West Suburban Medical Center is proud to announce its achievement as Illinois' first nationally recognized Epicenter for Robotic General Surgery, one of only twelve General Surgery Epicenters in the nation.
Oak Park resident Emily N. Masalski, an associate attorney at the Chicago law firm of Deutsch, Levy & Engel, Chartered, has been elected an Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) "Under 35" delegate to the American Bar Association House of Delegates.
Richard Boykin, candidate for Cook County Commissioner of the First District, officially kicked-off his campaign with support from Congressman Danny Davis, Westchester Mayor Sam Pulia, local faith leaders, elected officials and a host of community members at the campaign's new Oak Park headquarters on Sunday, Jan. 12.
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the release of The Beatles' first Capitol album, Meet the Beatles! The Beatleleles will perform the songs from the album and Val will share some of her memories of working at Capitol Records on Saturday, Jan. 18.
Autre Monde Café & Spirits, 6727 W Roosevelt Road, (autremondecafe.net ) was recognized with the George W. Ashby Award for Business Excellence at the Berwyn Development Corporation's (BDC) Annual Meeting on January 8, 2014.
Speed skater Emery Lehman will be competing at the 2014 Winter Olympics next month (he had the second-fastest time at the qualifying trials). He leaves for Sochi, Russia, this weekend, and we are planning a short but sweet send-off Friday, Jan. 17, from 7:30 – 7:45 a.m. in the Student Center.
Four OPRF students were among the 339 high school students who recently received the Cook County Sheriff's Youth Service Medal of Honor for volunteering more than 100 hours to community service projects during 2013.
Below is information on Oak Park Education Foundation's BASE Camp: Gadget Day (http://www.opef.org/basecamp/) that is being offered on MLK day, January 20th. We invite you to join us to see these exciting programs in action.
Need-based scholarships are available to support students from the Chicago area interested in Japanese to participate in a two-week program at Mori no Ike, the Japanese Language Village, during the summer of 2014.