June 16: Fireworks Raffle, Networking, Creative Writer

Roundup of information to keep locals in the loop.

Fireworks raffle

The fireworks at Ribfest are always great fun to watch. But what if you could watch them from the Millennium Carillon? A raffle is offering locals a chance to get a birds-eye view of the fireworks.

Blog of note

What holds you back from moving your business or yourself forward? Blogger Jean Kuhn addresses the excuses that keep people from achieving.

Business connections

Speaking of business, if your networking needs expanding then an event at tonight is perfect for you. Mingle with others in business and learn about a variety of topics that will help you grow your business.

Teen on the scene

Catalina Bode, a student at Waubonsie Valley High School, is also a budding creative writer. In her blog she takes everyday interactions and creates fictional stories from them. Check out her latest blog about the ''Missies Lost in the Clan.''

Smart Grid on the radar

The city of Naperville is seeking ambassadors to help explain educate others about the city’s Smart Grid Initiative.  While the city is seeking ambassadors, not everyone is keen on the program, including a reader who shared a letter to the editor. Naperville Patch accepts letters to the editor. Letters should be e-mailed to Mary Ann Lopez at maryl@patch.com and include a name and phone number for follow up.


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