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Elmhurst College presents ‘Festival of Lessons and Carols’ Correction The Elmhurst College Festival of This year’s celebration of the tradi- The College will offer two perfor- open half an hour before each curtain time. The event is free and all are welLessons and Carols draws together the tion will take place on Friday, Nov. 30, mances of the celebration, at 4 p.m. campus and community to open a joy- in Hammerschmidt Memorial Chapel and again at 7 p.m., to accommodate come to attend. The Festival of Lessons and Carful and spiritual season. on the campus of Elmhurst College. the popularity of the event. Doors will ols is an Elmhurst College tradition that bridges the season of Advent and Christmastide. Held since 1961, the Located at 315 E. St. Charles Rd., Festival consists of nine Scriptural The community is invited to join gathered will share a meal of pasta members and friends of Bethel Unit- and salad, sing Christmas carols, Bethel Church facilities are fully readings that tell the story of the birth ed Church of Christ at its annual decorate Christmas cookies, enjoy accessible, and parking is available of the Messiah, interspersed with choAdvent Workshop on Wednesday, making seasonal crafts, including behind the church. Enter from St. ral music. The Elmhurst College Concert Nov. 28 at 5:30 p.m. in the church’s ornaments, and participate in a short Charles Welcome Center. The theme this worship service. This event is free Rd. or Huntington Lane off Poplar. Choir will perform time-honored year for this family-friendly event is and open to the public and all ages For more information, call 630-941- songs to accompany each reading and set the holiday mood. Let There Be Peace on Earth. Those are invited. 0202.
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Elmhurst Police announce upcoming safety checks The Elmhurst Police Department continues to take part in a year-long traffic enforcement grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT). The goal of this grant is to save lives by reducing fatal and serious injury crashes through additional enforcement of DUI and seatbelt laws. Police departments across the country frequently see an in-
crease in impaired driving over the Thanksgiving holiday period. The IDOT traffic safety grant allows extra officers to be on patrol watching for impaired drivers, seatbelt violations, and distracted drivers using their cell phones while driving. The next campaign of this grant will begin Nov. 16th and continue through Nov. 26th. Extra enforcement will be tak-
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Senior Commission presents Community Conversations
Two presentations will be held for seniors on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, at 10 a.m. at Elmhurst City Hall, 209 No. York Rd. Both are free and sponsored by the Elmhurst Senior Commission and the City of Elmhurst. The first presentation is “Money Smart for Older Adults.” Learn the important points to consider in planning for a more secure financial future including: 1) how to guard against identity theft and other forms of financial exploitation; 2) how to prepare financially for unexpected life events; and, 3) what to have ready in case disaster strikes. It will be presented by Andrea H. Pokrefke, Assistant Vice President, Branch Manager, for Suburban Bank & Trust, a Wintrust Community Bank. The second conversation will be about Ride DuPage Transportation Service, where attendees can learn about the new Ride DuPage Transportation Service for seniors. Tom Trosien, Finance Director for the City of Elmhurst, will give a brief overview of the new transportation service to be implemented this fall and its benefits to seniors. Space is limited so seating is reserved. To make a reservation, call 630-306-7077.
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Kathleen Carlson Kathleen A. Carlson, nee Flynn, of Elmhurst, passed away recently. Beloved wife of Mark; loving mother of Julia, Maria and the late Michelle; daughter of the late Thomas and Coletta Flynn; sister of Pamela (Roy) Knighton and Michael Flynn; aunt of several nieces and nephews. Services and Interment Private. Arrangements provided by Ahlgrim Funeral Home. Info call 630-834-3515 or visit ahlgrim.com.
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The Elmhurst Police Department recently reported the following arrests and citations. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a conviction, and that subjects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. Juveniles age 17-or-younger are not named.
Nov. 11 Police said an officer in the 100 block of E. Schiller observed a shattered glass door on the third floor of the Schiller parking deck at around 6:27 p.m. There was no damage to any other doors in the structure. Nov. 9-Nov. 11 The complainant, an employee at a business in the 100 block of N. York, told police she observed a window at the rear of the business to have a small quarter size hole in it. The damage appeared to have been done sometime between the above dates from the outside due to shards of glass being located on the inside below the window. Estimated damage $200. Nov. 5-Nov. 9 A victim in the 400 block of W. Lake told police at around 9:31 a.m. that an unknown suspect(s) punctured her vehicle’s left rear tire while it was parked at her place of employment.
Nov. 13 Martique Barksdale, 36, of Villa Park, was charged with criminal trespass to real property at Elmhurst College at around 9:58 p.m. A complainant in the 100 block of N. York told police at around 10:29 a.m. that an employee was fired over two years ago; however, the former employee continues to come into the business. The reporting officer made several unsuccessful attempts to contact the suspect. A no trespass notice was issued and delivered to the suspect via certified mail.
Nov. 11 Jeffrey S. Cerkoney, 62, of Maywood, was charged with disorderly conduct/public intoxication and possession of alcohol in public in the 200 block of N. York at around 5:13 p.m.
Domestic battery, domestic incident
Nov. 14 A 22-year-old Elmhurst man was charged with two counts of domestic battery in the 200 block of E. First at around 6:51 p.m. Police said the suspect was found to have caused injuries to the victim by hitting her with a coat hanger.
Nov. 12 Police said officers responded for a domestic involving a weapon at around 9:37 p.m. Upon arrival, it was learned the victim and suspect (brothers) were physically fighting. Neither subject wished to pursue charges and a decline to investigate form was signed. Nov. 8 A complainant told police at around 9:39 a.m. that the suspect refused to go to school and pushed her which caused her to fall and hit her head. Due to conflicting stories and no visible injuries, no arrests were made.
DUI, illegal transportation of alcohol, open alcohol in public, consumption of alcohol by a minor, public intoxication
Nov. 14 Derrick Rudledge, 39, of St. Anne, Ill., and Derrick Hughes (age not given), of Chicago, were issued citations for illegal transportation of alcohol subsequent to a well-being check near Roosevelt and Euclid at around 12:50 p.m. Nov. 12 Henry A. Brown, 32, of Calumet City, was charged with DUI, driving while license suspended, no registration plate light and no insurance subsequent to a traffic stop near North and Emory at around 12:09 a.m. Larry Hummrich, 43, of Elgin, was charged with DUI drugs, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, no valid driver’s license and no insurance near Lake and Grand at around 8:11 p.m. Nov. 11 Karina Guzman, 25, of Hanover Park, was charged with DUI and improper lane usage subsequent to a traffic stop near Lake and Route 83 at around 4:51 a.m. Alfonso Medel-Valeriano, 41, of Elmhurst, was charged with DUI, illegal transportation of alcohol, improper lane usage and no insurance subsequent to a traffic stop near North and West at around 1:16 a.m. Possession of cannabis, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance Nov. 9 Kathleen Quinn, 40, of Mt. Prospect, was issued citations for possession of cannabis, possession of drug paraphernalia and expired registration subsequent to a traffic stop near First and Addison at around 5:20 p.m. Jacob R. Rhode, 20, of Chicago Heights, was issued citations for possession of cannabis, possession of drug paraphernalia and speeding subsequent to a traffic stop near St. Charles and Berkeley at around 7:18 p.m.
Theft/burglary/attempted theft or burglary/identity theft/fraud/forgery/ deceptive practice/ obstruction/robbery
Nov. 13-Nov. 14 Residential burglary was reported in the 200 block of E. North. A victim told police that sometime during the past day, a small drawer had been removed from a dresser in her bedroom. The drawer contained costume jewelry,
an Illinois driver’s license, a passport, the title to her house and a birth certificate. The victim’s driver’s license was entered into LEADS as lost. There was no forced entry to the home.
a pump, left his keys in the ignition with the vehicle running and his iPhone on the passenger seat. He walked inside to prepay for his gas and when he returned his vehicle was gone. Security video shows the suspect entered the unattended vehicle and left the scene eastbound on Grand. The blue 2007 Toyota was entered into LEADS. The suspect was described as a male, possibly Hispanic, wearing a tan/brown coat with a dark colored hoodie underneath.
Nov. 13 Forgery was reported at a store in the 200 block of S. Route 83 at around 7:31 p.m. The complainant, a shift manager at the store, told police that an unknown suspect attempted to pass a counterfeit $100 bill. The bill was seized by store employees and the suspect left the Nov. 8 Residential burglary was reported at Elmscene. The $100 bill was placed into evidence. hurst College at around 9:56 a.m. Police said a victim left for class at around 7:50 a.m. Upon Nov. 12 Timothy T. Washington, 26, of Addison, was returning to his dorm room, he found his dorm charged with felony retail theft at a store in the was broken into and in disarray. A reporting officer did not see any signs of forced entry into 300 block of S. Route 83 at around 3:51 p.m. the room. An investigation is pending. Nov. 11 Theft was reported at a store in the 200 block Sept. 25-Oct. 9 The victim, the owner of a rental company of S. Route 83 at around 2:44 p.m. A victim told police she placed her wallet in her shop- in the 1000 block of S. Route 83, told police ping cart and left it unattended while she used he leased an Excavator to the suspect in Septhe washroom. The victim’s family member tember for two days and the suspect has not was in the area, but did not know the victim’s paid his bill in full and has made verbal threats wallet was left in the cart. Upon returning to towards the victim. Police will contact the susher cart, the victim realized her wallet was pect. gone. Security video captured the suspect removing the wallet from the cart, placing it into her purse and exiting the store. The victim’s Trespass notice driver’s license was entered into LEADS. One Nov. 11 A complainant at Bueller Library at Elof the suspects was described as an Hispanic female, approximately 40 years old, with long, mhurst College told police at around 9:18 black hair in a pony tail, wearing a leopard p.m. that Martique D. Barksdale, 36, of Villa print jacket and light-colored blue jeans. The Park, was previously served with a no tresother suspect was described as a juvenile His- pass notice, provided a copy of said notice, panic female, with long, black hair wearing a and violated the notice, according to police. blue Nike hooded sweatshirt and black tight The complainant agreed to sign complaints. Barksdale was issued a citation for trespass pants. to property. Nov. 9 Conrad S.W. Crockett, 29, of Chicago, was Nov. 8 Police said the manager of an auto dealercharged with burglary at a restaurant in the 100 block of S. York at around 12:29 p.m. Police ship in the 200 block of W. Grand reported that said officers responded to the report of a sus- the suspect became loud and argumentative picious person, Crockett, who was found at a when the dealership refused to sell him a car. restaurant behind the employee counter touch- The suspect refused to leave the property, according to police. Ofing the cash register. After being questioned, Crockett left the restaurant and went up in the ficers served the suspect with a no trespass noelevator, according to police. Police said he tice and the suspect left the property. was found to have entered another suite in the building and stole a baseball from the victim’s Oct. 13-Oct. 31 Identity theft was reported in the 100 block office. Crockett was identified as an employee in a different suite in the building. Crockett was of N. Oak Lawn sometime between the above later charged with battery at around 5:11 p.m. dates. A victim told police that an unknown Police said a victim stated Crockett touched suspect opened a credit account with Synchrony Bank / JC Penney for a credit card in his her inappropriately while walking past her. A stolen vehicle was reported at a gas sta- name. The bank told the victim he is not retion in the 1000 block of N. York at around sponsible for fraudulent charges. Report was 3:55 p.m. A victim told police he pulled up to made as a matter of record.
Glenbard East student charged with threatening school Threats to school not a joke: Berlin
DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin and Lombard Chief of Police Roy Newton announced on Tuesday, Nov. 13, that a male Glenbard East student had been charged with posting a threatening Snapchat video directed at his school. The juvenile appeared in Juvenile Court on that afternoon where Judge Robert Anderson ordered the juvenile be released to the custody of his parents on home detention. On Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, Lombard police received information regarding a threatening Snapchat video post in which a male was allegedly seen holding a gun while threatening, “1, 2, 3, all the kids will leave. They’re not so cool because I’ll shoot up the school.” [Ed. note: Names of juveniles 17 and younger are
not published.] An investigation into the post conducted by the Lombard Police Department led to the juvenile as the person who allegedly made the post. He was taken into custody later the same day without incident. “As I have said many times in the past, students have got to learn that any threatening message directed at a school is not a joke,” Berlin said. “Any threat made against a school, whether made in jest or not, will be taken seriously and thoroughly investigated. Make no mistake, once we identify the source of any threat, charges will be filed accordingly.” The juvenile has been charged with two counts of False Report of a Threat to a School, a Class 4 Felony. His next court appearance was scheduled for Nov. 21, 2018 in front of Judge Anderson. Members of the public are reminded that this complaint contains only charges and is not proof of the juvenile’s guilt.
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Sabatinos celebrate 70th wedding anniversary
Emil and Frances (nee Zumpano) Sabatino, who are 91 and 92 years old, respectively, are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary on Nov. 21, 2018. After having met at a picnic, they were later married in 1948 at Holy Family Church in Chicago. Mrs. Sabatino was born in Calabria, Italy, while Emil was born in Chicago. They raised their children Michael, Barbara and Mark and now have three grandchildren and four great grandchildren. The couple lived in Chicago until 1970 when they moved to Hillside. In 1992, the Sabatinos moved to Elmhurst where COURTESY PHOTOS Elmhurst Independent they still reside. Their son Mark is an Now in their 90s, Frances and Emil Sabatino are celebrating their Pictured are Emil and Frances Sabatino on their wedding day, Nov. Elmhurst Alderman who represents 70th wedding anniversary. They have lived in Elmhurst since 1992. 21, 1948. They were married at Holy Family Church in Chicago. the First Ward.
WWII veteran’s daughter to receive his long-lost medal
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Chalk it up to “it’s a small world,” or “the Good Lord works in mysterious ways,” or whatever makes serendipitous encounters occur, but it’s always nice when good things happen right in your own backyard – it’s even more meaningful when it is for someone who served in the U.S. Armed Forces. When it’s time to clean things out, that’s often when magical things happen. Sure enough, when Elmhurst resident Wally Luszczyk was going through his late father’s personal belongings, he ran across a WWII medal that apparently belonged to a man named Frank Rush – First Lieutenant Frank Rush, to be exact. That was the name on the back of the medal. Luszczyk was not even completely sure how his father came to own the medal. “I thought they may have had a garage sale or something and my dad maybe picked it up there,” he said. “I’m honestly not sure, but I was determined to find out who they belonged to.”
Search proves fruitful After an unsuccessful search on the Internet for a WWII soldier named Frank Rush, Luszczyk called Channel 7 news and reached a reporter named Jeff Marchese. It was Marchese who was able to track down Frank Rush’s daughter, Maureen Rush Brickman, who currently lives in Arizona. She was interested in obtaining her father’s medal, and as luck would have it, Maureen was scheduled to come to the Chicago area for a wedding in November. Luszczyk has set up a special event at the Villa Park VFW for this coming Sunday to present her with the medal. According to Maureen, her father’s medals had been used in a Veterans Day display at a local li-
“My dad was so smitten, he never asked if Joyce was Catholic and, on the day of their wedding, he was quite surprised to be married in the Church of England. Later in the States, they would be married again in the Catholic Church.”
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It’s difficult to read, but the back of this WWII medal is engraved: World War II – 1945 – Lt. Frank A. Rush. Lost for many years, but found by an Elmhurst resident, the medal will be returned to Lt. Rush’s daughter at a special ceremony on Sunday, Nov. 25 from 1-3 p.m. at the Vil–Maureen Rush Brickman la Park VFW Post #2801, 39 E. St. Charles Rd. The event, which will brary or senior center, but had nev- include a Color Guard and 21er been collected from the location Gun Salute, is free and open to because 1st Lt. Frank Rush passed the public.
Pictured here in his flight gear is First Lt. Frank A. Rush, who earned a medal during WWII that was misplaced for many years. Elmhurst resident Wally Luszczyk, who found the medal, has planned a special reception to present it to Rush’s daughter on Sunday, Nov. 25 from 1-3 p.m. at the Villa Park VFW Post #2801, 39 E. St. Charles Rd. Free and open to the public.
Back home, a soldier awaits his war bride Her father returned to the States and was discharged from Santa Ana Air Force Base in California, but her mother remained until passage could be arranged for British War Brides. She finally arrived in March of 1946 aboard The Queen Mary. They were married for 58 years. Frank passed away in 2003 at the age of 78, while Joyce died in 2016 at 91. “My father fell ill while visiting me in New Hampshire and died,” Maureen said. “I did not have his discharge papers to prove he was a veteran and was unable to obtain a flag in front of his obituary or purchase a memorial flag. “This salute is not only a wonderful story, but is quite an honor for my sister Jan and me and, of course, First Lieutenant Frank A. Rush.”
ted up a beautiful girl and the rest war, which seems to be the case is history. He met my mother, Joyce with many who saw combat during Miles, and they were married in a few short months. WWII. “Maybe if he had had two sons instead of daughters he would have I’m proud to protect Elmhurst shared his thoughts on the subject,” because I know Elmhurst. As your she said. “I do know he was proud local Allstate agent, I know the ins to be an American and damn proud and outs of all your insurance to have served his country.” needs. Call, email, or stop by my Frank attended Quigley Prep ofﬁce any time so I can provide in Chicago with plans to become protection for the things you love. a priest, but the war was on so he decided to enlist in the Army Air Marcus Velasco Corps in February of 1943. After 847-380-1590 basic training, Frank was a 1st Pilot on a B-17 bomber and served with the 8th Air Force based in England for nine months. He piloted the aircraft and commanded the crew during 30 combat missions totaling Contact me 250 combat hours. for personalized More about “While stationed in England advice you can trust. First Lt. Frank Rush his plans to become a priest took Maureen said her dad was a qui- a U-turn,” Maureen said. “While Subject to terms, conditions and availability. Allstate Fire and Casualty Insurance Co. © 2018 Allstate Insurance Co. et man who rarely talked about the riding a train to London, he chat-
away shortly thereafter. “The fact that one has been found is an amazing story in itself,” she said. A special ceremony has been arranged for Sunday, Nov. 25 from 1-3 p.m. at the Villa Park VFW Post #2801 at 39 E. St. Charles Road, where Luszczyk is a member. The public is invited to attend and watch this exchange of the medal, as it is presented to Rush’s daughter Maureen. Luszczyk has also arranged for a U.S. Marine Color Guard to perform a 21-gun salute. Maureen was a bit shy about having any publicity about the whole situation, saying she felt she “didn’t really deserve it.” However, Luszczyk pointed out, “your Dad does.”
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Maybe if he had had two sons instead of daughters he would have shared his thoughts on the subject. I do know he was proud to be an American and damn proud to have served his country.”
Special reception planned this Sunday at VFW in Villa Park
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Edward-Elmhurst Health honored more than 40 employees, physicians and volunteers who are active duty or retired military veterans at a Veterans Recognition Break-
EEHealth honors its own veterans In honor of Veterans Day, Edward-Elmhurst Health recognized more than 40 employees, physicians and volunteers who are active duty or retired military veterans at a Veterans Recognition Breakfast on Nov. 13 at Elmhurst Hospital. Those who attended were presented with a mug featuring an American flag with the words, “We Honor Our Veterans.” In all, EEH employs more than 150 veterans.
Employee acknowledgement is just one aspect of Edward-Elmhurst’s Veterans Recognition Program, which began in 2016. The system also honors patients who are military veterans with an American flag pin, bedside thank you card, door hanger placed outside the patient’s room to identify him/her as a veteran and meals delivered on trays with specially designed place mats and table tents.
Letter to the editor
Resident urges opposition to The FIRST STEP Act
I am asking my neighbors and elected representatives to oppose The FIRST STEP Act, which may make its way to the U.S. Senate soon, after passing the House this summer. Any feeling person would be drawn to the humane aspects of the Act that seem to call for an end to, for example, shackling women during childbirth. Unfortunately, the language in the Act provides so many exceptions that would still allow for restraining a woman during labor, that I suspect that there could be no reduction in this horrific practice. This is just one example illustrating that a careful reading of the Act will show it’s not designed to accomplish its purported mission. The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights—including ACLU, NAACP, NOW, and SPLC— oppose The First Step Act. According to the Leadership Conference, “the Act falls short on its promise to ‘meaningfully’ tackle the problems in the federal justice system - racial disparities, draconian mandatory minimum sentences, persistent overcrowding, lack of rehabilitation, and the exorbitant costs of incarceration.” Importantly, the Bureau of Prisons already has broad authority to make the majority of the promising chang-
es through administrative action. What The FIRST STEP Act would accomplish, however, is an expansion of the cruelties of e-carceration, “reforms” that use electronic monitoring and other forms of often-privatized surveillance to build digital prisons that line the pockets of prison telecommunication companies while further extending control into people’s homes and daily lives. Further, the Act contains plenty of measures to expand the demand for federal prison labor. This should alarm us all, as we witness incarcerated people in California—including children— battle fires while making dollars a day and being ineligible for firefighting employment upon release due to their status. We shouldn’t pretend that prison labor gives people skills they can use open release, when that is oftentimes not the case. Another troubling aspect of The FIRST STEP is that many groups—including undocumented immigrants—are ineligible for the programs and benefits (including free phone calls home and extra family visitation) provided by the Act. I understand why many kind people are drawn to supporting The FIRST STEP Act. But I ask people to investigate further, and ultimately join me in opposing the Act. Elizabeth Collins
fast on Nov. 13 at Elmhurst Hospital. Each was presented with a mug with an American flag that reads, “We Honor Our Veterans.”
Students inspired to give back to their community At a check presentation ceremony, four studentathletes from IC Catholic Prep delivered $778.47 to Easterseals DuPage & Fox Valley (DFV) to cap off a successful student-led fundraiser and awareness campaign, called Orange Crush (see previous story). Four juniors from the Class of 2020 and teammates on the Knights Football team, Tommy Ryan, Kevin Cooke, Dom Krepulec and Jack Ryan presented the check to Easterseals DFV President & CEO Theresa Forthofer, Relationship Coordinator Amy Liss, and Director of Development & Marketing, Kelly Moreland. The beginnings of the Orange Crush campaign can be traced back to last summer when Tommy Ryan interned at the Pre-K program. “It was during this time that I developed a relationship with and affinity for the mission of Easterseals DFV,” said Tommy. “I really learned that we can change the way the world defines and views disability by making profound, positive differences in people’s lives every day.”
He was inspired to do more and find a way to involve his teammates and his classmates at IC Catholic Prep. “As a student at ICCP, I wanted to act on the lessons we learn about community service and giving back,” said Tommy. “I had a lot of help from my mom–Mary Beth (Haggerty ’81) Ryan–and together we worked with the ICCP Development Office, Easterseals and other community members to design, print and sell t-shirts to raise money and awareness for independent living.” One of the core tenets of a Catholic-based education is to learn the value of giving back to your community, both in service and with resources, noted Adam Nissen, IC Catholic Prep Athletics Director. “On behalf of IC Catholic Prep, we are proud of all of our students for their commitment to community service. We promote independent thinking and it is only natural that our students would want to support the mission of Easterseals through the Orange Crush campaign. We hope the relationship will only continue to grow throughout the years.”
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From left): Adam Nissen, ICCP Athletic Director, Jack Ryan, Junior (25), Kevin Cooke, Junior (44), Tommy Ryan, Junior (12), Dom Krepulek, Junior (55). Theresa Forthofer, President & CEO, Easterseals DuPage & Fox Valley Amy Liss, Relationship Coordinator, Easterseals DuPage & Fox Valley.
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‘100+ Women Who Care’ celebrates five years Group has donated more than $300K to various causes
November marks the fifth year for 100+ Women Who Care in Elmhurst. This active women’s giving circle has met quarterly since their first meeting to raise funds for local non profits that serve Elmhurst and surrounding communities. The group was launched in November 2013 by Betsy Aldred, Amy Allen, Jean Carlquist, the late Marty Davy and Charlotte Mushow. It was modeled after the inaugural 100+ Women Who Care chapter in Jackson, Mich., where, in 2006, one woman gathered friends to make personal donations to supply baby cribs to mothers in need. “My mom was so passionate about helping start 100+ Women Who Care in Elmhurst because she knew it would be impactful in our community,” said Sarah Davy Pappas, daughter of founding member Marta Davy and active member of the Elmhurst group. “It is so exciting to see what these amazing women have been able to accomplish over the last five years.” Members are drawn to 100+ Women Who Care because of its simple approach to giving. It attracts busy, philanthropically minded women who gather quarterly to select one 501(c)(3) charity to receive their collective donation. “The 100+ Women Who Care [group] is efficient and empowering,” said five-year member Karen Stezowski. “I love the vibe in the room when I walk into the meetings. The energy is so positive because we know we will make a difference for others by what we do in just that one hour together.” Since its’ beginning, the group has donated more than $300,000 to 20 organizations including Northern Illinois Food Bank, Synapse House, Elmhurst Music Boosters, Family Shelter Services and RRAF. They strive to fund a specific project for each nonprofit and have supported
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Members of 100+ Women Who Care including Terri Gregory, Jean Carlquist, Betsy Aldred and Charlotte Mushow are pictured here presenting the most recent 2018 donation to Peoples Resource Center Executive Director Jenny Fabian (third from left) and her team. The funds will support PRC’s Emergency Assistance Fund. Elmhurst’s 100+ Women Who Care is celebrating its 5th anniversary.
efforts including scholarships for adult riders at Ray Graham Association’s Therapeutic Horsemanship program, the Elmhurst Walk-in Assistance Network dental assistance program, and the National Alliance for Mental Illness’ Ending the Silence education program for Elm-
hurst’s middle schools. “I have been a 100+ member since the beginning and have also had the privilege of presenting an organization, United Community Concerns Association (UCCA) that was a recipient of the group’s quarterly donation,” said Susie Sands, dedicat-
ed 100+ member and president of UCCA. “I am honored to be part of a group of women who care so passionately about our community.” The Elmhurst 100+ Women Who Care chapter encourages interested women to come to their meetings to learn more about the process and the
opportunity to leverage giving with other committed women. Their membership has grown at each meeting as a result of their open membership approach. For more information, email email@example.com. This story was submitted by Jean Carlquist.
Programs coming to Elmhurst Public Library Friday, Nov. 23 from 2-4:30 p.m. Friday Features: Finding Your Feet Enjoy an afternoon at the movies every Friday. We’ll play the latest and greatest movies released on DVD. No registration required. Saturday, Nov. 24 or Monday, Nov. 26 from 9:30-9:50 a.m. Chicka Chicka Baby Drop-in Join us under the Alphabet Tree in the Kids’ Library for twenty minutes of songs and rhymes perfect for infants. Make visiting the library a regular part of your baby’s week. No registration required.
Tuesday, Nov. 13 from 6-9 p.m. NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writing Month Join fellow writers at EPL to work on your goal of writing a 50,000word novel by 11:59 p.m. on Nov. 30. We provide the space, you write your novel! Register: nanowrimo.org
Tuesday, Nov. 27 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Cross Stitch Chicago at Brewpoint Pick up a new skill while enjoying Brewpoint Coffee’s atmosphere. Learn how to create fiber art using a modern and bright Chicago-inspired cross stitch pattern. Participants will Monday, Nov. 26 from 4-5 p.m. get a lesson on how to cross stitch Make & Take Holiday along with the pattern and a list of Ornaments Drop-In (Gr. 3-8) supplies to purchase to complete the Craft festive ornaments for the Li- pattern. brary’s holiday tree in Wilder Park. Off-site: Brewpoint Coffee-WorkYou can also make an ornament to shop (617 N York). No registration take home! No registration required. required.
Wednesday, Nov. 28 from 7-8 p.m. Common Connection Film Series: Grapes of Wrath Spend an afternoon at the movies each month expanding your mind watching these films. We provide the popcorn. No registration required.
Thursday, Nov. 29 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Board Game Club Whether an avid gamer or a total newbie, join us for contemporary board games. No registration required. Off-site: Brewpoint Coffee-Workshop (617 N. York).
Friday, Nov. 16 from 2-4:30 p.m. Friday Features: Won’t You Be My Neighbor Enjoy an afternoon at the movies every Friday. We’ll play the latest and greatest movies released on DVD. No registration required.
Elmhurst Wellness Team hosts clothing, food drive Elmhurst Wellness Team is holding a winter clothing and food drive for homeless students at York High School, collecting now through Friday, Dec. 7. The student homeless population in Elmhurst is currently at 42. The McKinney Vento Homeless Education Act ensures that these students receive an education regardless of their circumstances. District 205 fulfills this at York High School. Most of these students are without accessibility to transportation, winter clothes, and basic essential needs. Sometimes, this includes food. Elmhurst Wellness Team, a group of local businesses dedicated to improving the overall health and wellness of the community, is holding a winter
clothing and food drive to provide these students with some of the essential needs as the temperature begins to drop. The Drive is seeking the following items: winter clothes, including coats, hats, gloves and boots; toiletries such as shampoo, toothpaste, deodorant; Jewel gift cards are especially appreciated. Target gift cards are welcomed to purchase boots and other needs as well. Drop-off locations in Elmhurst currently include Fitt-Rx. 123 N York St., Hand and Stone Massage, 624 N York St., and Tree of Life Wellness Center, 551 S. Spring Rd. For more information, call 630941-TREE (8733) or visit elmhurstwellness.com.
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The Elmhurst Independent presents...
I am thankful for...
We asked the children of Elmhurst to share what they are thankful for this Thanksgiving season. Here are their replies: I am thankful for… my brother Cole because he makes me laugh. I thankful for my mom because mom because she feeds me, cooks, combs my hair and buys me nice clothes. I am thankful for my dad because he teaches me basketball and takes me on bike rides. I am thankful for Dolphins because they entertain me and help me swim when I’m with them in the water. I am thankful for friends because they play with me when I have no one to play with. I am thankful for the sun because it makes me hot when I’m cold. I am thankful for places we don’t live in so we can visit different places on vacation. Brooke Prasse, 8 Lincoln I am thankful for... the pilgrims because they are the ones that made thanksgiving. I am for the army to because they help us from the bad people in the world. I am thankful for god because he created my family friends and me. I am thankful for my home because it protects us from the thunderstorms, tornados and all that bad weather. Brooks Piper, 8 Lincoln I am thankful for… God because he created everything. I am thankful for…Family because they keep me company. I am thankful for... Teachers because they teach me. I am thankful for... Homes because they keep us safe. What are you thankful for? Aaban Hussain, 7 Lincoln I am thankful for… … our iPhones because how else would we communicate with people far away. I am thankful for my teacher because how else would we learn. I am thankful for the army because how else would we be protected. Last but not least my family because they love me so much. Happy Thanksgiving! Nate Patterson, 7 Lincoln I am thankful for … my family because that do everything. I am thankful for my brother Chase because he plays xbox with me. I am thankful for a car because it drives me to school. What are you thankful for? Kaleb Gura, 8 Lincoln I am thankful for… my family because they keep me company and they help me. I am thankful for my house because it protects me. I am thankful for my car because it gets me to other places. I am thankful for my friends because they play with me. Jocelyn Hoffmann, 8 Lincoln
I am thankful for… Friends because they help us when we are down. Water because GOD because he gave us food, family, friends, car, doctors, they help us stay in shape. What are you thankful for? home, school, and my brothers. Pilgrims made our Thanksgiving. Will Conroy, 8 If the pilgrims weren’t here we weren’t be here right now. I am Lincoln thankful for…teachers! What are you thankful for?? Julia Schenkenberg, 7 I am thankful for… Lincoln family because my mom cooks me dinner. My dad goes to work and makes my family money. My big brother Kasen always has my back. My sister Kadence puts on a smile and is ready to play! I am thankful for ... my family because they are my family and they are nice. They Food! I wouldn’t live without food. I am thankful for teachers betake care of me and they’re thankful for me. Food is one of my cause they guide me through my learning. I am thankful for docfavorite things in the world. My favorite food is almost everything. tors because they help me when I am sick. Thank you and have a I am thankful for me because I wouldn’t be here without me. I am Happy Thanksgiving!!! Kinsley Kramer, 7 also thankful for God most of all. Lincoln Jake Tinch, 7 Lincoln I’m thankful for … my family. I am thankful for my mom because I think she works I am thankful for… the hardest. I am thankful for my teacher because she is very helpThe Pilgrims because we wouldn’t be here without them. ful and I am thankful for... Parents I would not be here without them. Very nice!!! I am thankful for my dogs, my dad, my grandpa I am thankful for… God he made everything. and grandma my brothers! Happy Thanksgiving! I am thankful for my family because they guide me. Walter Haller IV, 8 I am thankful for...my pets because they keep me company. Lincoln What are you thankful for…? Caroline Violet Park, 8 I am thankful for… Lincoln my house because it gives me shelter. I am thankful for the army because they protect us. I am thankful for baseball because it enI am thankful for… Teachers because they guide us. Shelter and homes because tertains me and I love to play it! I am also thankful for sports, food, they protect us. Pilgrims because they gave us THANKSGIVING! doctors, pets, cars, and toymakers! Nick Lotito, 7 Families because they help us feel love and kindness. Doctors beLincoln cause they help when we get sick. God because he created us and made us live. I am thankful for phones, computers, ipads because they help us communicate. Army because they save us from get- I am thankful for… money because without money I wouldn’t be able to buy anyting hurt. Mom and dad because they take me everywhere. thing especially a house. I am thankful for my mom because she What are you thankful for… buys a lot for me and she takes care of me! I want her to buy me Casey Simonds, 7 sport pants instead of jeans. What are you thankful for? Lincoln Paolo Rende, 8 Lincoln I am thankful for... Life, family, love, pets, friends, clean air, shelter, food clean ,water, clothes, toys, money, mom and dad, and my little sister Hailey. I am thankful for… my friends because they are nice and fun. I am thankful for my I am thankful for my nana, papa and babcia i dziadek. I love all these things and I am thankful my amazing flexibility in gymnas- family because they love me. I am thankful for my house because my house keeps me safe and it is fun. I am thankful for my cute tics! Happy Thanksgiving! and cuddly cats. I’m thankful I had the best grandparents. Maddie Augustine, 8 Ella O’Dwyer, 7 Lincoln Lincoln I am thankful for…. My parents because they put food on the table. My siblings be- I am thankful for… my mom and my dad because they love me. I am thankful for cause they keep me company. My pets because they like to play with me. Teachers because they guide me. The Pilgrims because my brothers because go outside with me. I am thankful for the they created Thanksgiving! Food because they help us live. The army because they protect us. Happy turkey day! Brady Stephens, 8 • Lincoln army because they keep us safe. Shelter because they protect us.
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I am thankful for... I am thankful for … my home because it gives me shelter, I am thankful for my friends and, my sister because they keep me company, I am thankful for the army, I am thankful for food because it keeps me nice and healthy, I am thankful for blocks to build with when you are bored, I am thankful for doctors because they help as when we are sick. Ava Ziola, 7 and 3 quarters Lincoln
I am thankful for... for the sun because it shines on me every day. I am thankful my family because they care for me. I am thankful for God because he gave me a life. I am thankful for food because it makes me healthy. I am thankful for my friends because they keep me company. Also I am thankful for the pilgrims because they gave us Thanksgiving. Maeve Downey, 8 Lincoln
I am thankful for… the army because they protect us. I am thankful for the dentist because he protects my teeth. I am thankful for my brother Brady because he plays with me. I am thankful for my family because they love me. I am thankful for my stuffed animals because they keep me company! Gavin Otto, 8 Lincoln
I am thankful for… my whole family and friends because my mom helps me do my homework. She buys me toys. I am thankful for my dad because he is nice and kind. I am thankful for my sister because she is playful even if she annoys me sometimes. I love my grandmother and grandpa because they make me feel better all the time. They make yummy chocolate chip cookies and every time I visit them, they give me a present. I love Thanksgiving. Charlotte Wong, 7 Lincoln
I am thankful for… cops because they keep us safe and risk their lives for us. I am thankful my teacher because she helps me. I am thankful for my parents because they for everything for me!! I hope you have a good Thanksgiving! Sam Hill, 7 Lincoln
I’m thankful for… my brother Cam, my sister Brynn, my mom and my dad because they guide me to do the right thing. I am also thankful for my fish and my dog because they keep me company whenever I am bored. My fish jumps out of the bowl whenever I feed him. What are you thankful for? I am thankful for… Brady Sivewright, 8 the Pilgrims because we would still be a part of England. We Lincoln would not be here today if it was not for the pilgrims. I’m thankful for my parents because they do everything for us. I am thankful I am thankful for… for teachers because they help us learn math, social studies, and my family because they help me when I get hurt. I am thankful to read! for my friends because they help me enjoy school. I am thankful Alli Buhrfiend, 7 for basketball because it gives me exercise. I am thankful for my Lincoln Chromebook because it is fun. I am thankful for squishies because they help me get my stress out. What are you thankful for? I am thankful for… Taran Chitkara, 7 My family because they love me. I am thankful my sister beLincoln cause we play together and we share clothes. My gram and papa because they give me warm hugs and presents. My teachers be- I am thankful for… cause they help me learn. I am thankful for the armed forces that my family because they help me. I am thankful for sports keep our country safe. My home that keeps me warm and safe. I because they help me to be strong. I’m also thankful for food am thankful for my parents that provide love, food, and clothes for because it helps me stay alive. I’m thankful for my dog beme. I am thankful for my friends because we can be silly together. cause he helps me when I have pain.. I’m also thankful for Taylor Smith, 7 my squishies because they help me when I am mad. Happy Lincoln Thanksgiving! Dominic Naples, 7 ½ I am thankful for... Lincoln my family because they love me and they take care of me and keep me safe. I am thankful for the pilgrims because they made I am thankful for… Thanksgiving. I am thankful for money because you can buy stuff my family because they help me. The take care of me. I am to help you. I am thankful for dolphins because sometimes they thankful for soccer because it is giving me exercise. I am thankful can help people from getting hurt. I’m thankful for my brothers for food because it helps me stay healthy. I am thankful for books Tony, Spano and Frankie because they keep me company. I am because they help me learn. I am thankful for teachers because thankful for food because it makes me strong. Happy Thanksgiv- they help us. What are you thankful for? ing! Ella Kautz, 8 Morena Nitti, 7 Lincoln Lincoln
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I am thankful for… my parents because they taught me how to ride a bike without training wheels. When I was a baby they also got me two cats. I am thankful that they love me and care for me and that they let me have a frog. Jack Berman, 7 Lincoln I am thankful for… my family because when my brother comes to sneak a skeleton into my room at 4:00 and when I wake up I start laughing. I’m also thankful for art because it makes me happy when I’m sad. Also squishies because they’re a fun toy. Also friends because they’re fun to play with. Volleyball because it is a fun sport. What are you thankful for? Mae LeFevour, 8 Lincoln I am thankful for… my family because...they take care of me, they help me with things, they give me what I want most of the time. They also make good food for me. I have a big family and I love them. Gianna Sciascia, 7 Lincoln I am thankful for… my family because they help me survive. I am thankful for my puppy because he wakes me up in the morning. I am thankful for my friends because they are always are by my side. I am thankful for toys because I won’t be bored. I am thankful for crafts so I can make stuff. What are you thankful for? Samantha Sica, 7 Lincoln I am thankful for… Fortnite because it keeps busy. I am also thankful for water and food because it keeps me alive. I am also thankful for God because he gave me a life. I am also thankful for my family because they give me a good life. I am also thankful for my dog because he is so fun. Ryan Iacob, 7 Lincoln I am thankful for... my family because they help me live. I am thankful for my family because they pay for me to go to school and they get food for our house. I thankful for my Chromebook because I can learn on it. I am thankful for my parents because they take care of me and my brothers! I hope you are thankful for many things too! Eve Beckberger, 7 Lincoln I am thankful for… my family because they give me shelter. I am thankful for my teachers because they help me learn. I am thankful for my brothers because they play with me. I am thankful for basketball because it keeps me busy. I am thankful for my frog because he keeps me company. What are you thankful for? Lilly Burnison, 7 Lincoln
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I am thankful for… my mom and dad because they teach me a lot of stuff. I am thankful for Fornite because I love to play it. I am thankful for my hockey because it entertains me. I am thankful for my hockey rink in my backyard because I can get better at hockey. Thank you for my life because it is great! Happy Thanksgiving. Shea Henriksen, 8 Lincoln
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I am thankful for… my friends. I am thankful for my iPad because I play games on it. I am thankful for Youtube because it has sassy videos. I am thankful for my parents because they are nice. I am thankful for my dog. I thankful for my squishies. I am thankful for my grandpa and my grandma. Julian Barnes, 7 Lincoln
I am thankful for… dance because I love dance. Food because I won’t starve. Soccer because it’s a blast and my mom and dad because they take care of me. I am thankful for clothes because I wound be naked without them. Lily Breen, 8 Lincoln
I am thankful for… I am thankful for… school because I learn. A roof so I don’t get rained on. My fammy family and my dog because they support me. They love me. ily because they keep me safe. Soccer & dance because it keeps They play with me. They keep me healthy, let me get stuff. What me busy. Food & water because I can survive. A Chair so I don’t are you thankful for? sit on the ground. What are you thankful for? Henry Hudson, 7 Leighton Kochanski, 7 Lincoln Lincoln I am thankful for… my family because they take care of me. I am thankful for food because they make me survive and my teacher because she is nice. I am thankful for shelter because if there is a hurricane I will be ok. I am thankful for my friends because they make me happy and books because they teach lessons and my cousins because they play with me when they are over. What are you thankful for? Brian Huber, 7 Lincoln I am thankful for… my family because they love me. I am thankful for fortnite Because it is fun to play. I am thankful for nintendo switch Because it is entertaining. I am thankful for tv Because you can watch shows. I am thankful for my life Because it is so fun. Jack Wangler, 8 Lincoln I am thankful for... my family because they take care of me. I am thankful for food because it helps me stay alive. I am thankful for music because you get to play instruments. I am thankful for my teacher because she helps me learn. I am thankful for animals because they make our lives more fun! I am thankful for my chromebook because you can do writing on it! I am thankful for reading because it’s fun. I am thankful for my friends because they play with you. I am thankful for horseback riding because it’s fun! I am thankful for unicorns because they make your life magical! Avery Anast, 8 Lincoln
I am thankful for… my mom because she gave me birth. I’m thankful for my brother because he helps me. I’m thankful for food because it keeps me alive. I’m thankful for my toys because they keep me occupied. I’m thankful for Santa, Tooth fairy, Easter bunny and Jack Frost. What are you thankful for? Brian Loeser, 8 Lincoln I am thankful for… Super mario because it keeps me busy. My family because they take care of me. My brother because he is funny. My friends because they are fun. My toys because they entertain me. Andrew Thephasdin, 7 Lincoln I am thankful for… baseball because I love to watch the Brewers play. I am thankful for my family, they take care of me and they love me. They spend time with me. I am thankful for Chromebooks, Spelling City, Freckle, Zearn, Google docs and Epic. I am thankful for the brand Adidas. I am thankful for swimming and tennis and all these things. Jacob Papazian, 8 Lincoln
I am thankful for… Gobble gobble that is the sound of a turkey gobbling on Thanksgiving. This year I am thankful for my family. It is fun to play board games like Sorry together. I am thankful for pets. My dog Rosco is so funny. Sometimes he jumps on me and tackles me with his licks. I am thankful for friends. They are fun to play with. Next I am thankful for medicine. This helps me stay healthy. I am thankful for… These are a few of the things I am thankful for this year. my family because they are so nice. I am also thankful for my Miles iPad because my parents download apps and that I have Roblox. I Lincoln am also thankful for Youtube because you can see funny things. I am also thankful for my bed because it is comfe. I am also thank- I am thankful for… ful for dance because I’ve been dancing since I was 2. That is it. Thanksgiving is here! It is the time to be thankful. I am thankful Monica Scarsella, 7 1\2 for the army. The army helps us I natural disasters and protects us Lincoln in war. I am happy there are nice teacher who help us learn how to solve problems. For example, Mrs. Heraty my teacher teachI am thankful for… es me how to do tricky math problems. Next I am thankful for Fortnite because it keeps me busy. I am thankful for my family my parents. They help me when y sibling takes my toy or could and friends because I like playing with both of them. I also like save me if I was drowning. Freedom is the beset! I am thankful food because it keeps me alive. School too because it is fun! for veterans. These men fight for us and our country. Do you like Thomas Smith, 7 electricity? You wouldn’t have tvs if we didn’t have electricity. Lincoln Thanksgiving is the best! Noah My thankful for list… Lincoln Super mario because it keeps me busy. My family because they take care of me. My brother because he is funny. My friends be- I am thankful for… cause they are fun. My toys because they entertain me. Celebrating Thanksgiving with my family. This year I am Andrew Thephasdin, 7 thankful for a lot of things. I am thankful for glasses because I Lincoln need them to see and they help me read. I am thankful for doctors because I do not want to be sick. Doctors give us flu shots so we I am thankful for… do not get sick. I am thankful for schools and the sweet, sweet fortnight because… it keeps me busy. I am thankful for my teachers in them. Teachers help us learn, without them, we will brother because… he keeps me busy. I am thankful for my not be as smart. I am thankful for clean water. I do not want to be friends because… they keep me busy. I am thankful for cheater dirty. I love Thanksgiving! because… it keeps me warm. I am thankful for school because… Neka C. it helps me learn. Lincoln Sammy Richards, 7 Lincoln
I am thankful for… The rainforests because they help with the weather. It’s home to lots of animals and give us lots of oxygen too. I am thankful for my glasses. They help me read better. I am thankful for books. When I read them I learn cool facts and get smarter. I am thankful for my family. They cheer me up when I am sad. I am thankful for a wonderful life. Nick D. Lincoln I am thankful for… Gobble, gobble, gobble, that’s the sound of a turkey on Thanksgiving. This year, I am thankful for my mom and dad. I love my mom and dad because they help me with homework and cleaning my room. I am thankful for my grandparents. My grandparents love giving me ice cream. I am thankful for the army. The army helps us fight battles a lot. I am thankful for clean water. Water helps keep us alive. These are the things I am thankful for. Are you thankful. Emmett Lincoln I am thankful for… a family. I have a brother to play sports with, like basketball. My dad teaches me how to play sports and my mom is the best cook. I am thankful for my friends. We play sports together or fun games like Infection at recess. Don’t forget about being thankful for school. Teachers teach me how to read challenging books, write stories and do math. I love Thanksgiving and have a lot to be thankful for this year. Reid Lincoln I am thankful for… Can you think of something you are thankful for this year? I can think of many reasons I’m thankful. I have a mom and dad. Moms and dads care about you and help you with problem solving. I’m thankful for teachers because without teachers there would probably be no such thing as a school. Also I am thankful for because teachers help kids learn math, reading, science, writing. I am thankful for pets because they are fun kinds of animals. My dog Roxie is very nice and likes to lick me and other people. I love Thanksgiving. Mila Lincoln I am thankful for… Guess what time of year it is? It’s thanksgiving. That is the time of year to be thankful. Here are some things I’m thankful for. I’m thankful for technology. With technology I can have fun, learn and play Prodigy. I am thankful for my family. They love me, care for me, and cheer me up when I am sad. I am thankful for food and water. It helps me survive. This Thanksgiving I’m going to be thankful for all of this and more. Happy Thanksgiving! Aksel Lincoln I am thankful for… Crunch, crunch, crunch, that’s the sound of Fall leaves at Thanksgiving. This year I am thankful for technology. I love to do Prodigy and Zearn to practice math on the chromebooks. I am thankful for my family. My family celebrate Thanksgiving every year. I am thankful for air. Air helps us breathe. Thanksgiving is a great holiday. Ethan Lincoln I am thankful for… Do you know what is in Fall? If you guessed Thanksgiving you are right. I am thankful for a lot of things this year. First, I’m thankful for my Mom and Dad. They help me to learn, walk and share. I am thankful for food. Healthy food will help me grow strong. I am especially thankful for friends. They can tell me jokes, make me laugh and cheer me up. Thanksgiving is a fun holiday. Suriana Lincoln I am thankful for… Do you like Thanksgiving? I do! You can eat turkey while you thin about what you are thankful for. I am thankful for my teachers. Mrs. Heraty teaches me how to solve story problems in math. I am thankful for food because we wouldn’t be alive if we didn’t have food. My mom makes me delicious food. I am thankful for my family because they are really nice. They help me do my homework. Now do you now what you are thankful for this Thanksgiving? Marley Lincoln
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I am thankful for… Thankgiving is my favorite holiday to celebrate with my family. It is so fun because we think about all the reasons we are grateful. First, I am thankful for my family. My family cheers me on at my softball and soccer games. My dad is even my coach. Next I am thankful for my teachers. My teacher teaches e hot to read, do hard math, learn science and write stories with tel me mores. Last I am thankful for my dog. My dog makes me laugh by running around our house. These are some of the reasons I love Thanksgiving! Cali Lincoln
I am thankful for… Gobble, gobble, gobble, that’s the sound of a turkey at Thanksgiving. I am thankful for turkey because we could eat it at Thanksgiving. I love to eat turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy. It takes so good. I love my mom and dad. I have the best parents ever. They give me good food to eat and help me with my homework. I love God. God give u life. I am so happy I am alive. I can’t wait until Thanksgiving and I can eat my favorite food. Will Lincoln I am thankful for… Do you know what holiday I’m thinking about? It’s Thanksgiving and I’m thinking about all the things I am thankful for this year. I am thankful for my family. I like going on vacation with my family. I am thankful for clean water. I would be so thirsty. I am thankful for schools. If we did not have schools we would not be smart. That is why I like Thanksgiving. Duncan Lincoln I am thankful for… Do you know the best time of year you to be thankful? It is Thanksgiving. This year, I am thankful for my family. They support me by cheering me on at my soccer game. They also help me with my homework. I am thankful for my sister. We can play house together. I am thankful for mom and dad. They cook us delicious food and take care of us. I am thankful for grandma and grandpa. We use to love to play Legos together. I am thankful for electricity. It gives us movement, heat, light and sound. What are you thankful for this year? Ben Lincoln I am thankful for… Do you like having your family over for a holiday? I do. On Thanksgiving our cousins and family come over for dinner to eat turkey and have a great day. We watch scary movies together. My friends are the best in the world they are so nice. I like playing hide and go seek with them at recess. Next I love my pets. They are so cute. I hace 2 dogs named Toby and Bella that I like to play catch with. I can’t wait until it’s Thanksgiving and my family comes over to celebrate! Danielle Lincoln
I am thankful for… Gobble, gobble, gobble! That is the sound of a turkey at Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving makes me think of all about the great things I am thankful for. This year I am thankful for books. Books can make you very smart if you read for over 20 minutes every night. My second favorite thing I am thankful for is friends. Friends can make you happy when you are sad by cheering you up. My third favorite thing I’m grateful for is clean water. Clean water can make your mouth washed out when you are done eating. If you didn’t have clean water you could die. My last favorite thing I am thankful for is family. Families can help you with homework, learning new things, reading longer books, science and writing! I can’t wait for Thanksgiving! Claire Lincoln
I am thankful for… Gobble, gobble, that’s the sound of a Turkey at Thanksgiving. I love Thanksgiving because I have a lot to be thankful for. First, I’m thankful for my family. They help me on homework and are super kind. I love them. Next, I am thankful for pets. I have a Chihuahua named Pedro. He always comes to me on my lap because he is happy when I am home. He is really special. I am thankful for my grandparents. They spoil me a lot and I love them. I am thankful for… Nico Do you like Thanksgiving? I do. I am going to tell you al the Lincoln things that I am thankful for this year. I am thankful for my family because they like me. They also let me hae play dates with my I am thankful for… Are you thankful for your family? I am thankful for my family. friends to play on my iPad with them. I am thankful for good teachThey are always there to protect me. I am thankful for school. If we ers because they do nice things for us. They let us work with partdidn’t have schools we would not learn and become smarter. I am ners to solve math problems. Working with partners is so fun. I am thankful for the army. If we didn’t have the army we would not be thankful for God. Becase if he wasn’t alive I would not be alive. Riley protected from people who would want to hurt us. Those are all the Lincoln reasons. I am thankful for this year. Nick S. I am thankful for… Lincoln Have you ever been thankful before? Well, I am thankful this Thanksgiving. First I am thankful for my family. They make me I am thankful for… Do you know what holiday I love? My favorite holiday is laugh and make me delicious food. My mom and dad also help me Thanksgiving because I think about why I’m thankful. First, I do my homework. They take me fun places and give me kisses at could not lice without God. I would not even be alive if God wasn’t night and tell me tories. Next I am thankful for my school because real. I love my family too. When ever I am sad they cheer me up I have a nice teacher She helps me with my math. I am thankful for by doing something funny. I love how all the teacher teach me new chromebooks because I great to go on Zearn and learn lots of math. strategies in math and how to read harder books. I am thankful for This is why I am thankful. Sophia water. Whenever I am thirsty I like to drink some water. I really Lincoln like Thanksgiving! Sehaj I am thankful for… Lincoln My family and friends because they love me and I love them to. I am thankful for food like mash potato’s and turkey. I am thankful I am thankful for… Gobble, gobble, gobble! That is the sound of a turkey at Thanks- for home Because it can ceep me safe and sound. I am thankful for giving. I love Thanksgiving because it is all about reflecting on all my teachers and school’s because they teach me. I am thankful for the things that you’re thankful for. For starters, I’m most thankful nature. Because it gives us water and crops and trees, flowers! I for my family which is my little sister Ella, my mom and my dad. am thankful for my toys. Because I can snuggle. With thum when My dad taught me how to throw and catch. My mom helps me I am scared! I am thankful for my activities. Because thay keep me solve problems. My sister Ella cheers me up when I’m sad. I’m amussed and not bored! Lanie, 7 also thankful for my friends. My two beset friends taught me how Lincoln to skip a monkey bar when I am swinging on them. I am thankful for dogs and puppies. I love dogs more than any other pet. I am thankful for… Ava My family because if my family was not here I would not be Lincoln here. I am thankful for my home. I don’t need toys. I already have a dog named baily hes a golden doodle he’s cute and fluffy. I am I am thankful for… What is the second to the last holiday of the year? Oh I know it’s thankful for my bff Kaitlyn because she’s my best friend and we Thanksgiving That is the time of year to be thankful. I am thankful have lots of fun together. I am thankful for basketball it gives me for Technology. This year we have chromebooks in our classroom. exursize and its fun. Isabella, 7 I love using Prodigy to practice challenging myself. It’s fun being Lincoln a wizard on Prodigy. I am thankful for my family. They help me with my homework. I am thankful for my dog Lily. She cheers me up when I am down. I am thankful for the army. They fight for our freedom. It’s nice to be with family members on this holiday. Charlie Lincoln
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I am thankful for… My family because I hae nice parents and cool brothers and sisters. I am thankful for food that I have. I am thankful for myhome and friends and cousins and grandparents and Aunts and uncles and my cousins pets. I’m thankful for me to be here. I am thankful for Grandpa for spened money for Mexico and Disney every year and I am thankful for the holidays and shops and clotheing and the navy and the army and the army seals. Patrick Boeh, 8 Lincoln
I am thankful for… My family. My family helps me out in a lots of tings in my life. My mom and dad makes me healthy and I am thankful for my shelter and if I didn’t have shelter I wudint be healthy. I wudint be clean and I am thankful for my pets. My pet I love to play with and I love them and my pet is really [ … ] and my pet is a dog. I am thankful for my school if I didn’t have a school I wotend know stuf that I know rite now. I am thankful for docters sens that if we didin’t have docters savde a lot of pea pul in the world. I am thankful for food if I didn’t have food I would it be realy hungry and you wodent get like snaxs if you even wotend it. I am thankful for nurse They all so help you if you have like a bludee noos and they can help you with that and if your criing they can make you feel beter I am thankful for trees if you didn’t have trees you wotend be a ball to be [ … ]. Camden Hart, 7 Lincoln I am thankful for… My family because they are nice, kind and forgiving. I am thankful for my teacher because she is funny, smart and nice. I am thankful for my food and water because without those things I wouldn’t be be able to LIVE. I am thankful for my house because its safe and a good place to live in. I am thankful for my fish. Mr. crown because he’s colorful and cute. I am thankful for my classmate because they are nice, friendly and funny. I am thankful for my school because it’s where my teacher teaches me. All in all, I am thankful for my family, my teacher, my food and water, my home, my fish, my classmates and my school. Samuel Matott, 7 Lincoln I am thankful for… My family because they are nice to me. I am thankful for the Holodays. I am thankful for my house that keeps me really warm. I am thankful for my great teacher, Ms. Gauhaun. I am thankful for my cute pet dog. I am thankful for all the good meals I get every day. I am super thankful for my friends and best friends and my old friends. I am thankful for my school I go to almost every day. I am thankful for all of my toys and my stuffed animals. I am thankful for all of the crafts at my house. (they are super fun). I am thankful for thanksgiving meal too. Julie Grebs, 7 Lincoln I am thankful for… My family my brother and my sister. I am thankful for my two dogs Jaxx and Joee. I am thankful for shelter. I am thankful for trees because they make paper and rain leaves. I am thankful for food and water. I am thankful for my birthday because I get presents! I am thankful for Santa, the Easter Bunny, the tooth fairy and Halloween!! I am thankful for my books so I don’t get borde. I am thankful for my coat to keep me warm at resses. I am thankful for the sun and moon to light up day and night. I am thankful for my friends to play with me at resses. I am thankful for my backpack because it could carry my books, folders, my water bottle. Julie Lattas, 8 Lincoln I am thankful for… Food because I love my Thanksgiving feast. The thing I love the most are turkey, mashed potatos, bicuits, and that’s all. I am thankful for shelter because we hae a place to sleep, a place to eat, a place to play and best of all somewhere to stay. I am thankful for family because they give me clothes, brothers, sis, a place to sleep. Love and a home. I am thankful for school my lovely Ms. Gaudhan and my classmate’s also for my very best friends: Mason Nowak, Henry Vivi Tran, Ryan Hanson, Ryan Mansfeild, Tuck Pitivet and Hazel McLows also, other class mate I ever had. Grady Moore, 7 Lincoln
I am thankful for… My family = mom, dad because they care about me and keep me safe. Community helpers because they keep you safe when you cross the street, catch bad criminals, put out fires, stop cars that are going to fast and food to keep you alive. I also think the early tribes because they brout thanksgiving to America, It’s amazing how they made Thanksgiving with just a feast and being with friends and family and saying what they are thankfull for. So thank you Indians and I am thankful they are amazing birds and on Thanksgiving night they give us food. Ryan Mansfield, 7 Lincoln I am thankful for… My family. Because my mom and dad do lots of things for me and they bought me a house and a pool and a hotub. I am thankful for food because if I did not have food I would starve. I am thankful for school because I would not know eneything and if I did not know eneything my life would be boring. I am thankful for my friends because if I had no friends I would be very very very sad. I am thankful for the sun because if there was no sun the world would be very dark. I am thankful for my eyes, my ear, my hands, my nose because if I did not have eyes I would not be able to see. And if I did not have ears I would not be able to hear. And if I did not have hands I would not be able to write And if I did not have a nose I would not be able to smell. Drew Walker, 7 Lincoln
I am thankful for… My family because we have shelter and food and water, and hockey. I am thankful for trees because they help you breath. I am thankful for animals you wouldn’t see any beauthful things then. I am thankful for people thar would be no one on earth without them. Mathis, 7 Lincoln I am thankful for… My famly because they pay for shelter and food. I am thankful for the sun becaue it gives us light and heat. And also for books becase you learn a lot of thingis from in them. I am thankful for leaves becaue they are pretty and corlful. Hazel McLaws, 7 Lincoln I am thankful for… My famly and food, sheltr and friends and that we are not poor. I am thankful for skool, if I didn’t have I wdint now any thing I I am thankful for candy and Halloween, I am thankful that I was born, I am thankful for sports. And the sun and machr and login, ice crea, flowrs and trees and animals. I am thankful for my bruthr and a nice family dinr. I am thankful that I can help othr peple by giving food panchry. Jack Kain, 7 Lincoln I am thankful for… My family my friends my house food all that is good like, trees, sun, grass, Bible at Sunday School. I am thankful for my parents and taking a walk and nature, animals, flower, summer, fall, winter, spring, all of those seasons are beautiful because playing on the beach, color changing, snow friend’s play with you family is for you and be nice to other’s so you can play with them and if there hurt help them tell somebody take them to a nurse if at your “at mime I do” nurse Maggie in the office she is very nice and kind she helps us when there is a allegy or we are sick or hurt she will help us and for teachers that help us learn math and libraryans and the library has books to read for people and thanksgiving is when you be with people with food. Julian Caney, 7 Lincoln
I am thankful for… The cyumutety helps like fire fiters and police officer and doctors and detistes. I am thankful for my family cause ther nice to me and we have fun together and we play games together. I am thankful for hockey and soccer and baseball and basketball and tenes and football. I am thankful for my bff. Levi, 8 Lincoln I am thankful for… My family and my house that keeps me safe and warm. I am I am thankful for… thankful for my pet dog that keeps me company. I am thankful for My family because they are so kind and sweet and all of the food that keeps me healthy every day. And keeps me alive. I am familys in the world are kind and the brotghers and sisters do not thankful for adults that help me and teach me. I am thankful for fight. And all of the familys arfe kind to one other family and all docters who help when your sick. I am thankful for friends that of the family have there thanksgiving at a different place and they play with me when I’m lonely. I am thankful for stars at night. And don’t need to have there thanksgiving at the same place they have help me do stuff. it ever year. They can have it where ever they want it. So they can Mary Stephen, 7 try different food instead of the same food because they get board Lincoln of always the same food and they want to try different food because in there body they feel like they eat the same food everyday. I am thankful for… And I also like the food because every Thanksgiving the food will Family and being all together on Thanksgiving We hae a big turjust be wonderful. Thanksgiving is such a wonderful dream it is key. On Thanksgiving is my birthday! On Thanksgiving we always so a good dream but it is not a dream it is a real holiday because selacelebute family. On Thanksgiving we say Prayer eefore we eat. everyone will come to eat the yummy food and there is a turkey of We eat duzut clesert it is ckockii cack. Then we work watch teve course! And mash potato, and chicken and squash and pumkin pie after dinnor. Then we play outside. Then we have peple leva my and thanksgiving is so so so so the best holidahy and it’s the only home then we go to slep the End! hliday you get to see each other. Jack P., 7 Sydney Wong, 7½ Lincoln Lincoln I am thankful for… I am thankful for… My famley. I love my famley becus my mom makes me laf a lot. My family because I love the so much and thay take good care My dog is cute and fluffy. I am thankful for my friends. I like playof me. I am thankful for my home and that I have shelter to protect ing with my friends. I am thankful for my cousins. They are nice. me. I am thankful for my pets, that they are helthy and safe and Sophie, 8 that they have enough food. I am thankful for my friends because Lincoln thay help me out. Henri, 7 I am thankful for… Lincoln My family my hens, my food, my home my money and shelter and my mom and dad and my shelter or els I woud be frozen and I am thankful for… that woud not be good at all and I do not want to be cold and I am Family, food, books iPad phones, computers tvs videogames thankful for my money and my room and how I live were I live and normal games like tag and hide and seek and kickball. Sports like I am thankful for my parent and my grammother and gradfather basketball baseball football soccer hocky flag football T Ball. Ir and my scool and my techers and I relly lik my techers. The End. trees the sun the moon. I am thankful for friends Water bottles Logan, 7 youtube and drinks transportation here’s n example cars airplanes Lincoln trucks trains bus subways I am thankful for for life animals dogs cats pupps kittens tigers lions snakes frogs I am thankful for soda I am thankful for… and school. Jack P. because he is my best friend in the whole wide world. Demetri, 7 I am thankful for my famly because I wouldn’t be alive without Lincoln them. I am thankful for Mrs. Golyghan because I like to learn. Teddy, 7½ Lincoln
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5th Annual Jolly Old St. Nicholas Concert returns on Nov. 30
Before there was Santa Claus, there was St. Nicholas, known as the “bearer of gifts.” On Dec. 6, many Europeans still celebrate St. Nicholas Day, and some of our familiar Christmas traditions have roots in his legendary story of kindness and generosity. The Elmhurst History Museum invites the community to celebrate this tradition at the fifth annual Jolly Old St. Nicholas Concert on Friday, Nov. 30 at 6:30 p.m. at the Yorkfield Presbyterian Church, located at 1099 South York Street in Elmhurst. Guests of all ages are invited to learn about history and Elmhurst’s German roots with a concert of traditional German carols and an appearance by Jolly Old St. Nicholas. Admission is free, and no reservations are required. Doors open at 6 p.m. More about the concert Jolly Old St. Nicholas will lead the festivities and share the legend that made him renowned around the world. St. Nick will be joined by the beautiful voices and jingling bells of two long-standing Elmhurst choirs that have been singing traditional German carols and songs in the area for more than 80 years, the Damenchor (Women’s Chorus) and the Männerchor (Men’s Choir). More information and the latest program details can be found on the Elmhurst History Museum’s web site at elmhursthistory.org (click on Special Events). Limited on-site parking is available in the church parking lot. Children are encouraged to wear their pajamas. Photo opportunities with St. Nick will be available after the performance. A small gift for the little ones will be distributed and hot cocoa and cookies will be provided (while supplies last). Participants are encouraged to bring cash donations for the Yorkfield Food Pantry giving tree in the church vestibule. Share in the spirit of the season with a very special Elmhurst tradition and kick off the holidays at the Jolly Old St. Nicholas Concert. For more information, visit elmhursthistory.org or call 630-833-1457.
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Visitation 3rd graders welcome soldier for Veterans Day
As part of a class project to learn about the history of Veterans Day and why we honor our veterans, the third graders at Visitation School welcomed Senior Officer Candidate Piper, who talked about his experience in the U.S. Army National Guard and his training to fly Blackhawk helicopters. He also brought his rucksack to show students how much equipment he carries and let some of the children have a crack at trying to lift it.
Elmhurst College presents ‘The Figure, Humor and The Chicago Imagists’ Art symposium to highlight renowned Imagist collection
Bold, graphic, irreverent and inspired by pop culture, the work of Chicago Imagist artists includes highly original, personal expressions of the human form. On Sunday, Dec. 16, Elmhurst College will host The Figure, Humor and the Chicago Imagists, a full-day symposium that explores works by Chicago Imagist artists and highlights the College’s extraordinary collection of Imagist art. The Symposium begins at 11 a.m. in the Schaible Science Center, Illinois Hall on the campus of Elmhurst College. Featuring presentations and dis-
cussions on the topic, the symposium also includes the opportunity to view 33 works from the College’s collection that are on exhibition at the Elmhurst Art Museum. The symposium begins with an introduction by Suellen Rocca, curator of the Elmhurst College Art Collection and one of six artists who formed the Hairy Who, a groundbreaking artist group founded in Chicago in the 1960s. Known for their powerfully graphic images and brazen sense of humor, the Hairy Who and others working in the ’60s and ’70s whose works possessed a similar spirit became known as the Chicago Imagists. The main presentation will be given by writer and curator Dan Nadel, who recently organized the
The Legend of St. Nicholas Before there was Santa Claus, there was St. Nicholas, known as the “bearer of gifts.” On Dec. 6, many western Europeans still celebrate St. Nicholas Day and many Christmas traditions we know today have roots in this holiday. St. Nicholas was a 4th-century Greek saint who was admired for being kind and helping those in need. He was renowned for secretly giving gifts and placing coins and food in the shoes of the needy, which led to the modern-day holiday tradition of the Christmas stocking.
exhibition, What Nerve! Alternative Figures in American Art, 1960 to the Present. It was presented at the Rhode Island School of Art and Design and Matthew Marks Gallery in New York City. Since 2006, Rocca has overseen the Elmhurst College Art Collec-
tion, which comprises more than 150 works of art and is known as the finest public collection of its kind. An important resource for students, faculty and the community, works from the Collection have been exhibited around the country and all over the world.
York announces 2019 National Merit Commended Students
School District 205 has announced York High School’s National Merit Commended Students for the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. The 21 York High School scholars include: Benjamin Airdo, Nicole Bednarik, Alexander Boskov, Isabella B Filosa, Michael Flisk, Marie Grasse, David Hansen, Sean Hayes, Asha
Labine, Bridget Lindgren, Manu Mehta, Emaan Mohsin, Nathan Moskal, Alexander Norgle, Emma Radcliff, Ryan Rask, Jackson Rosenberg, Artemis Siavelis, Rene Sieracki, Nicholas Ward and Jacob Wit. These students join the more than 30,000 high performing Commended Students across the nation.
On Saturday, Dec. 1 from 2-4 p.m., teens and adults are invited to an open house at the Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art in Elmhurst’s Wilder Park. The event is called “The Poetry of Gemstones” and will feature gemstones like Michigan Petoskey stones, Lake Superior agates, Illinois geodes, Jasper quartz. Members of Poets and Patrons
of Chicago will read poems about gems and minerals, followed by an open mic. If you wish to read, bring your poems. Regular Museum Admission applies, but high school and college students as well as teachers are admitted free with a student/ school ID. For more information, visit lizzadromuseum.org or call 630-833-1616.
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EMH Foundation’s Reindeer Route Housewalk coming Friday, Dec. 7
The Elmhurst Memorial Hospital (EMH) Foundation will host its 42nd Annual Reindeer Route Housewalk on Friday, Dec. 7. Sponsors of the event include the Elmhurst Memorial Hospital medical staff, the Jel Sert Company and the SEI Institutional Group. A portion of proceeds from the 2018 Reindeer Route Housewalk will benefit the Teen Volunteer Health Profession Scholarship fund, which also includes the Marilyn A. Graber Teen Scholarship. The scholarships are for EMH teen volunteers interested in pursuing a career in healthcare. The Housewalk, with two sessions, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. and from 6 – 9 p.m. and features seven Elmhurst homes decorated for the holidays by local florists: • 203 E. South St., Phillip’s Flowers • 414 S. Arlington Ave., A Stem Above • 174 S. Kenmore Ave., Carousel Flowers • 140 E. May St., Shamrock Garden Florist • 545 Armitage Ave., The Uptown Shop and Blossoms of Lombard • 150 Cottage Hill Ave. (McCor-
mick House), Elmhurst Art Museum • 170 Evergreen Ave., Blossoms and Branches Tickets are $30 in advance and can be purchased at the EMH Foundation office at Elmhurst Hospital, 155 E. Brush Hill Rd. or online at emhfoundation.org/events. Advance tickets can also be purchased in early November in Elmhurst at Pink Elephant Resale Shop, Wild Rose Floral (Elmhurst Hospital), Carousel Flowers, Phillip’s Flowers and The Uptown Shop, and in Lombard at Blossoms of Lombard and Shamrock Garden Florist. On the day of the Housewalk, tickets will be available for $40 at Guaranteed Rate, 115 W. Adelaide St. from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. Tickets will not be available for purchase at the featured homes on the day of the event. Donations sought for Knowles Center The EMH Foundation is also seeking donations (to be dropped off at Housewalk homes) of art supplies, books and small games that will be placed in waiting rooms on inpatient floors of the main hospital and in the Nancy W. Knowles Cancer Center.
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Diane Karpman (left) and Kathy Mundle enjoy decorations at one of the homes during last year’s Reindeer Route Housewalk sponsored by the Elmhurst Memorial Hospital Foundation. This year’s Housewalk is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 7 and will feature seven Elmhurst homes.
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314 S. Kenilworth
314 S. Kenilworth
This “Story Book English Tudor” is a 5 bedroom, 3 bath home with 3,100sf of living space and beautiful dark hardwood floors on the 1st & 2nd floor. Additional features include unique aggregate brick masonry with lannon stone highlights that $875,000 NEW PRICE!
This “Story Book English Tudor” is a 5 bedroom, 3 bath home with 3,100sf of living space and beautiful dark hardwood floors on the 1st & 2nd floor. Additional features include unique aggregate brick masonry with lannon stone highlights that enhance this home’s architecture. A beautiful blue/green slate roof with wide copper gutters frames the dramatic gable ends & dormers providing texture and interest for this one of a kind well maintained home. Walk to town, the train, Wilder Park, the Elmhurst Library & Art Museum, & nationally ranked schools – ICGS/ ICCP & Hawthorne Elementary, Sandburg JRHS & York HS. $875,000
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In the Heart of Elmhurst!
In the Heart of Elmhurst!
Don’t miss out on this center of town Colonial situated on a double lot and walking distance to downtown Elmhurst, Metra, Award winning schools, and all Elmhurst amentities! Separate formal dining room and living room with fireplace. First floor $559,900
Amazing value for south Elmhurst for this California ranch. 1,151 SF with 3 beds, 1 full bath, laundry, eat-in kitchen, dining/living room combo, 1.5 car detached garage, rear deck, across from Visitation parking lot. The home needs work -
Amazing value for south Elmhurst for this California ranch. 1,151 SF with 3 beds, 1 full bath, laundry, eat-in kitchen, dining/living room combo, 1.5 car detached garage, rear deck, across from Visitation parking lot. The home needs work - windows, roof, siding, and updating but is a perfect layout for one floor living. Lots of options - renovate, add-on, or build new. Sold as is. $275,000
Danby Woods Gem!
Danby Woods Gem!
You’re sure to be impressed w/ this ‘Southern Living’ gem w/ custom fluted trim on all 3 floors, separate formals, 1st floor laundry/mudrm, eat-in kitchen, 1st floor family rm, & custombuilt fireplace mantels. 4 BRs up, 3 w/ direct bathroom access, $579,900
Charming 5 Bedroom Craftsman!
Charming 5 Bedroom Craftsman!
Highly sought after, walk to town/train location! Large 74 x 172 lot with oversized 2.5 car garage plus an additional separate garage that could be used as a playhouse or an outdoor entertaining space! Walk out basement with huge workroom
Highly sought after, walk to town/train location! Large 74 x 172 lot with oversized 2.5 car garage plus an additional separate garage that could be used as a playhouse or an outdoor entertaining space! Walk out basement with huge workroom has double doors leading to the spacious fenced in backyard with deck, patio & playset, and plenty more room for a garden and more! The exterior of the home is paintable cement board siding with soundproof insulation. One year home warranty included!
Well maintained McDougal split level with sub basement in Elm Estates. Hardwood floors throughout main level and in bedrooms. Walkout family room has a beautiful stone fireplace & expands out to fully enclosed 3 season room. Eat-in kitchen
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This beautiful home located on quiet cul-de-sac is just what you have been searching for. A fantastic floor plan - 2-story living room, great entertaining space in your open-concept kitchen and family room complete with fireplace and slider to $335,000
This beautiful home located on quiet cul-desac is just what you have been searching for. A fantastic floor plan - 2-story living room, great entertaining space in your open-concept kitchen and family room complete with fireplace and slider to your patio and tranquil backyard retreat. Escape upstairs to your massive Master with volume ceilings, large walk-in closet, and ensuite with soaker tub, separate shower and dual sinks. Location can’t be beat just steps to parks and playgrounds, bike trails, White Pines golf course, schools, and major transportation routes. $335,000
Beautifully expanded cape cod in Stratford Hills just blocks from Jefferson Elementary & the IL Prairie Path. Recently updated and expanded offering 4 beds, 2.5 baths, a beautifully landscaped & private yard. Updates include $485,000
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This Elmhurst split level boasts over 2,800 SF of finished living space w/ 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths, a 2.5 car garage, newly remodeled eat-in kitchen, & new carpet/paint. The LL has a huge walkout family rm to the fenced back yard,
Well maintained McDougal split level with sub basement in Elm Estates. Hardwood floors throughout main level and in bedrooms. Walkout family room has a beautiful stone fireplace & expands out to fully enclosed 3 season room. Eat-in kitchen with granite counters and backsplash, 3 large bedrooms on the 2nd floor with a master bath and additional full bath. Professionally landscaped with paver brick driveway and back patio. 2.5 car attached garage and huge 750 SF basement - ready to be finished. Walk to schools - Jackson, Bryan JRHS, ViZ, & TC. New roof in 09. Quiet, one block street. $479,900
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You’re sure to be impressed w/ this ‘Southern Living’ gem w/ custom fluted trim on all 3 floors, separate formals, 1st floor laundry/mudrm, eat-in kitchen, 1st floor family rm, & custom-built fireplace mantels. 4 BRs up, 3 w/ direct bathroom access, 3 fireplaces, one w/ dual exposure to the master BR & master bath. 2 magnificent libraries, a lower level in-law arrangement w/ private bath & wet bar w/ sink, fridge & dishwasher. Covered porch & 2nd floor veranda overlooking a expansive paver brick patio & large yard w/ irrigation & impressive landscaping, a heated 2 car attached garage w/ epoxy floors, & charming Coach House! $579,900
Elm Estates McDougall
Elm Estates McDougall
Don’t miss out on this center of town Colonial situated on a double lot and walking distance to downtown Elmhurst, Metra, Award winning schools, and all Elmhurst amentities! Separate formal dining room and living room with fireplace. First floor family room addition. 4 bedrooms up plus a first floor office or potential 5th bedroom/in-law arrangement. Bathrooms on each level, including basement. Hardwood floors, updated kitchen with granite countertops and stainless steel appliance package. 2 car attached garage. 100x150 Lot! $559,900
This Elmhurst split level boasts over 2,800 SF of finished living space w/ 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths, a 2.5 car garage, newly remodeled eat-in kitchen, & new carpet/ paint. The LL has a huge walkout family rm to the fenced back yard, bedroom & a new spa-like bathroom. 3 oversized bedrooms up w/ double closets & another large full bathroom. Finished bsmt rec space, storage, & laundry room. In south Elmhurst w/ easy commuter access to highways/ airports, Elmhurst schools, & Oak Brook mall. Two generations have lovingly cared for & maintained this home. $384,900
Beautifully expanded cape cod in Stratford Hills just blocks from Jefferson Elementary & the IL Prairie Path. Recently updated and expanded offering 4 beds, 2.5 baths, a beautifully landscaped & private yard. Updates include kitchen with granite island & SS appliances, roof, windows, HVAC, basement bar, first floor family room, vinyl fence, bathrooms, flooring, & paint. 1st floor full bath & bedroom with 3 beds & full bath up. Oversized 2 car garage with roll up door to backyard - perfect for backyard parties. Large outdoor patio with playset. Finished basement with exterior staircase. Nothing to do but move in! $485,000
8 Car Garage
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ATTENTION CAR COLLECTORS/MECHANICS, CONTRACTORS, BOAT/RV OWNERS - One of a kind opportunity awaits you on this nearly 1-acre property in unincorporated Villa Park. This property offers a 2014 built, $649,900
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ATTENTION CAR COLLECTORS/MECHANICS, CONTRACTORS, BOAT/RV OWNERS - One of a kind opportunity awaits you on this nearly 1-acre property in unincorporated Villa Park. This property offers a 2014 built, 3800 SF 2-story home with walkout basement + an attached (8) EIGHT CAR garage with the 13 ft high ceilings for potential storage of 16 autos w/ lifts. The home offers 4 beds up, HWF’s, family room w/ fireplace, 1st floor full bath & laundry, master suite w/ spa bath & access to 42x32 attic over the garage for home office, workout room, or other ideas + a walkout basement. $649,900
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This is your chance to live on one of the most prestigious streets in town. Walk your kids to award-winning Elmhurst schools, Wilder Park, downtown restaurants & shops, & much more. Host the largest of family parties in your amazing DR $1,599,000
This One Has It All! This is your chance to live on one of the most prestigious streets in town. Walk your kids to award-winning Elmhurst schools, Wilder Park, downtown restaurants & shops, & much more. Host the largest of family parties in your amazing DR that shares a brick FP w/ your chic LR. Relax in the cozy FR that opens to your elegant kitchen. Enjoy a coffee on the balcony off the master BDRM, iced tea on the front patio or a beer on the back patio where you can watch TV on the big screen almost all year round thanks to the outdoor fireplace. Everyone can create their own retreats upstairs among the 4 large BDRMs & 3 opulent, full baths. Send the kids to play in the sports court that’s part of the 4-car garage or downstairs in the full, finished BSMT so you can get work done in the office. Play catch in the large front or back yard! Seize this rare opportunity to own over 4600 SF of luxurious living on a huge (75x203) lot in the heart of Elmhurst! $1,599,000 Award Winning Schools!
Take advantage of award-winning 205 school district, park district, & library. Everything is finished w/ over 1500 sq ft of living space. Hardwood floors in living room, Solid recessed panel interior doors, Oak trim throughout. 3 bedrooms on $309,900 NEW PRICE! 0x 10
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Take advantage of award-winning 205 school district, park district, & library. Everything is finished w/ over 1500 sq ft of living space. Hardwood floors in living room, Solid recessed panel interior doors, Oak trim throughout. 3 bedrooms on upper level w/ hardwood under carpeting, 1-1/2 bathrooms, eat-in kitchen w/ granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, & new tile floor. Spacious family room w/ quarry tile floor. Large laundry room w/ access to fenced backyard w/ patio & garden containing perennial fruit & herb plants. Detached over-sized 2.5 car garage. This fabulous tree-lined neighborhood is close to shopping & parks. $309,900
College View 2-Story
College View 2-Story
Very well maintained 2 story in highly sought after College View location. Very large lot w/invisible pet fence and 2 transmitters. All solid oak doors. 2nd floor with spacious master suite w/master bath, 2 large bedrooms, full hall bath, $549,900
3/4 Acre Cherry Farm Lot!
3/4 Acre Cherry Farm Lot!
Rare opportunity for a 100 ft wide x 312 ft deep building footprint in Cherry Farm. Premium frontage will accommodate any design and depth offers many options for front and rear yards – circle drive, sports court, pool with pool house + the $899,900
Rare opportunity for a 100 ft wide x 312 ft deep building footprint in Cherry Farm. Premium frontage will accommodate any design and depth offers many options for front and rear yards – circle drive, sports court, pool with pool house + the property backs to additional green space shared by surrounding Hill and Arlington neighbors, great spot for summer BBQ’s, bonfires, and endless fun year round. One of the last undeveloped parcels in Cherry Farm with loads of history dating back to the city’s fore-fathers. The current home, built in the 1800’s, served as the “tenant home” to field workers that harvested the apple & cherry orchards. $899,900
Builder’s Own Home
Builder’s Own Home
This masonry masterpiece has all the bells & whistles one could want. Extensive millwork, ceiling detail, & hardwood flooring throughout. Loaded w/ top end appliances, custom cabinetry & closets, surround sound, home office, outdoor $1,179,000
This masonry masterpiece has all the bells & whistles one could want. Extensive millwork, ceiling detail, & hardwood flooring throughout. Loaded w/ top end appliances, custom cabinetry & closets, surround sound, home office, outdoor kitchen w/ paver patio/pergola & fireplace, 2 fireplaces, finished basement set up for radiant heat & w/ exterior access, 3 car garage, backup generator, irrigation, fenced yard w/ professional landscaping, paver walkways & driveway, 5 beds up, 4.5 baths, steam showers. All this with Lincoln school, the IL Prairie Path & Spring Rd Business District at your front door! $1,179,000
Very well maintained 2 story in highly sought after College View location. Very large lot w/ invisible pet fence and 2 transmitters. All solid oak doors. 2nd floor with spacious master suite w/ master bath, 2 large bedrooms, full hall bath, custom tray ceilings. Main floor full bath and bedroom. Open floor plan. Fireplace in living room. Eat in area in kitchen. Finished lower level with half bath and possible 5th bedroom, dry bar w/custom lighting, sound system and plenty of storage. New LG programmable washer/dryer. Various WiFi outlets and WiFi light switches throughout. WiFi programmable thermostats. $549,900
The pride of ownership is on display at this expanded 3 bed / 1.5 bath split level in south Elmhurst. Offering a rare, 1st floor family room with vaulted ceilings and gas fireplace off its open kitchen with breakfast bar and dining area with vented $389,900 ry live De 019 2 ing Spr
The pride of ownership is on display at this expanded 3 bed / 1.5 bath split level in south Elmhurst. Offering a rare, 1st floor family room with vaulted ceilings and gas fireplace off its open kitchen with breakfast bar and dining area with vented skylight. 3 spacious bedrooms up w/ with HWF’s and a full bath. The LL offers a large rec rm, laundry rm, half bath & exterior access. Many windows replaced in 2005 & new tear off roof & 6” sanitary line w/ cleanout in 2010. Dead-ends at Eldridge Park & Salt Creek Path. $389,900
3 New Home Sites
3 New Home Sites
Choose from 3 luxury home sites being built by long-time Elmhurst builder, Forma Nova Homes and work alongside your own interior designer to pick out all the finishes and fixtures. Fresh, new front elevations and floor plans, sure to
Choose from 3 luxury home sites being built by long-time Elmhurst builder, Forma Nova Homes and work alongside your own interior designer to pick out all the finishes and fixtures. Fresh, new front elevations and floor plans, sure to stand out from all the rest and all set in Elmhurst’s most sought-after neighborhoods. Offering over 4,500sf of finished living space with gracious 10 ft first floor ceilings, hardwood floors & extensive trim/ceiling detail throughout, 5 beds, 4.5 baths, 3-car garage, custom kitchen, high-end appliance package, and a finished basement with bar, wine room and more! Call (630) 279-9500 for pricing/ floor plans/locations. 332498
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Community calendar Sunday, Dec. 2 • At 2 p.m., the Museum presents It’s a Wonderful Life: The Making of a Holiday Classic with Leslie Goddard, Elmhurst History Museum. Reservations required, $5 non-members/free to members. • At 3 p.m., the Elmhurst Choral Union and Orchestra present Handel’s Messiah in Hammerschmidt Chapel on the campus of Elmhurst College. Tickets are $25/adults, $23/seniors, $10/youth ages 7-22. Tickets are available at elmhurstchoralunion.org, 800-838-3006, or at the door.
Pick of the Week The event NOT to be missed! Saturday, Dec. 1 Sunday, Dec. 2 Spirito! Singers presents winter concert Spirito! Singers will hold its Winter Concert, “What Sweeter Music,” at Elmhurst Christian Re-formed Church, 149 W. Brush Hill Rd. It takes place on Saturday at 4 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. Each of the three Spirito! ensembles will perform individually as well as together. Featured musicians include Chicago’s premier handbell choir, the Agape Ringers. Guests are invited to bring new or gentlyused children’s book to be donated to Bernie’s Book Bank. Deliver a book, stay for the music. Tickets are $25. For tickets and information, visit spiritosingers.org or call 1-877-WE-SING. Friday, Nov. 30 From 6:30-8:15 p.m., a Jolly Old St. Nicholas Concert will be held at Yorkfield Presbyterian Church. The Elmhurst History Museum celebrates the Saint Nick tradition and Elmhurst’s German roots with a concert featuring Elmhurst’s own Damenchor (Women’s Chorus) and Männerchor (Men’s Chorus) who will perform traditional German carols, audience participation is encouraged. St. Nicholas will join the festivities and take pictures with the kids. Hot cocoa and cookies provided while supplies last. Children are encouraged to wear their pajamas. All ages welcome, no reservations required. Cash donations to the York Food Pantry giving tree are gratefully accepted.
Info: elmhursthistory.org or call 630-833-1457. Saturday, Dec. 1 From 2-4 p.m., Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art is hosting an open house called “The Poetry of Gemstones” for teens to adults. Michigan Petoskey stones, Lake Superior agates, Illinois geodes, Jasper quartz. Members of Poets and Patrons of Chicago will read poems about gems and minerals, followed by an open mic. If you wish to read, bring your poems. Regular Museum Admission applies, but high school and college students as well as teachers are admitted free with a student/school ID. For more information, visit lizzadromuseum.org or call 630-833-1616.
tions of art supplies, books and small gaes to be placed in waiting rooms at the Nancy W. Knowles Cancer Center. Info: emhfoundation.org or call (331) 221-0388. • From 7-9 p.m., come to It’s a Wonderful Life Trivia Night at Pints in Elmhurst. Reservations required, $35 per person. (Must be 21 or older.) Info: elmhursthistory.org or call (630) 833-1457.
Monday, Dec. 10 From 7-8:30 p.m., enjoy It’s a Wonderful Life Radio Play with GreenMan Theatre Troupe at the Friday, Dec. 7 Elmhurst Public Library. Free, but The Elmhurst Memorial Hospital reservations are required. Info: Foundation will host its 42nd An- elmhursthistory.org or call (630) nual Reindeer Route Housewalk, 833-1457. with two sessions from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 6-9 p.m. Tickets Saturday, Dec. 15 are $30 in advance available at the From 12-3 p.m., join a Snow EMH Foundation office at 155 E. Globe Family Craft Activity at the Brush Hill Rd. or online at emh- Elmhurst History Museum, 12-3 foundation.org/events. Advance p.m., $4 per person (reservations tickets available at Pink Elephant required). Info: elmhursthistory. Resale Shop, Wild Rose Floral org or call (630) 833-1457. (Elmhurst Hospital), Carousel Flowers, Phillip’s Flowers and The Ongoing programs: • Now through Jan. 6, 2019, LizUptown Shop, and in Lombard at Blossoms of Lombard and Sham- zadro Museum of Lapidary Art, 220 Cottage Hill Ave., presents a rock Garden Florist. On the day of the Housewalk, special exhibit “Fabergé Figurative tickets will be available for $40 at Carvings.” Modern carvings from Guaranteed Rate, 115 W. Adelaide the House of Fabergé, feature RusSt. in Elmhurst from 9 a.m. – 8 sian folklore figures of the Kvass p.m. Tickets will not be available Seller, the Gypsy Fortune Teller for purchase at the featured homes. and the Vagabond made of Russian The Foundation is seeking dona- gemstone materials. Regular Mu-
seum Hours and admission apply. Info: 630-833-1616 or visit lizzadromuseum.org. • Widows or Widowers (WOW) meet every third Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 537 S. York Road. WOW lends support and provides social activities for those who have lost a spouse. Admission: $5 per person includes live entertainment. Info: Dave at 630-620-4060 or visit WOW.cfsites.org. • The Elmhurst American Legion, T.H.B. Post No. 187, hosts a fish fry every Friday night from 6-8:30 p.m. New York steaks are available first Friday of the month. Musical entertainment follows. Karaoke on the second Friday of each month. Bingo on Wednesdays, starting with Early Birds at 6:45 p.m. Info: 630-833-7800.
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Public Notice ANNUAL STATEMENT OF AFFAIRS SUMMARY FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2018
The summary must be published in the local newspaper. Copies of the detailed Annual Statement of Affairs for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2018 will be available for public inspection in the school district/joint agreement administrative office by December 1, annually. Individuals wanting to review this Annual Statement of Affairs should contact:
Elmhurst Community Unit SD 205
162 South York, Elmhurst IL 60126
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Also by January 15, annually the detailed Annual Statement of Affairs for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2018, will be posted on the Illinois State Board of Education's email@example.com. SUMMARY: The following is the Annual Statement of Affairs Summary that is required to be published by the school district/joint agreement for the past fiscal year. Statement of Operations as of June 30, 2018 Educational Local Sources Flow-Through Receipts/Revenues from One District to Another District State Sources Federal Sources
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Total Direct Receipts/Revenues Total Direct Disbursements/Expenditures Other Sources/Uses of Funds Beginning Fund Balances - July 1, 2017 Other Changes in Fund Balances Ending Fund Balances June 30, 2018
SALARY SCHEDULE OF GROSS PAYMENTS FOR CERTIFICATED PERSONNEL AND NON-CERTIFICATED PERSONNEL Certificated Personnel less than $25,000: Adelman, Joseph R.; Aiello, Vincent M; Albue, Colin P; Amberg, Melinda R.; Anderson, Linda L.; Anderson, Matthew R.; Anderson, Nissa L; Annicella, Stephanie; Arnold, Karyn A; August, Ashley E.; Babyar, Margaret K; Barbato, Jennifer A.; Barca, Cassandra M.; Barcheski, Larry J.; Barnds, Jane V.; Barrett, Michael E; Battaglia, Joseph A; Baum, Angela M; Bays, Savannah A.; Becker, Dawn; Becker, Sara E.; Berger, Paula; Bernahl, Sandra J.; Betteridge, Virginia; Bjerga, Kera C.; Blonda, Teresa M.; Bolan, Amanda K.; Borke, Wendy B; Bredemann, Judith A; Brenner, Felicia A.; Bresnahan, Brian M.; Brodersen, Carolyn N.; Brown, Katelyn P; Burbulis, Athena S.; Byrne, Nancy K; Calderon, Tannette A.; Campbell, Rachel L.; Caplice, Robert A.; Carlson, Bradley A; Carter, Rechele N.; Casey, Laura L.; Cerami, Kelly A.; Chester, Constance J; Cleary, Daniel T.; Colant, Anthony; Colangelo, Lenice C; Collings, Brandon S.; Cooper, Andre; Corcoran, Julia S.; Cores, Jordan M.; Cossey, Sue; Coughlan, Annice C.; Criel, Nicholas R.; Cuthbertson, Caitlin E.; Czarnowski, Theresa B; Dasko, Annette M.; Datta-Chakravarti, Mamata; Daudelin, Elizabeth; Davies, Linda M.; De Simone, Catherine; DeAngelo, Janice J; Dell, Karen; Dickie, Matthew H.; Doherty, Cynthia J; Dollard, Ryan J.; Doran, Vince; Drewno, Amy T.; Driscoll, Nora G; Duax, Maureen A.; Dunham, Janice T.; Durkin, Valerie A; Dzija, Michael R; Erbach, Mary Ann; Fairbairn, Lindsey A.; Farmer, Sandra R.; Feeney, Lynne M.; Fichtner, Monica P.; Fisher, Brian P.; Fisher, Christopher T.; Fite, Gena; Fitzgerald, Michael; Foran, Elizabeth A.; Ford, Angelica G.; Foss, Victoria I.; Foster, Susan; Fox, Patricia A; Freiberger, Cheryl; Gagliano, Laura K; Gallagher, Sheri S.; Gallione, Aubrey R.; Garro, Alexandra J; Gecsey, Sharon; Gentile, Rachel L.; George, Lisa A; Gibbs, Clare E.; Gibson, Michael R.; Giebler, Lisa J; Giuliani, Michael S.; Gizzo-Killips, Cynthia L; Gomez, Aida N.; Graber, Charles R.; Grant, Aban; Green, Michael; Grimmer, Linda; Grothendick, Robert J.; Grubbs, Margaret B.; Grunstad, Jessica M.; Guzzi, Steven L.; Haarstad, Sheila M.; Hallberg, Carol; Hansen, Cheryl D.; Hanson, Seth D; Harris, Carnise C.; Hawkins, Deborah; Hawkins, Scott W; Hayes, Patrick R; Hedman, James E; Hein, Irene M; Herbert, Terese S; Herzberg, Agnieszka A.; Hildner, Andrew J; Hoernemann, John W; Hogan, Jean M; Honeywell, Janet M; Horner, Geoffrey S.; Hutson, Johnny E.; Iacono, Monica; Ignaczak, George; In, Annie M.; Isaacson, Christine R; Iverson, Emily J.; Iverson, Keith; Janko, Gianna R.; Jellison-Landis, Jacqueline; Johansson, Katherine A.; Johnson, Patricia T; Jones, Carol L; Joslyn, Kathy A; Kamienski, Michelle M.; Kaplan, Sara V.; Kaspar, Mary M; Katula, James J.; Kenski, Turea L.; Kilgallon, Colleen P.; Kinsella, James P; Klang, Audrey E.; Klatt, Thomas H; Kolar, Denise; Kolodziej, Michael; Konopka, Pawel P.; Kost, Holly M.; Krueger, Alexa J.; Kruis, Haley J; Kulefsky, Rob-
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Robert J; Yelton, Ava C; York, Jeffrey W; Young, Margaret Ann; Zamora, Ismael; Zayas, Sarah G.; Zelek, Marie; Zielke, Amy M; Zielke, Karen L.; Zimmer, Carole L; Zotta, Angelina; Zysko, Susan M. Certificated Personnel $25,000 to $39,999: Avina, Norelly J.; Callaghan, Kelly M.; Clarke, Terry J; Cleveland, Louise M; Erklin, Casey R; Ferhati, Elizabeth W.; Fullerton, Kelly Marie; Glynn, Nicole P.; Gomez, Vasilici; Hellstrom, Heather L.; Jenkins, Nancy E; Kling, Jeanette T.; Li, Li; Marazzo-Capua, Dina M; Mundle, Kevin P; Nunley, Taylor L.; Passmore, Amanda H.; Schroeder, Megan M; Silkaitis, Michelle A.; Smith, Kevin D.; Stage, Niki G.; Wallace, Christina E.; Ward, Carrie Ann M. Certificated Personnel $40,000 to $59,999: Antonson, April L.; Arroyo, Dulce M.; Aupperle, Allison A.; Ausnehmer, Meghan G.; Barnes, Emily E.; Birchler, Elizabeth T.; Bold, Matthew J.; Boyle-Del Rio, Sally J; Bradbury, Laurel A.; Brogni, Colleen R.; Brouwer, Kaitlyn T.; Bucci, Blair H.; Buono, Jennifer L; Buys, Peter M.; Callen, Jenna C.; Calvo, Linda M.; Camacho, Jacquelin A.; Cermak, Lindsey M.; Childrey, Kristen; Cohen, Sarah E.; Collins, Megan A.; Cooper, Kelly A.; Costello, Janet; Cunanan, Samantha F.; Daar, Jennifer H.; Daniels, Meghan E.; Disterheft, Catherine R; Dowling, Kathryn E.; Drews, Ariana R.; Dulmage, Jessica; Enke, Megan E.; Ettelbrick, Natalie J.; Farazi, Meagan R.; Farber, Zachary A.; Ferguson, Laura R.; Ferst, Meghan R; Finkel, Laura R.; Firak, Elizabeth M.; Friedericks, Lauren M.; Fritz, Danielle C.; Gackowski, Stephen R; Gagovic, Katie M.; Garcia, Shawna M.; Garrison, Kayla R.; Germanos, Alyssa M.; Gonzalez Coloccia, Laura C.; Gorton, Eric S.; Guziewski, Kelly M; Hagen, Andrew P.; Hart, AnMei E; Hayes, Sarah N; Heckinger, Kristina A.; Hermes, Molly E.; Hidalgo, Natalie M.; Hizel, Andrew S.; Hobbs, Bryan T.; Holba, Brendan T.; Hollars, Kyra R.; Hursh, Rebecca; Jensen, Michelle L.; Jessen, Bridget M.; Johnson, Gabriel R.; Joyce, Lauren M.; Kaiser, Melinda P.; Kalinsky, Sara E; Kastner, Jessica T; Keacher, Katelin A.; Kellner, Ryan J; King, Tyler E.; Krizmanic, Sarah E.; Krolikiewicz, Caren A; Kuharchuk, Renee N; Kulek, Kaitlyn F; Kwasniewski, Carly E.; Lancaster, Melissa Q.; Larrabee, Alondra I.; Leiber, Amanda M.; Lepore, Anne M.; Lim, Andrew J.; Lukritz, Tracey L.; Lytle, Joseph R.; Manning, Kathleen C.; Martin, Amber C.; McCarthy, Stephanie L; McConnell, Rachel P.; McGarry, Kelly D.; McGowan, Denise L.; McGuckin, Pam M.; Messina, Jaclyn; Miner, Laurel F.; Mogavero, Alissa A.; Molidor, Kasey B.; Morales, Brenda; Muller, Kelsey A.; Neitling, Kimberly A; Nelson, Kaitlynn R; Niggins, Lindsey L; Nimtz, Ashley M.; Noble, Jessica L; Noonan, Sally R; Nugent, Kathryn A; Orlow, Teresa N.; Paist, Alexandra R.; Phillips, Danielle M.; Poplawski, Sara K.; Quebbemann, Anne; Ramm, Brian J.; Rasine, Michelle T.; Rayan, Ronny R.; Reynolds, Ashley A.; Rizzo, Nicole M.; Ross, Jennifer J; Samp, Jenna L.; Sanderson, Kurt A; Sanders, Sara M; Scaliatine, Kyrstin L.; Schneider, Danielle D; Sender, Marc S.; Serrata, Elizabeth T.;
Siegers, Chelsey E.; Silver, Emily A.; Smith, Jessica A.; Soria-Phillips, Teresa; Spinelle, Amanda S; Stanford, Brittney M.; Stern, Angela K.; Stevenson, Ashley M.; Strieter, Juliann M; Sundberg, Reed B.; Swert, Amanda M.; Udelhofen, Abby M.; Vazquez, Amy L.; Vazquez, Lauren E.; Vega, Jessica M.; Villalobos, Cindy; Wallace, Nancy M; Wealton, Timothy M.; Weglarz, Rebecca J.; Woods, Amber K.; Wustefeld, Jacqueline C.; Young, Julie L. Certificated Personnel $60,000 to $89,999: Albert, Timothy W; Alicea, Arlin; Allen, Kelly; Allen, Vanessa; Alvarado, Christina; Annen, Alexandra E.; Anthony, Amy L.; Barnum, William D.; Baron, Kristen; Barra, Ashley A; Bartholomew, Kristen J.; Bartolai, Pia R; Bashor, Sanna Lisa; Behen, Jolee Ann; Beverley-Ciullo, Heather; Billerman, John D; Bison, Courtney F.; Blanford, Lauren B.; Bliss, Mari G.; Bodine, Kara S.; Boerwinkle, Gretchen S; Bolur, Heather N; Bowhay, Ruth M; Bradley, Erika M.; Briggs, Serena D.; Brooks, Robin A; Brook, Samantha J; Brown, Adam W; Brown, Amy A; Brown, Whitney A; Bryk, Kathryn M.; Bugielski, Mary Jo; Buller, Katherine R.; Burgett, Dylan R.; Burton, Amy E.; Buzinski, Robin M.; Bylina, Cecilia D.; Byrne, Denise M.; Calderisi, Laura K; Calenberg, Daniel J; Canfield, Donald; Canton, Donald J.; Carl, Tamra A.; Carney, Danielle C; Carrillo, Benjamin; Castaldi, Kelly C; Chambers, Brendan W; Chirumbolo, Patricia Meza; Chmielinski, Jeffrey J.; Cholis, Amy A; Chou, Yi-Hua Marie; Christin, Brittany N.; Cohen, Emily S; Collins, Matthew J.; Collons, Gillian; Conrad, Jacquelyn M.; Conrad, Jill R; Cote, Marta; Cowger, Jessica D.; Creer, Suzanne S.; Crockett, Jason J.; Curcio, Kory; Cusack, Christine C.; Czech, Sandra L; Dahlman, Frank H; Dahlquist, Lisa A.; Dakins, Ann M.; Danielczyk, Diane S; Davis, Chelsea M.; De Grado, Stephanie J; De Peralta, Melissa Domino; DeLoriea, Kelly; Denne, William; Desai, Roopa Luv; Devlin, Deirdre W; Dewar, Donna M; Diedrich, Caitlin E.; DiPaolo, Stephanie M; Dobric, Antoinette M; Dobric, Stevan D; Dorneker, Megan H; Dospoy, Tammy J.; Dowdy, Kenneth J; Dubrick, Kristen C.; Dudzinski, Janet; Dunn, Cecilia M.; Edwards, Alena U; Egan, Rosaleen M.; Elliott, Christi L; Engbers, Kathleen S; Fagan, Corinne M.; Fijor, Stephen A; Finley, Teri L.; Fiore, Lindsey A; Fisher, Robert R.; Fitzgerald, Kristina; Fleming, Elizabeth M.; FoertschBays, Tania; Ford, Joanne P.; Ford, Shannon L.; Fox, Nora E; Franks, Elizabeth M.; Frank, Taylor E.; Fraticola, Lisa M.; Frederick, Kelly A; French, Samantha L.; Fried, Marianne C; Fry, Carol A; Fuller, Andrew L; Furlong, Stephanie I.; Gallagher, Jennifer R; Gallivan, Elizabeth; Garcia, Elizabeth; Gemkow, Christopher M; Georgalas, Emily E; Giuliani, Daniel M.; Gjataj, Colleen O.; Goldsmith, Lindsey C.; Gomez, Hilda; Good, Martha L; Gravelle, Kristin W.; Greenberg-Smith, Gayle J.; Greene, Jennifer L; Green, Joshua J.; Greska, Mary M; Grimmett, Colleen M; Grosso, Michael F.; Gruchot, John E.; Guerrero, Desiree Joy; Gui, Lauren V; Halupka, Krzysztof R.; Hamblin, Jillian Lynn; Hamidi, Suzanne S.; Harkins, Kelly A.;
Hartman, Benjamin A.; Hayes, Donna M; Heintz, Catalina B; Heraty, Judy C; Herward, Tricia; Higgins, Cynthia Jo; Hipp, Jill M; Hirsch, Kathryn C.; Hobbs, Melissa K; Hoekstra, Susan B.; Hoey, Cheryl A; Hyde, Lauren C.; Iazzetto, Sarah E.; Iturbide, Kelly J; James, Kimberly S; Jendreas, Dorothy; Jeziorczak, Danuta A.; Johnson, Laura M.; Johnson, Matthew J; Johnson, Michael D.; Joslyn, Brittany K; Julian, Lisa A.; Kacprzynska, Joanna; Kahovec, Sarah; Kaniyaly, Veena A.; Kasper, Donald G.; Kawa, Elizabeth; KennedyBrooks, Brianne M.; Kissel, Christine M; Kline, Brooke H.; Klink, Jennifer L; Kozin, Krystle M.; Kutska, Kendall R.; Lamb, Nolan M.; Lampa, Kim; Larsen, Lindsay R; Larson, Barbara R.; Lascody, Gina F; LaVette, Lisa L.; Leadaman, Sabrina L; Lempke, Asuka T.; Liewergen, Megan L.; Lightner, Kathryn A.; Liljewall, John J; Lindsay, Juliann; Loduha, Benjamin F.; Lyons, David J.; Maciel, Lynae; Maciuszek, Emily A.; Maldonado, Maricela; Maletich, Keegan S.; Malloy, Flavia Marcucci; Mangun, Robert J; Marik, Sarah E.; Martens-Ford, D Marie; Martinez, Eduvijes; Martinez, Elvira; McCarthy, Meghan F; McDonough, Ashley R.; McDonald, Bridget A; McDonald, Elizabeth A; McDonough, Emily M.; McGovern, Julie A; McKissack, Kelly M; McNees, Jaime L; Metcalf, Nicholas J; Meza, Jessica A.; Miller, Ruth Renee; Mishigian, Tamar A; Mitchell, Anne Marie; Mitchell, Timothy J.; Moe, Erica; Mordini, Nancy L; Morgan, Dana M.; Moss, Amy K; Mueller, Amy M.; Murphy, Kathleen H; Nassis, Effey; Neigel, Teresa A; Nemec, Jeremy J; Neville, Mary; Nichols, Julia A.; Nolan, Jennifer L.; Noncek, Heather L.; Nowak, Julie L; Nunes, Tara M.; O’Doherty, Megan S.; O’Leary, Susan A; O’Malley, Joseph A.; O’Rourke, Tracey E; Oliveros, Diane; Oliver, Laura A; Olson, Justin S.; Olson, Laura A; Ott, Elizabeth; Owens, Stacia; Pack, Margaret M.; Padberg, Kathryn E; Pagones, Evangelia M.; Pappas, Sarah M.; Parr, Dana E.; Patch, Becky A; Patel, Puja S.; Pavlacka, Maggie J; Peng, Haiyan; Perrone, Anne P; Petersen, Anthony W.; Peterson, Brigid McGinnis; Pfau, Laura E.; Platz, Bridgett M.; Powell, Jennifer L; Prafke, Dominique M.; Prendergast, Joseph M.; Provost, Lynn L.; Raney, Laura; Regan, Maria M; Reinheimer, Susan R; Richey, Peter M; Rider, Leanne M; Riley, Rachel A; Riskus, Justin G; Robak, Ronald C; Robins, Anna C; Rodriguez, Kelley R.; Rogers, Julie M.; Rossman, Molly J; Rowe, Lindsey A; Rraklli, Vasilika G.; Rubio, Lorenzo A.; Rysko, Christine M; Rzewuski, Shelley A.; Sakosky, Marilyn E; Salaman, Nicole J.; Salguero, Mildred I; Samp, Sarah M; Sanchez, Diana E.; Sapozhnikov, Anna; Savittieri, Stacie L; Saylor, Heather W.; Scarlett, Laura S; Scheel, Laura M; Schendel, Debra J; Schlueter, Geri A; Schmidt, Carla; Schneider, Holly A; Schneider, Linda E; Schroeder, Maureen B.; Schroeder, Steven K; Segiet, Debra K.; Seiders, Christina S; Sgarbossa, Joanne M; Shackleton, Jennifer A; Sharko, Benjamin F.; Shelley, Jennifer L; Siska, Sybil A.; Skalon, Jeffrey J.; Skinner, Ashley L.; Sloan, Lindsey A; Solesky, Michelle; Stecker, Stephanie L; Stolz III, Joseph C.; Stone, Kristi A.; Sutor, Jaclyn M; Swiniuch, Katherine M.; Szymonik, Stephanie A.; Tatevosian, Jessica L; Temple, Kevin; Terrill, Erin M.; Thomashow, Jeremy D.; Thomas, Nicole M; Thompson, Deborah; Thompson, Kelsey E.; Traven, Allison M; Trent, Kathryn A.; Troyer, Carmela E.; Tucker, Ashley J; Turnbull, Katherine P; Valdez, Claudia; Valencia, Claudia; Vanderplow, Jason S.; Vazquez, Gabriela; Vazquez, Ricardo A; Vervack, James P; Villalobos, Rebecca; Walker, Thomas E; Wall, Elizabeth A; Walton, Emily E; Waszkowski, Kristen L.; Weber, Trisha A; Wedell, Erin A.; Weed, Rebecca A; Werab, Leah M.; Wesley, Julia C.; Westerberg, Erik R.; Westendorf, Steven R; Williams, Donald S; Witt, Caryl A; Wolski, Nancy L.; Wright, Kendell L.; Wright, Lisa A.; Wyffels, Lindsay N.; Yun, Lauren C; Zabinski, Kathryn M; Zalewska, Sylwia; Zentner, Cynthia M; Zizzo, Alyssa R. Certificated Personnel $90,000 and over:
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Ahlgrim, Barbara A; Albert, Wendy L; Alfano, Carine E; Allaire, Beth; Anderson, Ryan D; Bailey, Jane B; Ballard, Colleen M; Barnabee, Jennifer A; Baumeister, Kurt; Baxter, Valerie S; Beedy, David J.; Begani, Kelly; Bendelow, Andrew; Berg, Brian S; Bertani, Nick A; Bhimji, Alisha; Biala, Kelly J.; Bibel, Mark; Biesboer, Peggy A; Blaus, Robert; Borel, James E; Bosslet, Barbara J; Bowles, Michele C; Boyle, Nicole T; Branick, Caroline M; Brown, Susan A; Carbonaro, Kelly A; Carlson, Michele M; Casten, Michael; Cohen, Mark A.; Cohen, Therese; Collins, David; Comber, Jennie; Comings, Doreen L; Constable, John; Cortez, Kathryn; Crist, Laurie J.; Cultra, Dan; Cunningham, Peter; Curran, Barbara; D’Angelo, Rebecca M; Davelis, Craig; Dawkins, Carol; DeAngelis, Lauren E.; Delaney, Katie M; Deluga, Erin M.; DeSanti, Lisa; Diebold, Katie A.; DiNovo, Michael R.; Discipio, Jacquelyn M.; DiTomasso, Lindsey Ann; Doherty, Ryan J.; Dollaske, Kara L.; Drach, Jeff P; Drumm, Brian D.; Drumm, Erica; Dufner, Julie N; Dunn, Ellen K; Dvorak, Christine; Edgley, James Richard; Edwards, Courtney A.; Emmi-Iovinelli, Sharon A; Emrikson, Carrie; Evers, Kristie M; Ewald, Megan C; Fehrenbacher, Linda L.; Felde, Laura A; Feldkamp-Pradhan, Julie A; Felix, Dustin; Ferraris, Lisa; Ferris, Lynn; Fleming, Sheila; Floreani, Denise; Forsythe, John K; Forsythe, Kevin J.; Fowler, Joseph P; Fuller, Lynda G; Fullerton, Susan K; Gabelman, Jami R; Gail, Jeffrey M; Garcia, Arlene; Gardner, William; Garey, Ellen; Gaston, Renee L; Gates-McChristian, Kristen; Gaughan, Colleen; Gaunt, John L; Gearing, Adam F; Geary Thomson, Margaret E; Giblin, Laurie A; Gley, Mary Beth; Goldman, Karla S; Golebiowski, Mark; Gould, Suzanne; Graff, Nora; Grelecki, David; Grikmanis, Todd; Grote, Susan S; Gumbach, Christy L; Hall, Daniel J; Hanley-Krzysik, Elena; Hanley, Michael P; Hatz, Margaret; Heimann, William F Tres; Henderson, Mary L.; Henderson, Tamara; Herman, Joanne; Higginbotham, Dina; Hilborn, Kathleen Ann; Holt, Sharon; Immel, Jonathan D.; Iverson, Patricia W; Jetter, Monika; Jirout, Patricia; Johnson, Linda; Johnston, Michele; Jorbin, Lori; Kalal, Dave; Kalchik, Michelle; Keller, Rebecca J; Kerins, Katherine Lisa; Kern, Charles A; Knight, Heather; Kondrat, Susan A.; Kosteck, Kathleen M.; Krause, Cynthia W; Kroger, William P; Krueger, Julie P; Kuziel, Kathleen M.; Lambert-Haak, Kimberly L; LaPenna, Christina M; Latoria, Susan; Laurich, Mark J; Leban, Jennifer C; Lee, Deborah J.; Leidolf, Elizabeth A; Lemke, Mariann; Leonard, Ariana L.; Lewis, Margaret A; Machalinski, Mary E; Magierski, Catherine; Mahoney, Kirsten; ManfrediniVerrilli, Loredana A; Marcellus, Elizabeth R; Mariani, Lisa L; Marianetti, Rebecca M; Martinelli, MaryKate; McDonough, Katherine; McElligott, Laura L; McGuire, Drew P; McKinney, Rebecca W; Meltz, Paula; Michalski, Lisa; Miller, Joel; Mixon, Brandon D.; Moll, Patricia L; Monken, Matthew P.; Moore, Melissa DeLaRosa; Moran, Catherine; Moran, Matthew J; Morser, Tracy; Moyer, David A.; Mueller, Jill A; Munn, Elizabeth A.; Murphy, Michael A; Nall, Jessica L; Napper, Elizabeth E; Nechvatal, Molly; Nissen, Kimberly A; Noland, Carrie Dyer; O’Connor, Edward J; Olague, Sarah; Ostwald, Ray E; Parat, Laura A; Parrini, Isadora; Paschke, Jeremy; Pavlik, Michael J; Pearson, Robyn; Phillips, Marcia; Pluskota, James P; Podraza, Christina J.; Poduska, Kevin D; Pogue Reeder, Gina L.; Pokryfke, Paul; Pope, Kristi; Price, Maria M; Prokosch, Lois L; Quinn, Michelle; Riddle, William A.; Riordan, Timothy E.; Ross, Kenneth; Rowe, Patricia; Roy, Markus; Ruckstaetter, Deborah J; Ruesch, Larisa; Rufus, Cassanova; Ryan, Laura C; Salvo, Bonnie M; Santana, Maritza L.; Schoenberg, Max; Sellers, Jennifer; Sennett, Mary Kate; Sickinger, Lindsay M; Smith, David E; Smith, Melea; Sorrentino, Geralyn A; Spencer, Cristina; Sprang, Brian J; Steahly, Karen; Stipe, Leslie; Stoia, Kelly M; Sutter, Bradley D; Sutter, Jennifer; Tabbert, Matthew; Talbot, Karla J; Tammaru, Nikki R.; Tang, James; Thomas, Heidi M.; Thomas, Jeremy R; Thompson, Amy;
Thompson, Kimberle A; Thompson, Michelle K.; Trendel, Christine L.; TrojakLaszkiewicz, Sandra; Urbanski, Phillip A; Vana, Donald P; Vasta, Deborah; Vicino, Jeroma L; Wagner, Rob; Walker, Jessica M; Walz, Ryan; Washburn, Rachel; Weaver, Caroline M; Weber, Leslie A.; Weeks, Konstantina; Wenig, Sandy E; Wesseler, Marc W; Whelton, Christopher P.; Wilson, Mary B.; Winchester, Jeune Alice; Woell, James J.; Wood, Lillian A.; Young, Nicole; Zock, Lawrence. Non-certificated Personnel less than $25,000: Abraham, Cicily; Abraham, Irin A; Adam, Deborah L.; Adams, Melinda; Albarello, Brenda L; Albor, Marvin; Ali, Candida; Allen, Mary E.; Alvarez, Antonio D.; Alvarez, Wendy M.; Anderson, Davina Hill; Anderson, Erik J.; Anderson, Karen L; Angel, Margaret M.; Arena, Matthew J; Arlt, Robin; Arredondo, Jordan A.; Arroyo, Joey J.; Aweve, Breanna M; Bailey, Debra K.; Baker, Bridget; Bankston, Cindy K.; Barnds, Jane V.; Barrett, Michael E; Baruch, Caroline A.; Becker, Olivia N.; Belcher, Anthony M.; Bennett, Nina C.; Berger, Pamela S.; Berrier, Nancy L.; Bibbiano, Pamela E; Bicknell, Rebecca A; Bjerga, Kera C.; Bochonowicz, Jennifer M.; Boehmer, Jennifer M.; Bonthron, Sydney N.; Booth, Kathy M.; Bourke, Matthew B.; Bradbury, Victoria A; Brandolino, Daniel C; Braswell, Crystal L; Brenka, Angela; Broomfield-Haywood, Stacy L.; Brown, Aniya L.; Brown, Benjamin H.; Brueggemann, Lois M; Brunke, Olivia R.; Burns, Donald C.; Cabral, Iwona A; Camp, Cheryl A.; Campbell, Pamala A.; Candelaria, Tania; Cano, Luis; Caponigro, Carol I.; Carava, Shauna L; Cardamone, Kerri L; Carrillo, Yair U.; Carroll, Hope; Carver Jr, Kevin L.; Castro, Mia E.; Catalanotto, Rosanne; Celli, Kathryn A; Chael, Ethan K.; Chael, Melissa; Chaudhari, Alexander J.; Chlopecki, Eileen A; Christensen, Linda; Cicinelli, Kimberly D; Cina, Andon; Clark, Karen M; Clear, Grace A.; Cleary, Victoria A.; Condon, Jack H.; Connor, Peter K.; Conroy, Quinn T.; Cook, Alexander S.; Coronel, Margarita; Costa, Marisa M; Cozzi, Barbara C; Crespo, Karina L.; Crowe, Ludivina F; Cuellar, Elizabeth D.; Cusentino, Deborah S.; Cyriac, Shainy; D’Agostino, Mary C.; Daar, Diane M; Damo, Vasilika N; Darquea, Christina D; De Astis, Domenica T; DeAngelo, Janice J; Deany, Jennie; Dec, Peggy A; Delaney, Margaret I; Dembski, Debra; Dennis, Danielle M.; Dever, James D.; Devereux, Kate K.; Diaz, Rio; DiCanio, Joseph A.; DiDominick, Alfred N.; DiDominick, Susan C; Dimraj, Diana; DiVenere, Brandon M.; DiVenere, Michael; Doherty, Holly C.; Dominguez, Felix A; Dominguez, Saul; Downey, Martha; Doyle, Irene P; Duarte, Marietta; Dulla, Vanessa A; Dumas, Jackie D.; Dunham, Janice T.; Duran, Jorge M.; Dvoracek, Marguerite; Dzija, Michael R; Edakara, Monymol I; Edwards, Irma J.; Egan Jr., Ellwood C.; Eliason, John F.; Espinosa, Damian; Estephan, Miray F.; Evans, Molly R.; Evans, Tyler D.; Fahad, Tehmina; Fanelli, Christopher; Fanelli, Matthew P.; Fanelli, William; Fasano, Carmela; Fatima, Aliya; Fatima, Syeda; Felix, Daysi; Fierce, Catherine M.; Filosa, Isabella A.; Flock, Michael J; Floeckher, Alex J.; Flores, Alma D; Fonorow, Lauren M.; Fornatto, Catherine; Fox, Scott; Freaney, Gerard; Fuglsang, Sydney C.; Funk, Nancy A; Galdo, Lionel J.; Gallagher, Margaret M.; Gallichio, Julia; Gamboa, Christina L.; Garvey, Sandra M.; Gasso, Mariah J.; Geib, Nicole A.; Geneva, Amanda D; Gibson, Sparkle N.; Gleason, Barbara M.; Gomez, Aida N.; Gorecki, Alyssa; Gorecki, Kristen N; Gorecki, Nicholas D.; Gough, Lucas J.; Graefe, Cathleen A.; Grieve, Geoffrey; Griswold, Susan R; Grochowski, Marcy H; Gross, Gerald J.; Guerrero, Angela; Guertin, Jennifer A.; Guertin, Ruth; Gulotta, Alexandria E.; Hageli, Paul J.; Hand, Susan M; Hanrahan, Laura J; Hatz, Patricia A; Haus, Collin D.; Hayes, Sean R.; Hebert, Gail M; Hecker, Mary Jo; Heinle, Marilyn S.; Hennessy, Lynn A; Hennessey, Patricia J.; Hennin, Lisa H.; Herbert, Tawnee A.; Hermanek, Cara R.; Hernandez, David; Herrmann, Timothy V.; Hester, Concetta J.; Hickey, Patricia A.; Hitzler, Terry L.; Hlavacek, Sandra; Hoernemann, John W; Hoffing, Tamara A.;
Public Notice Hoffman, Cynthia A; Hohman, Colleen M.; Holmes, Christine L.; Holub, Nicole M.; Hoving, Joy M; Hoyne, Barbara Jeanne; In, Annie M.; Insco, Alexander J.; Islami, Juliane P.; Jackson, Dorothy L; Jackson, Emmanuel K.; James, Elaine; Janis, Cara L; Jemin, Sladjola; Johnson, Carol A.; Johnson, Rochanna D.; Johnson, Sarah M; Johnson, Terry A.; Johnson, Wendy; Jones, Carol L; Jordahl, Lorilee J.; Jose, Suny; Jovic, Aleksina M.; Julian, Charles V.; Kaci, Ina; Kang, Ju Hyun; Kaplan, Gail; Karwowski, Christian J.; Kassam, Kimberly M; Kazarian, Penny M; Kazmierczak, Logan H.; Keleher, Stacey M.; Kinsley, Marcia M; Kizler, Susan L; Kjome, Lauren A; Kleinhans, Laura J.; Klos, Magdalena; Kole, Donna J.; Kosanovich, Milana; Kragel, Jenna L.; Kramer, Gilda M; Krauter, Natalie T.; Krissinger, Sara A.; Kroll, Carolyn J; Kubicz, Ryan H.; Kubik, Mark J.; Kulefsky, Robert N; Lamb, Heather C; Lamb, Kimberly A; Lance, Evelyn R; Lancilloti-Prate, Geraldine M.; Larsen, Robbie; Laskowski, Brigitte K; Laskowski, Robert P; Laszkiewicz, Zachary M.; Lawshe, James Michael; LeDonne, Patricia A; Legg, Suzanne P; Lejman, Patricia; Lerud, Bryn J.; Lewand, Andrew D.; Lewaniak, Anthony; Lewis, Jessica L.; Licata, James A.; Lietz, David F; Lonigro, Clara; Lopez, Chanell R.; Lopez, Nicolette M.; Los, Bridget M.; Loza Navarro, Erendira C.; Loza, Maria G.; Lundine, Anna M; Lurz, Kathy; Luse, Madeline M.; Lyons, Nathan T; Mackelfresh, Catalina; Malave, Christopher M.; Malinowski, Ann M; Malone, Colette M; Marincic, Erin A.; Marquardt, Matthew S; Marshall, Philip G.; Martinez, Doris J; Martinez, Trisha L; Massa, Gail A.; Matkovic, Alison A; Mazienis, Kathleen M; Mazzocco, Luke E.; McArdle, Lindsay A.; McDaniel, Ericka L.; McGee, Lori S.; McGinnis, Jean W.; Mendoza Rodriguez, Celeste; Messina, Cynthia L; Metzger, Sandra W; Mills, Cynthia; Milos, Julia A.; Mitchell, Daniel K; Mitchell, Margaret D; Mittelstadt, Patricia A; Mooradian, Joshua D.; Moore, Mary B.; Moore, Maureen C.; Mooshool, Susan B.; Morrissey, Daniel J.; Morrissey, John T; Moyer, Arthur B.; Mueller, Stella; Mullarkey-Divine, Mary K; Mundle, Glenn A; Murphy, Angela L; Murphy, Dale B.; Murrell, Ann M.; Musharraf, Rashda; Mussachio, Claudia E.; Myszkowski, Ryan HJ; Nair, Susan A; Nassopoulos, Athanasia; Negron, Amanda A.; Neidigh, Michaela L.; Nelson-Janosz, Dawn; Nicoli, Isabella B.; Noonan, Caroline G.; Nudo, Mary A; O’Reilly, Maureen A; O’Sullivan, Lisa A.; Ochoa, Aida A.; Oldham, Kay; Olivarez, Ernestina; Olson, Cheryl A.; Orszula, Teresa A; Osio-Brown, Penelope; Padilla, Ana Lilia; Pages, Sulema M.; Panos, Maria; Panzeca, Linda; Partida, Eduardo J; Patel, Dipika C; Paterob, Frieda F; Pedote, Noelle F.; Pennel, Michael W.; Perez-Lopez, Isis Y; Peronto, Kevin F.; Perrone, Michael C.; Peterson, Elizabeth M; Pettitt, Erin; Pfursich, John F; Pishkur, Laura S.; Polakowski, Diane M; Poppert, Donna; Post, Catherine A.; Preuss, Alexandra M.; Priola, Rita; Quilici, Sally J; Quinones, Nellie A; Raffaele, Ian A; Ray, Dorothy W.; Raysakis, Tracy A.; Reed, Alesha R.; Rehor, Mary T; Reniguntala, Kiran; Reyes, Leyda; Ricchetti, Carrie M.; Richter, Alison M.; Richter, Georgette K; Riegel, John F; Riek, Jacquelyn F.; Ripoli, Kristin E.; Rivera, Candelaria H.; Rivera, Idolina; Rizzo, Jean; Robbins, Melony A; Robinson, Nichole M; Rohman, Emily R.; Rosada, Renata; Rosario, Patricia; Rose, Sarah E.; Rospert, Elizabeth T; Rueter, Kimberly R.; Rufus, Caylin N; Rufus, Kiah M; Ruiz JR, Jesus; Russo, Brenton T.; Ryan, Amy L.; Ryan, Patricia E; Ryle, Jonathan L.; Sampras, Christina; Sanderson, Claudette; Sauer, Lauren C.; Scheff, Mary J; Schiltz, Dianne M; Schimel, Thomas C.; Schlecht, Emily A.; Schneider, Mary E; Schroeder, Katherine J; Schumacher, Constance M; Schuster, Penny S.; Schweizer, Doris M; Scinto, Beth A; Scott, Crystal Ann; Scotti, Robin M.; Seidenfuss Jr, Charles W; Semmelhack, Sharon; Serna Jimenez, Yolanda; Serr, Katherine C.; Shaw Todorovic, Maja E.; Sheets, Tangie A.; Shemroske, Carolyn B.; Shepherd, Matthew R; Sholtis, Dawson J.; Siavelis, Artemis; Siavelis, Katerina; Silva, Sheila M.; Sloma, Karen L;
Smith, Ashley L.; Smith, Frances M.; Snyder, Ann; Soldano, Annalise R; Spitzig Jr, Charles B.; St John, Denise; Staats, Patricia S; Stam, Stephen C.; Stark, Madison E.; Stenvig-Olsen, Claudia; Stephan, Pamela J.; Stern, Madilynn B.; Stoik, Theodore M.; Stone, Consuelo M.; Stone, Debra R.; Strong, Lethia; Sulek, Loretta M.; Sullivan, Marilyn G; Sullivan, Stephen J.; Suopys, Melissa S.; Sutterlin, Peter L; Swiatlo, Donna L.; Szadziewicz, Kimberly A.; Tague, Laura L.; Tait, William T.; Tang, Samantha R.; Tanner, Jonathan B; Tareq, Mir A.; Tasson, George E.; Taylor, Vanessa; Teeter, Timothy C; Terrill, Elizabeth A; Thakkar, Rashmi G.; Thurmond, Andrea; Tiberi, Noelle G.; Tichy, Mary; Tomlinson, Kathryn; Toole, Regan J.; Trebicka, Thimi; Tsaknis, Eleni; Turner, Kimberly; Tuzak, Renee K; Tyson, Martha M.; Uher, Mary C; Unser, Maria Gracas; Vajdik, Maria W.; Valvis, Madelyne R; Van Der Molen, Joan; Vander Wal, Kristin L; Velasco, Jennifer L.; Vestuto, Melody; Vezmar, Diane; Villagomez, Aimee L; Viola, Lauren M.; Von Gillern, Mia G.; Wagner, Erin C.; Waldherr, Jane M.; Walker, Hailey E.; Wallace, Bradley M.; Watkins, Diana L.; Wawak, Katharine M.; Weber, Sharon A; Weis, Thomas R.; Weiser, David S.; Welz, Madeline M.; Weppner, Catherine M.; Wheeler, John K.; Wheeler, Kathryn R.L.; White, Adam J.; Widener, Geraldine M; Wiese, Janice L; Wilcer, Mary Ann C.; Wilcoxon, Thomas A.; Wilczewski, Linda A.; Wilkinson, Kathryn M.; Wiseheart, Corinne K; Wiseheart, Dyan; Wood, Stephanie; Woolfe, Callan E; Worley, Timothy Michael; Yasdick, Drew A.; York, Sarah V.; Zenor, Dawn M.; Ziccardi, Angela M.; Zientara, Brianna L.; Zizek, Ann M.; Zombolas, Tina M; Zychowski, Lynn M; Zysko, Susan M. Non-certificated Personnel $25,000 to $39,999: Aguirre, Barbara V; Armstrong, Mary L; Austin, Dolores; Bateman, Paul R; Belcher, Thomas A; Billenstein, Sheila J.; Bradley, Susan; Carroll, Eileen M; Castillo, Santiago; Chantos, Stephanie L.; Childrey, Ann Mary; Clarke, Cathy R; Clarke, Cathleen A; Czarnecki, Dana E.; D’Anza, David S; D’Anza, Jeremy D; Danielczyk, Catherine A; Delgado, Adriana; DeMare, Lucy J; Epifanio, Joy A; Ernst, Jenna; Esquivel, Arisve; Fanelli, Lisa; Fela, Patricia; Fidone, Andrew W; Floeckher, Annette R; Foley, Susan M; Fry, Howard A.; Gallegos, Maria F.; Garcia, Carlos A.; Garnica, Monica C.; Godawa, Cynthia L; Groh, Joanne M; Guerino, Michelle A; Guimon, Eileen M; Gurney, Barbara Jean; Hageli, Denice M; Hall-Gortowski, Jerri; Hernandez, Filemon; Hernandez, Jonathan P; Hollstein, Deborah E; Hosler, Rosemary; Hourihan, Karen E; Hubbard, Patti A; Hughes, Suzanne E.; Ishida, Emily D; Isselhard-Lucero, Janet; Kalnins, Vickiann; Kehoe, Susan B; Kirchhoff, Leslie C; Knabe, Marjie; Knighton, Pamela; Lawrence, Jacqueline; Lewis, Robert; Liace, Laura M.; Long, Joseph S; Longo, John; Lynch, Donna; Madison, Eric; Malone, Mary Kay; Manion, Mary V; Manuel, Jon Monique; Martinez-Olaguez, Viviana; McDonald, Ricky; McGreal, Martha L; McKay, Trudy K; Miller, Robert A; Motto, Costantina; Mueller, Jolanta; Myszkowski, Judith C.; Nateras, Marie S; Nelson, Susan J; Patti, Mary Ann; Peterson, Christopher L; Polkow, David A; Reichert, Jennifer J; Rios, Erica J.; Ruffner, Jeanne; Ruiz, Mayela J.; Ryan, Geraldine F; Schau, Debra L; Schimel, Carol; Schulte, John M; Scully, Colleen; Sestan, Suzanne; Smith, Timothy J.; Streder, Patricia A; Sullivan, Cynthia M; Taddei, Ann M; Turner, Garner L; Vargas, Blanca M.; Villanueva, Arturo; Wilczewski, Paul V.; Wilhelm, Linda M; Wright, Anthony; Zarod, Anna M. Non-certificated Personnel $40,000 to $59,999: Alcantar, Miguel; Alcantar Jr, Ramon; Allt, Kate E.; Arias, J Trinidad; Bonanno, Gino C; Brahm, Gina M; Bressani, Vanessa L.; Brown, Evona T; Charatin, Patricia; Corry, Kelly J; Cosylion, Cecilia; Cuneo, S Jeanne; Damo, Vangjel T; Delury, Thomas J; Dennis, Ian A.; Dolan, Jan M; Fitt, Josephine; Fuller, Amy; Gajewski, Mary; Garcia, Jesus R; Gloeckle, Joseph P; Grindel, David R.; Gutierrez, Victoria; Huisel, Amy Lynn; Jonas, Clarence; Kragel, Marianne H;
Kwak, Krystyna; Lamborn, Mark; Lino, Diego; Moore, Kathleen; Morris, James W; O’Brien, Dianne M; Olson, Christine M; Postic, Mile; Radtke, David J.; Rausch, Thomas W.; Sandoval JR, Jesus; Setaram, Sharda Malini; Shamata, Urani; Sojka, Maria; Soto, Daniel A; Studenny, Howard; Thude, June; Tomczynski, Adam L.; Traxler, Kathleen M; Tulo, Robert C; Weis Jr, Thomas G; Werner Jr, Wilfried; Whitehead, Willie D; Wilkie, Linda. Noncertificated Personnel $60,000 and over: Alba, Abel G; Alcantar, Ramon; Arredondo, David; Arredondo, Ramon C; Baran, Raymond R; Barrett, Andrew P; Christopherson, Jerry L; Citko, Debra L; Davis, David C; Dunk, Brian A; Erickson, William W; Fritsche, Paul; Gaerlan, Adrian E; Gamboa JR, Fidel; Gloeckle, Steven; Hageman, Robert; Hossain, Mohammed A.; Lampa, Daniel; Laurence, William J; Lavin, Daniel P; Lemke, Mariann; Madison, Alan A; Madison, Ronald J; Marquardt, Deborah; Martini, John; Minkema, Martha A; Moeller, Richard T.; Mooney, Todd C; Morser, John J; Motto, Rocco P; Mrozek, Ted; Ng, Tsz Kwok; Opatts, John E; Pacheco, Kevin G.; Perez, Helen; Reed, Audrey L; Schmidt, Jeffrey; Schmidt, Paul J; Schuh, Frank; Skorupa, William W; Smith, David E; Smith, Melea; Smith, Paul; Soto, Jose; Spencer, Cheryl; Walsh, Ellen M; Werner, Margarete Payments over $2,500, excluding wages and salaries. 109 Goundry, LLC 11,959.75; A J S Publications Inc 3,248.40; AASA 5,000.00; AB Production Associates 18,277.20; ABC Transportation Services, Inc. 3,696.00; Acacia Academy 55,074.07; ACCO Brands USA LLC 3,094.64; Accurate Concrete Raising Inc. 17,885.00; Acer Service Corp. 3,886.33; Achieve3000 8,800.00; Addison School District #4 9,337.91; Aetna Behavioral Health, LLC 10,608.48; Affiliated Customer Serv Inc 34,794.67; Agile Sports Technologies 3,999.00; Aig Retirement 124,955.00; Airgas USA, LLC 11,006.66; Alarm Detection Systems Inc 5,086.25; Albertsons 20,524.66; Alboum and Associates 11,945.17; Alexian Brothers Behavioral 3,178.00; Allstar Drapery & Window 14,820.00; Alpha Baking Co 23,580.57; Alpine Sap Inc 6,975.00; Amazon.com Corp Account/SYNCB 188,026.95; Ameriprise Financial Services 45,910.00; Amplified IT 45,579.44; Amplify Education, Inc. 37,323.72; Amsoil Inc 3,377.66; Anderson Landscape Supply 3,574.00; Anderson Pest Solutions 12,550.62; Andrea Honigsfeld & Assoc. 3,000.00; Andy Frain Services, Inc. 19,840.77; AP Exam 157,851.00; Apple Inc. 133,713.15 ; Aqua Pure Enterprises Inc 4,487.13; ASCD 7,000.00; AssetGenie, Inc. 5,266.25; AT & T 63,367.29; AT&T 31,804.15; AT&T 193,976.25; Athletic Equipment Source Inc 8,130.75; Austin’s Violin Shop 2,961.42; AV Chicago Inc 6,996.00; AXA Equitable Life Ins Co 1,007,844.22; B & H Photo/Video 26,856.04; Bank of New York Mellon 5,086.50; Bank of New York Mellon 12,275,410.00; Barker, Deborah 2,770.75; Battery Service Corporation 2,622.66; Beacon Athletics 6,010.00; Beck’s Book Store 5,096.70; Beck’s Book Store 299,086.66; Ben Franklin Plumbing 5,602.00; Benchmark Education Co. 215,977.49; Benefit Advantage 248,770.33; Best Buy Business Advantage 4,912.93; Birkeland, Roger 2,970.00; Black Creek 3,323.48; BMO Mastercard 1,645,924.95; BNY Mellon Financial 518,331.00; Board of Ed CCSD 15 47,704.45; Boathouse Sports 4,344.75; Boelter Companies 4,750.83; Booksource Inc 11,948.22; BoosterShot, LLC 8,386.95; BrainPOP LLC 12,933.00; Bryan Middle School PTA 4,170.43; BSN Sports 93,648.45; Buckeye Cleaning Center 58,800.74; Bulldog Solution Inc. 2,900.00; Burris Equipment 3,799.19; C Mulligan and Associates 17,725.00; Call One 63,138.24; Canteen Vending 2,550.00; Carbray, Laura 2,770.75; Cardinal Fence and Supply Inc 6,726.48; Carolina Biological Supply 7,466.72; Carpenter, David and Julie 27,449.26; Cash/Central Office 2,743.89; CBT Nuggets, Inc. 2,693.10; CDW Government Inc 475,369.57; Center for Teaching for Biliteracy 3,584.00; Center/IRC 16,700.00; Centurion Service
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• The individual instructs the customer to purchase a pre-paid debit or credit card – widely available at retail stores – then call him or her back to supposedly make a payment to the company. • The individual asks the customer for the prepaid card’s receipt number and PIN number, which grants instant access to the card’s funds. How to protect yourself • Whenever a field service representative or one of our contractors visits your home or business, they will provide proper identification. If you have further concerns, please contact customer care at 888.Nicor4U (1-888-642-6748) to confirm
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Corp. 4,062.80; CHC Wellbeing 55,580.00; Cheer Tumbling Dynamics 5,850.00; Chicago Filter Supply 10,260.28; Chicago Flyhouse 10,266.00; Chicago Motor Coach 2,780.70; Child’s Voice School 49,948.15; Cintas Fire 19,080.18; Cioni, Sarah 2,770.75; Citadel Information Management 2,703.36; CJ Erickson Plumbing Co 9,945.81; Clausius, Karen 2,770.75; CLIC/ Collective Liability Ins 933,016.00; CNE Gas Division, LLC 43,541.76; CNE Gas Division, LLC 335,634.65; College Board 27,280.00; Community High School District 99 4,120.44; Conference Technologies Inc 10,560.00; Connections Day School South Campus 24,548.98; Constellation New Energy 1,486,662.70; Cordogan, Steve 5,000.00; Corporate Coach of Chicago LLC 3,858.25; Cottage Hill Operating Co 1,751,635.29; Cove Remediation, LLC 7,800.00; Cove School 51,854.64; Cox, Mitch 3,855.00; Cropper GIS LLC 9,500.00; Crowther Roofing & Sheet Mtl 1,136,750.00; Crystal Garden 70,387.79; CSC Learning 13,900.00; Cumberland Therapy Services 26,668.50; Current Technologies Corp. 68,393.23; Custom Education Solutions 13,004.44; Custom Education Solutions, Inc. 24,437.40; Cyberdyne Masonry Corp. 18,600.00; Cybor Fire Protection Company 33,163.00; Damico Paving 18,453.00; Dance Party DJs 6,900.00; Daugherty Sales Inc. 18,442.00; DecisionEd Group Inc. 46,872.00; Defined Learning 193,900.00; Dell Marketing LP 43,257.53; Demco Inc 4,604.95; Department of the Treasury 3,103.10; Derning, Louise 2,770.75; Diamond Ranch Academy 97,252.28; Dick Blick 15,453.98; Didax 6,521.05; Diocese of Joliet 3,850.00; Diplomat West 3,500.00; Discovery Education 30,525.00; District Management Council 76,000.00; Don Johnston Inc 11,739.17; Downers Grove District 58 8,325.00; Drury Lane 5,484.55; DuPage County Health Dept 6,617.00; DuPage High School Dist 88 5,421.60; Dupage ROE/Prof Svc 19 7,800.00; DuPage Security Solutions Inc 19,575.81; Ebsco Information Services 17,142.91; Edgenuity 10,250.00; Education Frameworks, Inc. 4,632.00; Educational Design LLC/The 2 Sisters 8,423.00; Edwards YMCA Camp & Conf Ctr 52,084.00; Elim Christian School 316,281.31; Ellevation LLC 37,800.00; Elmhurst Auto Parts 3,352.18; Elmhurst City of 105,198.04; Elmhurst Dist #205 Insurance 4,564,086.66; Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare 305,165.63; Elmhurst Memorial Hospital 915,496.89; Engler Callaway Baasten & Sraga LLC 2,599.00; Environ International Corp 3,700.00; Environmental Consulting, Ltd. 2,900.00; ETA hand2mind 42,143.98; European Sports Inc 17,285.00; Everase Corporation 3,449.99; EyeMed 29,339.72; EZ Flex 4,175.00; Fed’l Tax Pymt Syst/Electronic 10,921,101.37; Fidelity Retirement Services 412,735.65; Fiduciary Trust Intnl/South 111,450.00; First Student Inc 2,596,030.53; Five B’s Catering Service 3,814.75; Flinn Scientific, Inc. 14,742.37; Follett School Solutions. Inc. 102,558.14; Forecast5 Analytics 34,000.00; Fox River Foods Inc 770,883.41; Franczek Radelet 226,420.24;
that a representative has been scheduled to perform work at your premises. • When a customer service representative contacts you by phone regarding the status of your account or to discuss payment, they will identify that they are a Nicor Gas employee. • If you want to verify that the call is legitimate, request to have the representative confirm information about your account that only you and the company would know, including the date of your last payment, the amount of your last payment and your account number. • Nicor Gas will never demand payment by one method such as a prepaid debit/ATM card or checking
account. • Any customer who has doubts about the legitimacy of any call from Nicor Gas, especially one in which payment is requested should call us directly. If you feel uncomfortable and know you have an outstanding balance that needs to be resolved, hang up and call us directly. Customers who suspect or experience fraud or feel threatened during contact with an individual posing as a company representative, should contact local authorities, and then the customer care center phone number listed on their bill. For information about natural gas safety, visit nicorgas.com/safety.
Local Edward Jones office supports Toys for Tots Drive Rita Borzym, a local Edward Jones financial advisor, is supporting the Dupage County Toys for Tots program by using her office as a drop-off location for this year’s toy drive. Local residents may help needy children And as this in the area by bringing in a new, unwrapped toy to the office, 188 W. Industrial Dr. Suite is the season of 108 Elmhurst, during regular business hours giving, now is now through Thursday, Dec. 13. a great time to “With the holiday season around the corner, we are all getting ready for the remember the festivities,” Borzym said. “And as this is less fortunate in the season of giving, now is a great time to remember the less fortunate in our our community.” community.”
Public Notice Frank Cooney Co Inc 24,638.40; Frederick Group 3,744.84; Frontline Technologies Group LLC 28,321.81; Fulcrum Management Solutions Inc. 18,000.00; Gale Group 4,458.32; Gale/Cengage Learning 3,026.52; GALIC Disbursing Company 39,009.04; Garaventa USA Inc 4,465.40; Get Fresh Produce 27,928.32; Giant Steps Illinois Inc 71,655.01; Glenn Stearns/ Chapter 13 Trustee 5,611.50; GlenOaks Therapeutic 92,703.22; Global Knowledge Network 7,484.99; Goldstar Learning, Inc. 45,554.40; Gopher Sport 4,596.60; Gordon Food Service 48,800.73; Government Leasing and Finance, Inc. 263,890.93; Grainger 4,061.38; Graphic 14 4,073.69; Graphic Edge 9,188.82; Great Lakes Apparel Inc 3,062.00; Great Lakes Clay Co 6,358.67; Great Lakes Coca/Cola Distribution 63,952.65; Great Minds 15,192.32; Green/UP Landscape Inc. 38,059.00; Grigoletto, Scott 6,102.50; Grizzly Industrial Inc 5,535.00; Gross, Janet 2,770.75; GV Pro Scoring Tables 4,730.00; H O H Chemicals Inc 10,243.14; Haan Craft Corporation 5,419.61; Hagg Press 7,662.00; Haldeman/Homme, Inc. 5,998.00; Health Care Service Corporation 9,546,466.90; Health Care Services Corp 3,608,052.12; Healy, Lauren 5,000.00; Heartland School Solutions 5,002.00; Heinemann 159,165.87; Helping Hand Center 84,515.88; Herff Jones Inc 19,994.19; Herff Jones Yearbook 71,599.11; Hero 3,403.49; Hi Rise Camera 3,577.89; Hinsdale High School Dist. 86 41,243.05; Home Depot Credit Services 7,102.43; Homer Industries, LLC. 3,852.50; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Co 39,420.40; House of Glass 5,353.32; Humanex Ventures 54,488.00; Iacono, Monica 2,770.75; IASA 3,393.68; IASB/IL Assn of Sch Boards 15,733.00; IL State Disb Unit 14,400.00; IL State Disb Unit 21,930.00; IL State Disb Unit 25,813.92; Illinois DECA 4,077.00; Illinois Dept of Revenue 17,782.00; Illinois Dept of Revenue 3,021,577.36; Illinois Dept. Central Mgmt. Services 6,840.00; Illinois High School Assn 2,735.80; Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund 2,073,270.37; Illinois Principal’s Association 3,080.00; Illinois Resource Center 14,865.00; Illinois State Police 12,700.00; Illinois/American Water Co 8,539.16; Imagination Theater, Inc. 10,850.00; Imagine Learning, Inc. 67,140.00; IMRF Vol. Add’l. Contributions 46,139.12; Indestructo Rental Co Inc 23,930.00; Ingram Library Services 8,708.91; Innocorp, Ltd. 3,035.76; Innovations Theraputic Day School 4,968.60; Instructional Improvement Group Inc 28,800.00; Integrated Systems Corporation 22,500.00; InTegrity Schools 26,476.25; International E/Z Up, Inc. 4,048.99; ISTE 33,890.00; Iverson & Co. 30,980.00; J & L Cooling Towers, Inc. 39,050.00; J & M Building Maintenance, Inc. 28,123.00; J W Pepper 11,764.66; JAMF Software, LLC 3,015.00; Jeanine Schultz School 85,928.97; Johnson Controls 13,299.50; Jostens Inc 5,731.61; JP Morgan Equipment Finance 156,206.31; JSL Masonry Restoration Inc 277,089.71; Junior Library Guild 4,867.70; Kano Computing LTD 5,079.65; Kelmscott Communications
24,416.95; Key Government Finance, Inc. 333,401.84; Kiefer U.S.A. 9,190.00; Kirhofer Sports 11,772.38; Klein Hall & Associates LLC 22,610.00; Konica Minolta Business Solutions USA 179,984.32; Korellis Systems Control Inc 127,460.87; KS State Bank 86,922.00; Lab/Aids, Inc. 15,924.49; LaGrange Area Dept of Spec Ed 19,200.04; Lakeshore Athletic Services 4,500.00; Lakeshore Learning Materials 4,754.53; Language Testing International, Inc. 5,540.00; Large Unit District Assoc. (LUDA) 5,275.00; Learning A/Z 85,202.90; Lectorum Publications Inc 4,603.98; Len’s Ace Hardware Inc 20,535.40; LEND 8,047.79; Lexia Learning Systems, Inc. 4,480.00; Life Fitness 16,734.14; Lifeguard Store 2,809.00; Lincoln Investment Planning Inc 66,250.00; Litania Sports Group Inc 2,789.00; Little Bits Electronics Inc. 4,627.40; Little Friends Inc 42,452.18; Lokken, Anne 7,642.50; LRP Publications 7,550.00; Lucid Data Corporation 4,305.00; Luck’s Music Library 3,707.88; Lyons Township HS 6,603.96; Maple Meadows Golf Club 6,725.00; Marathon Sportswear 7,224.63; Marberry Cleaners 21,958.50; Marcia Brenner Associates LLC 3,735.78; Maritime Balsams, Ltd. 17,449.00; Marklund Day School 90,554.72; Maryville Academy 29,467.55; Marzano Research Laboratory 18,000.00; Mawi, Inc. 11,195.00; Maxim Healthcare Services Inc 2,758.50; Maxim Staffing Solutions 11,786.50; McDonald Sporting Goods 4,851.00; McGraw/Hill School Education Holdings, LLC 24,632.72; McMaster/Carr 3,871.10; Mechanical Equipment, Inc. 12,212.76; Menard Consulting, Inc. 4,100.00; Menta Academy Oak Park 10,291.84; Mesirow Insurance Services 62,480.00; Metal Supermarkets 2,940.00; Metropolitan Family Services 22,272.00; Metropolitan Prep Schools Inc 182,046.15; MF Athletic 2,505.00; MHS 3,041.50; Michael Fullan Enterprises Inc. 8,000.00; MICHAEL MUISENGA, BENEFICIARY OF SBT#1053 66,127.54; Michael’s Uniform Company 12,832.84; Microsoft Corp. 7,665.91; Midwest Educational Furnishings Inc. 23,272.08; Midwest SE, Inc. 7,866.00; Midwest Transit Equipment Inc 50,241.00; Milwaukee School of Engineering 2,900.00; Minding Your Business 18,075.00; Mizuni Inc 3,200.00; MNJ Technologies Direct Inc 7,166.78; Mohawk USA LLC 49,461.94; Moore, Melissa 8,515.94; Mowers and More 12,329.00; Munn, Elizabeth 6,631.91; My Life Home Health Care 26,797.50; Naperville Psychiatric Ventures 2,786.00; Nasco International Inc 3,704.87; Naviance 7,248.20; NCPERS/IL IMRF 9,376.00; NCS Pearson Inc 34,432.26; Neff Company 6,342.12; Neuco Inc 15,463.11; New Connections Academy 146,423.49; New Hope Academy 69,589.85; News 2 You Inc 4,858.90; News Bank Inc 3,895.00; Nicor Gas 12,084.58; Nike Inc./MH3 7,125.00; Nite Lite Signs & Balloons Inc 2,550.00; Northern Illinois University 5,005.00; Northern Illinois University 48,333.99; Northwest Evaluation Assoc. 58,750.00; Nova Care Rehabilitation 49,727.38; Novel/Tees Screen Printing 14,923.25; NSBA 5,335.00; NSSEO NW
Sub Spec Ed Orgnztn 126,997.31; Nutoys Leisure Products Inc 127,723.68; Oak Hall Industries, L.P. 8,066.25; Oconomowoc Develop. Training 196,606.08; Odyssey Cruises 26,623.76; Okapi Educational Publishing, Inc. 56,739.68; One Touch Point/ CCI 89,489.81; Optima Plumbing Supply LLC 9,846.32; Optiv Security Inc. 26,622.00; Orchard Village 93,678.96; Osborne, James 2,572.50; Osgood, Mike 4,530.00; OverDrive, Inc. 3,500.00; P & M Distributors 86,405.25; Palos Sports Inc 6,525.39; PAR 3,683.80; Parkland Preparatory Academy 5,118.39; Pearson Education 2,828.59; Pearson Education Inc 55,513.38; Pentegra Systems 8,331.83; PeopleAdmin 21,200.00; Perma Bound 3,958.75; Perry’s Music 10,630.80; Pioneer Manufacturing Co. 10,891.19; Pioneer Valley Books 5,283.00; Pitney Bowes Global Financial Svcs 4,154.46; Polar Electro Inc. 10,063.30; Pollack, Judy 2,770.75; Portable John Inc 3,250.01; Porter Pipe & Supply 3,332.82; PowerSchool Group LLC 75,231.00; PPR, LLC 36,487.50; Principal Life Ins Co 76,932.01; Pro/Ed Inc 7,976.93; ProQuest LLC 5,860.00; Quinlan & Fabish Music Co 31,033.22; R & K Supplies Inc 28,498.01; R & M Specialties Ltd 10,831.41; R.E. Walsh & Associates, Inc. 17,807.50; Raab, David 2,770.75; Ramboll Environ US Corp. 17,545.00; Rapco Asphalt Maintenance 22,860.00; Raptor Technologies, LLC 7,219.00; Rayner & Rinn/ Scott Inc 15,319.62; Red Wing Business Adv. Acct. 8,819.54; Regional Truck Equipment Co 4,320.01; Republic Services #551 31,626.09; Reserve Account 20,000.00; Riddell/All American Sports Corp. 17,291.28; Riddiford Roofing Company 3,922.16; Riverside Brookfield High Schl 3,110.00; RJ Recording 6,350.00; Robert Crown Center 12,455.00; Rock Valley Publishing, LLC 4,168.02; Roesch Ford 23,895.00; Rogan’s Shoes 2,869.59; Rogers Athletic 7,306.00; Rush Day School 69,101.01; Rush NeuroBehavioral Center 4,500.00; Russo’s Power Equipment Inc 2,767.34; S&S Activewear 9,141.80; Samanage USA, Inc. 13,486.28; Sandner Group 13,790.00; SASED 2,744,156.76; Schiffmann, Zorian 5,000.00; Schindler Elevator Corporation 18,815.67; Scholastic Book Fairs 2,589.17; Scholastic Inc 26,601.77; Scholastic Inc 65,485.21; Scholastic Library Publishing 10,232.00; School Health Corporation 19,731.03; School Loop 3,900.00; School Specialty 94,583.50; Schoolwide 71,238.12; Scope Shoppe, Inc. 7,758.60; Scoville, Karen 2,770.75; SEAL of Illinois, Inc. 37,558.92; SEAL South, Inc. 42,042.99; Security Benefit Life Ins Co 9,600.00; SEIU Local 73 52,889.82; Sensical, Inc. 5,634.63; Septran Student Transportation 53,661.86; Service Express Inc. 10,112.99; Shiffler Equipment Sales 43,633.37; Skatetime School Programs Inc 5,528.00; Skills USA Illinois, Inc. 4,795.00; Skyward Accounting Dept. 49,801.00; Smith, David 3,007.84; Soaring Eagle Academy, Inc. 243,792.44; Social Studies School Service 4,146.30; Social Thinking 8,395.20; Sodexo 5,000.00; Soefker, Joelle 2,770.75; Softchoice Corp. 8,084.41; SolarWinds 8,220.00; Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School 370,501.14;
Spannuth Boiler Co Inc 2,960.00; Special T Unlimited 4,575.00; Sports Imports Inc 11,356.55; SportsBrain 3,500.00; Sprint/ Nextel 8,141.22; Stagecraft 2,875.00; Staniec, Mike 2,582.27; Stardust Bowl of Addison 5,636.25; State Fire Marshal/IL Off State Fire Marshal 4,970.00; Strategies 360 36,421.92; Streamwood Behavioral Health System 51,610.89; Structure Tec 135,690.08; Success By Design Inc 6,909.75; Sugar Creek Golf Course 6,824.00; Sunrise Communications, Inc. 7,972.50; Supplyworks 219,325.46; Symetra Life Ins. Co. 75,101.45; Synovia Solutions LLC 9,458.15; Teachers’ Health Ins Sec Fund 1,289,301.18; Teachers’ Retirement System 6,077,987.24; TeachTown, Inc. 4,384.80; Technology Center of DuPage 80,175.70; Telesolutions Consultants LLC 9,000.00; TentCraft 9,469.80; The Meeting Connection, Inc. 2,677.00;Thermosystems Parts Division 10,815.54; Thinkmap, Inc. 7,800.00; Three-O-Three Transportation 188,982.34; ThyssenKrupp Elevator Corp 26,741.23; Tidemark Institute 4,350.00; Time for Kids 11,254.57; Tobii Dynavox LLC 12,047.45; Toomey, Paula 2,770.75; Trane US Inc 93,112.95; Translation Today Network, Inc. 6,184.74; Trebron Company, Inc. 8,000.00; Trend Carpet & Tile Inc 6,605.00; Tri-State Technologies 5,198.88; Trinity Roofing Service, Inc. 3,970.00; Trophies by George 6,565.98; Troxell Communications, Inc. 45,297.60; TruGreen 7,466.47; Turninit, LLC 8,045.00; Twin Supplies, LTD 44,423.31; Tyco Integrated Security LLC 27,896.65; UCP Sequin-Chicago/IMPS 8,549.40; Udovich, Dana 4,997.25; Uline Shipping Supply Specialists 3,229.28; United Art and Education 6,528.24; United Radio Communication Inc 7,515.33; Universal Dance Association 13,250.00; Universal Taxi Dispatch, Inc. 16,910.00; University of Illinois 7,574.00; University of Oregon 5,520.00; Van’s Enterprises Ltd 15,035.00; VanGalder Bus/Coach USA 40,566.00; Varsity Spirit Fashions 24,179.13; Ver 14,035.00; Veritiv Operating Company 109,606.65; Verizon Wireless 22,680.66; Verlare Cleaners 4,072.45; Vernier Software 2,972.24; Villa Park Ace Hardware 5,967.36; Villa Park Electrical Supply 4,496.61; Villa Park Office Equipment 36,639.90; Virco Inc. 4,480.20; Viso Graphic 4,024.63; Waist Up Imprinted Sportswear 13,208.00; Walsworth Publishing Company 2,552.75; West Interactive Services Corp. 17,904.00; West Music Company 17,619.14; West Suburban Conference 7,000.00; West Suburban Teachers Union 632,410.73; WestEd 3,000.00; WestEd 4,900.00; Westmont Interior Supply Inc 10,920.44; WeVideo 8,279.00; WI Center for Education Research 3,000.00; Wight Companies 81,211.51; Wilkie, Jeffery 10,608.00; Willey, Jill 10,235.36; Wolf Electric Supply 21,526.52; WSMSAC 2,650.00; Xtivity Solutions 3,433.00; York Drama Boosters 5,554.19; York High Boosters Club 12,976.63; Zearn 3,000.00. (Published in The Elmhurst Independent Nov. 22, 2018) 333010
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NOTICE CERTIFICATE NO. 76492 was filed in the office of the County Clerk of DuPage County on OCTOBER 29, 2018, wherein the business firm of JV FINANCIAL SERVICES LOCATED AT 1 TRANS AM PLAZA DRIVE SUITE 470, OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL 60181 was registered; that the true or real name or names of the person or persons owning the business, with their respective post office address(es), is/are as follows: NAME OF PERSON(S) JORGE VENIDA, HOME ADDRESS 4949 N WOLCOTT AVENUE APT 1A, CHICAGO, IL 60640. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and Official Seal at my office in Wheaton, Illinois, this 29TH day of OCTOBER, A.D. 2018. PAUL HINDS Paul Hinds DuPage County Clerk (OFFICIAL SEAL) (Published in The Elmhurst Independent Nov. 15, 22 & 29, 2018) 331893
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA STATE OF ILLINOIS COUNTY OF DU PAGE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT ESTATE OF LUCILE H. McGLOIN DECEASED CASE NUMBER 2018 P 1204 Notice is given of the death of LUCILLE H. McGLOIN whose address was Downers Grove, Illinois Letters of Office were issued on November 2, 2018 to Geralyn A. McGloin, 4412 N. Greenview #2N, Chicago, IL 60640 as: INDEPENDENT EXECUTOR whose attorney is Robert H. Wier. The estate will be administered without Court Supervision, unless under section 28-4 of the Probate Act of 1975 (755 ILCS 5/28-4) any interested person terminates independent administration at any time by mailing or delivering a petition to terminate to the Circuit Court Clerk. Claims against the estate may be filed in NOTICE CERTIFICATE NO. 76501 was filed in the office of the County Clerk of DuPage County on NOVEMBER 1, 2018, wherein the business firm of SVA INNOVATIONS LOCATED AT 1009 SANDPIPER COURT, BARTLETT, IL 60103-1849 was registered; that the true or real name or names of the person or persons owning the business, with their respective post office address(es), is/are as follows: NAME OF PERSON(S) ALBERTO VASQUEZ SANTOS, HOME ADDRESS 1009 SANDPIPER COURT, BARTLETT, IL 60103-1849. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and Official Seal at my office in Wheaton, Illinois, this 1ST day of NOVEMBER, A.D. 2018. PAUL HINDS Paul Hinds DuPage County Clerk (OFFICIAL SEAL) (Published in The Elmhurst Independent Nov. 8, 15 & 22, 2018) 331655
NOTICE CERTIFICATE NO. 76498 was filed in the office of the County Clerk of DuPage County on NOVEMBER 1, 2018, wherein the business firm of WOLF SOLUTIONS LOCATED AT 251 N. MICHIGAN AVENUE, ELMHURST, IL 60126 was registered; that the true or real name or names of the person or persons owning the business, with their respective post office address(es), is/are as follows: NAME OF PERSON(S) VICTORIA SLAVIK, HOME ADDRESS 251 N. MICHIGAN AVENUE, ELMHURST, IL 60126. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and Official Seal at my office in Wheaton, Illinois, this 1ST day of NOVEMBER, A.D. 2018. PAUL HINDS Paul Hinds DuPage County Clerk (OFFICIAL SEAL) (Published in The Elmhurst Independent Nov. 8, 15 & 22, 2018) 331534
NOTICE CERTIFICATE NO. 76502 was filed in the office of the County Clerk of DuPage County on NOVEMBER 2, 2018, wherein the business firm of CZ WELLNESS LOCATED AT 26W106 JEROME AVENUE, WHEATON, IL 60187 was registered; that the true or real name or names of the person or persons owning the business, with their respective post office address(es), is/are as follows: NAME OF PERSON(S) CHALISE ZEFFERY, HOME ADDRESS 26W106 JEROME AVENUE, WHEATON, IL 60187. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and Official Seal at my office in Wheaton, Illinois, this 2ND day of NOVEMBER, A.D. 2018. PAUL HINDS Paul Hinds DuPage County Clerk (OFFICIAL SEAL) (Published in The Elmhurst Independent Nov. 8, 15 & 22, 2018) 331678
NOTICE CERTIFICATE NO. 76524 was filed in the office of the County Clerk of DuPage County on NOVEMBER 14, 2018, wherein the business firm of AMS INCOME TAX 4 LESS LOCATED AT 18W086 JAMESTOWN LANE, VILLA PARK, IL 60181 was registered; that the true or real name or names of the person or persons owning the business, with their respective post office address(es), is/are as follows: NAME OF PERSON(S) MARCELA MONTERROSO, HOME ADDRESS 18W086 JAMESTOWN LANE, VILLA PARK, IL 60181. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and Official Seal at my office in Wheaton, Illinois, this 14TH day of NOVEMBER, A.D. 2018. PAUL HINDS Paul Hinds DuPage County Clerk (OFFICIAL SEAL) (Published in The Elmhurst Independent Nov. 22, 29 & Dec. 6, 2018) 332765
the office of CHRIS KACHIROUBAS, Circuit Court Clerk, 505 N. County Farm Road, Wheaton, Illinois or with the representative or both on or before May 8th, 2019, any claim not filed within that period is barred. Copies of a claim filed with the Circuit Court Clerk must be mailed or delivered to the representative and to the attorney, if any, within ten (10) days after it has been filed with the Circuit Clerk. ROBERT H. WIER DuPage Attorney No.: 91400 Attorney For INDEPENDENT EXECUTOR 1102 MISTWOOD LANE DOWNERS GROVE, IL 60515 (630) 832-1200 (Published in The Elmhurst Independent Nov. 8, 15 & 22, 2018) 331777
LEGAL NOTICE Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 to Destroy Student Temporary Records Pursuant to Illinois School Code 105 ILCS 122-50-4 Student Temporary Records of students who have graduated, transferred or permanently withdrawn from Elmhurst CUSD 205 on or before December 3, 2013 will be destroyed no earlier than December 3, 2018. Student Temporary Records are all information contained in a school student record but not contained in the student permanent record. Such information may include family background information, intelligence test scores, aptitude test scores, psychological and personality test results, teacher evaluations, and other information of clear relevance to the education of the student, all subject to regulations of the State Board. The information shall include information provided under Section 8.6 of the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. In addition, the student temporary record shall include information regarding serious disciplinary infractions that resulted in expulsion, suspension, or the imposition of punishment or sanction. For purposes of this provision, serious disciplinary infractions means: infractions involving drugs, weapons, or bodily harm to another. The school district shall maintain student temporary records and the information contained in those records for not less than 5 years after the student has transferred, graduated, or otherwise withdrawn from the school. Persons who are the natural parent of the student or other persons who have the primary responsibility for the care and upbringing of the student shall be given an opportunity to copy the record and information proposed to be destroyed or deleted. Eligible persons who wish to inspect records scheduled for destruction on December 3, 2018 can call the Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Student Services Department at 630-617-2490. (Published in The Elmhurst Independent Nov. 15 & 22, 2018) 331782
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The Elmhurst Independent
Sports Nov. 22, 2018 • 32
Back to state title game for IC Catholic Prep
Knights take care of business in semis; Rematch with Bishop Mac on tap Friday in Champaign
By Mike Miazga CORRESPONDENT
Black Friday for the IC Catholic Prep football team has taken on a new meaning in recent times. Instead of hitting the stores to kick off holiday shopping this season, the Knights will do what they have done for the past three years now—attempt to procure another state football championship. The Knights were 28-9 winners at home against Richmond-Burton in one Class 4A state semifinal contested at Lewis Stadium at Plunkett Athletic Complex. IC Catholic Prep is the No. 1 seed in the top half of the Class 4A bracket. Richmond was the No. 3 seed. The win sends IC Catholic Prep back to Memorial Stadium in Champaign Friday where it will attempt to win its third state championship in a row and fifth in program history. The Knights face familiar foe Bishop Mc-
Namara in the final starting at 7 p.m. Bishop McNamara, the No. 3 seed in the bottom half of the Class 4A bracket which lost to IC Catholic Prep 21-20 in Elmhurst early this season, was a 52-42 winner over No. 4 Rochester (11-2) in the other Class 4A semifinal. IC Catholic Prep (13-0) is shooting for its first Class 4A title. The 2002, 2016 and 2017 titles were won in Class 3A, while the 2008 title was won in Class 2A. In the win against Richmond-Burton (11-2), the Knights trailed 2-0 after the first quarter and were looking at a 9-0 deficit at halftime, an uncommon occurrence for a team that now has won 25 games in a row and 14 playoff games in a row. The Knights cut the lead to 9-7 after three quarters and then scored three touchdowns in the fourth quarter to punch a return ticket to Champaign.
Week 14 Preview Bishop McNamara (12-1) at IC Catholic Prep (13-0) What: Class 4A state football championship game; ICCP going for third state title in a row When: Friday, 7 p.m. TV: NBC Sports Chicago (check your provider for exact channel) Where: Memorial Stadium in Champaign on the grounds of the University of Illinois Seeds: IC Catholic Prep is the No. 1 seed on the top half of the Class 4A bracket; Bishop McNamara out of Kankakee is the No. 3 seed on the bottom half. Last week: IC Catholic Prep 28, Richmond-Burton 9; Bishop McNamara 52, Rochester 42. Outlook: Some high drama here between two programs that are extremely familiar with each other. McNamara joined the Metro Suburban Conference Blue Division this season and came to Elmhurst in Week 3 where it lost 21-20 to IC Catholic Prep in a game where the Knights scored the winning touchdown in the waning seconds of the contest via a Jake Lytton TD catch. (McNamara led 14-0 into the third quarter in that contest). In that regular-season matchup with McNamara, IC Catholic Prep standout sophomore running back Kyle Franklin ran 33 times for 134 yards and one touchdown, while quarterback Khalil Saunders completed 15 of 19 passes for 188 yards. Interesting in this game is the fact the Knights fumbled three times and lost two of them, accounting for half the team’s turnovers via fumble in 13 games (IC Catholic Prep has lost four fumbles this season total). The Knights have a history of piling up large chunks of yards in the state finals game. Last year, Lazerick Eatman ran for 237 yards and four touchdowns, while Jordan Rowell ran for a Class 3A staterecord 270 yards and three touchdowns two years ago. The Knights have caused 32 turnovers on defense and have held eight opponents to less than 10 points in a game this season. McNamara, which sent IC Catholic Prep home in 2015 in the state semifinals en route its fifth state title, was 3-6 a year ago and now is shooting for its sixth state title under longtime coach Rich Zinanni. The Fightin’ Irish like to put up points. In every game except the regular-season matchup with IC Catholic Prep, McNamara has scored 38 or more points and in 11 of its 13 wins it has scored 42 or more points. McNamara’s playoff scores have been 59-18, 49-14, 42-35 and 52-42. Prediction: Either get to Champaign if you can or park it in front of the television Friday night and tune into NBC Sports Chicago for what likely will be a hotly contested state-championship game.
Sophomore Kyle Franklin ran 26 times for 190 yards and scored three more touchdowns. Khalil Saunders ran seven times for 46 yards. The Knights racked up 243 yards rushing on 35 rushes (6.9 yards per carry). Saunders completed 8 of 13 passes for 61 yards. Jake Lytton caught six passes for 38 yards. Khali Saunders had one catch for 21 yards and Ryan Malek also had a reception. IC Catholic Prep’s other touchdown came via Chauncey Lee’s 65yard interception return for a score. Kevin Cooke led the way with 15 tackles on defense, while Ricky Mysliwiec had 13 tackles. Dominick Krepulec had nine tackles, while Khali Saunders and Kevin Akins each had seven tackles. Corties Draper,
A.J. Howard and Akins each had a tackle for loss. Draper, Howard and Akins each registered a quarterback sack. Mysliwiec had two quarterback hurries. Cooke caused a fumble and Khali Saunders recovered it. On the season, Franklin now has run for 2,151 yards on 234 carries (9.2 yards per carry) and has scored 35 touchdowns. IC Catholic Prep is averaging 300.9 yards rushing on the ground per game. For comparisons sake, current NIU player Jordan Rowell finished his senior season at IC Catholic Prep with 2,297 rushing yards on 178 carries and scored 37 rushing touchdowns in leading the Knights to the 2016 state title. Franklin ran for 927 yards and 11 touch-
downs as a freshman on the varsity last season. During this recent state title rampage, the Knights have a bit of history when it comes to running backs piling up huge yardage in the state title game. In 2016, Rowell set the Class 3A state-title-game record with 26 carries for 270 yards and three touchdowns. Lazerick Eatman ran 24 times for 237 yards and four scores in last year’s state title win. IC Catholic Prep also goes into the state title game with a turnover ratio of plus-23. The Knights have 32 takeaways on defense (16 interceptions and 16 fumble recoveries), but have only thrown five interceptions on offense and lost four fumbles rushing.
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IC Catholic Prep senior QB Khalil Saunders runs through the Richmond-Burton defense during the Knights’ 28-9 semifinal victory over the Rockets on Sat. Nov. 17 in Elmhurst. Next stop: Championship game in Champaign on Friday, Nov. 23.
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IC Catholic Prep Vs. Richmond-Burton: Class 4A Semifinal playoff action
The Knights’ Sophomore phenom Kyle Franklin ran for 3 TD’s and 190 yards to propel IC back to the state finals.
Above: Junior Rashad Sbeih returns a kickoff. IC trailed 9-7 going into the 4th quarter against the Rockets. Below: Senior defender Ricky Mysilwiec tracks down a Rockets player during the Class 4A semifinal game.
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Senior Jake Lytton gets some ‘yac’ (yards after catch) against the Rockets on Saturday, Nov. 17.
Above: IC Catholic Prep cheerleaders perform at halftime. Left: Knights senior Ryan Malek on defense. IC held RichmondBurton to just 9 points in the game.
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Timothy Christian girls basketball team 3-1 at IMSA York girls basketball fares well in own tournament with 3-1 mark
By Mike Miazga CORRESPONDENT
The Timothy Christian girls basketball team fared quite well at the recent season-opening IMSA invitational tournament. The Trojans opened play with a 4517 win over Harvard. Hannah Schuringa had 15 points, 23 rebounds and five blocks. Jordyn Strube had 13 points, while Sarah Carstensen finished with seven points and five rebounds.
The Trojans then lost 38-27 to Ottawa Township. Schuringa finished with 16 points and again was a force on the boards with 19 rebounds. In a 57-7 victory over host IMSA, Carstensen had 13 points and seven steals. Schuringa finished with 10 points, five assists and four rebounds. Strube had eight points, four assists and six steals and Lauren Gehrke had eight points and four steals. The Trojans then were 43-28 winners over Aurora Christian. Carstensen had 14 points and four rebounds. Schuringa had nine points and 14 rebounds, while Sureya Alex had eight points, three assists and three steals. Timothy returns to action Nov. 27 against Metro Suburban Conference Red Division foe Chicago Christian.
York girls basketball The York girls basketball team opened the season in its own York tournament. The Dukes went 3-1 there with wins against St. Francis, Conant and Oswego East. In a 41-27 win over Wheaton St. Francis, York led 9-4 after the first quarter and 15-9 at halftime and increased the lead to 26-16 after three quarters. Junior Sara Krissinger led the Dukes with 13 points, all coming in the second half. She was 5 of 7 from the free-throw line. Kathleen Levins added seven points and sophomore Kaitlyn Kjome and junior Bridget Los each had six points. York then downed Conant 51-37 to move to 2-0 in the tournament.
York led 19-6 after the first quarter and 34-19 at halftime. Junior Carley Schwartz hit four 3-pointers to lead the way for the Dukes with 12 points. Sophomore Sydney Molis and Levins each had 11 points, while Kjome had five points, including a 3-for-4 effort from the free-throw line. In a 51-48 overtime loss to Downers Grove South, York led 15-10 after the first quarter but trailed 24-23 at halftime. The game was locked at 34-34 after three quarters and 4444 at the end of regulation. Downers South outscored York 7-4 in the overtime. The Mustangs made 3 of 5 free throws in the extra session, while York was 2-for-6 from the line. Junior Sydney Fuglsang led the Dukes with 13 points. Los and
Kjome each had eight points. Los was 4-for-5 from the free-throw line, while Kjome scored all her points in the second half and hit 4 of 6 freethrow attempts. Levins and Krissinger each had six points. Krissinger and Schwartz each made one 3-pointer. York then was a 59-51 winner over Oswego East to move to 3-1 in tournament action. York led 18-7 after the first quarter, 33-14 at halftime and 42-28 after three quarters. Oswego East scored 23 fourth-quarter points and hit 11 of 15 free-throw attempts. Krissinger led the Dukes with 14 points. Molis had 12 points, while Kjome and Levins each had eight points. Levins made 6 of 8 free throws in the fourth quarter.
IC Catholic Prep boys basketball team looking for big things Squad awaits return of football players
By Mike Miazga CORRESPONDENT
The IC Catholic Prep boys basketball team finds itself in a familiar environment. The Knights rolled into their Thanksgiving tournament this week in Coal City a tad shorthanded with members of the team still part of the IC Catholic Prep football team that has made yet another deep run in the state playoffs. Coach TJ Tyrrell knows his squad will be a work in progress for a stretch as those players begin to filter onto the team and cohesiveness is established with a full roster—one that features only three seniors. “We’re definitely faced with a challenge,” he said. “But we’re getting used to the football team being in the playoffs at this point of the season. This is the third year in a row where we go to the Thanksgiving tournament without the football guys.” While the Knights graduated nine seniors from last year’s 20-10 team
that tied for third in the Metro Suburban Conference Blue Division, won a regional title and reached the final 16 team in the state in Class 2A, Tyrrell has plenty of firepower returning and some impressive newcomers to add to the fold. Back is 6-4 junior post player Ryan Wojtalewicz. “Ryan saw significant minutes last year and will be a leader for us this year,” said Tyrrell. “We will rely on Ryan heavily. He’s a workhorse and a vocal leader. He’s put in a lot of work in the offseason in the weight room to get stronger. He’s worked on his vertical and his post work. We will rely on Woj.” Dom Gaudio, a 6-1 junior guard-forward, also returns. “He’s a utility guy who can play all the positions,” the coach said. “He will be significant for us as a junior after playing significant minutes as a sophomore. We expect him to play a big role.” Football player Khali Saunders, a senior and a Purdue commit for football, also is back. “Khali is athletic and makes a big difference on the court for us,” said Tyrrell. Sophomore Chauncey Lee was brought up to the team for the play-
offs last year as a freshman and impressed the coaches. “We expect really big things from Chauncey,” said Tyrrell. “He came up late last year in preparation for the playoffs. He saw time in every playoff game, including the sectional final against state-champion Chicago Orr. We saw promising things from him. He’s going to be a true point guard for us.” Seniors Ryan Asmussen and Mike Carpanzano also are back. “We anticipate both Ryan and Mike to be contributors this season,” said Tyrrell. Junior Rashad Sbeih is still with the football team as well. “He came up for us during the playoffs last year and is a guard-small forward-type for us,” said Tyrrell. Junior Zach Jordan is a key newcomer for the Knights. “We expect him to be one of the main offensive threats and a scorer,” said Tyrrell. “We need him to be a threat early on with the football guys out for us.” Tyrrell likes the makeup of the team. “We know we graduated nine seniors and we have some big voids to fill,” he said. “This year we have more football players on the team, so we’re going to be very short-
handed in the beginning. I’m very encouraged by what I’ve seen so far in terms of focus and their approach to practice each day. They are very coachable. We’ve thrown a lot at them in the first two weeks. We’ve brought up some sophomores and have gotten them and our newcomers up to speed. We feel encouraged going into the Thanksgiving tournament at Coal City. We know we are going to have to weather the storm until we get to full strength. That’s the focus. When we have the whole group together, we will have a very nice balance at all the positions.” Tyrrell noted in the past he’s been forced to use players out of position at the point guard spot. That changes this year with sophomore Lee, one of a number of 10th graders who will be on the big club. “Chauncey Lee is a true point guard,” he said. “He’s a difference-maker. We’re hoping he opens things up for our shooters and we have several shooters on the team. We’ll have some balance on the roster. We’re also planning on bringing up four or five sophomores to balance out the smaller senior class. We see this as a great opportunity to de-
velop guys for the next few years.” Tyrrell is joined on the bench again this year by Tom McCormack, the former longtime head coach at Conant High School. “Tom is back and it’s been a lot of fun so far in these first two weeks of practice,” he said. “It’s going to take some time to get up to full speed with this group. The football guys will have missed a month of basketball. That puts us at a little disadvantage. We have to get them up to speed. Once we get to full speed, I think we are going to be a very competitive team and have another strong season.” Tyrrell pointed out he increased the team’s strength of schedule again with the addition of Class 4A schools York and Benet Academy to the schedule. Tyrrell pointed out Benet and conference foe Riverside-Brookfield were ranked in the preseason top 25 in the Chicagoland area. “And we play R-B twice in our conference,” he said. “This is one of those seasons where we play a lot of road games. We’ll get used to the travel to different gyms and that will get us ready for the postseason. Playing a stronger schedule prepares us for the Class 2A playoffs.”
Timothy Christian boys basketball team looks to defend conference title Starters Baez and Owens part of returning cast for Trojans By Mike Miazga CORRESPONDENT
Things went pretty darned well during Timothy Christian boys basketball coach Scott Plaisier’s first season at the helm. The Trojans went 22-6 and won the Metro Suburban Conference Red Division with an 11-1 mark. Plaisier admits a loss to IC Catholic Prep in a Class 2A regional title game stung. In his second year, Plaisier has a roster with a few returners, a couple transfers and some key newcomers, all charged with defending that Red Division title in a league that has a bit of a different competitive look to it this season. Starters Justin Baez (senior guard) and
Matt Owens (junior guard) are back from last year. Owens was an all-MSC Red player as a sophomore. Seniors Danardo Jones (C-F) and Chris Brooks (G) also played key minutes last year and will be counted on again this year. Juniors Jack Baldridge (G) and Adam Moody (F) are transfer players. Baldridge transferred from York last year and had to sit out a year, while Moody comes from Neuqua Valley High School in Naperville. Juniors A.J. Vos (wing-guard), Zach Orange (wing-guard) and sophomore Josh Harris (wing-guard) are among the newcomers who will help as well. “I like our versatility,” said Plaisier. “We have a lot of guys who can play a lot of different positions and can handle it, shoot it and attack the rim. I think we are going to be able to play with pace. We are pretty unselfish and like to share the ball and create for each other. That’s something we do fairly well. We have a little bit of length
and athleticism as well.” Plaisier said works in progress include rebounding and consistency on defense. “I’m worried a little bit about the glass and being consistent on defense,” he said. “If we shore these up I think we can compete every night.” Plaisier said Timothy won’t need to rely on one or two players to do the bulk of the scoring. “We don’t have those dominant stars,” he said. “We are a little deeper. We don’t have the same size as last year when we were pretty good on the glass and defensively. We will look at a lot of different scorers. We will be scoring by committee and have a lot of guys being the leading scorer on different nights. This year each guy could have a night and hopefully step up and lead us in that role.” Plaisier noted the MSC Red has a bit of a different look to it this season with former Blue Division residents Wheaton Academy and nearby Fenton entering the division.
“Our goal is to try and win another conference championship and compete every night,” he said. “We’ll wait and see if we can do that. If we compete hard every night, we should be right there. Conference-wise, Wheaton Academy moved to our side and that will be a big challenge. St. Edward is really good and it’s tough to compete at their place and you have to play them twice. Fenton has come into the division and you have Elmwood Park and Ridgewood. It’s a quality side of the conference. You will see competitive games every night.” Timothy opened the season earlier this week in the Lisle Thanksgiving tournament. The Trojans played Evergreen Park, Westmont (which joins the MSC next season, replacing Fenton, which moves to the Upstate Eight Conference) and Yorkville Christian earlier this week. The Trojans face host Lisle Saturday to wrap up tournament play.
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York boys basketball team loaded with experience Dukes look to take next step with veteran-filled roster
By Mike Miazga CORRESPONDENT
The majority of the York boys basketball team knows the drill. Coach Vince Doran has a 20182019 team loaded with varsity experience. York is coming off a 20172018 season where it won 17 games and tied for second in the tough West Suburban Conference Silver Division. “We have seven seniors this year and a lot of kids coming back,” he said. “We have guys who have been around the varsity game. The expe-
rience is going to help us and it will show throughout the year. We are excited to have this many returning kids.” Back for the Dukes are seniors Nick Kosich (6-2, G), Erik Cohn (6-3, G), Sam Walsh (6-5, F), John Milling (6-2, G), Mike Pedote (6-1, G) and Hassan Iqbal (6-3, G), along with now junior Nate Shockey (6-2, G) and sophomore Jeff Grace (6-1, G). “Most of the guys have varsity experience under their belt and that will be beneficial in games, especially in our league,” said Doran. Newcomers to the team include senior Sam Nemanich (6-4, F), juniors Milo Mann (6-0, G), Jake Brandolino (6-0, G), Dan Wagner (6-3, F) and Tim Glavan (6-4, F).
“Five of our guys are football kids,” said Doran. “That’s the most we’ve ever had.” With that vast amount of experience returning, the Dukes will again be proficient in shooting the ball as has been the case in past seasons. “I think we are going to shoot the ball well,” said Doran. “We have a number of weapons from 3. I also feel we are going to be pretty balanced. We have a number of different people who can lead us in scoring.” Doran noted York will be a little undersized when it comes to height. “We are undersized and that is a concern,” he said. “However, a guy like Sam Walsh is a strong presence for us and plays a lot bigger than 6-5. He’s a kid who will battle you. All
our kids are tough and physical. It’s imperative that we block out and that everybody gets bodies on people.” Doran said York has plenty of speed on the defensive side of the ball. “We will be very fast and have that quickness,” he said. “All five spots are as fast as they have been for us in a very long time. I think we’ll be able to apply great pressure on the ball and try to create offense with our defense.” As always, the Dukes will compete in a competitive WSC Silver. “Our league is going to be very good this year,” said Doran. “It’s going to be balanced. Oak Park might have a little more talent than everybody, but I think anybody is beatable on a given night. It’s going to be a fun league and it’s going to be a lot better than
last year. Everybody has a lot of players coming back. The West Suburban Silver is always tough and this year it is exceptional. We’re all excited here at York and with good reason. We’re going to try and bring it every night against a tough schedule. It’s going to be a fun year for us.” York is in the midst of the Palatine Thanksgiving tournament where it is scheduled to enjoy games against Maine West, Jacobs, Stevenson and Hersey. “That’s four really good opponents right away for us, which is great,” said Doran. The Dukes again will host their 32-team Jack Tosh Holiday Classic tournament at Christmas time. Lemont and Wheaton St. Francis are new to the field this season.
York’s Kammerdiener competes in state diving finals Senior qualified for state three years in a row; Headed to Youngstown State
By Mike Miazga CORRESPONDENT
It was a three-peat for York senior girls diver Birgitte Kammerdiener. Kammerdiener concluded her high-school diving career with her third appearance in a row in the state diving finals. This time, Kammerdiener took 22nd in the state after placing 23rd there last season. “This year I focused more on new dives and worked on perfecting them,” she said earlier last week. “Perfecting those helped raise my score. I did three or four new ones and put a couple old dives in that
were helpful to my scores. A lot of the old dives still were there, but they were improved to new ones that added a rotation. That helped improve scores and it helped me feel more confident in what I do.” Kammerdiener said her reverse 1 1/2 is what she labels her toughest dive. “Just because it’s strange going off the board forward and flipping backward,” she said. “Some dives are harder than others.” The York senior said her overall improvement this season came in both the mental and physical aspects of the sport. “With both my academics and diving I’ve gone from being OK to being able to get to the point where I am diving in college next season,” she said. Kammerdiener is indeed diving in college and at the Division I level at Youngstown State University in Ohio. “I’m very excited about
Youngstown State,” she said. “I didn’t want to go to an SEC school or a top-10 school, but I still wanted to try and dive at the Division I level so I started looking at other areas within Division I. They are in the Horizon League (which also includes UIC and a number of other schools not terribly far away from the Chicagoland area). Their former diving coach was the first coach to reach out to me as soon as I put up my recruiting profile. I connected with her. When I went there I loved the campus and I loved the team.” Kammerdiener is excited about both the athletic and academic aspects at Youngstown State. “Being able to dive at a Division I school means a lot,” she said. “You get so much more extra help as a Division I student-athlete. Just the fact a Division I school was looking at me is really interesting to me. I always saw Division I schools as being for the top 10 divers when in
I’m excited to move on from high school and go dive in college. At the same time, I’m sad that I have to leave all my teammates and coaches, but college will be exciting. I’m looking forward to it.” – Birgitte Kammerdiener
fact it reaches out so far. I’m going to be able to get a lot of athletic and academic help just like all the other Division I schools get as well.” Her plan is to major in nursing
with a potential double major in Spanish. “I want to go into pediatric oncology,” she said. “One of my mom’s friends is in that field and told me about it. I decided that would be an area I’d be especially interested in. It caught my eye.” Kammerdiener alluded earlier to going from OK to much better in her academics at York. “I really tried a lot harder in school,” she said. “I pushed myself more to take more challenging classes. Once I figured out my major would be nursing, I started to take classes that applied toward that area. That’s going to help me a lot.” Kammerdiener has mixed emotions about leaving York. “Yes and no,” she said. “I’m excited to move on from high school and go dive in college. At the same time, I’m sad that I have to leave all my teammates and coaches, but college will be exciting. I’m looking forward to it.”
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sity and JV squads, but also an off-ice raffle featuring themed gift baskets and other items donated by families and area vendors. This year’s “Puck Cancer” themed night enjoyed record setting attendance. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Matt Haller Family. Haller is a York Hockey Club Alumni, and the money will go in support of his continued fight against cancer. Funds will also be donated to the not-for-profit organization CancerResearch.org “The York Hockey Club takes pride in doing our part to give back
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to the community,” said York Hockey Club President Jamie Ray. “We just wrapped our annual Spirit Night which was a huge success and our biggest turnout ever!” With one successful charity event in the books, Duke players are now turning their attention to the Club’s annual Toys for Tots event, set for Friday, Dec. 7, when the Dukes host SHL rival Barrington Hockey Club at the Addison Ice Rink. The Varsity game is set for a 7:10 p.m. puck drop. The J.V. game follows at 9:00 p.m. Players are currently soliciting donations of new and unwrapped toys from family, friends, neighbors and businesses to bring to the rink on Dec. 7th. The toys will be displayed and presented to representatives from the U.S. Marine Corps who will be on hand for the game. The Marine Corps will distribute the toys to local children in need. Fans attending the Dec. 7th game are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped toy to the game. Others interested in donating toys are encouraged to contact the York Hockey Club in advance of the game at yhc@ yorkhockeyclub.org.
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Elmhurst Presbyterian hosts ‘Fill the Stable’ Church collects for various charities throughout December
When shopping for the holidays, Elmhurst Presbyterian Church (EPC) invites you to add a few items to your cart to help “Fill the Stable” with supplies for local non-profits. EPC is located at 367 Spring Road at the corner of St. Charles and Spring. Each week of Advent, the local church has a wish list of items that area resi-
dents can place in a replica stable in the church’s main lobby. The list is filled with supplies that represent what the Holy Family may have needed on their journey to Bethlehem. All donations will be presented to organizations that help area residents in Elmhurst and surrounding communities. “This Christmas season we cele-
brate a ‘reverse Advent,’ filling the stable created by our EPC family with items the community needs,” said Pastor Traci Smith. “We asked ourselves, ‘What would the Holy Family have needed as they were traveling?’” From now through Christmas Eve, join EPC for worship service on Sunday mornings at 10:30 a.m.,
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or drop off donations weekdays between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. by ringing the bell at the church’s main entrance on the east side of the building which is accessible from the parking lot. Pastor Smith reflects on the abundance we can all share in the weeks before Christmas. “We remember the Holy Family: Mary and Joseph, who travelled to Bethlehem while they were expecting baby Jesus,” she said. “We consider what they need for their journey as they travel. Scripture tells us that whatever we do for others we do for Jesus. This project is a way of making this a tangible reality.” All are welcome to donate from the list below at any time. Week #1 Dec. 2 -- How did the Holy Family care for themselves? Bring toothpaste and toilet paper for distribution through the Yorkfield Food Pantry. Week #2 Dec. 9 -- What did the Holy Family need for warmth? Bring hats and gloves for Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) guests who visit the PADS site at EPC on Saturday nights from October through April. Donations will also go to the Erie House in Chicago. Week #3 Dec. 16 -- What did the Holy Family wear? Socks are always in high demand by PADS guests to help keep feet warm in cold weather. Week #4 Dec. 23 -- What did the Holy Family need for the baby? Bring diapers of any size for distribution through the Yorkfield Food Pantry Opportunities for Youth to Give Back. EPC’s Youth Ministry is also building on the theme of giving back our abundance to others. “In June, we celebrated God’s diverse community with our EPC PRIDE festival,” said Emily Cule-
This Christmas season we celebrate a ‘reverse Advent,’ filling the stable created by our EPC family with items the community needs.” – Pastor Traci Smith
lla, EPC’s Director of Youth and Children’s Ministry. “In October, we decorated cars and gave out candy in our front parking lot for Trunk-or-Treat fun. In December, we continue to celebrate by giving back to the community.” On Dec. 9 from 3-4:30 p.m., the EPC Youth Group will sing Christmas Carols, sip hot cocoa and enjoy cookies. All are welcome. Contact Culella at firstname.lastname@example.org for an easy chord list if you would like to accompany the group with an instrument. “We are also collecting donations for the PADS site in conjunction with Elmhurst Park District’s Holiday Magic performance on Sunday, Dec. 2 at York Community High School,” added Culella. Elmhurst Presbyterian Church holds their annual candle-lit Christmas Eve Service which will be accompanied by the talented Musical Ministry. Service takes place on December 24 at 5 p.m. EPC Sunday Services: Children and Youth meet at 9:30 a.m. Worship at 10:30 a.m. Nursery Care available during worship.
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Pedersen Ryberg Funeral Home
Commemorating over 60 Years of Service to families of Elmhurst and adjacent communities
Thank you for 60 years of business. We appreciate and are honored to take care of your families.
Sixty years ago Mr. Vern Pedersen founded what is now Pedersen-Ryberg funeral home. Over this period of time it has become synonymous with caring, empathy and service at the time when it is most needed and expected, celebrating the lives of those dearest to us.
Under new owners and management. Family owned, serving for several decades. Newly renovated.
We want to make it easy. We want to help you plan a service that is meaningful, appropriate and most of all, affordable.
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Pre Planning...for Peace of Mind • Pre Payment...guarantees today price Cremation and Burial Services Over 60 Years of Service As owner and director I wish to personally thank all of our many friends in our community, our family, past and present employees, our devoted clergy, our musical staff, and especially the families who have given us the privilege to serve them during one of life’s most difficult times, the loss of a loved one. We want to thank you for your support of our own familiy and for your recognition of the legacy of care that our staff has made possible.
Tom Suh ~ Funeral Director 435 North York Street • Elmhurst, Illinois 60126 www.pedersenryberg.com