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Published: 4/28/2008 12:03 AM

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Crash survivor to speak

A Schaumburg man who survived the infamous crash of Flight 232 in an Iowa cornfield will be the keynote speaker at a National Day of Prayer breakfast Thursday in Glendale Heights. Jeff Miller was among 184 passengers who survived after their plane cartwheeled into the field outside Sioux City and burst into flames in 1989. The prayer breakfast, sponsored by Adventist GlenOaks Hospital in Glendale Heights and other community groups, takes place at 7:30 a.m. Thursday at Glendale Lakes Golf Club, 1550 President St. Tickets are $20 or $150 for a table of eight. Call (630) 856-7525.

District 94 seeks nominees

West Chicago High School District 94 is seeking nominees for a new "Hall of Honor" established to recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to the school, community or society. Nomination letters for the Hall of Honor should be sent to Dr. Moses Cheng, Community High School District 94, 326 Joliet Street, West Chicago, IL 60185. The deadline for nominations is May 14.

Parade fundraiser planned

Dining out with your family at a local Culver's restaurant can give a financial boost to the committee planning Carol Stream's Fourth of July parade. The parade committee will receive a portion of all sales between 10:30 a.m. and 10 p.m. Wednesday at the Culver's at 290 S. Schmale Road in Carol Stream. "This is the second year Culver's has hosted the fundraiser," said Kim Gieser, who chairs the committee. "Everyone eats, visits with friends and helps finance the Fourth of July parade. It's a lot fun." For details about the parade, to volunteer to help the committee or to get an application to participate in the parade, visit the Web site carolstreamparade.com.

Time to cut your grass

Lombard officials are reminding residents that it's time to keep grass cut, bushes trimmed and all branches off public sidewalks. The village has specific guidelines and laws that pertain to landscaping. View them at www.villageoflombard.org.