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AMITA Health – will be at the market weekly providing various health screenings and great freebie stuff! “Like” them on Facebook!

Sponsors

BMO Harris – staff from the Kimball/Dundee branch will be on hand at the information booth helping people use their Link and credit/debit cards out at the market.  Plus they will be offering their double value offer when using your Link Card.  For more info click HERE“Like” them on Facebook!
Davey Tree Expert Company – “Ask an Arborist” – providing weekly expert tree service information and answering your questions at the market from bushes to trees.  “Like” them on Facebook!
Waste Management – Providing clean restrooms and hand washing station at the market, as well as trash and recycling receptacles. “Like” them on Facebook!
Chiro One Wellness Centers – Giving free spinal screenings and information with great customer care! “Like” them on Facebook!
Shared Harvest Food Cooperative – a local foods grocery store in the making – they will be on hand with information and how to buy shares! “Like” them on Facebook!
Ziegler’s Ace Hardware – a local Downtown Elgin hardware store for one’s garden needs and DIY projects. “Like” them on Facebook!

Partners

Boys & Girls ClubA positive place for at risk youth grades 1st-12th to participate in activities with mentors.
CCI Greenheart – Since 1985, CGI Greenheart has offered cultural exchange programs in the U.S. that connects American with international students. As the leading nonprofit cultural exchange sponsor that blends service learning and volunteerism into all their programs, they are effectively creating a community of compassionate and conscious global citizens. CCI Greenheart is a division of the global nonprofit, Greenheart International.
City of Elgin Parks & RecreationFitness center located in Downtown Elgin containing two indoor pools, meeting spaces, childcare, indoor track and pavilion, a gym and much more!
Community Crisis Center Their mission is to provide Safety, hope, advocacy, respite and education for those impacted by crisis and violence in the Fox Valley Region and Illinois. Will be on hand with informational materials about the Crisis Center and its programs.
Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth (Field Office) – Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth serves the residents of the 8th Congressional District of Illinois.  Residents of the 8th District will have the opportunity to share their questions, comments and concerns with the Congresswoman’s staff.
Ecker Center Founded in 1955, the Ecker Center is a non-profit outpatient community mental health center. The Ecker Center provides comprehensive mental health services for adults as well as 24/7/365 psychiatric in-person emergency evaluation and assistance for people of all ages including children. Their clients are primarily very low income people. They will be promoting their largest fundraiser of the year, the Festival of Trees, which is annual event in November.
Elgin Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee Promote safe and comfortable accommodations for cycling and walking, and improved access to transit in Elgin. Education, promotions, advice recycling cycling, walking & transit in Elgin.
Elgin Climate Change Organization/Sierra Clubwill be on hand with interesting information on advocacy for the environment and sustainability relating to Sierra Club and climate change.
Elgin Area History Museum –  is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to preserve and interpret Elgin’s history by providing educational opportunities for residents of the city and surrounding communities. Old Main is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Through permanent and changing exhibits, the Museum brings to life Elgin’s rich heritage.
Elgin Public Museumof Natural History and Anthropology serves the public by enhancing knowledge of the natural sciences and cultures, past and present, through the use of exhibits and interactive experiences.
Gail Borden Public LibraryThe library serves 134,000 residents in Elgin, South Elgin and portions of Hoffman Estates, Streamwood and Bartlett. In June they will be marketing their summer reading program, Read to the Rhythm and their showing of “Project 2-3-1”. Visit their website to learn more happenings at your local library!
Girl Scouts of Northern IL – Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois (GSNI) serves over 17,000 girls and 4,000 adults in 16 counties in northern Illinois. Their mission is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. Through a variety of leadership-oriented and girl-led programming, girls participate in age-appropriate activities in the areas of Healthy Living, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), Financial Literacy, Outdoor and Environmental Awareness, and Community Service.
Hemmens Cultural Center –  Elgin’s premier arts and entertainment venue is nestled on the banks of the Fox River in Elgin’s Civic Center, and is at the heart of Elgin’s growing arts community. This intimate 1,200 seat theatre is a favorite venue for seeing stars up close. With an expansive Exhibition Hall and ample Lobby space The Hemmens offers a unique style for almost any occasion; including  weddings on the stage. Watch this summer for Elgin Summer Theatre’s production of “Next to Normal”.
Judson University World Leaders Forum – The World Leaders Forum is an event that raises money for scholarships and an endowment fund to start and entrepreneur program at Judson University. The University hosts world leaders like Condoleeza Rice and George W. Bush to inspire the Elgin community and Judson students, alike.
Literacy Connection is a community-based affiliate of ProLiteracy. Their trained volunteers provide free, accessible, and customized one-on-one tutoring. Their mission is to help adults reach their literacy goals. They also provide English conversation groups, Family Literacy, and small group tutoring. They serve learners in 16 northwest suburban Chicago communities. Games, activities, contests, etc. to raise awareness about literacy and the need for tutors in the Kane County area will be at their booth. Tote bags will occasionally be offered, as well as other items such as bookmarks, pencils, etc.
Side Street Studio Arts –  was founded as an outlet for the Elgin arts scene. Side Street’s mission is to provide an accessible space encouraging all aspects of the artistic process from creation to curation. We are pleased to announce that Side Street Studio Arts will lead the DNA’s Harvest Market “Rainbowland – An Adventure at the Market” for kids. Rainbowland will run from 12pm-2pm on market days, June through the beginning of August.
University of Illinois Extension – Kane County Master Gardener ProgramMaster Gardeners help others “learn to grow” by answering gardening questions, identifying insect, disease and other plant problems, distributing fact sheets and bulletins, presenting garden lectures and demonstrations, and supporting community projects. Master Gardeners will answer gardening questions and distribute horticultural information.
YWCA Elgin – Dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.