The Oak Park River Forest Infant Welfare Society presents Tee It Up Fore Kids Golf Classic benefitting The Children's Clinic. Please join us for an afternoon of golf on June 18, 2012 at Ruffled Feathers Golf Club in Lemont. Shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. At 6:00 p.m. a helicopter will drop golf balls towards a golf pin. The person's ball who hits closest to the pin wins a trip to Napa Valley, CA.
Oak Park resident and host of NPR's "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!" Peter Sagal, along with a crew from Insignia Films, visited Dominican University to film scenes for an upcoming documentary on the Constitution, set to air on Public Television next year.
We had a great time, with over 250 in attendance! Our USO inspired dance and show was titled "Star Spangled Salute." The The big band sounds of the Dick Elliot Orchestra enlivened the crowd with the music of Glen Miller, Tommy Doresy.
Vanguard West Suburban Medical Center was honored with an "A" Hospital Safety ScoreSM by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. West Suburban Medical Center received the top grade based on levels of infections, injuries and medical and medication errors. Fewer than half of the hospitals in the Chicagoland area received an "A" rating.
Pro Musica Youth Chorus was proud to participate with members and fans of the Oak Park Youth Baseball/Softball league at the White Sox game on June 6, 2012. Members of the chorus started off the game by singing the national anthems of both the United States and Canada (in recognition of the visiting team, the Toronto Blue Jays).
Geppetto's Toy Box is on the road to recovery after a fire this weekend at Velvet Rope caused some smoke damage. They have been updating their Facebook page on the status of, what they are calling, a 'spa day' for the toys.
Oak Park, Illinois. In the hometown of such artistic greats as Ernest Hemmingway and Frank Lloyd Wright, one Arts District strives to connect local youth with its tight-knit community of professional artists. The Oak Park Arts District (OPAD) Summer Arts Camp is going into its fifth year.