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The Oasis Grayslake Receives Grant Money

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Wendy Petera

The Oasis/Grayslake Youth Center received a $2500 grant from AT&T which was facilitated by State Rep Sam Yingling,

$1500 from Grayslake Rotary and they also received $1000 from the Esper A Petersen Foundation which was facilitated by the Grayslake Rotary Club.

The Oasis was conceived in 2003 and opened in April 2008 to provide the teenagers of Grayslake and surrounding communities a safe and stimulating place to go after school and on weekends.

The Grayslake Youth Center / The Oasis continues to run 100% on donations and we are delighted to be able to provide services to 15,000 -- 20,000 teens per year. They run several fundraisers during the year that include:

Crusin' for the Kids car show

Downtown Rib Throwdown

Annual Golf Outing

Good Vibrations Motorcycle Poke Run

Dead Last 5k, Zombie Fun Run

For more information on these events or the Oasis, be sure to visit