Five Things to Know Today: July 12

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1. Gold Class to Officially Become iPic

premiere movie theater, Gold Class Cinemas, will officially change names this week. 

From an iPic Theaters release:

Movie fans in the Chicagoland area will have a new move theater to experience come July 29 with the opening of iPic Theaters, a premium yet affordable movie theater providing the ultimate escape in movie going. Two new iPic Theaters locations at The Promenade in Bolingbrook and atThe Arboretum of South Barrington, offer a night of comfort, selection, service and technology.

Also, as a limited-time offer, new and current members will receive one free movie ticket to experience the opening and the exciting changes happening at their local theater. The free ticket offer will be emailed to members through July 29, and can be used for up to 30 days following receipt.


For more information on iPic Theaters, check out their website

2. Bolingbrook Store Looking to Fill VVSD Bus With School Supplies

With one drive already underway to collect school supplies for students, officials at the store in Bolingbrook are already making plans to launch another school supply drive for students at .

Called "Fill The Bus," the campaign aims to collect enough school supplies to fill two buses. Supplies collected through July 31 will be bused to Tibbott on Aug. 1, while supplies collected from August will be bused to Addams on Sept. 1.

Donations are being accepted at the Pheasant Hill Shopping Center Fashion Bug store, 269 S. Bolingbrook Drive (Rt. 53). Anyone donating school supplies will receive a $10 Fashion Bug bonus coupon.

"Fashion Bug has a long history of giving back to our communities," said Bolingbrook Store Manager Laura Kurzer. "We hope everyone gets on board Fill The Bus in order to help our local kids."

3. Facebook Fan Poll

Bolingbrook Patch's daily "Facebook Fan Poll" now appears in our daily "Five Things to Know Today" feature.

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5. Chamber Event to Help Home-Based Business Owners

The will host a .

The meeting will focus on home-based businesses.

Attendees can tell the chamber how to better serve the home-based business owner members.

To register for the event, visit the chamber's website.


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