Downtown DeKalb Halloween Tradition Continues

The Downtown DeKalb Trick-or-Treat Spooktacular event will be entering its 19th year on Thursday, October 27th.  The event was created by the Downtown DeKalb Association as a way to bring the community to the downtown area and offer a safe environment for children to trick-or-treat. The first year of the event was so successful many of the shops ran out of candy. Seeing the positive … Continue reading Downtown DeKalb Halloween Tradition Continues

DeKalb Presents at International Town & Gown Association Annual Conference

DeKalb Mayor John Rey, DeKalb City Manager Anne Marie Gaura, NIU President Dr. Douglas Baker Presented at the 2016 annual conference of the International Town & Gown Association, held at the Loyola Lake Shore Campus. Their presentation on the emerging town and gown relationship between DeKalb and NIU was well-received, especially by one member of the audience who is not only a university professor in … Continue reading DeKalb Presents at International Town & Gown Association Annual Conference

DeKalb Chamber Leadership Academy Raising Funds for #ProudlyDeKalb

The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Leadership Academy Class of 2016/2017 has been tasked with the responsibility of raising $4,000 to support on-going leadership training in our Community.  Past classes have raised these funds in a variety of ways.  This year’s class, has chosen to accomplish their fundraising goal, while raising awareness about the on-going #ProudlyDeKalb campaign. The structure of this fundraiser is similar to that … Continue reading DeKalb Chamber Leadership Academy Raising Funds for #ProudlyDeKalb

The DeKalb County Community Foundation Shows Their Pride for DeKalb

The DeKalb County Community Foundation Board of Directors and staff are #ProudlyDeKalb!  In their latest quarterly meeting, held at Barb City Manor in DeKalb, they took the opportunity to get an update on the America’s Best Communities proposal and wanted to express their congratulations and support to DeKalb. The Community Foundation is a non-profit organization with the vision of being a philanthropic leader in partnership … Continue reading The DeKalb County Community Foundation Shows Their Pride for DeKalb

DeKalb Fire Department Debuts New Aerial Ladder Truck

The new aerial ladder truck just came back from being detailed with the City of DeKalb colors and logos.  A new feature on the design is the #proudlydekalb logo.  DeKalb Fire Chief Eric Hicks stated, “The DeKalb Fire Department is an active supporter within the community from emergency response to community service. Because we believe DeKalb is “America’s Best City” we have prominently displayed #proudlydekalb on … Continue reading DeKalb Fire Department Debuts New Aerial Ladder Truck