Fifteen local not-for-profit organizations received grants at the Association's opening program and tea on Monday, Oct. 7. Applications for a project of their choice are submitted in early summer, with the grant awards confirmed in August.
The Oak Park Public Library will offer a free educational session on the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) and recently opened Health Insurance Marketplace on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, from 2 to 3:30 pm, at the Oak Park Public Library, Main Library, 834 Lake St.
The Baird & Warner Good Will Network donated $10,000 to West Suburban PADS, a Maywood-based nonprofit that helps individuals and families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. The Baird & Warner Oak Park office has supported West Suburban PADS in years past, and this grant is part of a larger, $50,000 donation Baird & Warner made to Chicago-area nonprofits.
Oak Park Public Library, River Forest Public Library and Dominican University's Rebecca Crown Library will kick off on Monday, October 21 their collaborative Bridging Cultures: Muslim Journeys series with a celebration of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha in Dominican University's Social Hall, 7900 W. Division Street.
What do the the Beye Bobcat, DePaul Blue Demon mascot and footplayers from Oak Park River Forest High School all have in common? They were all at William Beye Elementary School Wednesday morning for 'Walk to School Day'.