are the setup and seeing it all come together.
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    • Roger Leone stands on the Eyes to the Skies main stage in Lisle’s Community Park. Leone, an Eyes to the Skies Committee member, is in charge of logistics and layout for the annual hot air balloon festival that opens Wednesday.
    • Standing on the main stage at Community Park, Roger Leone looks over the Eyes to the Skies site. The park’s 110 acres gives the festival room to spread out and offer something for everyone, he says.
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