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E-Newsletter - December 2018

Post Date:12/13/2018 2:00 PM

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Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl Viewing Party - $5.99 Buffet at Real Time Sports!

On Friday, December 21, Florida International University will be competing against Toledo University in the Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl, sponsored by Elk Grove Village. Elk Grove Village invites local residents, businesses, and college sports fans who want to share in the excitement of the bowl game to a local viewing party, hosted by the Village of Elk Grove in partnership with Real Time Sports.

Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl Viewing Party
Friday, December 21
Doors Open: 11 a.m., Kick Off: 11:30 a.m.
Real Time Sports, 1120 W. Devon Avenue

Real Time Sports will offer a half-price buffet ($5.95) for this event. The Village has been advertising “Makers Wanted” for several years as a method of attracting manufacturing businesses into the community. The Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl is a continuation of that campaign, to share that message with a wider audience. “Elk Grove Village, IL” will appear as part of the Makers Wanted logo on the field and sidelines of the football game in December.

Find out more about the Village's sponsorship of the Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl on the Village website.


2018 Holiday House Decoration Contest - Entries Due Dec 22

As the holidays approach, so does the annual Holiday House Decorating Contest! This year’s contest is brought to you by the Elk Grove Village Leo & Lions Club and Elk Grove Village. The 2018 Holiday House Decorating Contest Categories include:

"Outstanding Overall Holiday Theme"
"Outstanding Use of Multi-Media"
"Outstanding Use of Lights & Decorations"
"Outstanding Themed Display"
"Electric Company LOVES This House" Award

To enter, please send your first and last name, address, phone number and category to Questions? Call 847-651-5200

Entries due: Thursday, December 20
Judging takes place: Saturday, December 22

 The Village will post a list of entries so residents can enjoy all of the displays. Winners will be recognized at a Village Board Meeting in January.


Mid-Summer Classics Concert Series Lineup Announced -

We are pleased to announce our 2019 lineup for the 11th annual “Unity within the Community” Mid-Summer Classics Concert Series:

Thursday, July 4 at 8:00 p.m. - Melissa Etheridge
Tuesday, July 9 at 7:30 p.m. - Boz Scaggs
Tuesday, July 16 at 7:30 p.m. - Commodores
Tuesday, July 23 at 7:30 p.m. – Wynonna & the Big Noise
Tuesday, July 30 at 7:30 p.m. - Night Ranger

For more information please visit the Village Website.


Process Property Tax Appeals - Schaumburg Township

Schaumburg Township will assist Township residents in processing and filing property tax appeals with the Cook County Board of Review taking place now through December 27, 2018. Questions can be directed to the Township of Schaumburg Assessor's Office at (847) 884-0030.

For more information, please visit the Schaumburg Township website.


Winter Farmers Market

Seasons are changing and so is the Farmers Market Location! The Elk Grove Winter Market is dedicated to bringing residents and visitors alike a wonderful Saturday market with a tempting variety of fresh indoor grown veggies, meats, eggs, pasta, breads, flavored nuts, sauces, dog treats, and much more.

Elk Grove Winter Market
Select Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Dec 15; Jan 5 & 19; Feb 2 & 16; Mar 2 & 16; Apr 6 & 27
Christus Victor Lutheran Church, 1045 S. Arlington Heights Road

Find more information on Winter Market updates on the Elk Grove Farmers Market Facebook Page.


Holiday Tree Pickup

Christmas trees are collected curbside by Waste Management during the first two weeks of January. Please remember to remove all decorations and tree stands and do not place trees in plastic bags—trees in plastic bags will not be collected.  After the 2nd week in January, all trees will be taken as trash.


Think Green Elk Grove - Recycle Your Holiday Lights

Did you purchase a new set of holiday LED lights this year and don’t know what to do with your old lights? Do you have a set of holiday lights or an extension cord that you can’t get to work? Don’t throw them in the garbage. You can recycle them free of charge. 

Residents can drop off their unwanted holiday string lights and extension cords on the first floor of the Elk Grove Village Municipal Complex from now through March 31:

Community Development Counter
Elk Grove Village Municipal Complex, 1st Floor
901 Wellington Ave.
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
November 1 - March 31

For more information, please visit the Village Website.


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