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SERVING T!ir. PEOPLE OF HUNTLEY .SINCE 19«) Ck Suntlep Jfarmsiibe USPS 580-360 Trade Exchange Comes to Huntley THURSDAY September 18,1997 - VOLUME 37, NUMBER 24 HUNTLEY, ILLINOIS TWENTY-FIVE CENTS Pictured above are Christine Hilton, Joe Schipani, and Don Leynes of Trade Exchange, Inc. negotiating a trade. Have you been wondering about the newest business on the square? On August 1st a moving van pulled up in front of 11717 Main Street (the vacant building next to the Parkside Pub beer garden). For days, painters worked to transform the drab white interior into an upbeat gray and blue office for Trade Exchange Inc. What is Trade Exchange, Inc.? It's a network of over 700 businesses, located all over Chicagoland, that trades goods and services with members inside the network. TEI acts as third party record keepers; brokers trans¬ actions between members and promotes/markets members to each other. In the traditional sense, they act just like a barter club, only more so. To quote owner Joseph Schipani, "Barter clubs act on a local level. The Trade Exchange has contacts all over the country through reciprocals with other barter firms. This helps us service our clients on a local, as well as a national, level." "TEI also aids our members by having all their transactions tracked through our computer database. Every month, we send out a statement to our members with a history of their debits and credits. We send out weekly, "Keeping in Touch" which details what goods and services are available through the exchange. Our brokers keep extensive files on our members and will call them when an item they are in need of becomes available through the exchange." What can the Trade Exchange do for you? Joe suggests some of the following. If you are a business owner, barter can help with many things; bring in new customers, facilitate purchases, clinch sales. "An individual might use us to trade a no-longer needed pick-up truck for new kitchen cabinets; or, exchange hand made craft items for show tickets or dinner at a restaurant" How does barter through the Trade Exchange work? Joe gave this example. "Say you run a company called Mum's Flower Shop. You mostly sell flowers - that's where your business generates most of its revenue. You join the Trade Exchange and inform us of what you have (flowers), and we put you into our database. You build up credit when people contact us wanting flowers. A trade will be negotiated - you will give them flowers, and the value of the Continued on Page 12 District 158 Enrollment Up Huntley School District 158 enrollment in K-12 on the sixth day of attendance was 1,702 students. This is up 320 over last year at this time. It constitutes an annual increas of 23.2% Enrollment has nearly doubled in the past four years. Four years ago, K-12 enrollment was 856. It is impossible to know for sure, but it is reasonable to expect enrollment to double again over the next four years. By including the twelve school district resident kindergarten students enrolled in the program at Trinity Lutheran Church, the number of students in kindergarten is nearly double the number in the senior class. Following is the enrollment by grade. Avg Class Grade Projected Actual Size K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 132 167 165 171 138 129 111 127 103 126 95 99 86 Out of Dist 25 K-12 1,674 166 166 159 165 134 142 110 122 99 129 105 89 92 24 1,702 23.7 20.8 21.2 22.0 20.6 25.8 22.0 24.4 24.8 Dist 158 Special Education Notice Parents. If you have a child with a disability, the child is entitled to receive a free, appropriate public education provided in the least restrictive environment. Services available from School District 158 include programs for • visual impairment, • hearing impairment, • physical and health impairment, • speech or language impairment • specific learning disability, • behavior/emotional disorder, • mental impairment, • multiple impairment, • autism, and • traumatic brain injury. Parents are urged to contact the school if they feel their child may be eligible for services. Village Administrator Carl Tomaso Pictured above are Village President Jim Dhamer and new Village Administrator Carl Tomaso as they review plans submitted to the Village. Carl started on Wednesday, September 10 and expects to spend the first few weeks studying village ordinances, zoning laws and the Huntley comprehensive plan. Carl Tomaso, Huntley's new Village Administrator left his position as Crystal Lake development project coordinator for a chance to help manage growth and development in the county's fastest growing town. "I was attracted by the opportunity to pro-actively plan for the future; I believe Huntley is a community that's going to experience significant growth and development issues. I like the challenges Huntley faces with development, and I want to be of assistance to the Village Board as they work to manage Huntley's growth." Tomaso earned a master's degree in public administration from DePaul University. He served as Cary village adminisu^ator for four years and as Crystal Lake Development Project coordinator for almost two years. His contact with Huntley requires a three-year commitment. Tomaso was chosen from a field of 42 candidates with the help of village consultant Jerry Bratcher. School Board Election November 4 On November 4th, voters will be electing four members of the Board of Education. Four candidates have filed to run for the four vacancies. The four residents seeking office are: Frank coleman-Rural Huntley John Garven-Rural Huntley Michael Skala-Village of Huntley Ann Leslie-Snyder-Village of LitH None of the members whose term expires filed to run for re-election. They are: James Heavey-Rural Huntley Richard Hansen-Rural Huntley Kevin Ellison-Village of Huntley Patricia Price-Village of Huntley Ms. Price recently resigned when she moved from the Huntley School District.
|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|