This contest allows students at Harrison and Greenwood schools, along with local residents to submit a short essay on why their MOM is so special. This year's winner was submitted by 14 year old Katelynn Kitch of Harrison School. Congratulations to her mother, Amber King, the 2016 Mother of the Year recipient!
• Free Pontoon Boat Rides - Noon- 2pm, Wonder Lake Marina
• Venetian Night at Dusk
Sunday July 3rd
• Climbing Wall and Kids Games - Noon at Wonder Center Beach
• Parade 1:30 pm - Parade route is from Christ the King Church to the Wonder Center Beach Triangle.
• Open House at Fire Station One 2:30 pm
• Ski Team Show at Wonder Center Beach 4:30 pm
• Fireworks at Dusk - Fireworks are shot off over Wonder Lake.
July 2nd. No need to sign-up, be at Yacht Club Island in White Oaks Bay with your lighted boat at dusk (9pm). Theme this year is "Wonder Lake America Proud" Winners to be announced on WL Chamber. Download Flyer
Music Comcert at Christ the King Church on Saturday, July 23rd. 7pm. $20 donation per ticket, fundraiser will support Christ the King renovations. Tickets may be purchased at Church office Mon-Thurs, 9-4pm.
Elgin Recycling has started accepting CRT TVs, LCD/plasma TVs, LCD monitors, wood console TVs, rear projection TVs, CRT monitors, etc. at all of our drop-off locations (Elgin, Gilberts, Crystal Lake, Arlington Heights). There is a charge to recycle TVs (see flyer), but we have had a very positive response so far and residents are finding a lot of value in the convenience of dropping off their material at our locations.
WL Chamber News
Annual Chamber Dinner, sponsored by Wonder Marine and Tom Cooper, was held on 3/17 at the Rusty Nail, 4620 Ringwood IL. Raffle winner of the 42" Flat Screen TV is Mike Weber, from the WLFPD. Other announcements: 2016 Parade Marshall is Dennis Gallo.
Benefits the Neighbors Food Pantry of Wonder Lake. Virginia is a volunteer for Wonder Lake Neighbors Food Pantry in Wonder Lake, IL. Every year for her birthday (April 21st) she coordinates a food and monetary drive for the food pantry. Virginia is turning 97 this year so she is striving to raise 9700 pounds of food donations for the pantry and striving to raise $9700.00 for the food pantry!