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Longtime Glencoe resident Madeleine Plonsker entered her love story to The Glencoe Anchor’s How We Met Contest and instantly captured our hearts.
Madeleine and her husband Harvey met in 1947 but didn’t really end up speaking until high school at New Trier; however, it was happily ever after when he asked to her to senior prom. Sparing the details (printed below), they’ve been married for 57 years now and have lived on Lincoln Drive in Glencoe for 48 of those.
As we’re switching gears to fall, The Glencoe Anchor provided one more look back at this year’s summer break during its annual Family Vacation Photo Contest.
This year, it looks like many families had a wonderful summer exploring new places on vacation.
The top photo for this year’s contest came from Glencoe resident David Colton, who wrote in: “Our favorite photo from Big Sky, Montana last week. My kids, Anna and Benji, didn’t know I was watching!”
On Friday, June 5, the Glencoe Historical Society unveiled all 15 of the Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired street markers designed by members of the community for the Wright Around Town public art initiative. The markers will be on display throughout Glencoe all summer and through early October.
The 10th annual Glencoe Festival of Art will be held from 10 a.m.–5 p.m. July 28-29 in Downtown Glencoe.
The festival will feature a variety of art in many different mediums, as well as food, music and art-related activities. Held in cooperation with the Glencoe Chamber of Commerce, the event will have free admission and free parking.
The Village of Glencoe is the 10th wealthiest town in America.
That’s according to Bloomberg, which published a report titled “These Are the Wealthiest Towns in the U.S.” today, Wednesday, Feb. 13.
Bloomberg evaluated inflation-adjusted household data for all U.S. places, as defined by the Census, with a minimum of 2,000 households and ranked them based on average household income. Nearly 6,250 met the criteria, the article says.