The Friars won the Metro Catholic Aquatic Conference tournament title on Saturday in a 9-6 victory over Mother McAuley, in a game that saw Fenwick dominate on defense and generate enough offense to win despite poor (9-for-34) shooting.
In April I attended a weekend workshop given by Geneen Roth: "Take Back Your Life! A 7 Step Process to Break Free from Emotional Eating." Roth has authored seven books, "When Food is Love," was a national best seller.
The Oak Park Masters Swim Team, represented by 15 athletes?#34;most of whom are Oak Park and River Forest residents?#34;at the April 14th-17th Illinois Masters State championship Meet at UIC, placed ninth out of 42 teams in their best showing to date. The team had not placed higher than 15th in its history, and this year's success can be attributed to greater team depth.
I just read Jim Crowe's column, "The new pope won't close the U.S. Catholic cafeteria" [VIEWPOINTS, April 27]. Hurrah! He is dead on the money. He has stated my opinion verbatim. I wholeheartedly agree with him.
The Historical Society of Oak Park & River Forest's Second Annual Housewalk: "A Parade of Elegant Homes - River Forest at 125" is now history, and we are grateful to the many people and businesses that helped to make it our most successful event to date.
The week of April 17-23 was National Volunteer Week. Sponsored by the Points of Light Foundation, National Volunteer Week celebrates the positive impact volunteers have on communities. According to the foundation, "Volunteers help inspire those they help and inspire others to serve."