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Events/Sugar Grove

‘Pet-Tastic’ Giving Event at Sugar Grove Library

SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Library will host a “Pet-Tastic” Giving Event in an effort to raise pet supplies for the Between Friends Food Pantry located in Sugar Grove. Patrons may bring a pet supply item, such as cat or dog food, litter or other necessities, from now through Saturday, Aug. 29, and receive a ticket… Keep Reading

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Kaneland

Kaneland Special Needs PTA

KANELAND—The Kaneland Special Needs PTA will begin its second year in the district this fall. The district-wide organization is committed to helping Kaneland special needs children ages 3-21 to become confident and productive adults by identifying and addressing their individual needs. The group works hard to ensure the Kaneland community has the resources to provide… Keep Reading

Elburn/Events/Faith

Community Congregational Church rummage sale Aug. 20-21

ELBURN—Elburn Community Congregational Church’s Elburn Days rummage sale will take place Thursday and Friday, Aug. 20-21, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the church, 100 E. Shannon St., Elburn. Explore the vast array of clothes, toys, household goods and collectibles available inside the church. Food will be available for purchase. A flea market, Colonial ice… Keep Reading

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Knights Under the Lights Aug. 20

KANELAND—The Kaneland Sports Boosters first fundraising event of the year, the annual Knights Under the Lights scrimmage, is set for Thursday, Aug. 20, at Peterson Field. It’ll be the the first chance to check out the brand-new scoreboard (above), get introduced to all of the Kaneland High School fall sports teams, and take part in… Keep Reading

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Events/Kaneland

Laying a foundation

Kaneland golf outing a fundraiser for school programs, events and equipment by Tony Scott KANELAND—Kaneland teachers and students will get an extra boost for programs, events, equipment and other needs thanks to the Kaneland Foundation’s annual golf outing, set for next month. The 22nd annual outing will take place Thursday, Sept. 17, at Bliss Creek… Keep Reading

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Elburn/Events

Shoot for the moon

Elburn Boy Scout Troop 7 hopes to reach fundraising goal with pancake breakfast ELBURN—Since its inception in 1924, Boy Scout Troop 7 of Elburn has vigilantly worked to teach boys of various ages skills they can use throughout life. From slipknots to friendships, Troop 7 has it covered. “(You) learn a lot in Scouts,” said… Keep Reading

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Elburn/Events

Elburn Lions food drive during Elburn Days

ELBURN—The Elburn Lions will host a food drive during this year’s Elburn Days Parade, Friday, Aug. 21. Lions Club members will walk the parade route, collecting monetary donations. After the parade, in lieu of parking donations, canned good and non-perishable items will be accepted. Drop boxes will also be available on the grounds throughout the… Keep Reading

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Regional

Closing the loop

Understanding the diverse ag industry KANE COUNTY—Vida Martin, a school counselor from Sandwich, and 12 other local educators had an opportunity this summer to learn about local food production from farm to table. The group participated in the Kane County Farm Bureau’s Summer Ag Institutes, held each June and August to promote awareness of the… Keep Reading

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Events/Maple Park

Getting in gear

HorsePower seeks additional man (and woman) power MAPLE PARK—While the kids are turning to a new chapter with a new grade in school, now might also be a good time to find a new volunteer opportunity. HorsePower Therapeutic Riding in Maple Park offers volunteer positions, with volunteer orientation scheduled for 6 to 8:30 p.m. on… Keep Reading

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Events/Maple Park

HorsePower Therapeutic Riding volunteer orientation Aug. 20

MAPLE PARK—HorsePower Therapeutic Riding in Maple Park will host a volunteer orientation on Thursday, Aug. 20, for individuals interested in joining their growing organization. All volunteers must be 14 years of age or older. Program (hands-on) volunteers must have two years of experience with horses and be comfortable catching, grooming, tacking and handling horses. Program… Keep Reading

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Events/Maple Park

Fun Fest committee seeks vendors

MAPLE PARK—Need one more craft show to fill out the summer schedule? How about a way to get your business name in front of more people? Maple Park Fun Fest Chairman Cathy Lay suggests a booth at the festival, which will take place Labor Day weekend. The craft and vendor shows runs for two days,… Keep Reading

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Sugar Grove

Proud to be an American

Sugar Grove resident represents Elburn American Legion at Illini Girls State event CHARLESTON, ILL.—Since Annabel Engelhardt of Sugar Grove returned from the 2015 session of the American Legion Auxiliary’s Illini Girls State, her patriotic pride has been showing. Engelhardt represented Elburn American Legion Auxiliary Unit 630 at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Ill., the week… Keep Reading

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From the Editor's Desk

Submit your news to our new Community Bulletin Board

Welcome to our community bulletin board, where you run the show. Rules Share news, photos, events and happenings No advertising call us at (630) 365-6446 or email ryanwells@elburnherald.com for ad inquiries. Keep everything civil. Kindness matters. Your News Submit your news today, and it will appear on KanelandPublications.com (pending approval). If we really like it, it… Keep Reading

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Sugar Grove

Going on safari

Local resident helps people plan trips to Africa SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove resident Sherrie Wenzel said she has heard people say that once a person sets foot on African soil, the land, wildlife and its people become a part of their soul and draw them back over and over again. Wenzel, a tour operator who specializes… Keep Reading

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Kaneland

Proceed with caution

Flashing traffic light to be installed at Keslinger, Dauberman road intersection by mid-September KANELAND—The staff at Kaneland High School can agree on one thing: the intersection at Keslinger and Dauberman roads in Maple Park has proven to be a safety risk for students traveling to and from school each day. “I see so many kids… Keep Reading

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Open house

Sugar Grove residents host golfers during Western Amateur event at Rich Harvest Farms by Chris Walker SUGAR GROVE—Brenda Van Wyhe doesn’t follow the PGA tour. She’s also not much of a golfer. Still, golf was a huge part of Van Wyhe’s life last week. The Sugar Grove resident opened up her home to the University… Keep Reading

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Elburn/Events/Regional

Friends, new acquaintances, conversation at monthly senior gathering

BLACKBERRY TWP—The conversation was lively at the August Blackberry Township senior get-together last Wednesday. Although several illnesses and vacations resulted in lower attendance, those who came enjoyed the time just to talk. “This is just as much fun as playing games,” Elburn resident Linda Bunce said. “That’s what nice about it (the get-togethers). It’s very… Keep Reading

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