Breaking News Bar
posted: 11/28/2013 3:35 PM

Images: Thanksgiving in the suburbs

hello
Success - Article sent! close
  • Naperville's Mike Wolfsmith participated in the 16th annual Naperville Noon Lions 5K Turkey Trot Thursday morning.

       Naperville's Mike Wolfsmith participated in the 16th annual Naperville Noon Lions 5K Turkey Trot Thursday morning.
    Daniel White | Staff Photographer

  • Evan McCollum catches as pass from Allen Johnson as six friends play a pickup football game after the Lake Villa Township "Food for Football Turkey Bowl" event was cancelled at Tiny's Park on Thanksgiving morning. Organizers had hoped to collect food and money for the Lake Villa Township Food Pantry but only one team registered.

       Evan McCollum catches as pass from Allen Johnson as six friends play a pickup football game after the Lake Villa Township "Food for Football Turkey Bowl" event was cancelled at Tiny's Park on Thanksgiving morning. Organizers had hoped to collect food and money for the Lake Villa Township Food Pantry but only one team registered.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Chris DeRue, front, hikes the ball to Kevin Nadelhoffer, both of Lake Villa, during a pickup football game Thanksgiving morning in Lake Villa Township.

       Chris DeRue, front, hikes the ball to Kevin Nadelhoffer, both of Lake Villa, during a pickup football game Thanksgiving morning in Lake Villa Township.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Lake Villa residents Allen Johnson, left, Evan McCollum, and Kevin Nadelhoffer try to keep warm before playing football Thursday morning.

       Lake Villa residents Allen Johnson, left, Evan McCollum, and Kevin Nadelhoffer try to keep warm before playing football Thursday morning.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • A fan shows her support moments before 7,500 runners take to the streets in the 16th annual Naperville Noon Lions 5K Turkey Trot.

       A fan shows her support moments before 7,500 runners take to the streets in the 16th annual Naperville Noon Lions 5K Turkey Trot.
    Daniel White | Staff Photographer

  • Naperville's Tom Buffington finishes the annual Naperville Noon Lions 5K Turkey Trot Thursday morning.

       Naperville's Tom Buffington finishes the annual Naperville Noon Lions 5K Turkey Trot Thursday morning.
    Daniel White | Staff Photographer

  • The starting line was crowded as 7,500 runners participated in the 16th annual Naperville Noon Lions 5K Turkey Trot Thursday.

       The starting line was crowded as 7,500 runners participated in the 16th annual Naperville Noon Lions 5K Turkey Trot Thursday.
    Daniel White | Staff Photographer

  • Andrew Nelson, 22, of Geneva finishes first in the 16th annual Naperville Noon Lions 5K Turkey Trot Thanksgiving morning.

       Andrew Nelson, 22, of Geneva finishes first in the 16th annual Naperville Noon Lions 5K Turkey Trot Thanksgiving morning.
    Daniel White | Staff Photographer

  • Amber Schieve of Madison, Wis., left, Deanna and Crystal Edwards of Aurora and their mother Julie Edwards, right, of Maple Park. participated in Thursday's Naperville run.

       Amber Schieve of Madison, Wis., left, Deanna and Crystal Edwards of Aurora and their mother Julie Edwards, right, of Maple Park. participated in Thursday's Naperville run.
    Daniel White | Staff Photographer

  • Daevon Staples, 24, of New York has a big smile on his face as he Skypes with his wife, Diana, and daughter, Daena, during Thursday's Thanksgiving dinner at the American Legion Post 690 in Palatine.

       Daevon Staples, 24, of New York has a big smile on his face as he Skypes with his wife, Diana, and daughter, Daena, during Thursday's Thanksgiving dinner at the American Legion Post 690 in Palatine.
    Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Kayla Turrubiate of Texas plays cards before Thanksgiving dinner at the American Legion Post 690 in Palatine Thursday.

       Kayla Turrubiate of Texas plays cards before Thanksgiving dinner at the American Legion Post 690 in Palatine Thursday.
    Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Alton Lopez, 19, of California talks to his girlfriend back home during Thursday's Thanksgiving dinner at the American Legion Post 690 in Palatine.

       Alton Lopez, 19, of California talks to his girlfriend back home during Thursday's Thanksgiving dinner at the American Legion Post 690 in Palatine.
    Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Danny Moninger, 10, evades Dylan Funkhouser, 9, both of Batavia, as they warm up before the Batavia Youth Football league's annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Bowl game. Prior to their game, they cheered on the Batavia High School football team as they took to the field for their last practice before the state championship on Saturday.

       Danny Moninger, 10, evades Dylan Funkhouser, 9, both of Batavia, as they warm up before the Batavia Youth Football league's annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Bowl game. Prior to their game, they cheered on the Batavia High School football team as they took to the field for their last practice before the state championship on Saturday.
    Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

  • Members of the Batavia High School team get high fives from members of the Batavia Youth Football league as they run onto the field for practice on Thanksgiving Day morning. The Batavia varsity team head to the state championship game on Saturday.

       Members of the Batavia High School team get high fives from members of the Batavia Youth Football league as they run onto the field for practice on Thanksgiving Day morning. The Batavia varsity team head to the state championship game on Saturday.
    Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

  • Jackson Fuhrmann, 6, of Geneva donned a turkey hat to run in the Youth Mile in the annual Fox and Turkey Races in Batavia on Thanksgiving Day.

       Jackson Fuhrmann, 6, of Geneva donned a turkey hat to run in the Youth Mile in the annual Fox and Turkey Races in Batavia on Thanksgiving Day.
    Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

  • Springfield's Amy Matthews runs with her daughters, Karigan, 6, left, and Addie, 3, in the Youth Mile in the annual Fox and Tureky Races in Batavia on Thanksgiving Day. Matthews grew up in Bartlett and brings her family to visit her parents, Keith and Bev Christensen, now living in Hampshire.

       Springfield's Amy Matthews runs with her daughters, Karigan, 6, left, and Addie, 3, in the Youth Mile in the annual Fox and Tureky Races in Batavia on Thanksgiving Day. Matthews grew up in Bartlett and brings her family to visit her parents, Keith and Bev Christensen, now living in Hampshire.
    Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

  • Matthew Conley, 11, of North Aurora nears the finish line of the Youth Mile in the annual Fox and Turkey Races in Batavia on Thanksgiving Day. This is the first year he's run in the event. He was joined by his younger brother, Ethan Potts, 5, as well.

       Matthew Conley, 11, of North Aurora nears the finish line of the Youth Mile in the annual Fox and Turkey Races in Batavia on Thanksgiving Day. This is the first year he's run in the event. He was joined by his younger brother, Ethan Potts, 5, as well.
    Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

  • Kids head down Houston Street from the starting line of the Youth Mile during the annual Fox and Turkey Races in Batavia Thursday morning.

       Kids head down Houston Street from the starting line of the Youth Mile during the annual Fox and Turkey Races in Batavia Thursday morning.
    Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

  • Elgin's Barb Roderick waits in line as turkey dinners are packaged for her at the Elgin Community Thanksgiving Dinner at the First United Methodist Church in Elgin on Thanksgiving. Roderick collected meals to deliver to neighbors.

       Elgin's Barb Roderick waits in line as turkey dinners are packaged for her at the Elgin Community Thanksgiving Dinner at the First United Methodist Church in Elgin on Thanksgiving. Roderick collected meals to deliver to neighbors.
    Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

  • Shane Bonner, 12, of Hoffman Estates, and his sister, Angelina, 10, make desert plates during the Elgin Community Thanksgiving Dinner at the First United Methodist Church in Elgin Thursday.

       Shane Bonner, 12, of Hoffman Estates, and his sister, Angelina, 10, make desert plates during the Elgin Community Thanksgiving Dinner at the First United Methodist Church in Elgin Thursday.
    Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

  • People gather to eat for Thursday's Elgin Community Thanksgiving Dinner at the First United Methodist Church in Elgin.

       People gather to eat for Thursday's Elgin Community Thanksgiving Dinner at the First United Methodist Church in Elgin.
    Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

  • Elgin's Diane Fraser chats with diners at the Elgin Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Thanksgiving.

       Elgin's Diane Fraser chats with diners at the Elgin Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Thanksgiving.
    Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

  • Palatine's Teresa Alcala feeds her son, Noah, 2, his turkey dinner at the Elgin Community Thanksgiving Dinner.

       Palatine's Teresa Alcala feeds her son, Noah, 2, his turkey dinner at the Elgin Community Thanksgiving Dinner.
    Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

  • The Villa Park VFW Post 2801 hosted Thanksgiving for 165 recruits from the Great Lakes Naval Station.

       The Villa Park VFW Post 2801 hosted Thanksgiving for 165 recruits from the Great Lakes Naval Station.
    Daniel White | Staff Photographer

  • The Villa Park VFW Post 2801 hosted Thanksgiving for recruits from Great Lakes Naval Station. Tradition at the post is that the last cadet off the bus, is the first to be served Thanksgiving dinner. Adam Espinoza of Lancaster, California is the first cadet served.

       The Villa Park VFW Post 2801 hosted Thanksgiving for recruits from Great Lakes Naval Station. Tradition at the post is that the last cadet off the bus, is the first to be served Thanksgiving dinner. Adam Espinoza of Lancaster, California is the first cadet served.
    Daniel White | Staff Photographer

  • Andrew Wagner of Washington is ready to enjoy his turkey dinner at the Villa Park VFW Post 2801.

       Andrew Wagner of Washington is ready to enjoy his turkey dinner at the Villa Park VFW Post 2801.
    Daniel White | Staff Photographer

  • Navy recruits Shawn Talley, right, and Jordan Williams, both of Texas, call home for free before the Gurnee Community Church on Thanksgiving.

       Navy recruits Shawn Talley, right, and Jordan Williams, both of Texas, call home for free before the Gurnee Community Church on Thanksgiving.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • The annual free Thanksgiving dinner offered by the Gurnee Community Church for recruits and residents of the community on Thursday.

       The annual free Thanksgiving dinner offered by the Gurnee Community Church for recruits and residents of the community on Thursday.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • U.S. Navy Seaman Wade Eggert of Reno, Nevada, left, and Craig Bandy of Eagle, Idaho serve themselves during the annual free Thanksgiving dinner at the Gurnee Community Church.

       U.S. Navy Seaman Wade Eggert of Reno, Nevada, left, and Craig Bandy of Eagle, Idaho serve themselves during the annual free Thanksgiving dinner at the Gurnee Community Church.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Congregation member Debbie Krueger of Gurnee wears a turkey hat Thursday in Gurnee.

       Congregation member Debbie Krueger of Gurnee wears a turkey hat Thursday in Gurnee.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Volunteers dish up platters for the annual free Thanksgiving dinner at the Gurnee Community Church.

       Volunteers dish up platters for the annual free Thanksgiving dinner at the Gurnee Community Church.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

 

3

Order Reprint Print Article
 
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.

Contact information ( * required )

Success - request sent close
Share this page
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.