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Fun Things to Do in Des Plaines, IL in Fall and Winter

Fall is in full swing… Temperatures have started to drop, leaves are falling, and it has started to get dark earlier in the evening. Halloween is right around the corner; fall events are popping up left and right and winter events are close behind. There is no shortage of fun things to do in Des Plaines, IL in Fall and Winter, many of them free! From early October with the infamous Des Plaines Fall Fest, to the Winter Wonderland in December, there are traditions to be made for all ages. Check out some of our favorite seasonal events in Des Plaines heading into this holiday season.

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Your HOA Leadership Roles and Duties: What to Expect

For a homeowners’ association to function properly, a Board of Directors is a necessity. The volunteers elected to be on the board are responsible for ensuring the community runs smoothly and the association functions normally. Without a capable board, the community may become neglected and fall apart. For your reference, here we describe HOA leadership roles and duties.

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Three of Our Favorite Fall Oak Park Activities for Families

Labor Day has come and gone, and fall weather is officially upon us. The mornings are crisper in Chicagoland, and some of us are ready for pumpkin patches and apple picking. Located just west of Chicago’s downtown sits Oak Park. Among Oak Park activities are a great assortment for families and young adults who still want to be near the city. For more events going on in Oak Park than we share here, check out their main event page.

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4 Fun Things to do in Orland Park and Tinley Park in the Fall

Summer is winding down and soon the air will be crisp and the leaves will change colors. Fall is filled with family fun activities like hayrides, apple picking, and pumpkin carving. But sometimes you want to change things up and find a new and different event to attend. These four fun things to do in Orland Park are certainly unique, and there’s something for everyone! Keep reading for a few unique activities that could become your next fall tradition.

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9 Disaster Community Preparedness Steps for HOAs

Earlier this summer in July, a substantial fire destroyed nearly 75% of a condo association in Prospect Heights, IL. Associations for townhomes, condominiums, and single family homes need not overlook community planning for disaster management. Whether it’s a tornado, flood, or fire, community preparedness is crucial, lest you find yourself scrambling in an emergency.

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