Gary Swick, Coordinator
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The Friends of the Fox River announces: 2009 Annual Meeting
On Monday December 14th, 2009 The Friends of the Fox River will host its annual meeting from 7 – 9 pm at the Historic Kendall Count Courthouse in Yorkville. Agenda items include committee reports outlining 2009 projects and 2010 plans, and the election of officers.
Contact: Gary Swick, 847.426.1322
The largest environmental film festival in North America is coming to McHenry & Kane County, IL. Join Friends of the Fox River (FOFR) as they host the Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival Tour at McHenry County College on Thursday evening, January 31 from 6:00-9:00pm and Elgin Community College on Saturday afternoon, February 2 from 2:00-5:00pm. Different films will be featured at each venue; consider attending both.
The Elgin Association of Firefighters Local 439 and the Friends of the Fox River announce: Fox Rescue River Clean-Up
The Elgin Association of Firefighters Local 439 and the Friends of the Fox River are hosting a River Clean-Up on the Fox River at Festival Park in downtown Elgin on Saturday, October 10th from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm.
Boy Scout Troop 13 of St. Charles and the Friends of the Fox River announce:
Boy Scout Troop 13 will host their second annual Fox Rescue River Clean-Up with the Friends of the Fox River on Saturday, October 3rd from 9 am until 12 pm. The group is seeking volunteers to come out and help pick up trash and debris to give back to our river and community.
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