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Wings Etc. in Yorkville, IL is NOW HIRING for all Management positions.
We are looking for energetic, outgoing, and experienced leaders to manage our brand new team.

General Manager: We are seeking a team-oriented General Manager with experience managing a service team and a kitchen team in a sports bar environment. The right candidate will have experience teaching, coaching, and leading a large team. Experience with email and excel reporting, as well as a strong understanding of P&L management, weekly inventory management, and scheduling are a must. Our new General Manager will have full availability, a great attitude, strong communication skills, and a desire to move forward in a rapidly growing company.

Assistant Managers: We are seeking two highly talented Assistant Managers with distinct areas of experience and expertise. One “front of house” Assistant Manager (Service Manager) will be primarily responsible for the service team and the overall customer experience, schedules, and upholding all Wings Etc. brand standards. One “back of house” Assistant Manager (Kitchen Manager) will be primarily responsible for the kitchen team and extremely high cleanliness standards, weekly inventory, ordering, and schedules. The ability for each Assistant to cross-over and uphold standards in all areas of the operation is critical.

Interested and qualified candidates should bring a current resume to 1447 Cannonball Trail – Yorkville, on Friday, November 7 from 11am to 2pm or 5pm to 8pm. You will have an opportunity to meet the owner and learn more about Wings Etc. Please plan enough time to ask and answer questions when you drop off your resume.


FREE Listing in WSPY's Shop Local Business Directory for your Buisness
WSPY FM 107.1 is broadcasting a Shop Local radio campaign during the holiday season to keep dollars in local small businesses cash registers.

You can list your business for FREE in our Shop Local Directory

Click Here to Register your business for a free basic Listing

 


OLD SECOND RESIDENTIAL LENDERS NAMED FIVE STAR PROFESSIONALS
Five Old Second Bank residential loan officers were named "Five Star Mortgage Professionals" by Five Star Professional in partnership with Chicago Magazine.

Award recipients satisfied five objective eligibility and evaluation criteria that are associated with mortgage professionals who provide quality services to their clients. Thousands of real estate agents in Chicago were surveyed to determine which mortgage professionals merited the award.

From Old Second Bank, the following were named Five Star Professionals for the second consecutive year: Phillip DeLaFuente of Oswego, Michelle Domson of Hampshire, Troy Langeness of Elburn, Scott Trandel of Sycamore, and Sue Welsh of Naperville. Named Five Star Professional for the first time was also Old Second’s Elvia Campos of Yorkville. Award winners can be read in the October 2014 issue of Chicago Magazine.

About Old Second
Old Second Bancorp (NASDAQ Symbol "OSBC") is the holding company for Old Second National Bank.  The Bancorp operates over 25 facilities within Kane, Kendall, DuPage, DeKalb, LaSalle, Will, and Cook Counties.


Yoga For Life
Thanks to everyone that visited us at Biz Boo and a special congratulations to Amanda Lawrence who was the lucky winner of the drawing for a class, yoga mat and carrying strap!!!

The schedule and promotions change monthly to accommodate the days and times supported by participation. We are considering morning classes for Thursday, Friday and Sunday so please reach out to express your needs and desire if there is an interest for that addition or any other classes to remain on the schedule for November. Thank you to those that have already given feedback.

Visit www.yogaforlife1.com on a regular basis for contact regarding classes, Usana products, schedule changes, monthly promotions and private gatherings to celebrate or relax during the upcoming holiday months.

KENDALL COUNTY FOOD PANTRY

Fun was had by guests who attended our Stand By Me fundraiser by having the opportunity to bid on items, gift cards, trips, and trying their luck at winning a stunning diamond necklace.  Our goal was to raise enough funds to provide milk for our families in need through Project Get Milk.  Thanks to all who helped support this event to make it such a success!

Oswego Schools #308 had a district wide food drive for KFCP.  The enormity of this food drive is beyond words and has surpassed any other food drive including the well known nationwide postal drives. 

Our next Pet clinic is on Monday, November 3 from 3:30-6:00 p.m.  Spay Illinois provides low cost vaccinations to our pantry clients, but also to the general public.  Clients of the food pantry have received free spay and neuter since January 2014.  There are 3 organizations that have a reduced price for spay and neuter if you or anyone you may know is interested in having their pet spayed or neutered.

Hearland  Blood Centers - Urgent Need of Donors! MAKE A TOUCH DOWN!!
An early start to cold and flu season has had a severe impact on many of our blood donors!
Donate Blood Heartland's Yorkville Facility, 728 E. Veterans Parkway (Located behind Blackstone Restaurant)
Saturday, November 1st thru Sunday, November 30th
All blood donors will be entered into a random drawing for 1 of 7 Official Chicago Bears Memorabilia!!  Also, Heartland Blood Centers offers (5) $1,000 Scholarships, all eligible 17-21 yr. old blood donors will have the chance to enter into a drawing for (5) $1,000 scholarships. In addition, family and friends can donate on behalf of the eligible student. For eligibility requirements and official rules, go to www.heartlandbc.org.
To schedule an appointment please call 1-800-7TO-GIVE (1-800-786-4483) or online www.heartlandbc.org.
Please join us. Bring a friend! Photo ID Required.

FOX COUNTRY PLAYERS TO HOST “MURDER AT THE MILLHURST”Fox Country Players will again host “Murder at the Millhurst,” an evening of fine dining, murder, and mayhem at the Millhurst Ale House on Wednesday, November 5, with cocktails at 6:00 p.m. and dinner at 7:00 p.m.  Guests who wish to participate as a character in the mystery should arrive early, as parts will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.

This year’s murder mystery game is called “The Good, the Bad, and the Guilty,” which will provide a rich assortment of devious characters for super sleuths to keep under suspicion until the murderer is revealed. Free feel to wear your favorite Wild West gear as we “travel” to Roadkill, Wyoming, for dinner at the home of Judge Waylon Payne.

Tickets are $25 per person, with an entree choice of rotisserie chicken or pasta primavera.  The Millhurst Ale House is located at 2075 Marketview Drive, which is at the corner of Route 47 and Kennedy Road. More information, a printable ticket order form, and on-line ticket ordering are available at www.foxcountryplayers.org.

Rush-Copley -Fourth Annual Family Caregiver Seminar
Saturday, November 15, 2014
9 a.m. to Noon

Registration and continental breakfast at 8:30 a.m.

Rush-Copley Heart Institute • 2088 Ogden Avenue, Aurora 60504

This is a free half-day seminar for spouses, relatives, or friends who care for or live with someone who has Parkinson’s disease.
Register at rushcopley.com or call 8664COPLEY (1-866-426-7539). Continental breakfast provided by The Tillers.

Morris Hospital Yorkville Campus to Offer Diabetes Screening in November
In recognition of Diabetes Awareness Month, the Morris Hospital Yorkville Campus will offer a free diabetes screening on Monday, November 17, from 6:30-8:30 a.m. at the Morris Hospital Yorkville Campus, 105 Saravanos Drive in Yorkville.

The finger-stick diabetes screenings will provide instant results that indicate whether a person has diabetes or pre-diabetes, meaning the blood sugar level is higher than normal but not high enough to be classified as Type 2 diabetes.

A 10-12 hour fast is recommended prior to the screening for accurate results. A certified diabetes educator from Morris Hospital will also be on hand to provide education and answer questions.

The American Diabetes Association recommends diabetes screenings for anyone over the age of 45. If the results are normal, screenings should be repeated every three years. Screenings are also recommended for individuals younger than age 45 who have a body mass index over 25 and additional diabetes risk factors, such as high blood pressure, a sedentary lifestyle, a history of polycystic ovary syndrome, having delivered a baby who weighed more than 9 pounds, a history of diabetes in pregnancy, high cholesterol levels, a history of heart disease, or having a close relative with diabetes.

Appointments are not needed for the Morris Hospital Yorkville Campus diabetes screenings. For information, call Morris Hospital’s Diabetes Education Center at 815-705-7367.

Kendall Area Transit Calendar of Events:
November 14th
Kendall County Legislative Forum on Senior/Disability Issues, 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. at the Oswego Senior Center.
Thursday November 27th In observance of Thanksgiving Day, all KAT operations will be closed.
Friday November 28th In observance of Day After Thanksgiving, KAT offices will be closed.  Dial-a-ride will operate on limited service schedule.  Park and Ride will be closed.
Thursday December 25th In observance of Christmas Day, all KAT operations will be closed.
Friday December 26th In observance of Christmas Day, KAT offices will be closed. Dial-a-ride will operate on limited service schedule. Park and Ride will be closed.
Thursday January 1st In observance of New Years Day, all KAT operations will be closed.


Fox Valley United Way - Holiday Assistance
WANT TO MAKE THIS A HAPPY HOLIDAY?
The holiday season is just around the corner, and once again we know that folks in our community will not have the means to celebrate the season.  While countless parents are telling their children that there will not be many gifts under the tree this year, a large number of children in our community will not be receiving any presents.  It's a luxury many parents cannot afford as they are simply trying to make ends meet.
For the ninth year, Fox Valley United Way is partnering with local businesses, community, civic and student groups, in addition to families and individuals who are interested in helping their neighbors in need.
How can you help?
*    Sponsor an individual child or family
*    Organize a scarf, hat and mitten drive
*    Organize a toy drive
*    Donate a grocery gift card
*    Make a monetary donation
All donations will support the more than 130 local families who have reached out for help so far this year.

To learn more about how you can help visit our website. Or contact Deborah by phone at 630-896-4636 or by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Give the Gift of Life! Donate Blood Heartland's Yorkville Facility located 728 E. Veterans Parkway (Located behind Blackstone Restaurant)
October – December 31st, 2014 We Are Doing It Again! Heartland Blood Centers offers (5) $1,000 Scholarships  , all eligible 17-21 yr. old blood donors will have the chance to enter into a drawing for (5) $1,000 scholarships. In addition, family and friends can donate on behalf of the eligible student. For eligibility requirements and official rules, go to www.heartlandbc.org. To schedule an appointment, please call 1-800-7TO-GIVE (1-800-786-4483)or online at www.heartlandbc.org.
Please join us.  Bring a friend!  Photo ID Required.


Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois membership year start October 1, 2014!
Volunteers needed to start troops at all schools all levels! Girls Kindergarten through 12th grade!

Troops forming at:
Autumn Creek Elementary
Bristol Grade
Bristol Bay Elementary
Circle Center
Grand Reserve Elementary
Peaceful Pathways
Yorkville Grade School
Yorkville Intermediate

Contact for more information:
Joselyn Taylor
Membership and Community Specialist, Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois
Sugar Grove Service Center, 630-897-1565 ext. 7183


Fox River Academy of Music and Art NOVEMBER ART CLASSES

Happy Fall!  Here are our remaining Fall Art Courses for 2014!  Portraiture for Teens, Acrylics, 3-D Holiday Snowman Sculptures, and Clay Snowmen Families workshops.   
Call Fox River Academy at 630-551-4321 to enroll.  Art classes will be held at Studio 60, 12 W. Washington St., Oswego.

For detailed descriptons of classes please visit our website at www.foxriveracademy.com.  Be sure to "Like" us on Facebook for promotions, events and upcoming classes.


Sandy Kazenko, owner of Karma Skin + Masasage Studio in Yorkville once again led a team of massage therapists to work with retired and current professional athletes on the golf course. The event, a charity fundraiser to provide scholarships to children who excel in academics and sports, was held at the Willow Crest Golf Course in Oak Brook. The fundraiser was organized by the National Basketball Retired Players Association’s Chicago Chapter President and former Chicago Bulls player Jeff Sanders. This was Kazenkos sixth year leading the massage team for professional athletic organizations charitable golf outings. Kazenko says “It’s exciting not only to meet these sports legends and Hall of Fame athletes, but to work with them as well. A professional sports career can cause complicated muscular skeletal issues, and the athletes are very knowledgeable about their bodies. It’s very much an advanced education in physiology as well an an honor to do massage for them. My work with athletes over the years has made me a better massage therapist.”

The evening before the golf event, Kazenko, and massage therapy student intern Heather Curry, attended the celebrity gala at the Oak Brook Hills Marriott Resort and had a chance to meet and mingle with the athletes and other guests. Key note speaker for the evening was Pam McGee, coach and former WNBA player.

Karma Skin + Massage is located at 718 N Bridge Street in Yorkville and can be found on the web at www.karmamassagestudio.com

Silverleaf Resorts, Inc. Announces the Grand Opening of Its Second Indoor Water Park: Pirate’s Cay Indoor Waterpark in Sheridan, Illinois.
Silverleaf Resorts, Inc. today announced the grand opening of their second indoor water park. The new water park is located at Fox River Resort in Sheridan, Illinois, which serves the Chicago market.  "The opening of Pirate’s Cay Indoor Water Park at Fox River Resort marks another milestone for Silverleaf Resorts, Inc. as we continue to enhance our resorts and increase our appeal to both new customers and existing members," said Thomas J. Morris, CEO of Silverleaf Resorts, Inc.

The indoor water park is approximately 20,000 square feet and features a signature bucket dump with a pirate themed splash play area, lazy river and four indoor/outdoor slides. The completely glass-enclosed recreational area is climate controlled and features a retractable roof for pleasant summer days. The 11,000 square foot entry building includes The Ship’s Galley featuring Subway® and Mama DeLuca’s® Pizza, The Treasure Chest – a souvenir gift shop, The Sand Bar for cool cocktails, an arcade filled with the latest electronic adventures, along with Party/Event space, changing rooms and showers. While the resort itself will remain “members only”, Pirate’s Cay will be open to the general public as well (Fox River Resort members will receive discounted admission to the park).

Situated on the banks of the Fox River, the Fox River Resort is located a stone’s throw away from the hamlet of Norway, the first Norwegian settlement in the United States. For resort members, an abundance of activities are available on the resort grounds and in the nearby hills of the region. Fox River Resort currently features 268 vacation ownership condominiums with 16 Presidential suites under construction along with a 48-unit Studio building. Silverleaf has been part of the La Salle County and the Sheridan/Norway communities since 1997.

The resort’s economic impact to the area is significant with 225 full-time and part-time employees already working for Fox River Resort. Pirate’s Cay is expected to generate an additional 60-80 job opportunities.

Servpro of Kendall County is now hiring - Production Technicians, Crew Chiefs and a Marketing Rep!
Please contact us at 630.554.2280 in order to secure an employment application. You may also fax your resume to 630.554.3320 or send it via email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Mutual Ground, Inc.- Job Posting Relief Advocate
Under the direction of the Domestic Violence Program Coordinator, the Relief Advocate is responsible for providing crisis intervention and referral services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in person and on the 24-hour crisis hotline.  Additionally, the Relief Advocate is responsible to maintain a safe and healthy environment and welcoming atmosphere for program participants.  On-call relief staff work as needed to relieve full-time staff.  Applicants must be available for evening, overnight and weekend shifts. The ability to work several shifts per week is strongly preferred. 60-hour Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Certification preferred but may be acquired upon hire.
Qualifications
●    Dedication to helping victims
●    Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
•    Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
•    Ability to utilize standard telephone/fax/copier equipment
•    Computer proficiency
●    Acceptance and respect for diversity of culture, sexual orientation, ability, and religious belief
•    Bilingual Spanish speaking preferred
•    60 Hour Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Training Certificate preferred but may be obtained upon hire
Examples of Duties
•    Staff the 24-hour hotline
•    Provide crisis intervention to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault over the telephone and in-person
•    Dispatch volunteers to local emergency rooms in response to domestic violence and sexual assault crisis calls
•    Provide information and referrals to hotline callers
•    Operate multi-line phone system including transferring calls and relaying messages
•    Data entry
•    Documentation of all services provided
•    Various tasks to support operation of 24-hour facility
•    Ensure confidentiality at all times
How to Apply
Submit a cover letter and resume to Rebecca Laudati, Domestic Violence Program Coordinator, at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Ellis House & Equestrian Center -
Family Fun Night
First Friday of EVERY month from 4p—7p

Pony Rides—$ ,Tractor-Pulled Hay Rides, Face Painting, Bon-Fire, Crafts, Board Games, Nature Trails, Concessions—$, Come join the fun!

2014 Dates
November 7, December 5


5K Reindeer Run/Walk
Sunday, December 14, 2014 • Race @ 9:00 a.m.
13986 McKanna Rd. Minooka, IL 60447 815-475-4035
Cross Country Trails at Ellis!

Pre-registration is always encouraged. Same day registration begins at 7:00 a.m and closes at 8:45a.m. Runners who pre-registered can check in on race day any time after 7:00a.m. but before 8:45a.m.

The 5K course will take place at Ellis House & Equestrian Center on a scenic cross-country style course. Bring a change of clothes and shoes. You will get muddy and wet, but it’s worth it!

The entry fee is $25. Same day registration is $35 and closes at 8:45 a.m. sharp. The entry fee includes a T-shirt and awards ceremony in the indoor arena following the race. NO REFUNDS!
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Race day packet pick up begins on race day at 7:00 a.m. Participants who register AFTER December 1st will not receive their T-shirt until after race day. It will be mailed to you. We do this in order to keep entry fee costs at a minimum, SO REGISTER EARLY to get your shirt on race day!
Results: Professional electronic timing by Kompusport. Official results online at www.Kompusport.com
Age Divisions: 10 & Under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
Awards: Trophies will be awarded to BEST OVERALL male and BEST OVERALL female. The top three finishers in each age division will receive a ribbon.
Questions: For information call Ellis House & Equestrian Center @ 815-475-4035 or visit www.ellishec.com


Inland Real Estate to be inducted into Realtors Hall of Fame
The Inland Real Estate Group of Companies, Inc. is being honored as the first Chicago Association of Realtors Corporate Hall of Fame inductee.

In 40 years, Oak Brook based Inland has become one of the nation's largest commercial real estate and finanacial groups.  Founders Daniel L. Goodwin, Robert H. Baum, G. Joseph Cosenza and Robert D. Parks implemented a unique business model to create a group of real estate related companies renowned collectiely today as "The Track Record Companies" for achievements in the real estate business.

Founded, homegrown and based in the Chicago area, The Inland Companies cumulatively employ more that 1,400 people and own and manage over 75 million square feet of diversified commercial real estate in 49 states, as well as managed assets with a value in excess of $20.2 billion.

The Inland Companies have brokered hundreds of millions of dollars in commercial real estate sales in the Chicago area over a 40-year period.  They have developed over 5,000 acres of vacant Chicago-area land and built or redeveloped over 7,000 apartments and over 75 million square feet of retail and sponsored over 600 separate real estate investment funds throughout the United States with a concentration in the Chicago area.

In addition, Inland has received dozens of awards from local civic and charitable organizations for its accomplishments and community service emphasizing initiatives ot empower women in the workplace, including last year's "Elevate Award" from the Women's Council of Realtors Chicago Chapter, the National Association of Women Business Owners "Visionary Corporate Partner WAward," The Oak Brook Chamber of Commerce's "Breaking the Glass Ceiling Award," and the YMCA's Corporate Recognition Award for the commitment to the Advancement of Women in the Workplace.  More than 40 percent of Inland officers are women, including CEOs, CFOs and presidents of separate Inland Companies.


Edward-Elmhurst offers Online Test to Determine Risk for Anxiety Disorders

Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare has added AnxietyAware to its menu of online assessments to help people determine if they’re at risk for one of the most common mental illnesses in the U.S.  Anxiety disorders affect 40 million adults age 18 and older, but only about one-third of those receive treatment.
Anxiety disorders also include generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, phobias and panic disorder.

AnxietyAware, www.edward.org/anxietyaware, is a free, five-minute online screening to help identify a person’s risk of an anxiety disorder.  A mental health professional at Linden Oaks at Edward reviews the confidential questionnaire and responds with a personalized assessment and recommendations about next steps.  If a person’s assessment indicates a heightened risk of anxiety disorder, they’ll receive a call within 24 hours from a Linden Oaks clinician who will offer a free mental health assessment.  If contact information is not submitted, a phone number at Linden Oaks is provided so a person can schedule a free assessment.


Rush-Copley Emergency Center - The First Emergency Center Serving Kendall County 24/7

Kendall County residents now have quality emergency care closer to home.  Rush-Copley's Emergency center offers emergency care - anytime - for thousands of area residents. From fevers to coughs to broken bones and more, the Emergency Center delivers peace of mind with treatment that is available 24/7.  If further attention for hospital-based care is indicated, an on-site ambulance and helipad are available for transport.

Rush-Copley Emergency Center staff includes board-certified emergency physicians and emergency-trained nurses who offer the expertise and personal attention patients appreciate. The more than 6,000-square foot facility has three treatment rooms and a procedure room.  The facility features comprehensive diagnostic services including X-ray, MRI, CT, mammography, ultrasounds and laboratory services.