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posted: 7/1/2014 5:27 PM

Elgin mayor to cook things up at the Downtown Elgin Harvest Market

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Downtown Neighborhood Association of Elgin

Join the Downtown Neighborhood Association of Elgin at the Downtown Elgin Harvest Market this Thursday, July 3, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with City of Elgin's Mayor David Kaptain joining Chef Quincy Owens between noon to 2 p.m. in giving a cooking demonstration during their free children's program.

Grilling meat and trying some tasty vegetables are on the docket for all to try. Other groups participating in the children's program this week will be the CORE Project, Gail Borden Public Library, Kim's Black Belt Academy, and Side Street Studio Arts.

The Downtown Elgin Harvest Market has more than 20 vendors to stop for local produce and products, health screenings and community information from local businesses and not for profits, and RC Juggle will be present to do make balloon art from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

For information about the Downtown Elgin Harvest Market season, which is presented by Alexian Brothers Health Systems, contact Market Manager Jennifer Benson at (847) 488-1456, email or visit

The Downtown Neighborhood Association (DNA) of Elgin is a nonprofit organization that represents the interests of the Downtown area. The Association's purpose is to foster a center of activity and ensure economic stability for the heart of Elgin through organization, design, promotion, and economic revitalization. If you are interested in more information on how to be part of the Downtown Neighborhood Association or would like to volunteer, contact the office at (847) 488-1456 or visit

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