A?vibrant City Should Be a Place Where People Can Get a High-Quality Education F

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A?vibrant City Should Be a Place Where People Can Get a High-Quality Education F


A?vibrant city should be a place where people can get a high-quality education for their children, earn a living, live a healthy lifestyle, enjoy a variety of cultural activities and get help if they need it. Elgin provides all of those things.

A wide variety of high-quality public and private educational opportunities exist within the City of Elgin from kindergarten through high school. Elgin Community College and Judson University allow high school graduates to further their education while staying close to home. The Elgin Youth Symphony, Elgin Children's Chorus, Elgin Children's Theatre and Hamilton Wings provide unique opportunities for young people to learn outside of the classroom.

The City of Elgin, the Chamber of Commerce, Elgin Community College and other partners are working to create job opportunities for Elgin residents. The "Team You" initiative is designed to encourage small business development and educate entrepreneurs on how to be successful. The vision for Elgin's business future includes becoming an international city with outstanding transportation and an educated, highly trained workforce.

The long-established system of parks and recreational facilities in Elgin offers many healthy opportunities for our residents. No resident is more than a few minutes' drive or a short walk from public open space, a bikeway or our riverfront.

Elgin's municipal golf courses are rated as some of the finest in Illinois and our sports complex hosts hundreds of sports teams each year.

Elgin is the arts center of the Northwest suburbs. …

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