What happened to summer? Somehow it’s almost over, and school is beginning. But I am sure many parents are ready for their kids to get back to school, especially their teenagers. And for most teenage girls, it’s all about school fashion.
Aug. 19 1:30 p.m. |
Lynn Taylor Schwaab
When Matt Strauss was a West Virginia University student, his experience as a soccer coach for kids from a poor community and a drive through Chicago’s South Side on his way home for a visit convinced the Wilmette native he wanted to help kids from the city’s impoverished neighborhoods.
Aug. 19 8:29 a.m. |
The Israel Bonds Chicago 2014 Women’s Division Premiere Event took place at Skokie’s Doubletree by Hilton, with 150 guests attending.
Aug. 13 1:30 p.m. |
Pioneer Press Staff
“HMS Kicks-It For Cancer” raised $49,000, exceeding last year’s inaugural total of $10,000.
Aug. 12 4:11 p.m. |
Pioneer Press Staff
On Aug. 6, NCJW volunteers prepared a meal and assembled sack lunches for more than 100 soup kitchen diners at the Evanston Beth Emet The Free Synagogue.
Aug. 12 11:31 a.m. |
Karie Angell Luc
Lake Forest native and Northwestern alum Matt Grevers has qualified for the Pan Pacific Championships in the 100m backstroke. His time of 52.75 seconds was the...
Aug. 11 12:18 p.m. |
Aggrego News Service
At Camp Blackhawk, epilepsy is the norm. So to raise scholarship dollars to help kids with epilepsy experience overnight camp, “Seize the Stage,” a musical revue benefit program of the Epilepsy Foundation of greater Chicago took to the stage at the Wilmette Community Recreation Center on July 30.
The League of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra celebrated its 25th annual Corporate Night on June 16.
The grand opening extravaganza on July 22 of chef Tony Mantuano and chef John Hogan’s new restaurant, River Roast, was a multi-layered affair spread across the tavern’s expansive layout in River North.
Presenting sponsor, Northern Trust, held a summer kick-off soiree for some 200 art aficionados on July 23 at John Hancock Center in Chicago as a prelude to the third annual Expo Chicago, an art fair offering works from more than 140 leading international galleries in 43 cities, and representing 17 countries.