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Public Demo of Emergency Communications June 23 – 24

Libertyville, IL June 22, 2012 – Lake County “hams” will join with thousands of Amateur Radio operators who will be showing off their emergency capabilities … Read more ›

A lifeguard watches over swimmers at 63rd Street Beach in Chicago on Tuesday. State guidelines say where lifeguards are required, there must be a minimum of one per 100 bathers or 2,000 square feet of water surface area. ( Armando L. Sanchez, Chicago Tribune / June 17, 2012 )

Lifeguard on duty: Swim at your own risk

Lifeguards at Pioneer Park pool in Arlington Heights always have to be on alert — for swimmers in trouble, but also for the lifeguard certification … Read more ›

Diane Christiansen to visit Improv Playhouse
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Agent-Casting Director Acting Workshop Showcase with Hollywood coach at Improv Playhouse

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AGENT-CASTING DIRECTOR ACTING SHOWCASE WORKSHOPIMPROV PLAYHOUSE, 116 W. Lake Street, Libertyville, Illinois. An Agent/Casting Director acting showcase will be held at … Read more ›

2011 Improv Playhouse Film Making Campers on Location
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Improv Playhouse Film Making Camps – Registration Still Open

IMPROV PLAYHOUSE FILM MAKING CAMPS, 116 W. Lake Street, Libertyville, Illinois FILM MAKING CAMPS Grades 5-8 (10-13yrs), Grades 8-12 (14-18yrs) (Full Day Option Only) At … Read more ›

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For Libertyville and Surrounding Communities: Youth Performing Arts Classes and Workshops

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Improv Playhouse 116 W. Lake Street, Libertyville, IL 735 NMilwaukee Ave., Libertyville, IL Summer youth performing arts and acting workshops with Improv … Read more ›

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Girl Scout Night at Chicago Sky Invites Alumnae to Honor 100th Anniversary and Pay Tribute to Title IX

This year marks the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouts of the USA and the 40th anniversary of Title IX. To honor these milestones, Girl Scouts … Read more ›

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White Sox Baseball Summer Camp in Libertyville

LISLE, IL. – The Bulls/Sox Academy announced that they will be hosting their annual summer baseball camps at the Libertyville Sports Complex on 1950 Route … Read more ›

Photo Courtesy of Gregory Slayton
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Bobblehead Dad: Be a Better Dad Today

Not a day goes by that I don't get to hang out with a dad who inspires me. Yesterday, I was able to spend some … Read more ›

Evelyn Heirzer, 8, of Round Lake, a Tenderheart rank American Heritage Girl, is poised to press the button that will launch the pinewood derby race cars as a younger brother from the troop (Jack Guenther, age 4) awaits race results.
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American Heritage Girls first Lake County troop hosted girl-run pinewood derby

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Judy Zemeske, Libertyville, Troop Coordinator IL-1190; (847) 549-9654 Hand carved palm-sized pinewood derby race cars are no longer property of … Read more ›

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Motherhood, Graduation, and Letting Go

Every year around this time, someone comes out with a study that tallies up the monetary worth of motherhood. But that's silly, I think, as … Read more ›