A brand new net sequence goals to shine a highlight on all the pieces the Village of Dundee has to supply.The primary episode of Uncover Dundee was launched on the village’s official Fb web page final week. New episodes of the sequence – which is hosted by Village President Andrea Hickey – will hit the village Fb web page on a biweekly foundation by way of August, earlier than transferring to a month-to-month launch schedule in September.Hickey defined that the concept for a enterprise highlight net sequence is one thing that predates her time as village president. However she noticed methods to enhance upon the unique idea.”I wished to have them be extra of an off-the-cuff interview, and I stated I would not thoughts doing it, I wished to exit to speak to enterprise homeowners and I would be honored if I may run with this,” Hickey stated. “Village Supervisor Dave Uhl was like ‘Yeah, after all. You would be the best particular person to do it together with your place as village president.’ So I went forward and ran with it.”One of many modifications Hickey has made is getting away from focusing solely on native companies. Two upcoming episodes will characteristic the Dundee Space Senior Citizen Middle and its Meals on Wheels program.”I did not need (the sequence) to simply be about companies,” Hickey stated. “I really feel like Dundee has quite a bit to supply, and I wished to showcase all the great issues we’ve got in Dundee… The purpose is to indicate folks what we’ve got, what we’re about, possibly attain new individuals who need to go to for the day or possibly individuals who need to come dwell right here. Simply get the phrase out about what we’ve got happening.”The primary episode of Uncover Dundee focuses on two native companies which are current additions to the village’s choices: Kindred in Dundee, a girls’s clothes boutique, and Cilantro, a Mexican restaurant.Positioned in the identical constructing on the 300 block of E. Monroe St., the companies are owned by the husband and spouse group of Miguel and Jennifer Angel. The couple moved Jennifer’s boutique to Dundee from Trenton when Miguel opened Cilantro a number of months in the past, throughout the peak of the pandemic. Go to the Village of Dundee Fb web page and watch the primary episode of Uncover Dundee to listen to the remainder of the Angels’ story.”As a result of they’re such an important group, I wished to do them collectively,” Hickey stated. “They’re such vigorous, personable folks, and I knew that it might be an excellent first video to get underneath my belt for certain. They’re simply really easy to work with and discuss to.”Hickey added that her favourite half about working with the Angels was listening to the story of how they fell in love with Dundee.”I personally have lived right here my complete life,” Hickey stated. “I feel I’ve a special perspective on Dundee. I suppose I’ve a vestige curiosity… My reasoning for being right here is that this has simply at all times been house, so I like to listen to tales about why folks come to Dundee to make it their house. I cherished the dialog that the three of us had about why they selected to come back to Dundee and produce their companies right here…”Hickey welcomes native companies or organizations to volunteer themselves as topics for future Uncover Dundee movies. She stated they’ll attain out to her straight, or contact the village workplace in the event that they’d wish to be thought of.”I am OK not searching for everyone out,” Hickey stated. “If there’s somebody who is absolutely desirous to do one, I am open to it.”For extra details about Cilantro or Kindred in Dundee, go to their respective Fb pages.