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Public Service Spotlight

19th Annual Paul Fabbri Memorial Golf Classic
Sunday August 07, 2016

The 19th Annual Paul Fabbri Memorial Golf Classic and Dinner is coming up at Chevy Chase Country Club in Wheeling, Sunday, August 7th!  Proceeds support the American Brain Tumor Association for research and support of people and families battling brain tumors. For details and registration go to www.paulfabbri.com.

Where: Wheeling
Location: Chevy Chase C.C.
Charity Spotlight

Chicago Lighthouse Charity Golf Tournament
Monday August 29, 2016

Golfers- the annual Chicago Lighthouse Charity Golf Tournament tees off Monday August 29th at the North Shore Country Club in Glenview, featuring former and present Blackhawk players and other celebrities. Proceeds benefit the Chicago Lighthouse North, bringing programs and services to people in the north and northwest suburbs who are blind, visually impaired, disabled and veterans. For information CLICK HERE.

 

 

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Upcoming Public Service Announcements

Tuesday June 28, 2016 - Sunday July 31, 2016

Sign Up Now for the PACE Vanpool Program

Save your car…start or join a PACE vanpool! Commuting to work every day certainly comes with its share of headaches. Cost, traffic, lost hours sitting in your car. With the PACE Vanpool program, you can leave your car at home and have a better commute. Learn how at PaceVanPool.com.

Where: Chicago area
Location: Chicago area

Friday July 29, 2016

‘Bites, Blooms and Bordeaux’ at Lincoln Park Zoo

It’s a summer evening of delicious wine, live music, and gourmet cuisine to support Lincoln Park Zoo. Sign up now for Bites, Blooms and Bordeaux, an after-hours garden party in the zoo’s lush gardens. It’s happening on Friday evening, July 29th. For information and to buy tickets now go to lpzoo.org.

Where: Chicago
Location: Lincoln Park Zoo

Friday July 29, 2016 - Wednesday August 31, 2016

Support the National Alliance on Mental Illness

NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots organization for people with mental illness and their families. Founded in 1979, NAMI has affiliates in every state and in more than 1,100 local communities across the country.  They Support.  They Educate.  They Advocate. Go to www.namiwillgrundy.org for a list of free meetings and classes.

Where: Will-Grundy
Location: various

Friday July 29, 2016

Join The Drive for the Angels in the Fairway Golf Outing Benefiting LRF

Join The Drive for the Angels in the Fairway Golf Outing – Friday, July 29 at Midlane Country Club in Wadsworth and Glen Flora Country Club in Waukegan – and help conquer leukemia and other blood cancers. Angels in the Fairway was created in memory of Joey Mix, a 3-year-old who lost his battle with leukemia in 1996. Since then, this event has raised more than $2 million dollars to help the Leukemia Research Foundation find a cure.  To register visit www.joeysangels.com.

Where: Wadsworth & Waukegan
Location: Midlane C.C. and Glen Flora C.C.

Saturday July 30, 2016

Red Knights Motorcycle Club’s 3rd Annual Ride for the Kids

Help young burn survivors and join the Red Knights Motorcycle Club on their 3rd Annual Ride for the Kids Saturday morning, July 30th starting at Heritage Harley Davidson in Lisle. All donations support Camp “I Am Me” serving Illinois children and teens who have experienced injuries from burns. For more information or to donate please visit rkmc23.com

Where: Lisle
Location: Heritage Harley Davidson

Saturday July 30, 2016

Authorfest in Round Lake Beach

It’s a family event that opens the mind, not the wallet. It’s Authorfest, a  gathering of nearly two dozen authors from across the country, complete with book readings for children, music, activities, author presentations and more. It’s happening on July 30th at the new Civic Center in Round Lake Beach. For information CLICK HERE.

Where: Round Lake Beach, IL
Location: Round Lake Beach Civic Center

Sunday July 31, 2016

Rosey’s Walk

Multiple Sclerosis impacts 4 million of us. Rosey’s M.S. Foundation will be raising money and awareness to support MS research with their inaugural Nip MS in the Bud Walk for a Cure. It’s happening at the beautiful Chicago Botanic Garden on Sunday morning, July 31st. For information, donations, or registration go to roseysmsfoundation.org

Where: Glencoe
Location: Chicago Botanic Garden

Friday August 5, 2016

Author Nancy Hildebrandt Book Signing in Libertyville

Join Nancy Hildebrandt, author of ‘Stronger Than Ever – Functional Fitness to Renew Your Strength, Balance and Energy for Your Best Years Yet,’ for a Book Signing Event on Friday, August 5th, 6-8 p.m., at The Runner’s Edge, 524 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Libertyville. For details call Pinnacle Fitness at 847-281-5185 or CLICK HERE:   www.GetFitAtPinnacle.com.

Where: Libertyville, IL
Location: Runner's Edge

Friday August 5, 2016 - Sunday August 7, 2016

McHenry Rotary’s ‘Blues, Brews and BBQ Fest’

It’s a fun way to support the work of McHenry Rotary, attend the Blues, Brews and BBQ Fest…a three-day Blues Festival at McHenry’s Peterson Park on scenic McCullom Lake. With some of Chicago’s best blues musicians, BBQ grilled to perfection, and so much more. It’s happening August 5-7. For information go to www.mrbbb.com.

Where: McHenry
Location: Peterson Park

Sunday August 7, 2016

19th Annual Paul Fabbri Memorial Golf Classic

The 19th Annual Paul Fabbri Memorial Golf Classic and Dinner is coming up at Chevy Chase Country Club in Wheeling, Sunday, August 7th!  Proceeds support the American Brain Tumor Association for research and support of people and families battling brain tumors. For details and registration go to www.paulfabbri.com.

Where: Wheeling
Location: Chevy Chase C.C.

Monday August 29, 2016

Chicago Lighthouse Charity Golf Tournament

Golfers- the annual Chicago Lighthouse Charity Golf Tournament tees off Monday August 29th at the North Shore Country Club in Glenview, featuring former and present Blackhawk players and other celebrities. Proceeds benefit the Chicago Lighthouse North, bringing programs and services to people in the north and northwest suburbs who are blind, visually impaired, disabled and veterans. For information CLICK HERE.

 

 

Where: Glenview
Location: North Shore Country Club

Friday September 9, 2016

Stand Up to Cancer

On one night…we all stand together. To help build a world where cancer is no more. This is a night you don’t want to miss…a night so special, that Hollywood’s biggest stars will take center stage. Let’s build a world where every cancer patient says and believes….I will survive.  Stand Up to Cancer, a LIVE one-night event on Friday, Sept. 9th at 7 p.m. central. Learn more at StandUp2Cancer.org.

Where: Nationally Televised
Location: ABC-NBC-CBS-FOX and more

Sunday September 18, 2016

Chicagoland Cardiac Connections’ ‘Heart to Heart’ Event

Do you know a child or young adult with a pacemaker or ICD?  Plan to attend the annual ‘Heart to Heart’ event, a day of shared experiences, hands on education and expert panels.  It’s hosted by the Chicagoland Cardiac Connections at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago on Sunday, September 18th.  For more information go to www.cccheart.org.

Where: Chicago
Location: Lurie Children's Hospital

 


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