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BACKC^SCHOOL SERVING THE PEOPLE OF HUNTLEY SINCE 1960 See Special Pullout Section Beginning On Page 7 . . . Cl)e JSuntlep Jfarms^itie HUNTLEY, ILUNOIS THURSDAY, AUGUST 19, 1993 - VOLUME 33, NUMBER 15 USPS 580-360 Funny Bones the Clown thrilled everyone with his performance at the Huntley Library Awards Picnic on Friday, Aug. 6, at the library. He also presented a book on magic to Huntley Librarian Jane Thompson. Library Awards Picnic A Fun Event By Jane Thompson Huntley children read hundreds of bcxsks this summer. More than 500 book reports were presented to library staff as part of the Huntley Library's summer reading program. Children completing the reading component of the program received a certificate and a "T" shirt designed by Matthew Alicea and all children who participated in the program received a certificate as well. Brian Bacheller and Matthew Obenauf read and reported on so many books that their efforts were specially acknowledged. Each boy received a book for his personal collection. Many individuals helped to make the summer reading program a success. Wayne Blake, also known as Funny Bones the Clown, put on a splendid magic show and made balloon animals for the children at the library picnic. Mr. Blake also presented the library with a book entitled Be A Clown. Huntley environmentalist Richard Wilson presented three programs designed to heighten awareness of the environment in Huntley. Local book illustrator Theresa Darby led the library's Art Club activities in which children made kaleidoscopes, jumping jacks, and pinwheels. Greg and Diane George presented programs on criminal justice issues as well as drug smuggling into O'Hare International Airport. Linda Kranz sang and played her guitar for the pre-schoolers, while Sue Hansen presented a program on Indianlore, legends and music for the older children. Finally, back for a command performance, Elgin teacher Lynda Aguirre, spoke about her dive trip adventures with sharks and stingrays. Although the summer reading program has concluded, the library staff hopes that all children will continue to read for enjoyment as the school year begins. School Building Committee Meets To Choose Plan^ The Building Committee of the School District #158 met on Tuesday, August 17th at 7pm. James McDonough and Daniel Repholz, representing Legat Architects, presented two facility development plans for the first phase of the Harmony Campus site. Committee members James Heavey, Tim Wright, Jim Greve and Superintendent Bunt discussed the merits and flexibility of each plan before agreeing to recommend use of the pinwheel campus ' plan, instead of the concourse campus, as a basis for further planning and research. This conceptual site preliminary design will be presented at the Sept. 16th Board of Education meeting, to be held at 7:30pm at the Administration Building on Mill Street. Jane Awe, massage therapist at Huntley Chiropractic and Massage Therapy, joined members of her class from the Chicago School of Massage Therapy to treat the athletes after the grueling Bud-Light Triathalon. Huntley Massage Therapist Assists In Bud-Light Triathalon Tri-athletes at this year's Bud-Light Triathalon were rewarded with more than a T-shirt for their hard work. Many of them received a free massage after their race. Jane Awe, massage therapist at Huntley Chiropractic and Massage Therapy, joined members of her class from the Chicago School of Massage Therapy to treat the athletes after the grueling event. Mrs. Awe participated in the event as part of her student out¬ reach program sponsored by the school. "Our goals were to help prevent injuries and promote muscle tissue healing and relaxation by doing both pre- and post-event massage and stretches. Throughout the race, our table worked on about 250 athletes, though many more had signed up who couldn't wait," Jane said. The event is an annual race usually held in Chicago and sponsored by Bud-Light. Athletes come from all over the U.S. to participate. The sport features a half-mile swim; a 50-mile bicycle race and a S-K marathon run. "I'll also be involved in a project to help drug-exposed infants in the fall," reported Jane. "Our work is helping more than just athletes." Prinne Group Meeting Is Announced - There will be a special joint meeting of Prime Group with the Huntley Village Board, Zoning Board and Planning Commission at 7pm at the Huntley Village Hall. Site plans will be reviewed for the Huntley Factory Shops, the proposed outlet mall to be located at the northeast comer of 1-90 and Rt. 47. The public is invited to attend. Rower Bulb Sale To Raise Funds For Troop #281 By Joyce Liput Remember that feeling when you see the flowers begin to sprout up in the spring? Now is the time to begin planning for fall planting to have that beauty in your very own yard! Girl Scout Troop #281 is selling flower bulbs as part of their fund-raising project. The girls are working on a long-term plan to take a troop trip in the summer of 1995. The troop is taking orders for high-quality, full-size, fully-guaranteed bulbs for 6 tulips, 4 daffodils, 3 hyacinths or 1 oriental lily per package. The color choices vary within each variety. The cost would be $3 per package, paid in advance. They will be taking orders until August 31 for delivery some time in late September. The scouts are currently going dcK5r-to-door in teams of two for safety. They may not get to everyone though, so, you can call troop leader Judy Melman to have a team with a selection sheet and order form dispatched to your home. Call Judy at 669-6563 to order or for information.
|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|