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  • The Choral-Aires Chorus invite you to its 27th annual fashion show and luncheon with the theme “Singin’ in the Rain.”

    Local chorus hosts annual fashion showFeb 23, 2014 12:00 AM
    Looking for a way to warm up at the end of a long, cold winter? Preview spring and summer fashions at the 27th annual fashion show and luncheon hosted by award-winning chorus the Choral-Aires Chorus and Zzazz Productions.

     
  • Zachary Self, Alex Raymundo, and Cristobal Morales represent the Tigers at the AKA Grand Nationals tournament in Chicago. Tiffany Self and Kathy Raymundo

    Warrenville karate team places at national tournamentFeb 21, 2014 12:00 AM
    Members of the Baekwoon Mu Sul Tigers, led by Senseis Jeremy and Elijah Talbott, have made their mark again.

     
  • 1932 Ford Roadster Cremation Urn by Steve Shannon

    Roselle Artisan Handcrafts Hot Rod Cremation UrnsFeb 19, 2014 12:00 AM
    Steve Shannon is filling the need for personalized custom cremation urns.

     
  • This stunning stat-of-the-art kitchen will be one lucky winner’s in their new $1.6 million Chicago Dream Home. The Hope Institute

    First Early Bird Drawing Deadline is February 21 for $1.6 Million Dream Home or $1.3 Million in CashFeb 19, 2014 12:00 AM
    Some lucky person with a $150 raffle ticket will have a chance to win a magnificent $1.6 million Chicago dream home or $1.3 million in cash in the 3rd Annual Chicago Dream House Raffle to benefit The Hope Institute for Children and Families. Individuals that purchase their $150 raffle tickets by February 21 will be entered to win a car or $25,000 cash, as well as the dream house, and over 550 other prizes, including vacations, cars and electronics. Tickets can be purchased online at www.chicagoraffle.com or by phone by calling 800-697-7734. The early bird drawing will take place on March 5.

     
  • A sample banner for the West Chicago Cultural Arts Commission’s newest art banner project illustrates one interpretation of the theme, The (Bi)Cycle of Life. City of West Chicago

    West Chicago Cultural Arts Commission Extends Deadline for Art Banner Submissions Feb 12, 2014 12:00 AM
    West Chicago Cultural Arts Commission Extends Deadline for Art Banner Submissions Juror Selected for Annual Competition

     
  • Attend a free College Transfer FairFeb 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    If you’re looking for information about higher education, you won’t want to miss a free Transfer College Fair from 10:30 a.m.- 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 12, at Oakton Community College, Room 1604, 1600 E. Golf Road, Des

     
  • As record snowfall impacts Chicagoland, improper snow shoveling can lead to strain and pain.

    The Illinois Chiropractic Foundation urges residents to take proper precautions while shoveling snow.Feb 5, 2014 12:00 AM
    Illinois Chiropractic Foundation suggests proper snow shoveling tips for avoiding aches and pains.

     
  • HomeVestors names SNL Realty Top Franchisee for 2013Feb 5, 2014 12:00 AM
    SNL Realty, a HomeVestors® of America (the “We Buy Ugly Houses® company) franchisee from Chicago, was recognized for achieving the top sales volume out of the over 400 HomeVestors franchisees in December.

     
  • Each year, the Saint Hubert School sixth graders participate in the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) program and celebrate their commitment to making safe, responsible, and right choices.

    SAINT HUBERT SCHOOL SIXTH GRADERS DARE TO TAKE THE CHALLENGEFeb 4, 2014 12:00 AM
    Saint Hubert School sixth graders celebrate the successful completion of the DARE program with Mayor William McLeod and Hoffman Estates Police Officer John Bending.

     
  • NIU Executive Leadership Forum

    Area leaders invited to Chicago “Lessons in Leading” conference Feb. 20Feb 3, 2014 12:00 AM
    The NIU Executive Leadership Forum conference,“Lessons in Leading Today,” allows business leaders to share leadership practices and discuss gaining ground in a global economy and achieving competitive positioning. The event is open to the public and will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Feb. 20 at the Mid-America Club in the Aon Building, 200 E. Randolph Drive in Chicago.

     
  • National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend Kicks Off On-Site Cookie “Booth” Sales Feb 3, 2014 12:00 AM
    To kick off National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend (Feb. 7-9) and on-site cookie “booth” sales, Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana is teaming up with the USO to launch Gift of Caring: Troop to Troop, an initiative to support men and women in the U.S. military by sending them a sweet “taste of home” - Girl Scout Cookies®. Girl Scout troops throughout Chicago and Northwest Indiana are encouraging individuals and businesses to purchase and then donate boxes of Girl Scout Cookies® to the men and women serving in the military. Customers can purchase cookies for the U.S. military troops at $4 per box. The cookies will be distributed directly to the soldiers.

     
  • The Irish Rovers' Farewell Tour stops at CLC on Friday, Feb. 21.

    Feb. 21: The Irish Rovers’ Farewell Tour stops at CLCJan 31, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Irish Rovers are conducting their 50th anniversary farewell tour, with a performance scheduled at the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts at the College of Lake County in Grayslake at 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 21

     
  • Twelfth Night, a tale of mistaken identities by William Shakespeare, will be presented by the Theatre department from Feb. 28 through March 8.

    Feb. 28 to March 8: CLC Theatre presents Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’Jan 31, 2014 12:00 AM
    “Twelfth Night, Or What You Will” by William Shakespeare will be presented by the College of Lake County Theatre department from Feb. 28 through March 8.

     
  • Northbrook Community Synagogue's Annual Feed a Family Project Helps the NeedyJan 30, 2014 12:00 AM
    Northbrook Community Synagogue will hold its Annual Purim Feed-A-Family project, one of the synagogue’s social action activities. The Feed-A-Family project assists the community’s needy by delivering generous food parcels and holiday cash stipends to families referred to the synagogue by the ARK.

     
  • Dr. Edward Marut of Fertility Centers of Illinois shares tips to help couples conceive in the New Year.

    10 Bad Habits to Break in 2014 to Boost FertilityJan 28, 2014 12:00 AM
    Dr. Edward Marut of Fertility Centers of Illinois shares tips to help couples conceive in the New Year.

     
  • COURTESY OF WINGS WINGS CEO Rebecca Darr with husband, Joe.

    Darr wants to spread WINGS nationwide to help domestic abuse victims Jan 27, 2014 12:00 AM
    Kukec's People features Rebecca Darr, who helps countless victims of domestic abuse through WINGS, is in the midst of expanding the shelter in Chicago and plans to go national in a couple of years.

     
  • Bartlett Festival of the Arts

    CALL FOR ARTISTS: 2014 Bartlett Festival of the ArtsJan 27, 2014 12:00 AM
    This is a juried fine arts and fine crafts fair. All work must be original by the artist, who must be 18 or older. No molds, manufactured or kit art permitted. Commercial reproductions (editions of 300 or less) may be included in your exhibit if they do not exceed 50% of the total display and if they are clearly marked as reproductions. Final interpretation of commercial status will be made by jurors.

     
  • Causes of ADHD

    Did You Inherit ADHD from Your Kid?Jan 26, 2014 12:00 AM
    A Support Group for Adults with ADHD.

     
  • This top-of-the-line kitchen is featured in the $1.6 million Chicago Dream House Raffle home to benefit The Hope Institute for Children and Families.

    Hope Institute for Children and Families raffles off $1.6 million dream houseJan 26, 2014 12:00 AM
    Some lucky person with a $150 raffle ticket will win a magnificent $1.6 million Chicago dream home or $1.3 million in cash in the 3rd Annual Chicago Dream House Raffle to benefit The Hope Institute for Children and Families. Starting January 20, individuals can purchase $150 raffle tickets for a chance at the dream house, along with other prizes, including cars and vacations. Over 550 prizes will be awarded making the odds of winning a prize 1 in 90.

     
  • The Puterbaugh Sisters will appear at the Park West on Saturday, February 15 at 7:30 p.m. as part of the More Bang for Your Buck Valentine's Day Rockin' Variety Show.

    MORE BANG FOR YOUR BUCK VALENTINE’S DAY ROCKIN’ VARIETY SHOW COMES TO THE PARK WESTJan 24, 2014 12:00 AM
    Chicago comedy groups the Puterbaugh Sisters, Think Tank and Platcow and Friends have joined forces to present More BANG for Your Buck, a Valentine’s Day rockin’ variety show Saturday, February 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Park West.

     
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