Glen Ellyn on the Web: Tuesday, Jan. 25
Parent company to Community Bank halts dividends payments, a house up for sale and a resident author discusses her work live Thursday all in today's column.
Chicago Business reports that the parent company of Community Bank-Wheaton/Glen Ellyn—Community Financial Shares Inc.—will halt dividend payments to the federal government under the bank bailout program next month.
Community Financial Shares Inc., the $333-million-asset holding company based in Glen Ellyn, will discontinuing paying dividends “for an indefinite period of time” on $7 million in preferred shares held by the Treasury Department under the Troubled Asset Relief Program.
Weichert.com posted a home at 881 Maryknoll Circle that is selling for $519, 900. The home, built in 1986, has 4 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. For more information, call 1-800-872-7653.
Glen Ellyn author Melanie Hauser, whose pen name is Melanie Benjamin, will make a special appearance at 7 p.m. Thursday in The Bookstore, 475 N. Main St., Glen Ellyn. She recently published her novel Alice I Have Been a work of historical fiction about Alice Pleasance Liddell, the inspiration for the classic children's book Alice in Wonderland. Hauser has been on a national tour discussing her work.