Mt. Rushmore with Joe Carey, Village of Vernon Hills, IL

It’s Mount Rushmore season for ELGL members. We’re asking for your top four list on a variety of topics.


Joe Carey

Village of Vernon Hills, IL – Assistant Village Manager/Director of Community Development

Connect: LinkedIn


Vernon Hills Attractions
  1. Hawthorn Mall (Vernon Hills shopping center hub and Regional mall)
  2. Half Day Forest Preserve (one of Lake County’s best in class trail system)
  3. Vernon Hills Athletic Complex (former Nike Missile site turned sports fields)
  4. The Muni (the Village’s own 9-hole golf course)
Fall Activities
  1. Marathon season!
  2. Leaf peeping
  3. Apple/pumpkin season
  4. College football
Halloween Costumes
  1. John Dorian
  2. Hipster
  3. Firefighter
  4. Gordon Freeman
Dinner Guests
  1. Churchill
  2. Lincoln
  3. Clooney
  4. PJ O’Rourke
Movies
  1. Shawshank Redemption
  2. Star Wars IV-VII
  3. Goonies
  4. Field of Dreams

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