A Boy Scouts helps plant oak trees at Schweitzer Woods Forest Preserve in Sleepy Hollow, IL for National Public Lands Day on September 25, 2013. Volunteers of all ages helped to plant 100 of the hundreds of oak trees in need of planting.

A skater stops by the skate park after school on the East side of Elgin, IL in October 2013.

Underneath Route 90 in Elgin, IL.

Zombies took over downtown Elgin during the cities' annual Nightmare on Chicago Street event on October 26, 2013.

Skating rink in downtown Elgin, IL in December 2013.

Elgin Community Thanksgiving Dinner on November 28, 2013.

A young girl looks at the names of Vietnam War veterans listed on the Wall that Heals-a half-scale replica of the original Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. The Wall visited Elgin, IL from September 19-22, 2013.

National Support Chick-Fil-A Day

National Support Chick-Fil-A Day

August 2012, Aurora, IL

July 2012-Elgin, IL

Labor Day Parade

Labor Day Parade

September 2012-Naperville, IL

Ruth Wagner Turns 100

Ruth Wagner Turns 100

August 2012-Montgomery, IL

Tension at the Pet Parade

Tension at the Pet Parade

July 2012-Batavia, IL

Splash Country

Splash Country

July 2012-Aurora, IL

Ms. Senior Services Woman of the Year Contestant

Ms. Senior Services Woman of the Year Contestant

July 2012-Elgin, IL

National Night Out

National Night Out

August 2012-Elgin, IL

Church Rectory Demolition

Church Rectory Demolition

August 2012-Aurora, IL

Church Rectory Demolition

Church Rectory Demolition

August 2012-Aurora, IL

Church Rectory Demolition

Church Rectory Demolition

August 2012-Aurora, IL