42nd Corn Boil is almost here

By on July 5, 2009

SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Corn Boil is a volunteer-run community event, featuring three family- friendly, fun-filled days, Friday through Sunday, July 24-26.

The schedule this year features a carnival, bands, local talent, arts, crafts, bingo and food, including “tons” of corn.

The event is also features a fireworks display.

The event has free admission due to the support of sponsors.

To sponsor the Corn Boil, call (630) 466-5166, ext. 77 or email info@sugargrovecornboil.com. Additionally, the Sugar Grove Corn Boil Committee is looking for individual or group volunteers to help before, during, and after the event.

Opening ceremonies take place at 4 p.m. July 24.

The Sugar Grove Corn Boil is located west of Route 47, just off Main Street in downtown Sugar Grove behind the Kaneland John Shields Elementary School.

For more information about the Corn Boil, please visit www.sugargrovecornboil.org or call the Sugar Grove events hotline at (630) 466-5166.

Citizen of the Year

This year the Village of Sugar Grove and the Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce & Industry continue the tradition of sponsoring the Sugar Grove “Citizen of the Year Award.” This award is intended to recognize, from those nominated by the public, the individual or group which this year best exemplifies that pioneering spirit which helps the village grow and prosper.

The award will be presented Friday, July 24, 6:30 p.m. at Volunteer Park during the 2009 Corn Boil