At the end of every school year, Dr. Carla Minutti was surprised by the amount of school supplies her two children brought home, and hatched an idea that connected families at Lincoln Elementary School in River Forest with nearby Loyola Medical Center doctors and students to provide unused or gently-used supplies to children around the world.
Bellarmine University has named students to its dean's list for the spring 2013 semester. The dean's list recognizes students who receive a grade point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale. The following local residents were named to the dean's list.
A different group of seniors will be the "cat's meow" at the 34th annual Seniors' Senior Prom titled, "Cotton Club," from 7 – 10 p.m. Friday, June 14, at the Oak Park Arms Retirement Community, 408 S. Oak Park Ave. The public is warmly welcome to attend and dance the night away.
The June 2 "Day In Our Village" event was a lucky day for two Oak Parkers. Dawn LaRocco and Nadia Payne each won $50 gift certificates which can be used towards registrtion in any park district program.