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Kim Oldis has had a 36 year love affair with flowers and exotic plants. This Sunday evening, millions of people around the world will view her floral design handiwork as they watch the 81st Academy Awards in Hollywood, California.

GEL SHARE: The Excitement of GlenEllynLife.com Grows!

We're GELlin'!

To our readers: thank you for the many kind words of encouragement and excitement since our beta launch on Dec 10th, 2008. We continue to hear from you how this site is keeping you informed on many levels - and we've only just begun!

GEL NEWSFLASH: Downtown Strategic Plan Presentation

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Members of the Downtown Advisory Board along with consultants from Town Builder Studios presented their vision of downtown Glen Ellyn Thursday, Jan 15, 2008 at the Civic Center. Roughly 90 townspeople attended the meeting despite the extreme cold weather. Pat Melady, a DAB member, former trustee and downtown property owner joked with the audience that, "it would be a cold day in Glen Ellyn when they would discuss making changes to downtown."

Additional details and a summary about the presentation will be posted in the next few days along with photos.

GEL EXCLUSIVE: Back to the Future: Public Review of Downtown Plan

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A third and final public open house meeting to accommodate additional input and to review the preferred plan proposed by Town Builders Studio (TBS) is scheduled for Thursday, January 15, 2009 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the gymnasium on the second floor of the Civic Center. For more information contact: Staci Hulseberg, Director Planning and Development Department at 630-547-5250

Download the current draft of The Glen and Main Street Concepts 11/5/2008 5.97 MB

About GlenEllynLife.com

GlenEllynLife.com is a community-focused website providing the latest Glen Ellyn news, events and stories. The website is developed and maintained by Elumin Inc., an award winning, Glen Ellyn-based communications design firm specializing in print and website communications. The beta site was launched Dec 10, 2008 and remains in continual development based on the needs of the community and overall interest in the site.

Add Your Voice to Glen Ellyn!

GlenEllynLife.com is actively seeking individuals to serve on its Editorial Board. If you or someone you know is interested and has the following qualifications, please contact the editor@glenellynlife.com.

- have intimate knowledge of Glen Ellyn history, present and future
- can work in a positive tone to improve overall conditions in Glen Ellyn
- work well with others
- have relationships with people serving in leadership roles (commissions, board, leaders of groups)
- are articulate and can be contacted easily when an issue arises

Holiday Walk - Friday, November 28, 2008

HOLIDAY WALK "Home For The Holidays"
5:30pm - 9:30pm

With a theme of "The Polar Express," this Holiday Walk will be marked by a festive atmosphere and fun for all.

3:00-5:00pm Celebrate the Season at the Glen Ellyn Library Enjoy music including the Glen Ellyn Wheaton Chorale, Anima (formerly Glen Ellyn Children's Chorus) Treble Chorus and OneVoice Choir. Crafts and refreshments at the library BEFORE Santa arrives downtown to light the tree. The festivities will include music, juggler Chris Fascione, refreshments and crafts for the children.

Event Start Date: 
Nov 28 2008 11:30am - 3:30pm

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