Thursday, February 24, 2011

2011 Downtown Elgin Harvest Market Seeking Volunteers

The 2011 Downtown Elgin Harvest Market - Presented by Alexian Brothers, which kicks off Thursday, June 2, is seeking volunteers interested in participating in our Market Advisory Committee.

Under the direction of the Downtown Neighborhood Association’s new Market Manager, Jennifer Benson, this advisory committee will provide input and feedback about shaping the market in 2011. We are also seeking volunteers to assist with set-up, take-down and other duties during the market season.

Vendor and sponsorship applications for the 2011 Harvest Market as well as other Harvest Market specifics will be available soon.

If you have any questions or suggestions about the Downtown Elgin Harvest Market or would be interested in joining the Harvest Market's Advisory Committee, please contact Jennifer Benson at 847.488.1456 or via e-mail at

Last Chance to RSVP for February Out to Lunch at DSSP

Our next Out to Lunch meeting will be Monday, February 28 from Noon-1:15pm and is proudly hosted by Douglas Street Sports Pub at 231 Douglas Avenue.

February's featured guest speaker will be City of Elgin Police Chief Jeff Swoboda.

For $12 per person (all inclusive with tax & tip included - cash only), guests may choose one of three delicious lunch options:

- Italian Beef Aus Jus on soft roll
- Turkey Patty Melt - 1/2 lb of homemade turkey breast piled high on marble rye with Jack & American cheese and grilled onions
- Vegetarian Patty Melt - served between two roasted pieces of marble rye with Swiss and American cheese and grilled onions

All meals come with fries, a cookie for dessert and a beverage of choice - soft drinks, iced tea or coffee.

Please RSVP to DNA by no later than Friday, February 25, with your name, e-mail address and choice of entree, by phone at 847.488.1456, by e-mail at or you can RSVP Online!