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August 2012



HAPPY BIRTHDAY GERRY HEIDE! It’s a Sunday in the park!

THANKS FOR SUPPORTING LOCAL BUSINESSES / Providers of the Finest Quality Foods – CASEY’S FOODS – (630) 369-1686.


HAPPY BIRTHDAY SCOTT SMALSTIG! Thanks for doing your Hoosier magic to put Naperville businesses on cable all those many years ago! WOW!

ENJOY THE PATIO! Discover the true taste of Spain at MESON SABIKA. Call 630- 983-3000.



HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEBBIE SHAUGHNESSY! Did you know you had the same birthday as Courtney when you worked at the Chamber?

HAPPY BIRTHDAY COURTNEY BROWN! Did you know you had the same birthday as Debbie when you worked at the Chamber?

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BRIAN FRY! What a Family Y! Rhymes with Fry.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY SKIP SEARCY! Bet you’ve gone fishin’ for the Cubs!

HARVEST DINNER AT SUGARTOAD AT THE HOTEL ARISTA / 5:30-9PM, Monday thru Saturday / Thru harvest season / RSVP: (630) 778-8623 or visit www.sugartoad.com


HAPPY BIRTHDAY SOPHIE PEREZ! Thanks for always making a difference!

DREW’S FAMILY FEST FOR CURED 2012 / 11AM-8PM Sat., Aug. 18 / This awareness raiser is in honor of one of Naperville’s very own, Drew Mastrino, a 4-year- old boy who was diagnosed with Eosinophilic Esophagitis “EE” in June of 2011. The family fest will take place at Terrace View Park in Oakbrook Terrace,  and ALL proceeds will go to the CURED foundation for research to find a cure. Tickets for Drew Fest 2012 are now on sale. Purchase tickets ahead of time and pay the pre-pay price: KIDS 3-12 are $3 and ADULTS 13+ are $6.  The first-time event will feature Expression Dance Studio, 30 Bands Later, rides, games, craft tent, face painting, additional live entertainment, food and much more!  To volunteer or for more info, visit www.drewfest.com or contact KrisSna Mastrino at (630) 579-3403 or drewfest@gmail.com.

LOVE! The Difference is Love – ST. PATRICK’S RESIDENCE a 210-Bed Long Term Care Nursing Home – (630) 416-6565

ENGLISH ROWS Victorian village inNaperville features charming towne homes surrounding a picturesque English mews garden.  The development has earned numerous prestigious awards for innovation, architectural design, land planning, and community.

LOOK, LINK & LEARN VIARED INDIEBOUND SIGNS DESIGNATING INDEPENDENT MERCHANTS / The goal of Naperville IndieBound community is to help people here and across the nation locate independently-owned businesses. Watch for special promotions throughout Naperville! Thanks for shopping and dining locally and for supporting independently-owned businesses. INFO: www.indieboundnaperville.org. Save the dates Sept. 5-12! Look for bright red signs! Go Indie!

Shop at the Main Street Promenade, Main Streetat Van Buren, in downtownNaperville.

PLAYERS INDOOR SPORTS CENTER 1740 West Quincy Ave., Naperville, (630) 470-6400, Three indoor sports fields with ‘state of the art’ turf., Two volleyball courts, a basketball court, sports-specific training areas, It’s all here, inside Naperville’s only state-of-the-art climate- controlled sports, entertainment and event facility… 95,000 square feet custom designed for individual achievement as well as group excellence


HARVEST DINNER AT SUGARTOAD AT THE HOTEL ARISTA / 5:30-9PM, Monday thru Saturday / Thru harvest season / RSVP: (630) 778-8623 or visit www.sugartoad.com

NAPERVILLE WINE FESTIVAL AT CITYGATE CENTRE /4-10PM, Fri., Aug. 17 &3-9PM, Sat., Aug. 18 / TKTS: $27 in advance & $35 at the gate ($10 for designated driver) / www.napervillewinefestival.com.


NAPERVILLE COMMUNITY GARDENERS 31ST ANNUAL FLOWER & GARDENSHOW/ Exhibit entries 7-10AM – Public viewing 1:30-3 PM, Sat., Aug. 18 / The Barn Recreation Center, 421 W. Martin Ave. /INFO:www.napervillecommunitygardeners.org

NAPERVILLE WINE FESTIVAL AT CITYGATE CENTRE /4-10PM, Fri., Aug. 17 &3-9PM, Sat., Aug. 18 / TKTS: $27 in advance & $35 at the gate ($10 for designated driver) / www.napervillewinefestival.com. (Not confirmed. Place saved from 2011.)

5TH ANNUAL KATHRYN BENDER 5K WALK/RUN / 8:30AM,  Sat., Aug. 18 / At Naperville North High School (NNHS), 899 N. Mill St. Proceeds go to the Kathryn Bender Memorial Foundation which helps fund research for sudden death and works hand-in-hand with Midwest Heart Foundation to assist in their Young Hearts 4 Life program. Registration at 8:30AMwith walk/run at 9AM / Registration before Aug. 6 is $20 per person and $60 per family. Registration after Aug. 6: $25 per person and $75 per family. T-shirts, water and refreshments provided to all participants. INFOor registration form: www.kbmf.net.

SCOTT S’COOLSCOOT 5K & 3KFUNRUNOR 1.8 MILE / 8AM, Sat., Aug. 18 / For complete details or advance registration downloadable form: www.naperville203.org/scott.  Walk-In registration is from6:30 – 7:30AM  on the day of the event. The Scott Home & School Association is sponsoring the Scott S’cool Scoot.


SANGRIA & THE PATIO? Discover the true taste of Spainin the ambience of a 19th-century mansion, dine at MESON SABIKA, (630) 983-3000.  Great patio dining, too!

With THE WATER MAT, you can walk, jump, dance, slide, or relax on the surface of the water.  Visit our Web site and see it in action.

NAPERVILLE ROTARY SUNRISEBIKERIDE / 6:30AM – 1PM/ Sun., Aug. 19 / Commissioners Park, 3704 111th Street, Naperville, IL/ Details of new route coming soon! / www.napervillesunrise.com

KIDSMATTER! Show appreciation to people who work with children and youth.—KIDS MATTER

Experience fine quality shopping every day at DEAN’S MENS AND WOMENS CLOTHING

NAPERVILLE CATCH 35 offers seafood, fresh fish, steak and lobster in its spacious restaurant inVan Buren  Place, located at35 S. Washington St. in the heart of downtownNaperville. For reservations and information, call (630) 717-3500

LOOKING TO BUILD A HOME? For an unwavering committment to exceptional craftmanship, call KING’S COURT BUILDERS at 630-369-4150.

SETTLEMENT SUNDAYS /1-4PM, Sun., Aug. 19 & Aug. 26 / Enjoy a free ice cream sundae at Naper Settlement. Each Sunday, admission to the historic museum village includes free sundaes from2to3:30PMwith do-it-yourself toppings as well as a variety of hands-on activities until4PM.Play old-fashioned games, participate in sack races, tour the Victorian mansion, explore the homes and businesses and try the Geocache hunts. Admission is $9 for adults, $8 for seniors 62 and older and $6.50 for youth ages 4 to17. Admission is free for children 3 and younger. For more information, call (630) 420-6010 or visit www.napersettlement.museum.


FIRST COMMUNITY BANK BEGINS A WEEK OF CELEBRATING ITS 4th YEAR INNAPERVILLE / Mon., Aug. 20 /2728 W. 75th St./ Phone: (630) 357-3810.

INDIANPRAIRIEUNITSCHOOL DISTRICT204 FIRSTDAYOF SCHOOL /  August 22 / Classes are scheduled to begin again! Have a great year! Drive safely and watch out for children.




HOPE & CHARITY! Hope for Tomorrow Happens Today at the NAPERVILLE EXCHNAGE CLUB.

NAPERVILLE JUNIOR WOMAN’S CLUB GENERAL MEETING /7PM, Wed., Aug. 22, Mimi’s Cafe /INFO: Heidi Larson at membership@napervillejuniors.org or www.napervillejuniors.org.












JAYCEES LAST FLING! / 5-10PM Fri., Aug. 31 / Jaycees Last Fling 4-day family festival runs until 6PM, Mon., Sept. 3. For everything you need to know about the Naperville Jaycees, visit www.naperjaycees.org.

Thanks for reading!


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