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Pumpkin Weekends throughout October at
Blackberry Farm

Blackberry Farm will celebrate the fall season throughout the month of October with its popular Pumpkin Weekends beginning Saturday, Oct 4.

United Methodist Men Meet ALS "Ice Bucket" Challenge

The newly-formed United Methodist Men from the United Methodist Church in Plano met the ALS challenge by pouring ice cold water over themselves. Six members stepped up to the challenge on a cook, brisk Sunday, September 21, in the church parking lot.

The group will make a generous donation to the ALS Foundation.

Pictured are the United Methodist Men -Pastor Kent Svendsen, Tony Curtis, Dylan Jeffries, Tom Zimmermann, Matt Wyncoop, and Clarence Holdiman - as they met the challenge by pouring ice cold water over themselves.

Paws in the Park, Sunday, October 5th

Aurora, IL - Paws in the Park, a free annual event which began in 2006, co sponsored by the Fox Valley Animal Welfare League and the Fox Valley Park District, will bring together pet lovers at Lincoln Dog Park, 597 S Russell Avenue, Aurora from noon – 4 PM. You and your pet will enjoy an afternoon of pet-friendly fun to celebrate the wonderful work that is done in animal welfare. Many animal rescue groups will be on hand to showcase pets that are up for adoption and
looking for a new home. There will also be a blessing of animals, various pet-related demonstrations, pet contests, great food and more.

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Plano High School Homecoming Activities 2014

Plano High School and Plano Community Unit School District #88 proudly presents “Under the Sea” as 
the Homecoming theme this year from October 6 through October 11.

Aurora Area CVB launches competition to find the areas CULINARY CHAMPIONS

AURORA, IL. – The Aurora Area Convention & Visitors Bureau announces the first competition to find the CULINARY CHAMPIONS!

Mayors and Village Presidents in the 10 communities comprising the Aurora Area will judge in 10 food
categories: Bar-B-Q, burger, dessert, Earth-to-Table, ethnic, pizza, seafood, soup, steak or veggie/ vegan dish that’s NOT a salad.

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Reigning Royalty

North Aurora's Chris Nilo, left, and Erin Huggins of Aurora were crowned king and queen of Aurora Central Catholic's homecoming celebration Friday, Sept. 19. The Chargers downed visiting Guerin 48-18.
(Al Benson photo)



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