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DAILY HERALD - SCOUTING THE DOWNERS GROVE SOUTH MUSTANGS

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Sarah ElizabethThey won state the year I was a senior!!!

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CHILI AND SALSA COOK-OFFS OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS

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Emmett's Brewing Co. located in Downtown Downers Grove can accommodate all your private party needs. Rooms for everything from business meetings and social events to showers, weddings and everything in between. With no room fees or minimums, and appetizers that start at only $2 per person. Emmett's specializes in working with you to create a memorable event customized especially for you! Promotion attached is for all events.
For all inquiries please email Kirsten.Swanson@emmettsbrewingco.com. Call 6304348500 or pm me here on Facebook.
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FamJam: Free Family Event

August 27, 2016, 12:00pm

Fischel Park

Fam Jam is a FREE event for the whole family featuring the "Gladiator" giant inflatable obstacle course. Young kids will be be treated to face painting, craft stations and skills games while your bigger kids can play Olympic Ring Toss or challenge themselves on our Frisbee Mini Golf course. Complete with a DJ rockin' music and prizes for all ages, Fam Jam will be the highlight of your weekend. Be sure to come early as the first 100 K-6th graders get a FREE drawstring backpack!

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DG Gabber - Downers Grove Community Website shared Pinecone Cottage Tea House & Catering's event.

Pinecone Cottage Tea House & Catering's

1029 Burlington Ave
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 963-9130
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Italiano Harvest Buffet Dinner

August 26, 2016, 6:00pm

Pinecone Cottage Tea House & Catering

Join us for a farm-to-table Italiano Harvest Buffet Dinner. Our buffet features Antipasto Bar Italian Country Salad Braided Pesto Herb Bread Eggplant Cannelloni Grilled Lamb with Pesto Marmalade Ricotta Fritters Dessert Sweet Table $35.00 per person Please call 630.963.9130 or email Pam@PineConeCottageTeaHouse.com for reservations.

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Season openers in Boys Football on tap for this coming weekend

Here's a look at Week 1 ' schedule:

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Prevent Tragedy on the Tracks 2016

September 15, 2016, 8:00am

The Drake Hotel - Oak Brook

With 760 lives lost each year, railroad trespassing and suicide deaths now represent an enormous concern for the railroads and the general public. That's why the DRSC will focus its 10th biennial rail safety conference on ways to eliminate railroad trespasser deaths and injuries. This day-long meeting is a "Call to Action" and will feature speakers from all over the nation with expertise in railroad safety. They include: · Christopher Hart, Chairman of the NTSB, · Don Orseno, CEO/Executive Director of Metra, · Bonnie Murphy, President and CEO of Operation Lifesaver, Inc. and, · A host of engineering, education and enforcement officials with in-depth knowledge and an interest in sharing best practices. Please sign up now and join us for what promises to be an exciting and informative program.

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DuPage Railroad Safety CouncilSign up now and join us for what promises to be an exciting and informative program.

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DG Gabber - Downers Grove Community Website shared Village of Downers Grove, Illinois's photo.

Council Member resigns!
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COMMISSIONER VATTIMO RESIGNS Commissioner Gina Vattimo announced today that she will resign her seat on the Village Council effective immediately. In a letter to the Village Council, Vattimo expressed her gratitude for having the opportunity to serve the community. "It's been my privilege to serve the Downers Grove community and to work with the highly skilled and dedicated members of the Village Council and staff. I would especially like to thank Mayor Tully for being a great mentor as well as someone who cares deeply about Downers Grove and its future," Vattimo stated. MORE: bit.ly/2bJU5eL

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DG Gabber - Downers Grove Community Website shared CNN's Louisiana governor: Donald Trump's visit 'helpful'.

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The governor of Louisiana says Donald J. Trump's trip was "helpful" in getting the country's attention on the Baton Rouge flooding. cnn.it/2b9LmjH

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Karyn RigsbyDoesn't IL have enough problems with budget/debt/taxes? Why would any of you support this idiot? Wow!

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DG Gabber - Downers Grove Community Website shared Downtown Downers Grove's event.

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Downers Grove Fine Arts Festival

September 10, 2016, 12:00am

Downtown Downers Grove

The 40th Annual Downtown Downers Grove Fine Arts Festival will be held September 10-11,2016, 10am-5pm, presented by Downers Grove Downtown Management Corp. Main Street from Grove to Curtiss will be home to an array of fine art. The artists will come from across the country. As well as, a few of our very talented local Downers Grove residents and a Downers Grove Firefighter. The art will range in prices from $25 to more than $4,000. Enjoy the live entertainment while you are perusing the display of a variety of mediums including, jewelry, paintings (watercolors, oils, acrylics), photography, wood work, jewelry, mixed media, drawing, fiber, ceramics, glass & graphics. We are excited to have a great array of Live Entertainment. We will have, the Downers Grove Choral Society, individual seasoned entertainers as well as extremely talented high school students, from Downers Grove North and South. For a schedule please visit www.downtowndg.org. In addition, to the beautiful art and the talented musicians, you can let your child bring out their inner artist at the Kids’ Art Booth. This booth will be sponsored by the Indian Boundary YMCA and the children will be able to make a keepsake to bring home. We invite you to shop, dine & indulge in Downtown Downers Grove! Visit www.downtowndg.org for a full list of our boutiques and cafes. Free parking will be available in the parking garage, on the street, as well as in surrounding village owned parking lots. Thank you to the following: Presenting Sponsor, D3 Financial Counselors, Entertainment Sponsor, the Downers Grove Visitors Bureau, to our Friends of the Show and to all of our volunteers! For more details, a complete list of artists and/or a schedule of the live entertainment please visit www.downtowndg.org or call 630-725-0991.

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Ann CiezadloAre there actually going to be a lot of vendors there this year? Went there for the first time a few years back and it was great. Last year there was about a quarter of what was there before so pretty disappointing.

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DG Gabber - Downers Grove Community Website shared USA TODAY's Rio Olympics: Final medal count.

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Final medal count from Rio
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Here's the final medal count for the 2016 Rio #Olympics. And what athletes are getting paid for bringing home the hardware: usat.ly/2bFfJj4

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