Tuesday, September 13, 2011

'Mayor at the Market' Highlights This Week's Downtown Elgin Harvest Market

This week’s Downtown Elgin Harvest Market, taking place on Thursday, September 15 from 10AM-4PM at the Old Library Lot at 200 N. Grove Avenue, is highlighted by a special visit from Mayor David Kaptain entitled “Mayor at the Market”.

Mayor Kaptain will be on hand to discuss sustainability issues with market patrons from 11AM-12PM. The setting will be informal and “market munchies” will be available to those who wish to participate.

Other events and activities planned for this week’s Harvest Market include:

Davey Tree Booth ”Ask an Arborist” - Davey Tree will conduct a tree pruning demonstration.
Alexian Brothers Health System Booth – health information and screenings.
City of Elgin Booth – Fire Department will be on hand with their fire vehicles.
Salon Couture – check out their latest natural beauty products and services.
ECCO/ECN’s Sustainable Booth: Elgin Public Museum - promoting all of their exciting fall programming.
Community Booth: The Literacy Connection – information about their programs and upcoming events.

For more information about the Downtown Elgin Harvest Market, contact Market Manager Jennifer Benson at 847-488-1456 or e-mail ElginHarvestMarket@gmail.com

The 2011 Downtown Elgin Harvest Market season closes on Thursday, September 29.

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