Are you wondering how many bodies filed into this year's Eyes to the Skies festival? The festival's former treasurer, Brad Hettich, reviewed unaudited numbers at Monday's nights board of trustees meeting.
- Attendance clocked in at just over 32,000 visitors (with vendors, military servicemen and Lisle residents, Hettich said the actual number is between 40-50,000). This is believed to be comparable to last year.
- more than 350 volunteers assisted, dedicating more than 3,200 hours to the festivities
- The festival brought in $589,000 in revenue, a 5 percent increase over 2010.
- Approximately $50,000 has been donated to local service organizations, including the , Education Foundation, Kiwanis Club of Lisle, Partners for Parks and Rotary Club of Lisle, for their efforts.