Jody Raphael, of Oak Park, attorney and senior research fellow at the Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center at the DePaul University College of Law, will receive the Elmer Gertz Award for Human Rights from the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) at the organization's 137th Annual Meeting on Friday, June 21, at the Grand Geneva Resort in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.
Kevin Kraus, Luther College vice president for academic affairs and dean of the college, has announced that Helen Van Der Griend, Luther College junior from Oak Park, Ill., was named to the 2013 spring semester Dean's List.
Scholarship Winner Joe Parratore Julian Middle School social studies teacher, Joe Parratore, has been teaching for six years. He's the 2013 recipient of The James A. Gates Oak Park District 97 Teacher Scholarship.
Oak Parkers ages 14 - 17 interested in learning skills and techniques that can help them find and keep a job are invited to participate in a free youth employment skills workshop series presented by the Community Relations Department.