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  • Barry and Mary Ellen Masek of Park Ridge enjoy swirling and sipping one of 60 wines at Clearbrook’s 50th annual A Grapevine of Friends Wine Tasting. Chicago Corporate Photography

    Wine tasting banishes cabin fever for record crowdMar 6, 2014 12:00 AM
    On Saturday, February 22, over 450 people wined and dined at the 50th annual A Grapevine of Friends Wine Tasting, benefitting Clearbrook’s Employment Services Program.

     
  • What is Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)?Feb 26, 2014 12:00 AM
    Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) combines endoscopy and ultrasound; this procedure allows a doctor to obtain detailed images of the digestive track.

     
  • Lake County Forest Preserve Environmental Educator Jennifer Berlinghof taps a sugar maple tree at Ryerson Woods Monday, Feb. 24, in preparation of the upcoming annual Maple Syrup Hikes.

    Maple syrup season set to begin in Lake CountyFeb 26, 2014 12:00 AM
    A sure sign that spring is on the way is the annual tapping of sugar maple trees, which is set to begin at Ryerson Woods in Riverwoods.

     
  • Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital is Hosting Community Blood Drive on March 5Feb 25, 2014 12:00 AM
    Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital is hosting a blood drive on Wednesday, March 5, 10 am – 4 pm in the Prairie Room at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, 450 West Highway 22 in Barrington, Illinois.

     
  • 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

     
  • 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.

     
  • Garden club offers scholarshipFeb 5, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Grayslake Greenery Garden Club is offering its annual scholarship for the 2014 school year. The competition for up to $1,000 in scholarship money is open to any student who is a resident of Lake County, IL, and majoring in the field of horticulture or in a field related to horticulture.

     
  • 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.

     
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  •  Ileana Angulo of Round Lake Beach looks at artwork on display Monday at the Members Exhibition at the Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art at the College of Lake County in Grayslake. Behind her is a wooden sculpture called “Banana and Apple” by Robert Andrus. The show features works by 85 artists.

    Members art exhibition on display at College of Lake County Feb 3, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art at the College of Lake County in Grayslake features the Members Exhibition through Feb. 23. The show includes works by 85 artists and a wide variety of paintings, drawings, sculptures, photography and other media.

     
  • Special Day for Residents in Northwestern Lake County to Enroll in Health InsuranceFeb 3, 2014 12:00 AM
    Enroll Lake County! has scheduled a special day in northwestern Lake County for residents to enroll in health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. On Saturday, February 15, certified navigators will be available to answer questions and enroll residents from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Antioch Library, 757 Main Street and the United Methodist Church of Antioch at 848 Main Street in Antioch. Walk-in appointments will be available, but appointments are preferred, and can be made by calling: (847) 377-4999.

     
  • 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.

     
  • CLC offers Alzheimer’s info: Jan 31, 2014 12:00 AM
    The College of Lake County will offer a free class called “The 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 4, in Room T323, 19351 W. Washington St., Grayslake.

     
  • St. Mary 3rd graders Allison Wasserman (Wheeling) and Julia Stencel (Long Grove) hold up the banner they made wishing Megan Bozak and the Women's US Hockey Team Good Luck

    St Mary School Wishes Megan Bozak and US Olympic Team Good LuckJan 31, 2014 12:00 AM
    Saint Mary School children gathered together to send a good luck message to Saint Mary Alumni Megan Bozak and the Women’s Olympic Hockey team.

     
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