20170826 - LCJ Balloon Fest (hrb) - nwherald
LCJ_0831_Balloon_FestivalB

LCJ_0831_Balloon_FestivalB

Candace H. Johnson-For Shaw Media
Ethan Wood, 6, of Grayslake sits with Bennett Schwontkowski, of Cary, a pilot for the Re/Max hot air balloon, as he pulls the lever to ignite the burner during the 5th Annual Grayslake Color Aloft Balloon Festival in Central Park. Schwontkowski is founder and president of Corporate Balloons & Promotions. The hot air balloon was not inflated due to bad weather.