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UpRising Bakery supporters, detractors turn out 80 strong at Lake in the Hills village meeting

Those opposed said they worried for children, while those in favor said it’s a person’s choice whether to attend

Corinna Sac, owner of UpRising Bakery in Lake in the Hills, listens to comments about her bakery at a Lake in the Hills' Village Board meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022. More than 80 people attended the meeting.
Eric Willoughby gives his thoughts on UpRising Bakery and Cafe, and the events it hosts at the Lake in the Hills' Village Board meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022. Willoughby is in support of the bakery.
James Gustafson waves a flag that says "Jesus Our Only Hope" outside of UpRising Bakery in Lake in the Hills on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022.
Counter protesters line the opposite side of the strip center's entrance that houses UpRising to show support for the bakery on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022, in Lake in the Hills.
More than 80 people attended the Lake in the Hills' Village Board meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022 as a result of the controversy surrounding UpRising Bakery and Cafe.
Lake in the Hills' Village President Ray Bogdanowski gives a comment about UpRising Bakery at the village's meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022. More than 80 people attended the meeting.