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Elgin Izaak Walton League ice cream social Aug. 4

Updated: August 25, 2013 6:26AM

Homemade cakes, pies and ice Cream will be served at the Annual Ice Cream Social on Sunday, Aug. 4 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. hosted by the Elgin Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America.

The Izaak Walton Lodge is at 899 Jay St., on the southeast side of Elgin.

There also will be old cars from the Fox Valley Model T Club on hand and Boy Scouts from Troop 10 will have games for children.

The Elgin chapter is interested in the past, present and future conservation in the United States and sent two delegates and four youth members to the 91st National Izaak Walton Convention in Fredericksburg, Va., this week.

For more information, visit or or call Bill at 847-742-9393.

Elgin: AID names two to its board of directors

The Association for Individual Development has named two members to its board of directors. The AID Board of Directors assists by offering guidance and direction to help better serve the 5,000 individuals throughout the Fox Valley area who receive services from AID each year. David De La Fuente of Elgin, a bilingual counselor at Larkin Center of Elgin; and Angelica Silva of Streamwood, a branch manager for Elgin State Bank are the new members.

De La Fuente and Silva join the existing AID board, whose members include Chuck Miles, chairman; Patrick Flaherty, vice chairman; Walter Dwyer, treasurer; Toni Vaughan, secretary; and directors Sue Bergeson, Clifford Klotz, Dan Lundberg, Dr. Clem Mejia, Jeff Noblitt, John Potter and Dr. Laurie Schnell.

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Hanove Township: Annual recycling event is Aug. 3

Hanover Township will host the 4th annual Recycling Extravaganza on Saturday, Aug. 3, on the Township campus at 250 S. Route 59 in Bartlett.

From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. vendors will be onsite collecting electronics, bicycles, cell phones, car and marine batteries, dry cell/alkaline batteries, propane tanks, fire extinguishers, prescription drugs, books and magazines, clothing, ink cartridges, tires, gently worn shoes and much more. Document shredding will also be available. In 2012, more than 900 residents came through the event to recycle items.

Items such as paint, gas, oil, and yard waste will not be accepted. To view a complete list of items that will and will not be accepted, visit

All materials collected are recycled or disposed of in an environmentally friendly manner.

For more information, please the Township at 847-888-8329 or email

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