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19205-Bigelow Homes-HomeTown Newsletter Summer 2006
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I love summertime in HomeTown. This is my seventh year walking the community with my husband and kids, visiting the parks and
catching up with friendly faces. We moved here when there was only one park and the space was just cleared for the foundation of
the Café. Most streets came to a premature stop with nothing but fields and the idea that they would one day continue north
towards Allen School. Touring the neighborhood took about ten minutes on foot and that was with two little ones in a wagon
following close behind. What change a few years can make! Now our family evenings are spent visiting the large parks or dropping
in on a neighborhood Whiffle Ball game at one of the numerous smaller neighborhood park areas. We normally top off our
evenings with a stop at the Café for ice cream or a cool drink after our trek around the expanding confines of our neighborhood.
More than just our neighborhood size is changing. It’s exciting to see more parents become involved in our school district and
our city at large. We’ve seen success with the addition of a new community event called the Taste of HomeTown that will return
for years to come at the request of many neighbors. There are new forms of communication with the start of the Community Life
website – www.hometowncl.com. This is a great way for people to keep updated on current community events, see fun neighborhood photos and keep in touch with others. There is also a new
sign on Simms Street near Four Seasons Boulevard with reminders about upcoming activities.
Amid all the change and expansion one thing remains the same for me, I’m continually impressed
by the friendliness, compassion, dedication and talents of my neighbors. My husband and I can’t
imagine raising our children with anything less than the freedom and positive experiences that
this community has to offer them; from the tireless efforts of our amazing volunteers to the genuine sense of community that we experience daily. This is a place that I am proud to call my
home.
Christine Walker
Welcome to HomeTown!
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An Inside Look into the News & Special Events of HomeTown
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HomeTown Classifieds
July 4th Parade & Picnic
HomeTown’s 8th Annual July 4th Parade & Picnic
Certified Teacher will tutor your child Reasonable Rates
Please Call Rebecca at 630-851-3519
Join us in Town Center Park! The activities start at 11:00 a.m.
Featuring the community parade, petting zoo, picnic* and fun kids’ activities!
New! Bike Decorating Contest!
Decorate you bike at home and show your creative side to the judges during the parade.
*Picnic Lunch includes hot dog, chips, and soda. All items are $1.00 each.
Get your 2006 HomeTown Parade & Picnic T-shirts available NOW in the Café $7-$10!!
Remember to bring your lawn chairs or blankets for a relaxing afternoon with
friends and family.
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Contemporary to classic and casual to really cute designer inspired jewelry.
As a hostess you will enjoy terrific savings. Call me today to book a party
and learn how you can earn free jewelry!
Nadine Grigsby ■ Lia Sophia Advisor ■ 630.692.0486
For more information contact Community Life at (630) 692-1972.
School Zone
Catering and Parties
The HomeTown Café can help you with your party needs!
We offer competitive prices and a variety of choices.
Call Jennifer for more information ■ 630.499.0365
Greetings from Allen School!
Hello Neighbors,
Day Care
Loving grandmother waiting to care for your child in her HomeTown
Home! Open 6am to 6pm – 5 days a week. Meals and Snacks included.
Will care for children ages infant to 4 years.
Please call Cathy Holland ■ 630.898.1681
As you can see, O.C. Allen School has been a “construction zone”. All of our construction is set to be completed by the end of July and ready for the students to arrive in
August. We are all very excited and the builder promises that all work is on schedule.
Our Community Advisory Council will host a Community Open House and tour of the
new construction in early Fall. With this construction, Allen will gain eight classrooms, a
remodeled front office/welcoming center, new principal and assistant principal offices,
a parent conference room, and a new lunchroom/multi-purpose room. We look forward
to “showing off” the new space to you soon.
Spirit, Body & Soul Certified Massage Therapist
Specializing in Reflexology, Deep Tissue Massage,
Sports Massage, and Swedish Massage
Contact Uni Muniz ■ Certified Massage Therapist
630.236.9504 ■ E-mail: [email protected]
Make sure to mark your calendars for student registration that will be held on three
days in August. All students, even if they already attended Allen School, need to go
through this process. Registration will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, August
10th, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Friday, August 11th and from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday,
August 14th. You will need to bring photo identification, proof of residency (utility bill,
lease, etc.) and your child’s birth certificate to registration. If your child is new to our
district, he/she will also need to have a recent medical form. All students entering
kindergarten and fifth grade must also have a physical and return a medical form before
the first day of school. To attend kindergarten, children must be 5 years old on or
before September 1, 2006.
Karen Mink
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Computer Service, Repair & Consulting
Introducing HomeTown Computers. We are your neighbors; we live
where you live here in HomeTown Aurora. Need help installing that new
hard drive you just bought? Or perhaps you need advice on which one
to purchase. Need help installing Windows XP, or perhaps you need
help getting the most out of your computer. We can help; call us, or
drop us an email; we offer quick service at a reasonable price.
[email protected] ■ 630.212.4204
Stampin' Up!®
Learn how to make unique and creative greeting cards, scrapbooks, gift
items, and home decor using rubber stamps. Get FREE stamps and
accessories when you host a workshop! Visit my website for more
information and to view a class schedule!
Maria Tiongco Ramos ■ Stampin' Up! Independent Demonstrator
630.873.1264 ■ [email protected] ■ www.stampaholicsdream.com
KAYAKS FOR SALE
Looking for a fun summer family hobby? We have 2 kayaks for sale! We
have a “Wildnerness Systems Pungo 140” and a “Current Designs
Whistler” with rudder. They have only been used a few times and are in
great condition. Both an adult and child can fit in the Pungo 140, making it
great for families. If interested, we also have the attachments for securing
the kayaks to your vehicle, as well as paddles and other accessories.
Call Craig or Christy at 630-518-0635 if interested.
In-Home Day Care, in HomeTown Aurora
Monday – Friday 6:30am to 5:30 pm. Accepting children of all
ages. Close to two parks – Reasonable rate
Call Dana 630.851.9461 or Mandy 630.301.0304
Tastefully Simple Your New HomeTown Consultant
Please call to book a party or order a catalog
Lisa Lytle ■ Tastefully Simple Consultant
[email protected] ■ 630.460.6090
HomeTown Child Care Center
We are now open five days a week from 6:30am to 6:30pm in
the Town Center. The center is family owned and operated by
two of our HomeTown neighbors, Joy Moccio and Lisa Nolan.
Call them at 630.898.HOME (4663) for more information and
employment opportunities.
This has been a great year for Allen and we are proud of our many accomplishments.
Academically, we made “adequate yearly progress” and are a succeeding school and
we are also the home to the 5th grade district Mathlete winner, Justin Walowski. With
our friends and business partners, we hosted a huge Thanksgiving dinner in November
and an equally successful Family Reading Night in April. We helped those who are not
as fortunate as we are with numerous penny drives, clothing drives and food drives.
Additionally, we celebrated all our wonderfully diverse cultures and heritages with
research projects, parties and exhibits.
Allen is proud to be part of the East Aurora School District and the Aurora community.
We pride ourselves on our GREAT students, extraordinary teachers and staff and our
wonderful and supportive families. We hope you are having a terrific summer and look
forward to seeing you all in August.
PAMPERED CHEF!
Want a fun way to meet your neighbors?? By booking a Pampered Chef
Kitchen Show with me, you get to meet new people while learning to
make a delicious recipe. Invite your friends, your neighbors, your
favorite cook or cooks-in-training! Have you recently moved in? Invite
your friends and family over to check out your new house and enjoy
some tasty treats! Contact me today to schedule your Kitchen or
Catalog show!
Sonia Jensen ■ Independent Kitchen Consultant ■ 630.615.1644
www.pamperedchef.biz/soniascookin
Video to DVD Transfers
Preserve VHS or camcorder tapes on DVD. I also offer full editing with
music, titles, and menus to condense hours of footage down to an
exciting shorter version you'll watch time and again!
Gillinator Productions ■ Ryan Gillen
[email protected] ■ 630.621.7506
Principal Karen Mink
PartyLite
Decorate your home! Celebrate your life! Illuminate your spirit!
Gather together your friends, family, and HomeTown neighbors
for a PartyLite candle party. The fun is just a flicker away!
Call me to book your candle party experience.
Tammy Rodez ■ Independent Consultant ■ 630.978.0142
Editor-in-chief
Christine Walker
Yvette Potts
Jessi Tampa
Columnists
John Garretson
Lara Johnson
Karen Mink
Sara Mock
Tom Natiello
Classifieds Editor
John Garretson
Photographer
Annie DuBeau
Leo Velazquez
If you would like to join the Front Porch staff, we are always looking for reporters
and photographers. Please call Christine for more information at 978-0928.
Auto Detailing Wanting the “New Car Look”?
If your car is in need of a little TLC, give John a call. I have the
tools and the experience to do it right. Your car will have only
“show car” products used on the exterior. All services performed
by hand. Typical car WILL take a full day to “do it right”. Call
630.851.3519 to set up a time and date.
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HEAT
Welcome New Neighbors
HomeTown Events & Activities team
Jeff & Kristen Robinson
Karina Rivera & Jose Garcia
Javier & Lorenza Pagan
Marilu Rodriguez
Jesse Acosta
Nicholas & Jaiden Rose
Hancock
Roger & Sandra Dawson
Coleen Krostal & Patricia
Robertson
Jaime Alvarez
Yan Zhang & Yanan Lin
Walter & Marcia Korpalski
Albert Esparza
Jeffrey Webb & Gina Maniscalco
Dec 15
Feb 6
Feb 10
Feb 15
Feb 23
Feb 24
Mar 3
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Mark Burleson & Golda Pineda
Jesus & Leticia Hernandez
David Pederson & Kristen Burke
Carmen Castillo
Jonathan & Anna Martinez
Rajni Patel
Tim & Polly Stephen
Christopher & Valerie Taft
Keith Pope
Jeremy Brehm & Catherine
Bukrym
Maria Garcia
Valente & Alma Avila
Scott Evans
Leonardo & Guillerma Daguro
Mar 23
Mar 27
Mar 29
Mar 31
Apr 7
Apr 12
Apr 14
Apr 17
Apr 21
Apr 25
Apr 26
May 1
May 5
May 8
Emmaline Fugate
Cathy Fultz & Andrew Derwin
Aris Tsaras
Margaret Fleming
Jennifer Baker & David Rabadan
Norberta & Hector Rabadan
Jeffery Webb
Pamela Freese & Zachary
Sharkey
Jene Culp
Easther Marmila O Apigo
Arnold & Mary Jean Aquino
Debra Taylor
Rhodel & Mary Joyce Macasaet
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(H.E.A.T.) is a group of neighborhood
volunteers that are committed to
making HomeTown the best, most active
community to live in! This wonderful team
of talented individuals is responsible for
our 5 major festivals, interest groups,
sports, and much more. It’s a great way
to get to know your neighbors and be
part of a difference-making organization.
Store Scoop
If you are interested in joining our team,
contact Community Life at 630-978-0928.
DID YOU KNOW that the
HomeTown Café is a WI-FI hotspot?
Come on over, grab a coffee and enjoy
our FREE Wireless Internet Service!
With the WARMER WEATHER coming
we have lots to offer you!
Hershey’s Ice Cream, Our Famous Milk Shakes,
Fruit Smoothies, Iced Coffees and More!
Also, mark your calendars for
our SUMMER LIVE MUSIC SERIES!
Live Music in a great Atmosphere,
What more can you want?!
Dave Day!
June 16 ■ July 28 ■ August 25 ■ Music starts at 7pm
By Sara Mock and Jessi Tampa
Events for 2006
Mark these dates on your calendar and
invite your family and friends! We’ve got
something going on every season to celebrate the holidays “small town style” and
gather the neighborhood together. Watch
the Community Sign on Simms Street, in
the heart of HomeTown, for event dates and
times. For more details please see the
posters in the Post Office as the event dates
approach. If you would like more information or to volunteer for an event contact
Community Life at 630-978-0928.
July 27th is not just another day on the calendar. It’s Dave Day! Started four years ago for
We will be having our future parties at the Café !
our neighbor, Dave Zielinski, who wanted to impress a girl. It evolved from an afternoon
grill-out to an all day event with friends, family and neighbors no matter what day of the
week. The original intent of this article was to extend an invitation to all of HomeTown
to celebrate the fourth annual Dave Day: “Seas the Dave” (it’s a pirate theme) with us.
—The Garza’s, HomeTown Residents
Unfortunately, our intent has been changed to write an article to remember Dave.
Tragically, on April 12th, Dave passed away as a result of a motorcycle accident.
Who was Dave? Dave was the neighbor everyone should have known. Always
smiling, ready to hang out, generous to a fault, jungle gym for the kids and just all
around genuinely nice guy. To us, he was a big part of what makes HomeTown such
a great place to live.
So, if this July 27th, you happen to see a pirate flag and a smoking grill, come join the fun and
help us celebrate a person worth celebrating. We’ll miss you, Dave. Long live Dave Day.
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Long live Dave Day
kids @ play
HomeTown Café
■
630-499-0365
Don’t waste the time and energy leaving HomeTown…
We are here to serve you!
July 4 ■ July 4th Parade & Picnic
July 21 ■ Night Out in Aurora
August 1 ■ National Night Out
October 31 ■ Fall Festival
December 2 ■ Tree Lighting
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From The Board
Easter EGGtravaganza
Most recently the topic has come to our attention that
By Lara Johnson
It was a perfect day for the annual HomeTown Easter Eggtravaganza. The
sun was shining, the temperature was mild, and there was a faint breeze
in the air. Signs of spring were all around. The trees started to show little
green buds. The Crocus’, Daffodils, and Tulips popped up around homes
throughout the neighborhood.
many Homeowners are not clear on what Association
they belong to and who their respective Board members
are. In an effort to clear up any confusion and
miscommunication we have provided the following:
There are two different types of Associations in
Standing in the midst of Town Center Park at the gazebo were inflatable
rabbits and eggs. They seemed to be standing there waiting for perfect
photo opportunities. At one corner of the gazebo was a large white chair
for the guest of honor, the Easter Bunny.
Little boys and girls came from all directions to Town Center Park for the
annual event. Children and adults alike were dressed in their spring
clothes. Kids of all ages carried their Easter baskets of all shapes and
sizes. As they approached, eyes fell on the grassy areas. They were
covered with colored eggs scattered across the fresh green grass in the
park. But the eggs had to wait until the Easter Bunny arrived.
In the meantime, there were other things to do. Some children took
advantage of the nearby playground. Others waited in line to get a balloon
from the Community Christian Church. The crafty ones, made little
bunnies courtesy of help from the new HomeTown Child Care Center. The
hungry ones had a pretzel or nachos and drinks that were served up by
the café. Ryan Hill Realty gave everyone a chance to win a bike.
hippity hop
When the Easter Bunny arrived, everyone was broken up into
age groups. Children under three got to “search” for eggs in the
area between the gazebo and the playground. Those who had a
special ticket in their egg won a gift from Ryan Hill Realty. Then the
children over three “searched” for eggs in the grass between the
gazebo and the fountain. After every egg had been collected, the
Easter Bunny hopped on over pictures. Then the raffle was held,
and there were two winners as one boy and one girl each won
bikes from Ryan Hill Realty.
As pictures were still being taken with the Easter Bunny,
kids popped open their plastic colored eggs to discover their
treasures inside. It was a great time to hang around, visit
with neighbors, and make new friends. Join us again
next year!
HomeTown: The HomeTown Homeowners Association
(HOA) and the HomeTown Condominium Association’s
(HCA). Each association is totally separate and they
serve completely different purposes. Essentially, the
HomeTown Condominium Association’s have the
responsibility for managing and maintaining only the
condominium buildings themselves, which includes
the exteriors of the buildings and front porches. The
HomeTown Homeowners Association has the
responsibility to manage and/or maintain the entire
overall community including but not limited to the Living
Lanes, Living Courts, Motor Courts, Neighborhood Parks,
Ponds; this includes all snow removal and landscaping.
Each homeowner in HomeTown is a member of the
HomeTown Homeowners Association (HOA). In
addition to being members of the HOA, condominium
owners are members of their respective HomeTown
Condominium Association (HCA).
The following is a current list of your Board members:
Always
something to do
in HomeTown!
HOMETOWN HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION (HOA)
Yvette Potts
Adam Mock
Tom Bromann
Roger Dawson
John Garretson
Joy Macarus
Tom Natiello
HOMETOWN CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION #1
Holly Thomsen-Krug
Sandra Sarmiento
Tara Ballantyne
Peggy Arnold
Diane Diomede
HOMETOWN CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION #2
Yvette Potts
Awilda Gonzalez
Kathy Fosbinder
James Johnson
Karianne Pesjkar
Should you have any questions, comments or
concerns please feel free to contact your Property
Manager, Mindy Soldat of Foster Premier, Inc @
815-886-9505.
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Community Life Groups & Activities
CREATIVE KIDS – A volunteer led story, craft and snack time designed for kids.
At HomeTown Child Care
(Children 4 years and under must be accompanied by parent or guardian.) Creative
Kids meets in the Café the second Saturday of the month at 10am. It’s a great way to
get creative and make some new friends. If you have any questions or would like to join
the volunteer team, contact either Sara 947-8111 or Jessi 978-0466.
, the first thing
you notice is the cheery atmosphere of the facility. The center is open, airy and
extremely child friendly. A hand painted mural on the wall depicts the essence of the
HomeTown subdivision with bright colorful houses, big blades of grass and a friendly
HALO 2 GAMING GROUP - Are you looking for a place to play your favorite
smiling sun to greet those as they enter.
video game? Look no further! We meet weekly on Tuesday nights at 9pm. For more
information contact the Community Life Desk at 978-0928.
Joy Macarus, owner of HomeTown Child Care says, "This is a child safe neighborhood, which is what attracted me in
SCRAPBOOK - For seasoned croppers to beginners and anyone in between! Meet and join
the first place. We want people to feel that their children are getting the kind of love and attention here that they would
other neighbors for scrap booking (sometimes until the wee hours of the morning). Contact
the Café for more information at 499-0365.
get if they brought them to their own family." Joy has been a HomeTown resident for four years.
MOMS IN TOUCH - A group of mothers who get together and pray for their children and
school. For more information and meeting times please contact Lara Johnson at 375-6556.
The center's educational program includes phonics, baby sign language, Spanish "word" of the week and follows the
H2O: HOMETOWN HOMESCHOOLERS ORGANIZATION - Hello HomeTown
group, from infants all the way up to the after school program."
homeschoolers! Are you looking for support, encouragement and the opportunity to meet
other homeschooling families? Come join us at our next H2O parents’ meeting. We meet
the first Friday of the month and would love to see you there! For more information call
Sara Mock 947-8111 or Jessi Tampa 978-0466.
Lisa Nolan is the Director of HomeTown Child Care. She has a Bachelors Degree in Psychology and experience at Kindercare and
guidelines set by the State of Illinois for kindergarten readiness. Joy says, "We have the appropriate curriculum for each age
Children's Creative Corner. She and her husband Kevin have lived in HomeTown for four years and have two children who also
attend the center. Lisa explained how the center will keep a personal journal for each child and the staff will note and record spe-
MOMS FOR DISTRICT 131 – We are a group of women passionate about supporting
cial events or make notes during the child's day. Pink and blue baby books for infants and toddlers will be carefully filled in to keep
district 131 through proactive involvement in our schools. For meeting times and dates
please contact Christine at 692-1972.
important milestones for parents. Each child will have a daily "report card" to keep parents involved in the child's daily activities.
NEIGHBORHOOD ART EXTRAVAGANZA - This program is brought to you by the
Fox Valley Park District on Mondays from 1-3pm in the HomeTown Park. Children must be
entering 1st grade through 5th grade. The program starts June 19th and will end July 24th. Parents this exciting program
is designed to expose children to a variety of art mediums in your own backyard. Within this program the children will have
many opportunities to draw and paint, crafts and create. The cost of the program is FREE! A waiver needs to be filled out
for you child to participate. Waivers will only be available at the park starting the first day of the program. You may sign up
anytime during the days of the program. For more information call Debbie Smith at 859-8606.
MEN’S GROUP – Come join us on Saturday mornings in the Café from 7:30-9am. This is a great opportunity to meet
some neighborhood guys and make a positive impact on your community. The group leader, Tom Natiello, puts it this way,
“I have been living in HomeTown for more than a year now and I’m learning what community can be. The houses are nice
but the real advantage we have in our neighborhood is the chance to do life together through our events and activities. I’ve
come to realize that people are the best thing about HomeTown. Stop in we’d like to meet you. We’ll even feed you donuts!”
For more information please contact Tom at 236-1916.
Joy & Lisa
Special Deliveries
Grace Ella Garretson
April 5, 2006
7lbs., 4oz., 19 inches
Parents John & Becca
Jack Thomas Russo
April 30, 2006
6lbs., 7oz., 19 inches
Parents Mark and Katie
Lucas Robert DuPre’
Bryanna Nichole
Fabian
May 15, 2006
7lbs., 11oz., 21 inches
Parents Ryan & Erin
Olivia Lora Tiongco
Ramos
May 5, 2006
7lbs., 5oz., 19 inches
Parents Tom and Jennifer
Jace Christian
Robinson
August 27, 2005
7lbs., 5oz.
Parents Jamie & Maria
Big Brothers Sebastian & Reese
May 7, 2006
7lbs., 4oz., 20 inches
Parents Jeff & Kristen
Congratulations to all parents on the arrival of your precious newborns. We hope they grow up happy and healthy here in HomeTown. If you
have a Special Delivery that we have missed, please call the Community Life Desk at 630-978-0928 and we’ll publish him or her in the next newsletter.
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The center is open daily from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Children ages 6 weeks to afterschool care
are welcomed to attend. Everyone is welcome to stop by and tour the school anytime! For more
information call
630-898-HOME
or e-mail
[email protected]
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From Our Porch to Yours
Meet Your Town Center Merchant
Mommy & Me – Under New Ownership
On May 1, 2006 Mommy & Me opened under new ownership. We are
at the same location, next to the post office. Our new hours are
Tuesday thru Sunday from 12:00pm – 7:00pm. In the store you can
find new European and US popular brands for infants, toddlers, kids,
and European toys. We also have gentle used clothing for all ages.
Mommy & Me will be accepting clothing and furniture for consignment
on Tuesday, Saturday, and Sunday from 12:00pm to 6:00pm.
Our goal is to offer you the best quality with the lowest prices on
everything you need.
Mommy & Me
20% DISCOUNT
on a single item when you present this coupon
We are offering a 20% discount to our HomeTown neighbors on a
single item with this coupon.
Tell Us!
HomeTown is a truly unique place to live. Anyone who has been here any length of time can tell you a good story about what
makes this community different. Maybe you would like to tell us about a HomeTown Hero who makes a positive impact on your
neighborhood? Or you could share some pictures of neighbors enjoying a BBQ with children playing freely in their “kid safe”
sidewalks and parks?
We would love to hear from you! Contact Christine Walker at 978-0928 or
[email protected] to share your experiences with us.
Summer time is finally here which means construction in HomeTown Aurora’s Town Center has become a flurry of activity. Building #2 (the
one with the postal center) has been constructed and there is only one remaining unit available. The tenants in building #2 consists of : The
Loft sales office, the postal center, Mommy & me, and Ryan Hill Realty.
Believe it or not, building #1 (the building nearest Four Seasons Blvd) has been completed! The tenant; HomeTown Child Care, opened for
business on May 1st. They have an open door policy and welcome all residents and neighbors to stop by and check out the new facility.
Three of the five spaces available in building #4 (building nearest Serendipity) are currently leased. Shamrock Mortgage will occupy two of
the spaces, and one other space will be occupied by an American Family Insurance Agency. There are currently two spaces available in
building #4
Building #3, the one which commenced construction in early spring, should be complete by the end of summer with the first couple of
commercial tenants moving in soon after.
With the residential and commercial space becoming occupied, the Town Center and Town Center Park (TCP) should be full of activity this
coming summer. As this will be a very popular place to “hang out”. We have created a few simple rules so that everyone may feel welcome to enjoy Town Center Park.
1. Dogs are welcome, but MUST be kept on the sidewalks and parkways around TCP and MUST be kept on a leash. As a friendly
reminder, please do not forget to clean up after little “Fido”.
2. If you would like to host a party at Town Center Park, or some
other meeting of ten (10) or more persons present, please be sure to
contact me at the number listed below for availability and guidelines.
3. At the west end of TCP (near Four Seasons Blvd.) we have a kids’
interactive water fountain. Anyone may use the fountain, but it is
recommended that a parent/guardian be present. On the east side of
TCP (near Serendipity Dr.) we have our Community Fountain.
Although we welcome children throwing pennies into the fountain
(all proceeds donated to charity), we ask that parents/guardians not
allow their children or pets play on or in the fountain.
4. Please note: There are “HomeTown” chairs scattered throughout
TCP for your enjoyment. The chairs are a permanent fixture in the park
and are meant to remain within the park for your convenience. Please
do not “borrow” the chairs and take them out of Town Center Park.
5. Above all, please have fun and enjoy the park!!!
In the Town Center we have units available for rent from 600 square feet up to 6700 square feet at very competitive rates. We also have 530
square feet (currently two ~265 square foot units), and a 739 square foot unit (ready for immediate occupancy) at the Bigelow Homes main
office, located at the east end of Town Center Park. Please feel free to contact me if you, or someone you know, would like more information
regarding leasing space in the Town Center.
I look forward to seeing you at the exciting HomeTown events.
John Garretson ■ Property Manager
Please contact: John Garretson @ 630.631.0730
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E-Mail: [email protected]
Please note that the parking at Town Center is for commercial customers and tenant use only. Also, the parking lots on both the
north and south side of the Bigelow main office are for Bigelow employees and business visitors exclusively. Violators may be towed.
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