Tickets for the Feb. 22 event are still available by phone, by mail or online.
Fire Chief Carl Churulo
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Tickets for the Feb. 22 event are available by phone, by mail or online.
Get your tickets now for the Lemont Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual dinner dance, planned for 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, at Ruffled Feathers Golf Club at 1 Pete Dye Drive. The “sock hop” will feature entertainment by Hype Productions Inc. and will include special award presentations in honor of Lemont Chief of Police Kevin Shaughnessy and Fire Chief Carl Churulo. Tickets cost $50 per person and may be purchased by calling the chamber office at 630-257-5997 or online by clicking here. Tickets may also be purchased by mail by indicating number of guests and mailing a check to the Lemont Area Chamber of Commerce at 101 Main St., Lemont, IL 60439. The chamber asks that those interested in attending the “sock hop” dinner dance RSVP by …
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Lemont Fire Chief Carl Churulo wants local residents to have a happy – and safe – Thanksgiving, so he's sharing this press release from the office of Illinois State Fire Marshal Larry Matkaitis.
As millions of families across the state prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving with a traditional feast, the Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) reminds residents to exercise safety while cooking, especially when cooking using turkey fryers. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Thanksgiving continues to be the leading day for home cooking fires in the U.S. – more than any other day of the year. The NFPA statistics show that Illinois ranked second in the U.S., with the highest number of fires during Thanksgiving between 2005 and 2010, with the use of turkey fryers as one of the main causes. NFPA reminds consumers that while turkey fryers are becoming a popular method for cooking, it continues to be a potential fire …
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Carl Churulo will retire from the fire department in August – and hopes to begin serving on the village board in nearby Romeoville next spring.
Lemont Fire Protection District Chief Carl Churulo is not one to sit idle. He was involved with the Romeville Fire Department for 25 years - 14 years as chief - before taking his current position as fire chief in Lemont. Churulo has become accustomed to arriving to work at 5:30 a.m. and putting in 11- to 12-hour days. But when the busy fire chief retires from the Lemont Fire District Aug. 15, 2013, how will he fill his spare time? Traveling? Reading? Fishing? Running for office, Churulo said. And he’s already out gathering signatures on petitions in his hometown of Romeoville – and counting on his fellow citizens to elect him to the Romeoville Village Board next spring. “I’m not a politician, even though I’m running,” Churulo said. “I love…