Oak Park and River Forest shared the holiday spirit by showing overwhelming support for our expanded Holiday Housewalk, held Dec. 2-4. All proceeds will benefit the Children’s Clinic at 320 Lake. Thank you to these generous friends for participating in the housewalk:

The five homeowners, Concordia University and the underwriters sponsoring the homes: The Christopher Family Foundation, Community Bank of Oak Park River Forest, Eastlake Chiropractic & Healthcare Center, Forest Park National Bank and Trust, Levy Custom Homes and MB Financial Bank.

Restaurants participating in the “dine and share” program: Briejo, Cucina Paradiso, Marion Street Grille, Maya Del Sol, Sushi House and Winberie’s.

Businesses providing goods and services: Alioto’s, Artemis Design, Dr. Gerry Alyward & Associates, Caffe De Luca, Carriage Flowers, Charlie Mayer Photography, Fitzgerald’s Fine Stationery, Forest Agency, Flat Top Grill, Francesca Fiore, Gagliardo Realty, Kittleman and Associates, Kyra Pynch (Remax in the Village), Kolovitz Movers, Monahan and Cohen, Riley Heating and Cooling, River Forest Animal Hospital, Spike’s, Elmhurst Unique Indoor Comfort, Gallery Etcetera, Groupon, It’s a Sign, Les Tableaux, Racconto Italian Foods, Terisa Spector Press, Buzz Café, Oak Design and Construction, Oak Park Jewelers, Rave Wines, James Anthony Salon and Day Spa, Sears Pharmacy, Shaker Family Foundation, Talbot 3 Graphics, The Tennis & Fitness Centre, Tulipia Floral Design, Under the Ginko Tree, Wednesday Journal, West Suburban Living Magazine, Oak Leaves and Wirtz Corporation.

Businesses selling our tickets: Careful Peach Boutique, Rave Wines, Camille’s and Tulipia Floral Design.

Others: Good Heart-Work Smart Foundation, Village of River Forest, Visit Oak Park, Downtown Oak Park, and the Holiday Housewalk market vendors who donated a portion of their proceeds to the Children’s Clinic and Infant Welfare Society Circle members.

Finally, our thanks to all our volunteers, patrons, friends and anyone whom we may have inadvertently omitted. Your generosity made this event an outstanding success, bringing joy to our community and making a significant difference in the lives of children. We look forward to seeing you next year!

Mary Anderson, Debbie Blanco, Alice Ireland and Mary Lou Noll
Chairs, Oak Park River Forest Infant Welfare Society

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