Jul 4, 2012
It's true, the City of Elgin decided to give money and in-kind services to Hoffman Estates to have a joint firework show at the Sears Center.
Which means, if you want a fireworks show, you are going to have to leave our town and head next door to Hoffman Estates' Sears Center.
Originally, when the City decided to partner with Hoffman, Elgin Councilperson Moeller stated she wants the Jaycees to be involved...
May 31, 2012
There has been a lot of media coverage, recently, talking about Elgin and the Regional Fireworks thing at the Sears Center in Hoffman Estates. The paper says people are excited about it.
Let's see what the Citizens of Elgin are REALLY excited about. Here's a Poll:
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I have no doubt that it will be a good time. The lineup they have for the bands is pretty good. The argument that so many...
Mar 22, 2012
On March 21, 2012 the Committee of the Whole, voted that the City of Elgin will provide $15,000 to enhance the fireworks display at the joint Independence Day celebration at the Sears Center. Councilman Prigge wanted to ensure there will be an "Elgin feel" with the fireworks. Elgin has been known to insist in 10 - 16 inch shells in the fireworks displays.
Elgin used to pay $30,000 just for fireworks. The...
Mar 21, 2012
The Daily Herald, last week, released an article where the Mayor of Hoffman Estates announced a potential partnership with Elgin and their Fireworks Festival. This was a great surprise to many people since everyone has known the Elgin Jaycees have been working on bringing back fireworks for the citizens of Elgin.
I have had a lot of people contact me about this article. Some were outraged and some were...
Jun 28, 2011
Our plan is to have a festival after the 4th of July parade. We will end the day with a night time fireworks display.
We want this to be BY the community, FOR the community. So we need your help.
We will have a meeting on 7/9/2011 12 noon at In The Neighborhood Deli 185 N. Edison to discuss the next steps moving forward. You are invited!
Please put a comment below and/or come to the meeting. This...