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Co-Publisher of the West Chicago Voice. Life-long learner, Wife to Coach Nizi, Mama to three amazing humans (27f, 22m, and 18m), Dog Mom to three naughty doggos and two silly guinea pigs,Daughter of a Vietnam Combat Veteran who is now a Pastor, Sister to 6. Entrepreneur, Designer of photo props and boutique accessories, Avid Organic Gardener, , Devourer of Books. True Crime and Documentary Nerd. Foster Fur Mom for Anderson Animal Shelter. Lover of geneaology. Huge fan of Notre Dame Football-Go Irish!

Master Balloon Artist Jesus Tejada Inspires at Local Studio : Business Spotlight Cool Party Balloons / Muy Cool Party

This past week,, West Chicago’s local studio, Muy Cool Party Balloons, had the privilege of hosting a master class led by renowned balloon artist Jesus Tejada. Known worldwide for his extraordinary balloon creations showcased on Instagram under the handle @blugardin, Jesus Tejada transformed the studio into a vibrant center of creativity. Balloon art enthusiasts from…

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July 15 Public Affairs Committee Meeting Agenda

“The City’s Public Affairs Committee meets the third Monday of each month at 6:15 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at 475 Main Street, unless otherwise posted. A general description of this Committee is available on the City website: The Public Affairs Committee serves as a critical overseer of various public-facing functions. Their responsibilities involve…

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Illinois Governor JB Pritzker Announces New Maternal Reproductive Health and Birth Equity Initiatives

New Advisory Council Studies Medicaid Financing Models to Expand Equitable Access to Sickle Cell and High-Cost Drug Treatments

The Council will deliver recommendations by the end of 2024 The newly formed Advisory Council on Financing and Access to Sickle Cell Disease Treatment and Other High-Cost Drugs and Treatmenthas begun its work to study options and make recommendations for developing payment models and financing structures for novel Sickle Cell Disease treatments, as well as…

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DuPage County Animal Services To Hold Kitten Adoption Event + Adoption Fees 50% off All Animals

DuPage County Animal Services Hosts Kitten Adoption Event Date: Saturday, July 13th Time: 10:30 am – 2:30 pm Location: DuPage County Animal Services , 120 N County Farm Rd, Wheaton All adoptions 50% off Make an appointment by calling 630-407-2800 To adopt on the 13th, submit your application by clicking HERE. Meet the cuteness and…

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St. Charles Business Alliance Seeking Scarecrow Festival Applicants

As summer heats up, neighboring St. Charles is already looking ahead to its beloved fall festivities, with the St. Charles Business Alliance diligently preparing for this year’s Scarecrow Weekend. Scheduled for October 11-13, the St. Charles Scarecrow Weekend promises fun and creativity for all participants. The St. Charles Business Alliance is now accepting applications for…

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Saving At The Register: Jewel-Osco and Aldi July 10 – 16/Ahorro en The Register: Jewel-Osco y Aldi del 10 al 16 de julio

Local resident, Kayla Niziolek of Killin’ It With Coupons has put together a list of great deals to save you money on groceries and personal care items for local retailers such as Walgreens, Jewel, Aldi, and Dollar General. Her lists and links for coupons will help you stretch your shopping dollars and keep your money local as well. The…

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New Illinois Law To Help Cover Some Diabetic Equipment

A new law in Illinois aims to improve access to essential equipment for managing diabetes by expanding coverage for continuous glucose monitors (CGMs). Senate Bill 3414 mandates that insurance companies in the state must now cover the cost of CGMs for individuals with any form of diabetes. Previously, coverage was limited to those with type…

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Saving At The Register: Dollar General and Walgreens July 7 – July 13/Ahorro en la caja registradora: Dollar General y Walgreens del 7 al 13 de julio

Local resident, Kayla Niziolek of Killin’ It With Coupons has put together a list of great deals to save you money on groceries and personal care items for local retailers such as Walgreens, Jewel, Aldi, and Dollar General. Her lists and links for coupons will help you stretch your shopping dollars and keep your money local as…

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Woman Stabbed To Death in Nearby Naperville

Early Saturday morning, 55-year-old Zokir Kudratov allegedly stabbed his ex-wife to death at their residence on Saddlebrook Drive in Naperville, according to police. The incident unfolded following reports of a person in distress, prompting a swift response from authorities just after 9:30 a.m. Upon arrival at the scene, Naperville Police discovered the victim, who had…

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DuPage County Storm Water Management Hosts Tour Of A Dam on The Move - DuPage County Forest Preserve - West Chicago Voice Newspaper

DuPage County Storm Water Management Hosts Tour Of A Dam on The Move

Churchill Woods Dam Removal: A Decade-Long Restoration Unveiled Earlier this month, DuPage County Storm Water Management (SWM) unveiled a hidden gem to the public with its inaugural tour of Churchill Woods Forest Preserve, offering a rare glimpse into a transformative conservation effort that began over a decade ago. In 2010, SWM embarked on an ambitious…

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