Elk Grove celebrates building character

  • Elk Grove police officer Ed Thomas swears in Conant High School students Kazuki Morita, 17, left, and Keith Keppler, 16, at the Celebration of Character.

      Elk Grove police officer Ed Thomas swears in Conant High School students Kazuki Morita, 17, left, and Keith Keppler, 16, at the Celebration of Character. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Magician Tim Hannig of Coal City along with assistants Kayley Stoner, 11, of Schaumburg and Max Meyer, 10, of Itasca, entertain the crowd with a rings trick.

      Magician Tim Hannig of Coal City along with assistants Kayley Stoner, 11, of Schaumburg and Max Meyer, 10, of Itasca, entertain the crowd with a rings trick. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

 
Submitted by the Community Character Coalition of Elk Grove
Posted9/28/2012 6:09 PM

The Community Character Coalition of Elk Grove held its fourth annual Celebration of Character Sept. 21 at the Elk Grove Pavilion, 1000 Wellington Avenue, Elk Grove Village, featuring live entertainment, free grilled food and beverages and a split-the-pot raffle.

Many area dignitaries, including Elk Grove Village Mayor Craig Johnson, were on hand. The mission of the Community Character Coalition is "To build the core of community strength" through the practice of the Six Pillars of Character Counts.

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