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Learn about Cantigny Museum at Fox Valley Newcomers' luncheon

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  • The Fox Valley Newcomers and Neighbors Club will hear a program on the newly remodeled First Division Museum at Cantigny Park at the next luncheon.

      The Fox Valley Newcomers and Neighbors Club will hear a program on the newly remodeled First Division Museum at Cantigny Park at the next luncheon.
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Fox Valley Newcomers and Neighbors Club

The Fox Valley Newcomers and Neighbors Club will host a luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 18, at Cantigny Golf Club, 27W270 Mack Road in Wheaton.

Social hour begins at 11:30 a.m. with the luncheon at noon.

Gayln Piper, director of media for the Cantigny Museum, will speak about its history, Cantigny Park and recent improvements to the museum.

The menu features butternut squash soup; choice of apple cider pork (center cut pork tenderloin), chicken piccata or Margherita pasta (angel hair pasta, tomatoes, basil); au gratin potatoes, roasted Brussels sprouts, and mango sorbet.

Cost is $30, which includes tax and gratuity.

RSVP by mailing a $30 check, made payable to Fox Valley Newcomers and Neighbors Club, to Sally Davis, no later than Wednesday, Oct. 11.

If you bring a guest, include a check for the total amount and kindly indicate the name with your check. Your check is your reservation and is nonrefundable.

To RSVP, visit www.foxvalleynewcomers.com or on Facebook. Online payment is through PayPal, with a small additional service charge.

It is a friendly social organization with special appeal to anyone new to the area or with newfound free time. The club's season runs from September to May during which time it holds monthly luncheons at area restaurants and country clubs. Luncheons include a presentation on a variety of topics of interest.

Last year, Geneva Mayor Kevin Burns was a featured speaker as well as Ellie Carlson, an entertaining historian, and Alan Roby, an award-winning local celebrity chef. In addition to luncheons, within the club are several special interest groups such as book clubs, crafting clubs, a walking group, breakfast club and more.

The club supports a local charity every year. This year the club will raise funds for Marklund, a residential facility for infants, children and adults with profound developmental disabilities.

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