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FIDF Legacy Program sponsors Israeli children of fallen soldiers at JCC Camp Chi

(Chicago, IL, 2011)—Forty-eight Bar/Bat Mitzvah-age children of fallen Israel Defense Force (IDF) soldiers will spend twelve days at JCC Camp Chi in Lake Delton, Wisconsin, … 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 ›

Participants line up for prizes at a previous NIHR mini-golf outing. This year\'s event takes place on June 24.
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Hobby Shop Owners Bringing Fun and Prizes to Annual Mini-Golf Outing

CHICAGO – Nothing says summer fun like a great family event, and the Northern Illinois Hobby Retailers are ready to deliver one at its 7th … Read more ›

Bootmobile at flagship store
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L.L.Bean’s 100th Anniversary Bootmobile Tour Comes to Skokie

In celebration of its 100th Anniversary, L.L.Bean created the Bootmobile – a larger than life version of its most iconic product. The 13-foot high and … 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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Open-Casting Call: Short Film

Attention Aspiring Actors- Open Casting Call for Short Film in Northbrook, June 3rd Northbrook, May 17, 2012- Management by Morgan (MbM) is hosting an open … Read more ›

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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 ›


Top 10 things to do this weekend

Concert to Benefit DuPage Habitat for Humanity’s First Ever Women Build Initiative DuPage Habitat for Humanity, a local affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, will … Read more ›

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Prevent Childhood Drowning: The Why and What of Swim Lessons

It seems today that children are all overbooked. With baseball, dance lessons, tutoring, and homework, they’re schedules can be as hectic as a CEO’s. However, … Read more ›


Top 10 things to do this weekend

Jeopardy, The Rallye A low-pressure road rallye where you play Jeopardy as you travel the shortcourse. Not a lot of hard rallye gimmicks, but a … Read more ›