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03/14/2015 03:42PM ● By Tim
Steve Ciaccio, MBA, CPA, CFP® and founder of Ciaccio Wealth Management, Ltd. in Batavia has attained the title of CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional. The CFP® certification is upheld as the recognized standard of excellence for competent and ethical personal financial planning. Mr. Ciaccio stated, “Demonstrating a high level of skill and acting in my clients’ best interests has always been my highest priority. I attained the CFP® Certification to demonstrate my continued commitment to excellence.”

Ciaccio Wealth Management, Ltd. is a full service wealth planning firm located at 232 S. Batavia Ave., Suite B. The firm serves clients in five states and the District of Columbia. Securities, and advisory services offered through LPL Financial, a Registered Investment Advisor. Member FINRA/SIPC. 630-454-4599.

 Lauren E. Saujani, R.N., APN joined Advocate Dreyer as a nurse practitioner within the Endocrinology department. Ms. Saujani received her undergraduate degree from Mennonite College of Nursing at Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois.  She then completed a Master of Science in Nursing at Rush University College of Nursing in Chicago, Illinois. Ms. Saujani is a board certified member of the American Nurses Credentialing Center.  She is the Dreyer’s first Endocrinology Nurse Practitioner. 630-859-6942,

Rutuja D. Patel, D.O. has joined the department of Internal Medicine at Advocate Dreyer’s Batavia location. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and has staff privileges with Delnor Hospital in Geneva. To make an appointment with Dr. Patel, call 630-879-2110. Corissa Elgar, M.D. has been certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Elgar joined Dreyer Medical Clinic in 2013. Dr. Elgar speaks Spanish and has special interests in prenatal care and infertility. To schedule an appointment at Dreyer’s North Aurora location, please call 630-897-6044.

 Did you have hail damage from the storm on May 20, 2014? “If so, you are on the clock with your insurance company to get a claim submitted,” said Ed DeMask,  D-Wing Construction. Insurance companies accept storm damage claims for up to one year, so call your insurance company or your local remodeling firm to get the process started ASAP. The deadline is May 21.

The board members of the Dunham Fund are investing $300,000 in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education and the community at large via collaboration with Marmion Academy. The funding will support the development and operation of a free science boot-camp titled Youth Energy Savers (Y.E.S. Camp). This three day camp is aimed to bring energy education to middle school students in Aurora and surrounding communities.

Marmion Academy will be offering the Y.E.S. camp in June. For Y.E.S. Camp registration information contact Maria Thornton, the Director of Special Events for Marmion Academy, at or 630-966-7628.

 Chicago sailing enthusiasts Paul D. Schulz and Ryan Weber have acquired two of the most famous International America’s Cup Class Yachts in the world, and are bringing them to Chicago, where visitors and residents alike will enjoy the thrill of races onboard as part of Lake Michigan’s newest experience, Next Level Sailing Chicago. This hands on opportunity, launches on May 15. It is currently the only place in the USA where guests can be involved in racing on the latest generation of America’s Cup yachts. The boats will be at Chicago’s Broadway Pier after their journey from San Diego’s America’s Cup Harbor. For more information, call 773-969-5200.