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SERVING THE PEOPLE OF HUNTLEY SINCE 1960 tKlje ,25C nniltp jfarmsfibe HUNTLEY, ILLINOIS THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 1993 - VOLUME 33, NUMBER 16 USPS 580-360 HUNTIJ^Y CHAMBi^R OF COMMERCE Chamber Selects Division Chairpersons— By Cathy DeQuaker The Huntley Chamber Board has recently completed appointments of chairpersons to four divisions. They are Thomas Baker, attorney - Chairman Government Affairs; Leland Brasile, Union Special - Chairman Business & Economic Development; Pat Bieszki. Northwest Mobile Fitness - Chairman Public Relations; and Wade Runge, Bunge & Assoc. P.C. - Chairman Internal Affairs. These four divisions are the foundation of the Huntley Chamber. With this structure in place, the Chamber can carry out its goals. Paric District To Host Chamber After- Hours The next Business After Hours will be held on Thursday, Sept. 30, 6pm at the Huntley Park District Deicke Recreational Center on Route 47. Refreshments, prizes and games are part of the plans for the evening. If you would like to attend, contact the Huntley Chamber office at 669-0166. This one will not be like any other business after hours you've attended. Please RSVP by Sept. 28. Septemberfest'93 Plans Proceed — Septemberfest '93 in Huntley will be held on Saturday, Sept. 25. 9am-5pm, as a kick-off to Chamber of Commerce Week. Area retailers will have sidewalk sales and crafters will dominate the Town Square and Coral Street. It is hoped this will become an annual event. Anyone who would like to participate should call the Huntley Chamber office at 669-0166. Space is available but limited. Huntley Chamber Of Commerce Reports On Community Growth By Cathy DeQuaker Huntley is on the grow! Construction is going on for a new 28,000 sq. ft. factory, a strip mall shopping center has its foundation in and several new businesses have moved into town. Huntley Factory Shops, an outlet mall, has passed the Planning Commission. The next step is approval by the Village Board on Sept. 9. If it passes at that time, groundbreaking could be as soon as October. Positive business activity breeds more business! The six-month trial period of the Huntley Chamber's Greeter Service has been completed. The success of the service was encouraging and motivating. Members and non-members are welcome to participate. Participants in the service provide valuable coupons and information for new residents and businesses. New residents are greeted by a Chamber greeter who is also a Board member. New businesses are greeted by Chamber Executive Director, Cathy DeQuaker. The Board would like to thank Huntley Police Officer Kevin Hillner and Undersheriff William Mullens, who spoke on gangs at a recent general membership meeting. This educational background allowed business men and women to understand the growing problem in the county and in our own community. The next general membership meeting will be held Thursday, Oct., at 7:30am. Pat Conway of the Conway Financial Group will be the speaker. Contact the Chamber office if you are interested in attending. Huntley Graduate Appointed Alumni Director At Cornell College David W. Hanses has been named director of alumni programs at Cornel College, Mount Vernon, IA. His responsibilities include planning and implementing programs and activities designed to involve and serve Cornell College alumni. The Cornell Alumni Office is part of the larger Office of Institutional Advancement. Hanses, a 1988 graduate of Cornell with a dual degree in economics and business and philosophy, has been regional sales manager for Prime Manufacturing Co. in Elk Grove, IL. Prior to that, he worked with colleges and universities throughout the country as a sales represen¬ tative and promotions coordi¬ nator for Market Source, Cranbury, NJ. Hanses, a 1984 graduate of Huntley High School is the son of Robert and Sherry Hanses of Huntley. Borhart Nominated For Farm Bureau Farmers in eight townships are choosing directors to represent them on the McHenry County Farm Bureau Board of Directors. The Farm Bureau board is comprised of 18 members, one from each of the 17 townships and the chairman of the Farm Bureau Women's Committee. The Grafton Township nominee is Doug Borhart. Other township's nominees are Carol Volkening, John Pihl, Don Luerssen, Gary Aavang, Jim Berry, Elmer Zarndt, Walter Barber and Keith Guenther. Names of all elected board members will be announced at the annual meeting. The 81st annual meeting will be held Monday, Sept. 13, 7:30pm, at the Harvard Moose Lodge. Tickets are available from directors for $7 each. The Farm Bureau underwrites the remainder of the cost for the Swiss Steak and ham dinner, served by Women of the Moose. Huntley Falls Sports Underway This peppy Varsity cheerleader smiled for the camera in between enthusiastic cheers for the Huntley Redskins Varsity football team. Lots and lots of Huntley fans turned out for the first home game of the season on Lindsey Field. The Junior Varsity Redskins coached by Mike Slattery with Steve Heilman played well with an 8-6 victory over the Ashland/Franklin Center Frosh-Soph Raiders. The Varsity Skins got off to a good start with a touchdown in the first quarter. Unfortunately, in the second half the Ashland/Franklin Center Raiders pulled ahead beating Huntley 14-6. This Friday the Redskins go to Milledgeville. They play at home again against Polo on Friday, Sept. 17 at 5:45pm. Keep up the spirit! The Huntley Ladyskins Volleyball team heads to the Mount Pulaski Fall Festival Volleyball Tournament this weekend. They play Friday night at 6pm against Durand and Saturday morning at 9am against Shelbyville. Som of the finest teams in the state will be playing in this tournament. Support the Ladyskins! Fund Raiser Planned For Tracy Frihart — Tracy Frihart has been moved to St. Anthony's Hospital in Rockford following his accident in Colorado. Tracy suffered spinal cord injuries, a severe concussion and several broken bones in a fall while vacationing there with friends. Tracy had surgery on his wrist and his spine last week before being transported by air ambulance. He has since regained consciousness and is improving, but is still unable to move his legs and feet. A trust fund has been established at the State Bank of Huntley for Tracy's medical needs. Tracy's parents are Sue and Terry Frihart of 11003 Bonnie Brae Rd., in Huntley. He is a senior at Huntley High School. On Sept. 20 a community fund¬ raiser spaghetti dinner and auction will be held at Huntley High School. The dinner will be held from 5-7pm. and the auction will follow. If you would like to donate baked goods or items in good, usable condition, or if you would like to make a reservation for the dinner, call 669-2836. Sue and Terry are extremely grateful to everyone in the community who have come to their aid in this difficult time. Tracy's address is: Tracy Frihart, St. Anthony's Hospital, Room 379, 5666 E. State St.. Rockford, IL 61108.
|Title||The Huntley Farmside|
|Creator||The Huntley Farmside|
|Coverage||Huntley, Illinois, United States|
|Description||Weekly Newspaper from the Huntley Area Public Library Collection|
|Rights||This material may be protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17 U.S. Code).|
|Publisher||This Collection was digitized and loaded into CONTENTdm by OCLC Preservation Service Center (Bethlehem, PA) for the Huntley Area Public Library.|
|Source||Reproduction of library's print newspaper archives|