Friday, January 14, 2011

City Manager Stegall to Speak at DNA Out to Lunch Meeting on January 25

A new season of the Downtown Neighborhood Association (DNA) of Elgin’s monthly Out to Lunch meetings debuts on Tuesday, January 25 with Guest Speaker Sean Stegall, City Manager for the City of Elgin. The luncheon takes place from Noon-1:15PM at La Puesta Del Sol Restaurant, 165 E. Highland Avenue in downtown Elgin.

For $12.00 per person, guests will be treated to a buffet luncheon of authentic Mexican cuisine, including appetizers, entrees, dessert and non-alcoholic beverages, followed by a brief presentation and Q&A session with Stegall. Guests are encouraged to pay in cash and are asked to RSVP to the DNA by Thursday, January 20 by phone at (847) 488-1456 or by e-mail at

Sean R. Stegall has worked in municipal government for 14 years – the last seven for the City of Elgin where he has earned national recognition for his budgetary expertise. He oversees a staff of nearly 1,000 and works to assist the Mayor and City Council in moving Elgin forward. Stegall is a graduate of Western Illinois University and earned his Master of Public Administration from Northern Illinois University. He is also a graduate of Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.

The Out to Lunch Meetings, presented by the DNA and normally conducted on the last Monday of each month, are an effort to engage the public by showcasing a different downtown Elgin restaurant each month and featuring guest speakers and topics relevant to the community. Past guest speakers have included City of Elgin Mayor Ed Schock, Police Chief Jeff Swoboda, and U-46 Superintendent Dr. Jose Torres.

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