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Chamber to honor Kaleel as SCF parade grand marshal

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 26th, 2016
MENDOTA, The Mendota Area Chamber of Commerce has selected longtime Mendota retailer, Mitch Kaleel, as grand marshal of the 2016 Sweet Corn Festival Parade.
Chamber president Jan Phalen said Mitch Kaleel's story is a true example of the American dream. "It began with his father, who came to America as a penniless, homeless, hardworking immigrant, who started a family business

MEF to present Beauty and the Beast

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 26th, 2016
MENDOTA, Be our guest….
Each year the Mendota Education Foundation meets to review applications from teachers at all Mendota area schools for "mini-grants." The grants are intended for special projects or classroom tools that are not covered by the school's annual budget. Instructors utilize these funds for special projects, technology related tools, literature for unique units or perhaps classroom equipment.

Pageant contestants receive tips to prepare for the big night

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 26th, 2016
MENDOTA, The Sweet Corn Festival Queen candidates have been busy preparing for the Aug. 12 pageant. The 18 contestants continue with practices and have already received make-up tips from Mary Kay Independent Sales Director, Pat English of Utica to help them look their best on pageant night.
The crown and septor for the new 2016 Sweet Corn Queen

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