Barbara L. Benson shares A. C. Buehler’s generous contributions to our community. He is also featured in our story on Fernwood Farm in this issue.
The Village of Barrington can trace its first public financing for the earliest settlers back to an original cash book. Find out how this early “bank” got its funding, and where this form of local government came from.
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Jennifer McGinnis turned an auto enthusiast’s dream of the perfect garage for his sports cars into reality. See the outcome!
From Our Contributors
Down Cellar - Jim Bryant's Wine Column: Jim Bryant shares his South African wine adventure and visit with winemaker Jaqueline Haasbroek in “Wines Way Down Under”.
What’s Cooking - Kathy Harrison: Kathy Harrision saves the picnic at Ravinia with her special hero sandwich and sides. Meet “The Bee Charmer Cookbook” author Carrie Schloss who recently visited Barrington.
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BUMC’s October Rummage Sale
BUMC and its Rummage Sale Committee hosts its 85th anniversary epic rummage sale on Friday, October 5, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, October 6, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. A Half-Price sale will begin at 3 p.m. on Friday in select areas and various special sales will be announced during the afternoon. Saturday shoppers can take advantage of their bargain Bag Sale, with all the goodies you can fit into a $5 or $10 bag in select departments and a Half-Price sale in the French Room and tent!
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Win This Jaguar!
Join Barrington’s NeuroBalance Center staff, friends, and supporters at the Ivanhoe Club for its 8th annual gala fundraiser “Imagine” on Saturday, Sept. 29. Purchase your ticket and you’re entered to win a brand new 2018 Jaguar F-Pace provided by Motor Werks Auto Group! Winner need not be present. For sponsorships or tickets, visit www.NeuroBalanceCenter.org, or call 847-800-6162.
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QB catches up with Amy Stahr Hawking to help celebrate The Little Shop of Paper’s 30th anniversary. Find out what her favorite moments are with this family focused business.
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April Anderson covers the subject of our Flint and Spring Creek watersheds that offer a host of ecological services including beautiful, naturally functioning ecosystems which are resilient to extreme weather events, while simultaneously helping cycle nutrients, store carbon, and provide healthy water. Wendy Paulson shares her love of barn swallows, which will head south soon for the winter. The Midwest Foxhound Puppy Show held at Barrington Hills Farm is featured.
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