Wednesday, August 17, 2011

This Week at the Downtown Elgin Harvest Market - August 18

Here's what's happening this Thursday, August 18 at the Downtown Elgin Harvest Market from 10AM-4PM at 200 N. Grove Avenue, located across from the Gail Borden Public Library and next to The Centre of Elgin:

Alexian Brothers Health System Booth – the Neurosciences folks and Joyce Ancona will be present to help market goers learn their stroke score cards and blood pressures.
Davey Tree Booth–"Ask an Arborist!" - educational information about trees and our environment.
Simple Balance Holistic Center – will have information on hand of wellness programs and packages offered, as well as upcoming workshops and events.
Salon Couture–an Aveda salon - will have information about their products and services, plus maybe a raffle or hand massage.
ECCO/ECN’s Sustainable Booth: Elgin Public Museum - Fun with pH! Test water samples to see if Elgin’s water is in balance; then test other liquids to see how they compare with water.
Community Booth: Community Crisis Center - will be providing information regarding their services and have Terri Naaf selling reusable fabric gift bags and other sewing crafts that will go 100% to the Community Crisis Center.
Find the Downtown Wandering Gnome! You will find clues posted at the market with a picture of the gnome hiding in a nearby DNA Downtown Member Organization/Business. First ten people to find the gnome within the next week will get a prize.
• Merchandise for Sale at the Downtown Neighborhood Association Booth:
  • - New Harvest Market T-shirts $10- $15
  • - Elgin Tower Building Puzzles $5
  • - Vintage Elgin Seeds Magnet $3.50
  • - Weekly Recipe Cards $1
• Become a DNA Harvest Market Member! Join DNA as a Harvest Market member for only $45 and get a free tote bag, free Vintage Seeds Magnet, membership card which helps you get a free raffle ticket at the DNA booth, 10% discounts on merchandise, and other specials, plus all of the benefits included with the DNA individual membership.

Click here to see photos of our new Harvest Market t-shirts > > >

For more information about the Downtown Elgin Harvest Market, contact Harvest Market Manager Jennifer Benson at (847) 488-1456 or e-mail

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