Following Grace Horrenkamp's insistence, the Hoffenkamp family entered the prize drawing at the June 5, "Day in our Village" celebration from the Loyola University Health System booth for Gottleib Memorial Hospital.
With good sight lines, better-than-average ballpark food, comfortable seats, and bathrooms just a few steps away, going to the game at Lakeview Baseball Club is a very enjoyable way to spend an afternoon or evening.
Following the fantastic coincidence of four sisters, three at the same hospital, gave birth to four children in four days, Prairie Oak Communications won a national PR award for their outstanding work covering the story.
Murder, especially serial murder, is evidently a Midwestern preoccupation. Author Richard Lindberg presented two lesser-known, but prolific killers from the heartland at Centuries & Sleuths at a recent appearance.