“Organizations were overwhelmed by the turnout,” Community Character Coalition (CCC) of Elk Grove member and former Elk Grove Township Supervisor Nanci Vanderweel said of the Carnival of Exceptional Character held Saturday at the park district Pavilion.
CCC is a 12-year-old coalition of local non-profit organizations dedicated to upholding six pillars of character: trustworthiness, respect, responsibility caring fairness and citizenship, especially among students in local schools.
Saturday’s event featured booths set up by 35 community organizations sponsoring games and activities. An estimated 1,400 people attended, Vanderweel said.
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