The Shared Service Task Force, an initiative convened by Community Bank of Oak Park River Forest in 2010 with help of Dominican University and the OPRF Community Foundation, hosted a panel and luncheon on Thursday, May 12 at Dominican's Parmer Hall.
Students at OPRF High School are living up to the school's motto of "Those things that are best" with a string of recent awards. The honors include OPRF's debate team tie for 19th place in the nation during the Tournament of Champions and OPRF's student newspaper, the Trapeze, winning several blue ribbons at the Scholastic Press Association Awards.
Mondays at the Shopping and Fashion Blog bring you all things green. Ananas of Oak Park brings us the handcrafted jewelry of Ella E, designed by a local artist and featuring rare, vintage stones from Germany. Take a peek.
As I sat in the Doi Chang coffee house in Chiang Rai, I compared myself to all the young, fit trekkers I had seen around town. How did I feel about being on the downside of life's bell curve while they ascending the upside?