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June 20205 Hello From Glancer Magazine 7 Scene Around Suburbia 9 5 Things to Do 10 COVER: #WineDream 12 Fabulous Family 13 Styles of Summer 14 10 Backyard Trends 16 U N I T Y 17 Literary Local 18 Glancing the Gallant 20 Real Estate 24 To Give, To Inspire 26 VOTE TODAY! Best of the Best 27 Health News 29 Dental Days 30 NEW! Clementine Naperville 32 Dining + Cabaret 34 #Summer2020 Toys & More 36 Hello! From Naper Settlement 38 Glancing the Gallant BONUS! 42 Kid Stuff 43 Mom’s Little Black Book 44 7 Spectacular Sandy Hot Spots All Features Available In Digital Soft Version + as Shareable Feature Stories Online at www.GlancerMagazine.comSUMMER BLISS Featuring Backyard Trends, Shopping, Wine & More! This issue has been so enjoyable to put together with #TeamGlancer, as it is themed Summer Bliss and filled with pages that are meant to make you smile. With everything that our community has endured these past few months, it’s time for some happiness to be spread around town ♥ and we are happy to be part of that mission through our uplifting stories and heartfelt local tributes. As businesses were just starting to open up and rebuild after the COVID-19 ‘Shelter In Place Order’ there was a certain sense of relief in the air– a feeling that everything would be OK. We would all come back stronger than ever. Then, the west suburban community was stricken with unthinkable vi-olence in Naperville as looters who were disguised as protesters, infil-trating a peaceful protest being held in the name of George Floyd. With protests still going on locally, many businesses are boarded up, but remain hopeful. May you find peace in the coming days and be kind to everyone you meet. Thank you for reading from all of us at Glancer Magazine. Lindy Kleivo Publishing Director, West Suburban Area lkleivo@glancermagazine.comTMTABLE OF CONTENTST E A M   G L A N C E R PUBLISHER Glancer Magazine, Inc. PUBLISHING DIRECTOR Lindy Kleivo EDITORIAL | Print + Digital Kristen Kucharski Columnist / Writer Mindy Kyle Columnist / Writer Stephanie Schmoker Dining Critic Tiffany Schmoker Dining Critic SALES / MARKETING Lindy Kleivo Publishing Director PHOTOGRAPHY Mike Catuara Features Photographer P U B L I C A T I O N S GLANCER MAGAZINE A West Suburban Chicago Lifestyle Magazine Featuring the Best of West Suburban Chicago for Communities In DuPage, Kane & Kendall GLANCERMAGAZINE.COM A Hyper-Local Daily Features Site Highlighting On Trend Stories for Communities In DuPage, Kane & Kendall GLANCER GO-TO GUIDE Highlighting Local On Trend Features for For Communities In DuPage, Kane & Kendall C O N T A C T  U S EDITORIAL Press Releases, Local Events, Community News ADVERTISING Digital Advertising + Local Marketing Solutions SUBSCRIPTIONS Monthly Soft Version + Daily Digital www.glancermagazine.comGlancer Magazine, highlighting the best of DuPage, Kane & Kendall Counties, is produced by Glancer Magazine, Inc. Glancer Magazine, You’ve Been Glanced and the Glancer logo are registered trademarks of Glancer Magazine, Inc. All rights reserved. Print and digital magazine reproduction in whole or in part is strictly prohibited. JUNE 2020 | Vol 19 Backyard Summer Bliss This month we celebrate summer at home with backyard bliss including outdoor party planning, landscape design, fun for the kids and more. Plus, resident features that will uplift and inspire. Subscribe today at ©Copyright 2020 All Rights Reserved Glancer Magazine, Inc. Glancer Magazine • JUNE 2020 • WESTERN SUBURBS •5JUNE2020

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Downtown Downers Grove (June 5) After a night of peaceful protesting in Naperville turned vio-lent, Downers Grove businesses boarded up in preparation of an upcoming protest. DG residents came together to decorate with colorful symbols and words of peace and kindness. Photos by Mike Catuara • Invite Us to Your Next Event • Downtown Naperville (June 5) After a week of peaceful protesting, with one night leading to the destruction of 30 downtown businesses, res-idents of Naperville came together to post signs of unity and peace. Photos by Mike Catuara • Invite Us to Your Next Event • www.GlancerMagazine.comSCENE AROUND SUBURBIAscenearoundSuburbiaYou’ve Been Glanced!Photos by Mike Catuara Visit Us Online for Hundreds of Additional Photos from Each of these Events at Magazine • JUNE 2020 • WESTERN SUBURBS •7

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2. HELP REMOVE TRASH FROM THE OCEAN  AND COASTLINES WITH 4 OCEAN BRACELETS LEARNING EXPRESS–4 Ocean Bracelets! Every bracelet pur-chased funds the removal of one pound of trash from the ocean and coastlines. Wear it as a reminder to curb your plastic habit, live more sustainably, and encourage others to take action to protect what they love. Available at Learning Express in Glen Ellyn. Check website for hours. product-list/storeproducts/?store=130 SUMMER 20205 Things to Do1. 95th STREET FARMERS MARKET Open June 4 at the 95th Street Library Naperville Park District and the 95th Street Li-brary are pleased to announce that the 95th Street Farmers Market will open for its third season on Thursday, June 4. The Market will be held on Thursdays from 3:00-7:00 p.m. in the parking lot of the 95th Street Library, located at 3015 Cedar Glade Drive in Naperville. 4. PLAN FOR FUTURE KITCHEN, BATH & BASEMENT  HOME UPDATES AT MYHOMEWERKS.COM  NAPERVILLE– Recognized as a premiere remodeling company, with a 10,000 square foot showroom in Naperville, HomeWerks has a beautiful online gallery of photos and ideas to help you plan your next remodeling dream come true. Now’s a great time to start planning your next kitchen, bath or basement project! Family owned and operated since 1996, HomeWerks specializes in full service remodeling. The kitchen and bath displays are in-teractive, allowing visitors to experience many product features first hand. With the focus of providing high quality products, pro-fessional installation and exceptional customer service HomeWerks Kitchen and Bath • 3. VISIT AQUAVIVA WINERY MAPLE PARK & SYCAMORE Experience Grape-To-Glass In North-ern Illinois at this beautifully rare find just 50 miles outside of Chicago. Acquaviva Winery is a serenade to the sense. A pastoral palace fueled by award-winning wine. We're a full service winery, tast-ing room, & bistro overlooking the grapes that sculpt our wines. Located in Maple Park, Illinois , our family invites you to absorb the sights, sounds, and flavors of Italy, livened by a Midwestern pulse. Check website for event upates. 5. ENJOY OPENING DAY AT THE VINTAGE MARKET CO. • JUNE 12 FORMERLY KNOWN AS VINTAGE MARKET, UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT NORTH AURORA–Re-opening of what was previously known as The Vintage Mar-ket. Come shop some of your favorite vendors and some new favorites! Open 10-6 in North Aurora at 21 South Lincolnway. www.thevintagemarketplacecompany.comGlancer Magazine • JUNE 2020 • WESTERN SUBURBS • 9

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COVER STORY10 • WESTERN SUBURBS • JUNE 2020 • Glancer Magazine #WineDream Naperville Couple Shares on their Endeavor of a Lifetime

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A Message to Follow Your Dreams and Live Fully The “Stay at Home Order” can provide just the right amount of time for most to sit back and reflect on their life while also projecting future goals. It can allow one to ask the question, “am I living every day to its fullest – following my dreams – remembering life is truly short”? Mary Roy and Bob Covert are both physicians with long careers in Nap-erville. They have six kids; all Benet Academy graduates with successful careers. They lived full-time in Naperville from 1995-2015 where Mary owned and managed Midwest Center for Advanced Imaging near White Eagle. Bob is a Neonatologist still working every few weeks in the Edward Neonatal ICU, a member of DuPage Neonatology Associates, and has been Medical Director of the Neonatal ICU, caring for critically ill babies at Edward Hospital since 1996. About 10 years ago, Mary and Bob were considering their future in retire-ment and received a brochure in the mail advertising an online program in Winemaking and Viticulture, and next thing they knew they were imag-ining the real possibility of carving out a niche in wine country as their own. After a two-year exhaustive search for the perfect property, they found their dream in Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County, California and pur-chased it in 2013, subsequently building a wine cave, tasting room, green-house and gardens, and ultimately transforming the site into the most charming winery in Northern California named Capo Creek. Mary and Bob began producing wine and revitalized the vineyard with or-ganic techniques, new vine plantings, modern irrigation, soil amendments, beneficial cover crops, and bluebird boxes and opened their wine cave in 2017 and the Winery Tasting Room in 2018. Capo Creek has now become a hidden-gem wine destination known for its unique and private wine and food experiences with tours. When COVID-19 hit, they began offering virtual tasting experiences, where all their Illinois west suburban friends, and those from other states, could join an online interactive food and wine tasting, as well as WINE BINGO. The Capo logo reflects a lifestyle that intersects love, laughter, sunshine, music and of course, great wine……and is a simple reminder to everyone to follow your dreams and live life fully because you never know when the world will stop as we know it. Glancer Magazine • JUNE 2020 • WESTERN SUBURBS • 11

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1014 • WESTERN SUBURBS • JUNE 2020 • Glancer Magazine TREND #1 | Local Meat Markets TRENDING LOCAL MEAT MARKETS OFFER NEW RECIPES With the local meat shortage due to the pandemic, many are turning to their local meat markets for quality items. Popular for summer include unique, never-tried-before recipes. Grilling isn’t only for hot dogs, hamburgers and chicken! Visit your favorite local meat markets and try something new this summer. A couple of favorites include: Caseys Foods, Naperville, Ream’s Meat Market, Elburn, Prime & Tender Meats, Hinsdale, TREND #2 | Albariño Wine TRENDING SUMMER WINES TO LOVE There’s nothing more relaxing than sitting out back, taking in the sounds of summer, sipping your favorite glass of wine. Trending wines for summer in-clude Riesling, for its sweet aroma; Albariño, Spain’s quintessential refresh-ing white wine made from a variety of white grapes; and, of course Rose– a steadfast favorite! We can’t forget to mention Moscato. Aldi’s Moiselle Mos-cato to DELIGHTFUL! Cheers. TRENDSCreate Your Own Backyard FunWith these TrendsBACKYARD TRENDS 2020

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TREND #3 | MinniDip Pools STEP RIGHT IN & FEEL REFRESHED WITH THIS HOT TREND Who says blow up pools are for kids? The pandemic brought the closure of countless west suburban pools and with it came the de-sire for a solution to hot summer days. With these you can splash away your days in style. Available at TREND #4 | Printed Pillows ADD COLORFUL PILLOWS TO YOUR OUTDOOR SPACE If you’re looking for one way to bring the indoors out, add some splashy patterned pillows - the more colorful, the better. Many stores are offering pillow covers now, so you can switch up, mix and match, and trade trends from season to season. Visit Nona Jo’s and Velvet Grace for fun home accessories, some pillow styles avail-able. TREND #5 | Mocking REST AWAY YOUR AFTERNOONS WITH THIS FUN TREND One of the hottest trends of summer is the Hammock. Are you ready to start mocking? Mocking enthusiasts are spending their after-noons setting up and chilling in a hammock with no plans at all but to enjoy the pure relaxation while suspended effortlessly in a sling of fabric, rope or netting.  July 22 is National Hammock Day, so don’t be surprised if you see mockers hanging around in the trees. TREND #6 | The Outdoor Bar TOAST THE DAY WITH FAMILY, FRIENDS & NEIGHBORS COVID-19 has many of us retreating to our backyard on more summer evenings than we may have originally planned. Now’s a great time to put in an outdoor bar complete with a counter, re-fridgerator and bar stools. There are many creative DIY designs available, or hire an expert. Cheers to summer! TREND #7 | Exterior Rugs TRADITIONAL DESIGNS ON TREND FOR EXTERIOR RUGS Outdoor rugs are an easy way to add some traditional decor to your outdoor dining or lounging area. The latest styles are showing tradi-tional patterns in natural, taupes and gray hues. Ther ideal way to jazz up your deck or patio. Beautiul styles availabel at your favorite local home decor shop or interior design gallery. TREND #8 | Backyard Yoga TAKE YOUR RELAXING SPLURGE OUTBACK Bring a little om into your backyard with yoga. One of yoga’s (many) beauties is it can literally be done anywhere. And it turns out nature enhances your practice in an entirely different way than a studio does. Enjoy increased wakeful relaxation and internal focus—two pretty important components of a rewarding yoga practice. TREND #9 | LED Lighting Kits ILLUMINATE YOUR OUTDOOR AREA  Good lighting is a must for any dining and lounging area, allowing you to get the absolute most out of your backyard. One of the best ways to install lighting outdoors, according to John Barnes, who is a design expert with Lamps Plus, is using a DIY Landscape Lighting Kit. “Easy to install plug-in kits come complete with everything you need: LED lights, plug-in transformer, and wire.” TREND #10 | Miss Kim Lilacs THE PERFECT SHRUB FOR SMALLER SPACES Looking for just the right addition to your backyard landscaping, but you don’t want to over do-it or under-do it? The Miss Kim lilac has smaller flower clusters and is a smaller shrub than the traditional common "French" lilac. Being compact, it is a good choice if you're pressed for room in your yard. Its flower buds are less likely to be damaged by frost as it is a later-bloomer. Available at your favorite ocal nursery. Glancer Magazine • JUNE 2020• WESTERN SUBURBS • 15

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♥16 • WESTERN SUBURBS • JUNE 2020 • Glancer Magazine Peaceful Protest In Yorkville On June 2 in Yorkville’s downtown business district a peaceful protest took place. This photo was posted in social media by Yorkville Police Depart-ment with the following sentiment: “We take great pride in our community and all of its members. This photo was captured at the pro-test. The YPD believes in unity and equality for all.” #respect #equality #communityUNITYSIGN OF THE Locations In Wheaton & Geneva

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Meet Michelle Schaub, Author of Dream Big, Little Scientists: A Bedtime Book DOWNERS GROVE–When Downers Grove author, Mi-chelle Schaub’s three children were little, they were natu-rally drawn to science. As a family, they visited many museums and read stacks of nonfiction science books. The early love of science stuck with them, and they are all now headed into STEM fields. “The love stuck with me, too,” says Michelle. “It inspired me to write a children’s book to spark the next generation of little scientists.” Dream Big, Little Scientists: A Bedtime Book is an innova-tive bedtime story focused on twelve kids and their individ-ual love for different STEM fields, from astronomy to oceanography to physics. Their bedrooms are decorated to highlight their field interest, including posters of real scien-tists. As each child prepares themselves for bed, the young reader is immersed in descriptions and facts for each science, written in simple terms. Michelle has also written extension materials on her website to further explore any interest that has been sparked. A previous middle school language arts teacher and author of two children’s poetry collections, Michelle is passionate about educating and boosting literacy through children’s picture books. Dream Big, Little Scientists: A Bedtime Book is available locally through Anderson’s Bookstores or online through Amazon and Barnes and Noble. Literary LocalCELEBRATING AUTHORSby Mindy Kyle Photos SubmittedKNOW A LOCAL AUTHOR?  We’d Love to Meet Them! Introduce Us at editorial@glancermagazine.comGlancer Magazine • JUNE 2020• WESTERN SUBURBS • 17

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Leah McCloskey A Picture is Worth Thousand Words On a typical weekend summer day, Leah, a henna artist and py-rographer, would be drawing on people at festivals or going to art fairs and seeing live music at local pubs. She would also be help-ing people relieve stress and pain through her licensed massage therapy practice and Brinka Chiropractic. During the “Shelter in Place” order, she began creating sidewalk chalk art to show love and support through the only way she knew how. When civil unrest proceeded to hit the world just as we entered Phase 3, Leah chalked the State of Liberty donned with a mask with arms of all races raised together - “Liberty is not Liberty un-less for all”. It was a picture worth a thousand words. She drew the piece to express her emotions – “my heart hurt, my head hurt, and my soul was weeping,” she shares. “I felt power-less to help and it is not my voice that needs to be heard today; so, the only way I felt I could get my emotions out and create a safe space was to draw what I felt.” She first created a Liberty piece in henna on her hand, then de-cided to attempt to burn it on wood. The original design has an American flag in the background and is titled "Liberty is Weeping" – with viral tears to represent the virus. In the next drawing, Leah added the fists because she is angry and wants her friends and community to know she supports them and is here for them. After receiving many requests, the drawing will be made into prints and other items with all net proceeds being donating to Black Lives Matter and the Brave Space Alliance. “I will continue to use my voice and my art to spread Alliance and peace; but, it is not my voice that needs to be heard, right now it is my job to shut up and listen and let the voices of those that have been oppressed for far too long be heard.” -Kristen Kuchraski NOMINATE A NEIGHBOR Glancing the GallantCELEBRATING LOCAL18 • WESTERN SUBURBS • JUNE 2020 • Glancer Magazine

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PERSONABLE, ENERGETIC & CREATIVE REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONAL SUSAN COLELLA OF BAIRD & WARNER This proud Naperville resident shares that helping local sellers and buyers doesn’t feel like work making it easy to be dedicated and re-sults oriented When she is hired to list a home she gains much of the marketing inspiration from her sellers when she asks “ what do you love about your home?” From there she designs high end cus-toms booklets with professional photography & drone shots, de-scriptions of updates, & develops unique ways to target the right buyers on the internet. Restyling her listings with professional stag-ing , 3D tours great for out of state buyers and constant follow up with all parties are all included for her recipe of success! Susan is currently meeting with sellers & buyers now in anticipation of a thriv-ing Spring market~ Call luxury listing agent Susan Colella anytime to discuss your real estate goals for 2020. Susan Colella, Baird & Warner, (630) 946-3813Susan Colella20 • WESTERN SUBURBS • JUNE 2020 • Glancer Magazine

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REAL ESTATE NEWSGLEN ELLYN AUCTION BIDDING TO BE HELD JUNE 9-12 GLEN ELLYN–Situated on three-plus wooded acres with sprawling lawns, 1S415 Sunnybrook Road in Glen Ellyn, Illi-nois will auction online next month with bidding to be held June 9-12 via Previously offered for $3.695 million, the property will sell No Reserve, to the highest bidder. This incredible, sprawling New Eng-land-style estate combines luxury and privacy with spa-cious grounds and elegant details. With an open floor plan and soaring ceilings, magnificent windows and doors, and hardwood floors throughout, the estate is filled with thoughtful touches. The historic village of Glen Ellyn offers shopping at boutiques on Main Street, outstanding locally-owned restaurants, and is set just 20 miles from downtown Chicago. The prop-erty is available for showings daily by appointment, virtual open houses, and for private virtual showings. 1s415-sunnybrook-road-glen-ellyn-illinoisREAL ESTATEGlancer Magazine • JUNE 2020• WESTERN SUBURBS • 21

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CREATIVE MARKETING STRATEGIES PENNY O’BRIEN – One word that consistently comes to clients’ minds when they think of Penny O’Brien is “hustle.” As a Seller Representative Specialist, she loves meeting with sellers to discuss pre-market home improvements and guide them to make their home “showtime ready” when it hits the market. She strongly be-lieves in professional staging and offers it as a complimentary service. With a reputation for “good-looking listings,” she helps clients realize a higher return and quicker sale. Penny says “Staging transforms a home from average to amazing”. Penny O'Brien Broker Relocation Specialist / Negotiation Expert (630) 207-7001 • Read Penny’s Local Industry Expert Column at Penny O’Bien22 • WESTERN SUBURBS • JUNE 2020 • Glancer Magazine

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4225 EVERGREEN DRIVE Beautiful Home In Lisle LISLE–This home is a rare west suburban find, tucked away off of Warrenville Road. The 5 bed-room (+office), 4 bath, 2 story hillside ranch sits on 1 2/3 acres, providing nature views year-round. Newly remodeled throughout with high-end finishes. Granite counters, marble backsplash and windowsills, heated master bath floor, hard woods and ceramic tile on first floor. New fur-nace, 2 hot water heaters and roof. Charm and quality of a home built in 1950's, the Prairie-style home is steps from the Morton Arboretum. Very private area but close to expressway, dining and shopping. Top ranked Lisle schools and convenient to Benet Academy. Listed by Caroline Neveril of At Properties. Magazine • JUNE 2020• WESTERN SUBURBS • 23

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118 • WESTERN SUBURBS • MAY 2020 • Glancer Magazine To Give, To InspireCARING + SHARINGA Monthly Caring + Sharing Column24 • WESTERN SUBURBS • JUNE 2020 • Glancer Magazine

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Our community shut-down due to the COVID-19 pandemic has af-fected all of us in so many ways. Everyone has their own unique ex-periences and struggles, but one of the groups I personally worried about was victims of domestic abuse and how they were faring being secluded with their abusers. Mutual Ground, the Aurora-based, not-for-profit social service agency for domestic and sexual violence victims, had concerns as well. Since 1975, Mutual Ground has provided free and con-fidential victim-centered services for southern Kane and Kendall Counties, as well as Aurora in DuPage County. Their services include crisis hotline, emergency shelter, legal advocacy, individual, group and family counseling, hospital response and prevention education. “Our serv-ices are so comprehensive that we really ‘wrap our arms’ around the client to provide for a variety of needs so they can effectively move forward towards a safe and healthy life,” says Kathy Melone, Advancement Director of Mu-tual Ground. According to the Illinois Coalition against Domestic Vio-lence (ICADV), one in four women and one in seven men will experience domestic violence in their lives. In 2019, Mutual Ground provided support services for 1055 adult victims and 406 child victims and responded to 7,278 domestic violence and sexual assault hotline calls. They also believe heavily in prevention education and had presentations at over 100 area schools to close to 59,000 students. The challenge during these times is to still be available to provide these much- needed services to victims. Their emergency shelter remains open to current clients and to new shelter residents on a case-by-case basis, dependent on situation and health risk. “We have been extremely lucky to have had a strong community support,” says Kathy. “Many meals have been dropped off for residents, as well as cleaning and essential supplies.” Emergency hotlines have remained open and staffed 24-hours-per-day, and counseling services are offered through telehealth services, although this has been more difficult with the increased lack of privacy from abusers. Although their volunteer program has suspended all ac-tivities at this time, they are still accepting volunteer ap-plications for a variety of upcoming opportunities. Other ways to currently help are meal and supply donations as well as financial donations, since the cancellation and rescheduling of their Spring Gala Fundraiser has left a huge whole in their budget. More information on vol-unteering and donating can be found on their website at . We thank you, Mutual Ground, for working to keep our community residents safe ABOUT THE WRITER Mindy Kyle is passionate about helping people discover what brings them joy and to live a full, healthy and happy life. She has her Master of Fine Arts degree in creative writing from DePaul Univer-sity and is a veteran of Chicago’s the-ater and commercial world as well as a graduate of the Second City Improv School. Mindy lives in Naperville with her husband, three children and the cutest dog in the land. VIEW MINDY’S MONTHLY COLUMN AT Inside Look at Mutual Ground In AuroraCARING + SHARINGGlancer Magazine • JUNE 2020• WESTERN SUBURBS • 25

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26 • WESTERN SUBURBS • JUNE 2020 • Glancer Magazine VOTE TODAY! COMING AUGUST 2020

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HEALTH + WELLNESSCONTINUING TO CARE FOR YOU Keeping your family well is your top priority right now and at DuPage Medical Group, it's theirs too. They recognize that your healthcare needs don’t disappear during a pandemic like this, which is why they're continuing to serve their patients safely at their clinics and through virtual visits. Whether you need primary or specialty care, you can connect with your physician securely on your mobile device or computer through the MyDMG Health app. Visit face-to-face with a provider via video visit, message with a physician over e-Visit or schedule your next in-office appointment online, all from the comfort of home. Take care of your family’s healthcare to-do list today at SUMMER 2020HEALTH NEWSGET 1-ON-1 PERSONAL TRAINING AT H4 TRAINING WHEATON & GENEVA–It’s time to take care of #1! This program is best for individuals with very specific needs who require dedicated attention. H-4’s sessions focus on the spe-cific goals of each client with workouts tailored to each per-son. Visit online t learn more and to check out the many other programs available to you. Watch for a Q & A inside every issue of Glancer Maga-zine in 2018 written by H4 Training's founder, Hank Ebel-ing. H4 Training, Wheaton & Geneva locations. services/personal-training/ NUMBER ONE PROVIDER OF  COOLSCULPTING IN THE MIDWEST WESTERN SUBURBS–Concierge Medi-cal Spa is a luxury medical spa with highly trained physicians, nurse practitioners and estheticians offering the most com-prehensive esthetic medical services. From body contouring to highly advanced future-forward restorative and non-surgi-cal cosmetic procedures, our esthetic ex-perts are some of the best in the industry. As the number one provider of Cool-sculpting in the Midwest and Top 200 in the country of Allergan injectors, our serv-ices produce excellent results and have high client satisfaction. RESPONSE FUND FOR NURSES WESTERN SUBURBS–America's nurses are on the front lines of the fight against coronavirus, pro-viding safe, quality, compassionate and nondis-criminatory care to those they serve, many of whom are doing so at significant risk to their own well-being. The American Nurses Foun-dation, the philanthropic arm of the American Nurses Association, created the Coronavirus Response Fund for Nurses to provide direct financial assistance, mental health support and science- and data-based information to nurses serving on the front lines. "Nurses always answer the call to serve their patients, communities and country dur-ing times of crisis," said American Nurses Foundation Chair Tim Porter-O'Grady, DM, EdD, ScD (h), APRN, FAAN, FACCWS. "As we confront the new and emerging challenges of this pandemic, nurses are and will continue serving on the front lines in extraordinary ways." www.thanksnurses.orgKROEHLER FAMILY YMCA CLOSES PERMANENTLY DUE TO COVID-19 NAPERVILLE–The YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago announced today that it must make the painful deci-sion to permanently close the Kroehler Family YMCA effective June 1, 2020. The Kroehler Family Y is one of three centers that will not reopen - the other two locations are Lattof YMCA in Des Plaines and the Leaning Tower YMCA in Niles. The clo-sures are necessary to safeguard the financial sta-bility of the overall association so that it can continue to serve families and youth across the Chi-cagoland area.Glancer Magazine • JUNE 2020• WESTERN SUBURBS • 27

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FAMILY DENTISTRY WITH A WIDE ARRAY OF SERVICES Valley View Dental offers an array of general and cos-metic dentistry, periodontal, dental implants, oral surgery, and orthodontic procedures, including traditional braces, Invisalign, teeth whitening, CEREC one-day crowns and even same day emergency visits. With a large staff of multi-lingual doctors, on-site labs at each location, and extended business and weekend hours, Valley View Den-tal has the ability to treat patients according to their own schedules and convenience. Stop by and see why others in the community have trusted Valley View Dental for al-most 20 years. Valley View Dental Located In Naperville, Montgomery & Romeoville.DENTALDaysGlancer Magazine • JUNE 2020• WESTERN SUBURBS • 29HEALTH + WELLNESS

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Naperville Residential Eating Disorder Facility Brings Hope to Adolescent Girls Eating disorders can affect people at any age, but the risk is higher for ad-olescents. And with the COVID-19 crisis, eating disorders are unfortunately more of a concern than ever. To help, Clementine Naperville will open this month, offering eating disorder treatment for adolescent girls between the ages of 11 and 17. Clementine is an affiliate of Monte Nido & Affiliates, the na-tion’s leading provider of eating disorder treatment. Its Nap-erville program will offer residential programming for adolescent girls seeking treatment for anorexia nervosa, bu-limia nervosa, binge eating disorder or exercise addiction. According to the National Eating Disorder As-sociation, 20 million women in the U.S. will have an eating disorder at some point in their lives. Adolescents with eating dis-orders may try to hide their symp-toms from those around them, but warning signs that parents should look for include constant or repet-itive dieting, evidence of vomiting or laxative use, hiding, hoarding or stealing food, and excessive exer-cise patterns, among others. “With any eating disorder, early treat-ment intervention is optimal. Clementine provides customized treatment that cor-relates with long-term health and greatly im-proves chances of full recovery," said Joel Jahraus, MD, Chief Medical Officer of Monte Nido & Affiliates. When eating disorders are left untreated, they can lead to grave physical and psychological consequences. Eating dis-orders have the highest mortality rate of any mental health illness, and young women who have anorexia nervosa have a mortality rate twelve times higher than their peers.Clementine NapervilleHEALTH + WELLNESSTeatment for Adolescents30 • WESTERN SUBURBS • JUNE 2020 • Glancer Magazine

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Unfortunately, due to the pandemic, those recovering from eating disorders could be at risk of relapsing. With daily routines disrupted and social interaction limited, adolescents have been forced out of activities that may have been a part of their eating disorder recovery plans. “The mission of Clementine Naperville is to help adolescents replace their eat-ing disorder with healthy skills and a deep understanding of how to live a life that reflects their individuality,” said Jahraus. The new facility provides the highest level of medical and psychiatric care outside of a hospital setting, with 24-hour nursing in a comfortable, home-life environment. Treatment is integrated with personalized clinical and nutritional care, as well as academic and family support. For more information, contact 855-900-2221, or visit NEW to the Naperville AreaHEALTH + WELLNESSGlancer Magazine • JUNE 2020• WESTERN SUBURBS • 31

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Summer is here and it’s time to treat yourself to some local din-ing delights. Here’s a fun list to help get you started. Bon appe-tit! MIMOSAS AT THE HEN HOUSE WHEATON–If you’re looking for a SUPER CUTE breakfast and lunch restaurant focusing on a more decadent but healthy al-ternative to your average breakfast lunch restaurants, you’ve found it! Offering unique Mimosas with variations including a signature apple cider mimosa, as well as Bloody Mary’s. Bev-erages are also available for pickup because as they say, ‘brunch without bubbly is just a sad breakfast’. Please view each establishment website for operational up-dates due to COVID-19 DINING DELIGHTSWEST SUBURBAN DININGDININGDINING + COCKTAILS32 • WESTERN SUBURBS • JUNE 2020 • Glancer Magazine

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DINING + COCKTAILSCocktailsSURPRISE DAD WITH CATCHIN’ RAYS From Alter Brewing In Downtown St. Charles ST. CHARLES–Catchin' Rays 6-packs are now available at Alter Brewing + Kitchen in St. Charles! It’s their first low-cal beer is a crisp, clean, and crushable IPA brewed with Cascade hops for a subtle grapefruit citrus aroma. Dad will LOVE it. This location is a full service restuarant with a 10-barrel brew house, 16 taps, pri-vate dining room event space, and an awesome all-seasons patio with a container bar. WHEATON’S NEW HOT SPOT Hale Street Cantina Invites You In WHEATON–OK, how fun is this? Get ready for de-licious Mexican-American Fare, creative cocktails and great service. The owners of a few local favor-ites are now bringing the authentic flavors of classic Mexican dishes with approachable American dishes to the heart of Wheaton. They started their business with Jackson Avenue Pub in Naperville, expanded to Main Street Pub in Glen Ellyn and Main Street Pub in St. Charles, and now Wheaton. The menu is evolving and the building is cozy– what more could you ask for? One more thing. Don’t forget to ask for the beer menu. THE WATERFRONT PATIO OVERLOOKING FOX RIVER A Beautiful View at Hotel Baker ST. CHARLES–Hotel Baker is excited to open the patio overlooking the Fox River on the weekends. Food, beverage and live entertainment are to be expected throughout the summer - check website for updates. Glancer Magazine • JUNE 2020• WESTERN SUBURBS • 33

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SPROUTI PALZ ORB Sprouti Palz are cute, stylized, fun-loving characters that sprout hair. They come in three styles, each with a differ-ent vibe. Kids can have fun trimming the tresses. Maybe a mohawk or a mullet? It’s up to the stylist! At Anderson’s Toy Shop In Naperville SLIME TIE DYE  Now you can create your own scented Tie-Dye colored slimes. Have fun mixing and stretching slime creating tie-dye color effects! It's so fun and easy! At Learning Express Locations In Geneva, Naperville &  Glen EllynGIANT EASEL Art projects boost creativity, fine motor skills and emotional expression. The kids will have lots of creative fun with this giant inflatable easel. At Learning Express Locations In Geneva, Naperville &  Glen Ellyn34 • WESTERN SUBURBS • JUNE 2020 • Glancer Magazine

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Naper Settlement Opens to the Public with New Safety Requirements NAPERVILLE– Naper Settlement, Naper-ville’s award-winning outdoor history mu-seum, announced today it will reopen to the public on Tuesday, June 2 with limited capacity and strict social distancing and safety requirements for staff, volunteers, and visitors. The announcement and the museum’s opening plan aligns with the state’s five-phased approach to reopening the economy, the City of Naperville’s rec-ommendations, and follows guidance from health officials. All visitors will be required to wear face masks inside all build-ings and when social distancing cannot be maintained out-doors. Visitors are required to maintain social distancing guidelines by staying 6 feet from other visitor groups at all times. A visitor group is defined as a group of people who have been social distancing together. Beginning on June 4, the museum will offer several new tour options that promote social distancing on the 13-acre campus, including guided tours of the grounds and select building interiors with no more than eight people in a group, plus Naper Settlement staff, following Phase 3 guidelines. Guided tours will be available on a rol-ling basis during normal operating hours. Visitors can also participate in self-guided tour options of the exteriors of the buildings using the museum’s mobile tour app. Areas with high touch potential, including the Rita (Fredenhagen) and John Harvard Early Learning Playscape, will remain closed to the public with the goal to move towards reo-pening all amenities safely at a later date. “The safety of our staff, volunteers and visitors is of the up-most importance. Naper Settlement has done extensive re-search and has created a comprehensive plan that changes the way we operate both internally and externally to the pub-lic,” said Rena Tamayo-Calabrese, president and CEO of Naper Settlement. “While the visitor experience may be dif-ferent from previous years, we will continue to safely provide engaging and unique experiences that connect visitors to Naperville’s history.” SUMMER BLISSGlancer Magazine • JUNE 2020• WESTERN SUBURBS • 37

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Diana Piedra & Mia Boseo Spreading Sunshine and Social Graces NAPERVILLE–What began as a “Shelter in Place” past-time has turned into something bigger given the civil unrest of today. According to Kennedy Junior High student, Mia Boseo, it can begin with a simple “Hello”. A few weeks ago, Mia and her mom, Diana Piedra had created chalk drawings and messages in the areas surrounding their Naperville home - a bright yellow sun, cheerful and colorful de-signs, as well as a painted Adirondack chair beautifully named “Joy” and placed at the entrance of their cul-de-sac. They live in a subdivision connected by miles and miles of trails that are frequented daily by individuals from many walks of life. On outings with her mom, Mia noticed that people seemed to be looking down more and that it was almost like “we have a new armor on with our face masks,” she said. “We felt if we made an area that felt joyful, perhaps more people would be encouraged to truly see and acknowledge one another.” Mia and her mom hope to encourage others by initiating their own concerted effort to extend everyday social graces not only in their subdivision, but beyond. NOMINATE A NEIGHBOR Glancing the Gallantby Kristen Kucharski Photos SubmittedCELEBRATING LOCAL38 • WESTERN SUBURBS • JUNE 2020 • Glancer Magazine

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Spend a Morning with Your Mutt Among Friends • June 20 Whether you added a new four-legged friend to your family in the last few months or you’ve had canine companions for years, there’s no better time to treat them and yourselves to some exercise and a chance to mingle with other pet owners. Join the St. Charles Park District’s new Morning with your Mutt on Saturday, June 20 for a leisurely walk around Hick-ory Knolls Natural Area. The free event starts at 7:30 a.m. and includes a beautiful morning walk through the natural area. Register early as this event is limited to 9 participants due to COVID-19 restrictions. Another free walk will be held on Saturday, July 25 at 7:30 a.m. at Primrose Farm. While each walk is free, registration is re-quired. Dogs must remain on a 6-foot leash throughout the walk. Though dogs and their owners will be spaced out along the path, the parade of pets and people will be a great way to greet some neigh-bors. Register at www.stcparks.orgS. CharlesSUMMER BLISS40 • WESTERN SUBURBS • JUNE 2020 • Glancer Magazine

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GET TO KNOW V FUSION STUDIO  GENEVA–V Fusion Studio trainers (pictued above) take con-sideration to increase your quality of life when creating classes - and now also virtually (join facebook page). Local area owner, Rachel Kowal, is currently pursuing her master’s degree in exercise physiology, and she bases all classes in the latest research. The current schedule has a variety of ef-fective, fun, and unique classes. V fusion will improve your core strength, endurance, and physique safely so you “train for life” with this popular fitness studio. You’re invited to come out and see why so many love it! Enjoy 30-days of unlimited classes for just $95 or try one week for FREE when you men-tion Glancer Magazine. V Fusion Studio, 129 W State, Geneva, www.vfusionstudio.comCLICK TO JOIN THEIR NEWSLETTERGenevaGlancer Magazine • JUNE 2020• WESTERN SUBURBS • 41

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Mom’s Little Black BookMONTHLY COLUMNSummer of Service It’s June – the month we celebrate our dads. I had big plans to take my own dad on a #MomsLittleBlackBook adventure with my daughters to Guaranteed Rate Field and take a tour of the White Sox Stadium and participate in a Fan Experience. Instead, I reflected on what my dad has taught me over the years when I find myself in tough times. You see, my dad is always available to me, day or night regardless of how busy he is; he has taught me to be self-confident, independent, hardworking, tolerant, and loyal. He demonstrates love, re-spect, faith, honor, hope, compas-sion, and empathy to everyone he meets regardless of race, color, or re-ligion. Above all, he provided a loving home and taught us to give of our-selves before others. Service work became my therapy to get me through the tough times; so, in the midst of the pandemic, I took my girls on one of the greatest adven-tures of the times and we volunteered with Hesed House to serve food to the homeless. It’s hard to #StayHome when you don’t have a home. It was eye-opening to walk into the warehouse while donning a mask and see rows upon rows of individual tents to keep clients socially distant from one another; however, when the food line opened and it was time for us to serve, I forgot all about the pan-demic and remembered what my dad had taught me all these years – smile, be grateful, serve others. We were a part of this on-site vol-unteer crew before they suspended on-site volunteering and relocated, but there are still so many ways to help with their urgent needs which can be found on their website and dropped at 659 S. River Street in Au-rora. #MomsLittleBlackBook plans to con-tinue to find adventures of service this summer, such as one of the many op-portunities through Giving DuPage So, this Father’s Day, I hope to al-ways remember to spread a smile and help those around me. Overview Hesed House is the second largest homeless shelter in the State of Illi-nois, and the largest shelter outside of the city of Chicago, utilizing more than 7,000+ volunteers from over 90 area churches, businesses and serv-ice organizations to assist individuals and families experiencing homeless-ness every year. Hesed House 659 South River Street Aurora, IL 60506 (630) 897-2156 Hours: See website for opportunities Price $: FREE ABOUT THE WRITER Naperville mom Kristen Kucharski grad-uated from Illinois State University in 1992 with an International Business De-gree. She has two energetic daughters and her house is always full of children. Kristen’s column titled, Mom's Little Black Book, is a monthly feature written for moms who are looking for ways to keep their kids busy. Read her past columns at BLISSGlancer Magazine • JUNE 2020• WESTERN SUBURBS • 43

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