Winnebago County CASA will be holding its annual conference from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Two speakers will be featured. One is Exavier Pope, owner of The Pope Law Firm in Chicago and a Fortune 500 speaker. He will address having a purpose and creating a plan to serve those in the CASA purview. The other speaker will be Libby Buchanan, a former victim of child pornography who is now a survivor turned activist. Lunch will be included in the $50 registration fee.
The Belvidere Park District will be hosting the Craft and Vendor Fair. It is open for both shoppers and sellers, and the offerings must be “homemade.” General admission on the 14th and 15th will be $2.00. Come, look around, and get a jump start on that holiday shopping!
It’ll be time for the 3rd annual Hug an Athlete 5k. The proceeds from this event benefit Special Olympics Athletes, and registration has been open since September 1st. To check it out visit http://www.huganathlete5k.org. Sponsors for this event are also wanted at this time.