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August 20, 2018

Take Me To The Fair

 The newly renovated Governors Mansion Yes it’s that time of year again. Running from event to event as we prepare for yet another election season, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and sometimes even burnt out. But right now I’m feeling energized by all the positive things happening as we try to provide ever-better leadership in our community and across the …

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August 6, 2018

Pride in Bolingbrook

I was recently fortunate enough to be invited to a new group, and in June I helped them form and execute the first Family-friendly Pride event in Bolingbrook.  This group was created to show support for and to raise awareness of the LGBTQ community. The event went great, and many people were filled with capital P and lower-case P Pride …

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May 28, 2018

Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day. Frankly, it’s an interesting turn of phrase. Memorial Day commemorates those who have died in service of our country. It is sometimes confused or conflated with Veterans’ Day, which is the 11th of November when we remember all those who have served in the US armed forces. I have veterans in my family, and they deserve our …

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