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Valentines for Veterans Breakfast & Silent Auction Fundraiser
Wednesday February 01, 2017 - Saturday February 11, 2017

Help get more of our WWII and Korean War veterans to Washington, DC to see the monuments erected in their honor by supporting Lake County Honor Flight’s Valentines for Veterans Breakfast & Silent Auction Fundraiser.   It’s Saturday, February 11, from 8:00 am until 1:00 pm at the Great Lakes Community Center, 2007 Virginia Ave., Great Lakes, IL.  The breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, coffee and juice.  The cost is $15 for adults, $10 for children (age 12 and under).

Where: Great Lakes Community Center
Location: 2007 Virginia Ave., Great Lakes, IL 60088
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Park Lawn “Rhapsody in Blue” Signature Auction
Wednesday February 01, 2017 - Saturday February 25, 2017

Irish eyes will smile on Park Lawn at the “Rhapsody in Blue” signature auction, Saturday, February 25th in Alsip.  This year’s theme is a Shamrock Gala, complete with bagpipers, Irish dancers and folk singers.  Proceeds will benefit Park Lawn’s programs for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  For tickets and more information go to www.parklawn.com.

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Upcoming Public Service Announcements

Sunday January 1, 2017 - Tuesday February 28, 2017

Support Franciscan Outreach During Chicago’s Bitter Winter and Beyond

Franciscan Outreach provides emergency services to help hundreds of people who are homeless stay warm, safe and healthy during Chicago’s bitter winter weather, and all thru the year. Learn how you can help them continue to provide these critical, life-saving services by going to franoutreach.org.

Where: Chicago Area
Location: Chicago Area

Wednesday February 1, 2017 - Saturday February 25, 2017

St. Joseph’s Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner

Everyone is welcome to attend the corned beef and cabbage dinner on Saturday, February 25th, at St. Joseph’s in Summit.  It’ll run from 3:00 pm until 7:00 pm, at 5641 S. 73rd Avenue, Summit, IL.  Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door.  Child pricing is available.  For tickets, contact Mr. Manetti at 708.458.2927.

Where: Summit, IL
Location: 5641 S. 73rd Avenue

Wednesday February 1, 2017 - Saturday February 25, 2017

Park Lawn “Rhapsody in Blue” Signature Auction

Irish eyes will smile on Park Lawn at the “Rhapsody in Blue” signature auction, Saturday, February 25th in Alsip.  This year’s theme is a Shamrock Gala, complete with bagpipers, Irish dancers and folk singers.  Proceeds will benefit Park Lawn’s programs for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  For tickets and more information go to www.parklawn.com.

Where: Alsip, IL
Location: Double Tree Hotel

Tuesday February 7, 2017 - Sunday March 5, 2017

A Cup of Hope-A Garden Tea to Solve Hunger

An afternoon to share gardening passions, enjoy the company of friends and raise funds to help the hungry in our communities.  The Executive Women’s Council of the Northern Illinois Food Bank invites everyone to a traditional afternoon tea for a worthy cause on Sunday, March 5th, at Hotel Arista in Naperville.   Featured speaker Nancy Ristau will inspire gardeners to welcome “flying flowers” to their yards and maintain the right habitat to encourage them to return every year.  Proceeds from A Cup of Hope directly benefit the Northern Illinois Food Bank’s programs that serve 800 feeding sites and provided 62.5 million meals in 2016.  Tickets can be purchased at www.solvehungertoday.org.

Where: Naperville, IL
Location: Hotel Arista

 


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