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From Left: Carol Simler, DuPage PADS Executive Director; Chuck Watson, Desiree's Uncle; Desiree Faulkner Watson, Youth Volunteer of the Year; Lynn Watson, Desiree's Aunt; and Lynn Zychowski, Support Coordinator.
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Two Inspirational Volunteers Selected out of 4,000, DuPage PADS Announces Volunteer of the Year Award Winners

(Wheaton, IL) In recognition of National Volunteer Week, April 15-21, 2012, DuPage PADS requested volunteers to submit nominations for the Inaugural Volunteer of the Year … Read more ›

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Calling All Singers!

Lombard IDOL Competition…All are welcome to audition. Anyone who sings a cappella and/or plays an instrument are highly encouraged to audition. The Taste of Lombard's … Read more ›

Sharpen your skills at the intermediate digital photography workshop at Mayslake Peabody Estate.
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Digital Photography Workshop at Mayslake Peabody Estate

Bring your digital camera and your creativity to the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County’s Mayslake Peabody Estate in Oak Brook for a five-part workshop … Read more ›

World War II Navy Vet Leonard F. Prescott
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World War II Navy Vet is Grand Marshal for Elmhurst's 94th Memorial

ELMHURST, Ill., May 18, 2012—The Grand Marshal for Elmhurst’s 94th Memorial Day Parade is Leonard F. Prescott, a decorated World War II veteran who participated … Read more ›

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Elmhurst Celebrates Memorial Day with 94th Parade on May 28

ELMHURST, IL, May 17, 2011 — Led by Grand Marshal Leonard F. Prescott, a decorated Petty Officer in the United States Navy, nearly 90 entries … Read more ›

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ComEd Completes Significant Grid Upgrades in First Quarter

In just the first three months of a 10-year, $2.6 billion modernization plan, ComEd has replaced or injected* approximately 140 miles of cable, which is … Read more ›

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The Magic of the Orient Express Fundraising Gala

Literary detectives of yesteryear, an intriguing mystery experience and a raffle for one of three luxury trips will make this year's Family Shelter Service Gala … Read more ›

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Elmhurst Rotary Announces Fundraiser

Elmhurst Rotary Spotlight: The Power of Purple Elmhurst Rotary Club Announces Fundraiser on April 21, 2012 Elmhurst, IL. March 9, 2012 – The Rotary Club … Read more ›

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Significant Electric Grid Modernization Work Coming to Elmhurst

CHICAGO (March 8, 2012) – As part of the historic Illinois Energy Infrastructure Modernization Act enacted in October, ComEd has begun significant electric grid improvements … Read more ›

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Multi-Chamber Economic Outlook Luncheon Photo Page

February 29, 2012 was the Chamber's 10th Annual Multi-Chamber Economic Luncheon. The keynote speaker was William Strauss, Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Read more ›