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Photos by Rhonda Holcomb/22nd Century Media Wilmette crossing guard Alec Childress is greeted by local children at his 80th birthday celebration Thursday, Oct. 10, at Lake and 9th avenues in Wilmette.
Childress arrives to the surprise celebration.
Wilmette moms Kay McBrearty (left) and Kristin Gallagher, who spearheaded the event, present Childress with gifts.
Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter
9:37 am CDT October 12, 2019
Someone is very special to many Wilmette residents.