OPRF senior Zoë Ryan, her mother Julia Ryan and Mary Erkins, all of Oak Park, volunteered their time to travel to Washington D.C. July 21-23 to speak to members of Congress on behalf of people living in poverty in the US and around the world.
Julia Weiss, an incoming junior at Oak Park River Forest High School, is returning home with a gold medal after spending three weeks in Israel as part of the USA Junior Soccer Team competing in the The Maccabiah Games, which are the third largest international sporting event in the world, after the Summer Olympics and the Pan Am Games.
Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust volunteers present world-class historic sites and their neighborhoods to an international audience, cultivate long-lasting relationships and receive ongoing education and training on topics related to history, design and Frank Lloyd Wright.
Nearly 75 hotel concierges and guests arrived in Oak Park on Wednesday, July 24, to discover and experience the diverse attractions of the Village. Sponsored by Visit Oak Park, the Familiarization (FAM) Tour kicked off with a visit to Hemingway's Birthplace and moved on to the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio.