Open house set at Northern Illinois Food Bank

Published: Monday, Dec. 2, 2013 2:04 p.m. CDT

GENEVA – The Northern Illinois Food Bank has planned an open house from 5 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 273 Dearborn Court, Geneva.

The festivities will include live broadcasts with ABC 7 Chicago meteorologist Tracy Butler in conjunction with the Dominick’s ABC 7 Spirit of Giving Food Drive. Other activities include the opportunity to make a holiday card for a hungry neighbor; a cooking demonstration by chef John Billings of Eaglewood Resort & Spa, from 6 to 7 a.m.; a display of model trains dating to World War II; tours of the food bank and more. ABC 7 Chicago will be broadcasting during the 5 a.m., 4 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. newscasts, as well as during "Good Morning America" from 7 to 9 a.m. and during "Windy City Live," from 11 a.m. to noon.

Tours of the food bank will be offered at noon and 5 p.m. Guests are encouraged to bring nonperishable food donations for the Spirit of Giving Food Drive.