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  • Troy Triphahn

    Friends of HE Parks Foundation names new chairman Jun 12, 2013 12:00 AM
    Troy Triphahn has been named chairman of the Friends of the HE Parks Foundation. Triphahn’s late father, Scott R. Triphahn, was a former Hoffman Estates Park District board commissioner who helped established the foundation in 1999. The younger Triphahn, who grew up playing sports through the park district, is the vice president and COO of W-T Engineering, Inc. and is actively involved in corporate softball and basketball leagues.

     
  • Hoffman Estates Parks Foundation to host golf outing Jun 11, 2013 12:00 AM
    Attendees at this year’s Hoffman Estates Parks Foundation golf outing will have a chance to golf with a retired professional athlete. The Scott R. Triphahn “Celebri-tee” event will take place on Wednesday, June 26, at Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club.

     
  • Swedish hockey teams visiting Hoffman Estates for hockey tourneyApr 19, 2013 12:00 AM
    A group of close to 40 children from Sweden are getting a taste of American culture by staying with host families in Hoffman Estates and participating in a new hockey tournament this weekend. The Hoffman Estates Park District is hosting the Krolak Cup through Sunday. Two Swedish teams of 13- and 14-year-olds were getting a special welcome during the tournament's opening ceremony Thursday night at the Triphahn Community Center and Ice Arena.

     
  •  Lollie Guiney, a Hoffman Estates Park District board commissioner, won eight medals in the Senior Olympics in July 2012. She is stepping down after 16 years on the board.

    Longtime Hoffman Estates park commissioner retires Apr 11, 2013 12:00 AM
    Hoffman Estates Park District Board Commissioner Lollie Guiney is stepping down this month after serving on the board for 16 years. The 82-year-old who's won numerous medals in the Senior Olympics plans to stay active and fit, however.

     
  • Michael Bickham

    McGinn to join vets on Hoffman Estates park board Apr 9, 2013 12:00 AM
    The Hoffman Estates Park District will have a new commissioner on the board as newcomer Patrick McGinn was elected Tuesday alongside three incumbents. With 2,513 votes, McGinn was the top vote-getter in unofficial tallies among the five candidates seeking four seats on the board.

     
  • Triphahn Center gym reopens in Hoffman Estates Apr 5, 2013 12:00 AM
    After being closed for more than two months, the gym at the Triphahn Community Center in Hoffman Estates reopened Friday. The gym was shut down Jan. 25 after a heavy freeze caused hundreds of pock marks formed by a hailstorm last year to crack.

     
  • Junaid Afeef

    Hoffman Ests. park candidates stress finances, partnerships Apr 4, 2013 12:00 AM
    Three incumbents and two newcomers are running for four open commissioner seats on the Hoffman Estates Park District Board, and they all have varying ideas of how to improve what they believe is already a great park district.

     
  • Hoffman Estates Park District names employee, team player, volunteer of the year Mar 28, 2013 12:00 AM
    The Hoffman Estates Park District recognized its 2012 employee of the year and team player of the year at a March 19 meeting. The recipients were Sally Whalen, a disbursement associate for the business department, and hockey coach Pete Ripoli. Hoffman Estates Community Bank President Georgeanna Mehr was named volunteer of the year in January.

     
  •  This is a rendering of the new playground that will be installed at Brittany Park, 1245 W. New Britton Drive, Hoffman Estates. The existing wood playground is deteriorating. The new playground will likely be installed by early summer.

    Playgrounds undergoing renovations in Hoffman Estates Mar 5, 2013 12:00 AM
    The Hoffman Estates Park District is close to finalizing bids for the installation of more than $117,000 worth of new playground equipment at Lincoln Park, High Point Park and Brittany Park. The existing playgrounds are more than a decade old and the only ones left in the district that are made out of wood. Work on the new playgrounds should be complete by early summer.

     
  • Patrick McGinn, running for Hoffman Estates Park Board (4-year Terms)

    Patrick McGinn: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Patrick McGinn, running for Hoffman Estates Park Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Junaid Afeef, running for Hoffman Estates Park Board (4-year Terms)

    Junaid Afeef: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Junaid Afeef, running for Hoffman Estates Park Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Michael Bickham, running for Hoffman Estates Park Board (4-year Terms)

    Michael Bickham: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Michael Bickham, running for Hoffman Estates Park Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Ronald Evans, running for Hoffman Estates Park Board (4-year Terms)

    Ronald Evans: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Ronald Evans, running for Hoffman Estates Park Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Kaz Mohan: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Kaz Mohan, running for Hoffman Estates Park Board (4-year Terms)

     
  •  Shawn K. Woods, personal and professional development expert, speaks at a Hoffman Estates Park District lunch-and-learn session.

    Seniors can be bullies too, expert says Feb 8, 2013 12:00 AM
    Bullying isn't limited to kids, seniors can be bullies and victims too, says Shawn K. Woods, personal and professional development expert who talked to the Hoffman Estates Park District’s 50+ Club recently.

     
  • Editorial: A model reminder for youth sportsFeb 8, 2013 12:00 AM
    A Daily Herald editorial notes that a sportsmanship reminder posted by the Hoffman Estates Park District is a good reflection on the true spirit of youth sports -- and a model for all youth sports programs.

     
  •  The Hoffman Estates Park District is getting a lot of attention for this sign, which was posted outside its ice rinks to remind parents about good sportsmanship.

    Sportsmanship signs at Hoffman Estates ice rinks go viral Feb 1, 2013 12:00 AM
    A sign posted outside each of the ice rinks at the Hoffman Estates Triphahn Center has been getting attention from parents, coaches, media and rink managers around the world. The sign reminds players and fans "You and your child do not play for the Blackhawks" to provide perspective and encourage sportsmanship.

     
  • Free hockey in Hoffman Estates Feb 1, 2013 12:00 AM
    Children ages 4 to 9 are invited to a free clinic at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16, in Hoffman Estates to give hockey a try. The clinic will take place at the Triphahn Ice Arena, 1685 W. Higgins Road.

     
  • Friends of HE Parks Foundation hosting two fundraisers Jan 21, 2013 12:00 AM
    Money will be raised for the Friends of HE Parks Foundation at two events next month. The Chicago Soul FC will donate $4 to the foundation from every ticket sold for their game against the Rochester Lancers at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8. The foundation is also hosting a Girl Friends Night Out fundraiser from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21 at First Place Sports Bar, 1736 W. Algonquin Road in Hoffman Estates.

     
  • Nazneen Hashmi

    Suburban elections see rise in Muslim candidates Jan 6, 2013 12:00 AM
    More Muslim candidates are running for elected office in the suburbs and a group called Project Mobilize is helping with training, networking, fundraising and resources to reach target demographics. "We wanted to be the vehicle to help those individuals gain leadership skills," group co-founder Reema Ahmad said. Running for office "gives friends and neighbors, and the public an opportunity to see American Muslims in the community in a light that they wouldn't otherwise be seen in from the media," said Junaid Afeef, who is running for Hoffman Estates Park Board.

     
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