To acknowledge the accomplishments of its volunteers, the board of trustees of the Auxiliary of West Suburban Medical Center hosted a breakfast for the annual meeting on Oct. 7 at the Oak Park Country Club.
It took an optometrist to bring forgotten people of this world into focus. The downtrodden of Buffalo, N. Y., the poor of South America and coal miners from around the world have been given dignity and honor through the photographs of Milton Rogovin.
Each year the Community Foundation solicits grant proposals from organizations serving the people of Oak Park and River Forest. To fund a variety of programs that serve the community well and meet the priorities of the foundation, the board and staff of the foundation closely review proposals and visit the organizations as part of a competitive application process.
Alma Cervantes grew up in Oak Park. She went to Oak Park and River Forest High School and now attends Triton Community College in River Grove. She lives with her mother in Oak Park, and the junior is looking to transfer to the University of Illinois next semester. When she graduates, she plans to target the Chicago area in her job search.
There are many things I like about teaching at Kendall College. Being afforded the opportunity to pass on to a younger generation the knowledge I've acquired throughout my years in the food industry fills me with an immense sense of pride and responsibility that mere words cannot adequately describe.
Since Carol Dudzik, the long-time principal at Lincoln School in Oak Park, retired three years ago, slowing down has not been in her lexicon. She takes "life-long learning" seriously, so she diversified.