DuPage County will host a Vendor Outreach Fair and Networking Forum May 10. Learn more about the upcoming event.
Thursday, May 2
Local businesses interested in working with DuPage County, but not sure how to make connections and secure contracts are invited to an upcoming networking event. DuPage County will host a Local Vendor Outreach Fair and Netorking Forum May 10. The event will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the JTK Administration Building, 421 N. County Farm Road, Wheaton. “The vendor outreach program is a great opportunity for local businesses to directly promote their services to us and learn more about the County’s procurement process,” DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin said in a news release. During the fair, Finance Chairman Paul Fitchner and the county’s procurement staff will be on hand to provide information on the intricacies of doing …
If I didn't see it done myself, I would have sworn Stevie Wonder hung my closet rods.
After almost six years in my house, I decided it was time to clean my closet. The only problem is my version of cleaning usually includes some sort of remodeling. In my head, the job was simple enough: I would reduce three walls of inaccessible hanging space to one well-organized wall by removing the rod from one, and installing it on the other. I even measured. As it turned out, the project was more archeology than architecture—the builder made a mess of the original job. Years ago, as the carpenter installed the rods, I walked into the room to tell him how I wanted the space configured. He told me he didn’t care and he was going to do what he wanted. Once I dug into the project, it was clear why. Behind the rods and brackets, it was …