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Cook of the week: Retired teacher pursues fruitful passionFor Trudy Van Slooten of Hinsdale the opening of the farmers market is particularly welcome and it means one thing: time to make the jam. Trudy, who has been making jam for 25 years, ensures us it is not an elaborate undertaking. “Most people think it's so hard but it's not!”Last Updated Jun 18, 2013 6:27 AM
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Registration for Session 2 running July 9-20 is now being accepted. Call (847) 780-4944.
The Shed is a brand new musicians club located in Highland Park where enthusiasts can come together to learn, rehearse, perform, network, or simply hang out in a casual yet upscale atmosphere. Operating in a private club format, Shed members enjoy access to fully-equipped rehearsal spaces including the latest guitars, keyboards, drum kits and more. Assistance from professional musicians is included with the membership fee, along with the use of a music reference library equipped with internet access and software tools. The latest technology for recording, engineering and production is available, as are equipment and roadie rentals and instrument repair. For more information, call (847) 780-4944 or visit www.theshed1480.com. Dave Silbar
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The Zonta Club of Oak Brook recently installed a slate of officers who will serve for the next two years. Pictured from left to right are: President Anna Weselak; Anne Marie Rosen, Board Director; Kay Van Vreede, Vice President; Peggy McGinnis, Treasurer; Kathleen Ray, Secretary and Susan Barton, Board Director. All are residents of the western suburbs. The installation ceremony took place at the Dupage Club in Oakbrook Terrace at the May meeting of the club and was officiated by Brandy Harrington, Area 1 Director.
The Zonta Club of Oak Brook is one of over 1200 clubs, with a worldwide membership of over 30,000. Founded in 1919, Zonta International, headquartered in Oak Brook, is a global organization of executives and professionals working together to advance the status of women worldwide through service and advocacy. Funds raised by local clubs not only support local agencies for women but also support international projects designed to promote the status of women in the areas of health and well-being, education and self-sufficiency. More information can be found at http://www.zonta.org.
The Zonta Club of Oak Brook meets monthly, usually on the 3rd Tuesday of the month with a dinner program. Persons interested in finding out more about the club or attending a meeting are urged to contact Anna Weselak at AWeselak@weselak.com. Susan Barton
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