River Forest residents, Steve Beck and Rebecca Waterloo, recently visited coffee farmers in Uganda as part an Illinois Institute of Technology project to create sustainable relationships between the farmer and consumer.
The Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation held its 2011 Annual Meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 8 at the Carleton Hotel. At the meeting the Community Foundation's 2010 Excellence in Philanthropy Awards were presented.
The Oak Park Education Foundation's sixth annual Vex Robotics competition on Saturday, Feb. 5 was a thrilling event. Julian Middle School students took the lead early on, but Brooks students pulled from behind to win 152-116.
The OPRF Drill Team attended the National Universal Dance Association (UDA) Championships in Orlando, Florida On Feb. 5, where they placed sixteenth in the nation in the Varsity High Kick category, only 2 points away from finals.
West Suburban Medical Center presented The first Employee of the Quarter Awards on Nov. 2. The Employee of the Quarter program recognizes eligible employees for outstanding and exceptional contributions to West Suburban Medical Center.