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August 14, 2022 Update from the Mayor

Mayor Message

After a several year hiatus, the Hickory Hills Street Fair is back!  This year the Street Fair is on the same weekend as the Hickory Hills Park District Carnival.  The Street Fair its usual craft vendors, but also will feature a car show, food trucks and new adult beverage offerings in the entertainment tent.  Do not forget to join us in the entertainment tent on Saturday, August 27 for a concert featuring music from the band American Pie.  As always, the Street Fair is FREE. 

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Special Thanks to Hickory Hills Resident Peter Torres For Sponsoring Street Fair Entertainment

Peter Torres, Business Development Manager at 1st Premier Restoration, recently appeared at a city council meeting to advise that 1st Premier Restoration wished to sponsor all of the bands in the entertainment tent at the Street Fair.  This City is most grateful for Peter’s generous donation and I just wanted to share the good news!    Peter’s business information is below.    

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Hickory Hills Carnival Pricing Information Below

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O’Callaghan Children Brighten Our Evening At City Council Meeting

Several weeks ago I received a voice mail from a former west suburban village trustee who wanted to make us aware of the good deeds of some local Hickory Hills children.  Jack, Saoirse and Fiadh O’Callaghan (Pictured below), learned of a horrible domestic violence incident involving the former trustee’s infant granddaughter.  The children immediately decided that they wished to raise money to support the baby’s recovery.  The kids set up a front yard stand to sell their cherished Pokemon cards and raised over $100 to help the baby!  The grandfather and his family were so touched by this gesture that he wanted to make sure that everyone in their hometown was aware. 

At our last city council meeting we recognized the O’Callaghan children and the recovering baby and her family surprised us all by attending the ceremony and presenting the children with thank you gifts from the family.  Baby Blake Lynn is gorgeous and we hope that she continues to heal and fully recover. 

City Comprehensive Plan Open House Wednesday, August 17 5 p.m.- 7p.m. at City Hall

Help us prioritize planning initiatives for the future of Hickory Hills! Join us for a public visioning community open house Wednesday, August 17th at City Hall. The open house format is informal, feel free to stop by anytime between 5-7pm.

Can’t make the open house? Find the planning team at a pop-up booth at Hickory Hills Farmers Market, Friday, August 19th and stay tuned for more information on a follow up survey.

Learn more at https://engage.cmap.illinois.gov/hickory-hills-comprehensive-plan.

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Have a Great Week!

Mayor Mike