St. Charles Employees Host Oct. 26 Bake Sale For Special Courts Foundation

St. Charles Employees Host Oct. 26 Bake Sale For Special Courts Foundation

City of St. Charles employees are hosting a bake sale and raffle on Oct. 26 to benefit the Kane County Specialty Courts Foundation.

Cookies, cupcakes, brownies, pies, caramel apples, and more made by city employees will all be available for sale in the Municipal Building lobby from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Raffle tickets will also be sold for $3 each for a chance to win prizes from local businesses.

The Kane County Specialty Courts Foundation is a 501C3 non-profit organization that supports the three Kane County specialty courts: Drug Rehabilitation Court, Treatment Alternative Court, and Veterans Treatment Court.

The courts provide an alternative to incarceration for defendants whose criminal behavior is linked to drug abuse or mental health disorders.

The Kane County Specialty Courts Foundation raises funds to help pay for items used as rewards for modifying defendants’ behavior. Items purchased include gift cards, educational and medical expenses, and bus and Metra passes for transportation to treatment.

For more information about the three specialty courts, visit the Court Servces website and click on “Specialty Courts.”

To learn more about the city’s bake sale and raffle, contact the Human Resources Department at 630-377-4446.

About the City of St. Charles

The city of St. Charles, Illinois, is guided by the four driving principles in its Mission: Heritage. Community. Service. Opportunity. Together, these principles create a thriving environment for people who live or visit, and for businesses to prosper. The city has gained national recognition as a family-friendly town and wide acclaim for its architecture, living up to its nickname Pride of the Fox.

Conveniently located 35 miles west of Chicago, predominantly in Kane County, St. Charles is home to 33,000 residents and a balanced mix of 2,100 businesses that employ more than 18,000 people.

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