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  • Gilberts entrepreneur says there’s a science to clean Mar 30, 2015 6:54 AM
    Kukec's People features George Heuvelman, co-owner of Enviroclean of Illinois, who said he uses science to sanitize surfaces and even earned a few patents to help that process along.

     
  • Elgin Theatre Company to audition for “Beau Jest” Mar 27, 2015 11:55 PM
    The Elgin Theatre Company is pleased to announce auditions for its production of "Beau Jest." The comedy, written by James Sherman, will be directed by Julie Price. "Beau Jest" is the final production of Elgin Theatre Company’s 2014-2015 season.

     
  • Elgin Summer Theatre to host auditions for rock musical Mar 28, 2015 12:19 AM
    Elgin Summer Theatre returns with the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning rock musical “Next to Normal,” which will run at the Hemmens Cultural Center July 17-19 and July 24-26.

     
  • Nominees announced for YWCA Leader Luncheon Mar 27, 2015 9:25 PM
    The YWCA Elgin recently announced the nominees for the 32nd annual Leader Luncheon Awards to be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 7, at The Seville in Streamwood. At the luncheon, the Racial Justice Award will be named after Betty Brown, longtime Elgin community leader and activist.

     
  • Swedish American Children’s Choir seeks singers Mar 26, 2015 4:11 PM
    The Swedish American Children’s Choir is seeking new singers for the spring/summer season. Children, age 4 to 17, are welcome to join the Midwest’s largest choir of its kind for children.

     
  • Heart Sounds 2015 Symposium to highlight innovations in cardiology Mar 26, 2015 6:15 PM
    Medical professionals are invited to attend “Innovations in Cardiology: Heart Sounds 2015”, a one-day symposium hosted by Presence Saint Joseph Hospital in Elgin. The educational program for registered nurses, emergency medical technicians, doctors and other clinicians will be held Saturday, April 18.

     
  • Images: See our best images from boys volleyball, water polo and girls softball Mar 25, 2015 8:55 AM
    The wet and snowy weather canceled many prep sports events but not ones that could be held indoors. See our photos from Stevenson boys volleyball, Naperville North water polo and Hampshire softball.

     
  • Administer Justice offers free seminar on probate process Mar 25, 2015 6:27 PM
    Administer Justice, a local nonprofit providing legal, financial, conflict resolution and educational services to low-income individuals, will offer a free seminar on “The Basics of the Probate Process” on Thursday, April 2.

     
  • Learn how to ‘echo weave’ at Fine Line Mar 24, 2015 4:23 PM
    Fine Line weaving instructor Beth Duncan will offer “Echo Weave, A Starting Point,” on Saturdays, April 4 and 18. “Learning to weave can seem daunting at the start; there is a lot of prep work before the actual weaving begins. As with all things worth learning, take your time and practice," Duncan said.

     
  • Anderson Animal Shelter seeks Spokespet Mar 24, 2015 5:08 PM
    Anderson Animal Shelter in South Elgin is searching for a pet to lead its inaugural Pets-a-Palooza Pet Parade and Festival fundraising walk, set for Sept. 20 at LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve in St. Charles. "We're looking for a very outgoing pet adopted from Anderson, who is friendly to both people and other animals and who loves being in the spotlight," said Holly Alcala, the shelter's director of development.

     
  • Explore the shared heritage of Islam, Judaism, Christianity Mar 24, 2015 6:16 PM
    The First Congregational Church of Huntley will begin a six-week study/discussion group “Exploring Islam, Judaism, Christianity — A Shared Heritage.” It will begin at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 15. All are invited, at no charge, to study the foundations of Islam, Judaism, and Christianity and their shared heritage.

     
  • Palm Sunday Festival Concert set for March 29 Mar 25, 2015 4:10 PM
    The 21st annual Palm Sunday Festival Concert will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 29, at St. Catherine of Siena Church in West Dundee. Musicians from many different local churches have come together in Lenten reflection through the sharing of music, song, prayer, and fellowship.

     
  • Habitat, Thrivent join in building 13th home Mar 25, 2015 9:20 PM
    Habitat for Humanity of Northern Fox Valley will mark an important milestone in the construction of the 13th Northern Fox Valley home sponsored by Thrivent Financial. The community is invited to join in the celebration at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 4, at the Carpentersville construction site at 39 Robin Road.

     
  • HCE, U of I Extension present ‘Eating Well as You Age’ Mar 23, 2015 7:57 PM
    Eating well does not mean dieting. It is part of a healthy lifestyle, and may be best achieved in small steps. However, as we age, our nutritional needs change and we should focus on nutrient dense choices. “Eating Well as You Age” is a University of Illinois Extension educational program designed to help participants explore the benefits of healthy eating habits at any age.

     
  • Local Girl Scouts attend United Nations Commission on the Status of Women Mar 23, 2015 6:59 PM
    Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois recently sent Girl Scouts Emily Bettler, 16, of South Elgin, Lindsay Schwartz, 18, of Kildeer, and Stefany Veldhuizen, 17, of Sycamore to participate as delegates in the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.

     
  • ALTRUSA International Club of Elgin Mar 23, 2015 6:50 PM
    The Altrusa International Club of Elgin has initiated a new "Chews to Read" literacy-based service project in collaboration with the Dental Clinic of Greater Elgin Family Care Center located at 450 Dundee Avenue in Elgin.

     
  • Images: See the winning entries from our weekly photo contest Mar 20, 2015 7:00 AM
    Each week you submit your favorite photo. We pick the best of them and select the finalists. Here are the finalists for the week of March 16.

     
  • Apply for garden club scholarship by April 3 Mar 19, 2015 7:39 PM
    The Garden Club of Dundee Township is offering a scholarship for the 20th year to a student that has an interest in pursuing a career in an environmentally related area. Examples are agriculture, landscape design, horticulture, forestry, waste management, conservation studies, or other related studies.

     
  • Girl Scouts collect donations to send “Cookies For Soldiers” March 21 Mar 18, 2015 7:15 PM
    With a goal of 500 boxes this year, two Hampshire Girl Scouts wil host a “Fill the Duffle Bag with Cookies for Soldiers” on Saturday, March 21, from noon to 3 p.m. at Brar Dentistry in South Elgin. For every $4 donated, a box of Girl Scout cookies will be sent to a soldier. Soldiers from the recruitment center in Carpentersville will be joining the girls to lend support and thank donors.

     
  • Spring Farmers’ Market returns to Elgin church March 29 Mar 18, 2015 9:41 PM
    The community is invited to the Spring Farmers’ Market from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 29, at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Elgin. This free event features sustainably produced foods and handmade artisan products, including fresh greens, root vegetables, Alaskan salmon, pastured meats (beef, pork, sheep, chicken), mushrooms, salsas, granola, vegan entrees, honey, beeswax, whole grain baked goods, infused oils and vinegars, French pastries, Jersey cheese, artisan tea blends, handcrafted soaps, candles, gourd art, natural skin care, nature photo cards, to-go bags for leftovers, jewelry, fair trade organic coffees, teas, chocolates, and more.

     
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