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Public Service Spotlight
Siprut PC Charity Golf Outing
Tuesday July 21, 2015

Enjoy a day of fun on the links while helping homeless dogs and cats at PAWS Chicago.  Sign up now for the Siprut PC 2015 Charity Golf Outing. It’s happening on Tuesday, July 21st  at beautiful Harborside International Golf Center. With a buffet lunch, complementary beverages, a post-golf reception, contests, raffles, a silent auction and more.  For information on the  Siprut PC 2015 Charity Golf Outing supporting PAWS Chicago go to https://www.golfinvite.com/events/Default.aspx?pageName=siprut

Where: Chicago, IL
Location: Harborside International Golf Center
Charity Spotlight
Join The Drive at the Downers Grove Professional Firefighters Local 3234 Charity Golf Outing
Tuesday August 11, 2015

Golfers…Join The Drive and tee it up for the Downers Grove  Professional Firefighters Local 3234 Charity Golf Outing. It’s happening on Tuesday, August 11th at The Links at Carillon in Plainfield. Complete with a fun day on the course, contests, prizes, dinner and more. Benefiting Noah’s Hope and Turning Pointe Autism Foundation. For information and registration go to DownersGolfOuting.com.

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Upcoming Public Service Announcements

Wednesday April 1, 2015 - Friday July 31, 2015

Support Youth Outreach Services

Share your heart with a child who needs your help. Become a foster parent to a Chicago teen. Youth Outreach Services matches teens with loving homes and provides you both with ongoing support, 24/7.  Visit yos.org to find out more. They’ll give you a hand…so you can give your heart.

Where: Everywhere
Location: Everywhere

Saturday April 11, 2015 - Saturday October 3, 2015

Registration Open for Foodie 5K

Registration is now open for the Second Annual Foodie 5K Fun Run benefitting Northern Illinois Food Bank. This year’s event includes three locations: April 11 at Cantigny Park in Wheaton; May 9 at Adler Park in Libertyville; and October 3 at Joliet Speedway. Go to solvehungertoday.org\foodie5k for information.

Where: Wheaton, Libertyville & Joliet
Location: Cantigny Park, Adler Park, Joliet Speedway

Monday June 15, 2015 - Saturday September 12, 2015

Ravinia Invests in Music Education for All Ages

You’ve heard the stars at Ravinia, but even when the stage goes silent the music never stops. Ravinia invests in music education for all ages.  The not-for-profit Ravinia Festival supplies music education to underserved Chicago Public Schools through its Reach-Teach-Play Programs, giving thousands of students access to performing and music appreciation.  At Ravinia Steans Music Institute, talented young artists attend master classes and develop their skills under the supervision of internationally renowned faculty. For more information, go to www.ravinia.org.

Where: Highland Park, IL
Location: Ravinia Festival

Saturday July 11, 2015

Imerman Angels Brunch Run 5K

You can help the one-on-one cancer support community Imerman Angels! Take part in their  Brunch Run 5K at Montrose Harbor on Saturday morning, July 11. Run or walk a  beautiful course at Montrose Harbor, enjoy  an on-course  non-alcoholic mimosa station, and a Belgian waffle station…along with a delicious brunch  once you cross the finish line! To register visit www.ImermanAngels.org or call 877-274-5529.

Where: Chicago, IL
Location: Montrose Harbor

Thursday July 16, 2015 - Sunday July 19, 2015

48th Annual Germanfest at Sacred Heart Church

It’s a longstanding summer tradition in the Western Suburbs – the 48th annual GERMANFEST at Sacred Heart Church in downtown Lombard, July 16th – July 19th.  With Carnival Rides, Games, Bingo, Live Music, homemade German Food, and much more!  For information, go to http://sacredheartgermanfest.org

Where: Lombard, IL
Location: Sacred Heart Church

Saturday July 18, 2015

10th Annual Rockin’ for the Troops

Operation Support Our Troops America   provides comfort and care at home and away to our active duty military, families and veterans..  Help raise money for these heroes…by attending the 10th Annual Rockin’ for the Troops, starring Gary Sinese and the Lt. Dan Band, the Chicago Blues All Stars, and more. It’s happening at Cantigny Park in Wheaton on Saturday, July 18th. For tickets and information go to http://osotamerica.wix.com/rockin2015

Where: Wheaton, IL
Location: Cantigny Park

Tuesday July 21, 2015

Siprut PC Charity Golf Outing

Enjoy a day of fun on the links while helping homeless dogs and cats at PAWS Chicago.  Sign up now for the Siprut PC 2015 Charity Golf Outing. It’s happening on Tuesday, July 21st  at beautiful Harborside International Golf Center. With a buffet lunch, complementary beverages, a post-golf reception, contests, raffles, a silent auction and more.  For information on the  Siprut PC 2015 Charity Golf Outing supporting PAWS Chicago go to https://www.golfinvite.com/events/Default.aspx?pageName=siprut

Where: Chicago, IL
Location: Harborside International Golf Center

Wednesday July 29, 2015 - Sunday August 2, 2015

Mark your Calendars for ‘Summer’s Best Fest’ – The Lake County Illinois Fair

The Lake County Illinois Fair brings family fun, motorsports and music to the Chicago area from July 29 – August 2nd. Lake County Fairgrounds, west of Route 45 in Grayslake. For details, visit lcfair.com.

Where: Grayslake, IL
Location: Lake County Fairgrounds

Tuesday August 11, 2015

Join The Drive at the Downers Grove Professional Firefighters Local 3234 Charity Golf Outing

Golfers…Join The Drive and tee it up for the Downers Grove  Professional Firefighters Local 3234 Charity Golf Outing. It’s happening on Tuesday, August 11th at The Links at Carillon in Plainfield. Complete with a fun day on the course, contests, prizes, dinner and more. Benefiting Noah’s Hope and Turning Pointe Autism Foundation. For information and registration go to DownersGolfOuting.com.

Where: Plainfield, IL
Location: The Links at Carillon

Monday August 31, 2015

Support the Joey’s Angels Chapter of the LRF at the Bob Chinn’s Crab House Charity Golf Outing

Tee it up for a great cause…Support the Joey’s Angels Chapter of the Leukemia Research Foundation… at the 13th Annual Bob Chinn’s Crab House Charity Golf Outing.  It’s at Chevy Chase Country Club in Wheeling & Ravinia Green Country Club in Riverwoods on Monday, August 31st.  For information and to register online go to www.joeysangels.com.

Where: Wheeling & Riverwoods
Location: Chevy Chase C.C. & Ravinia Green C.C.

Monday August 31, 2015

The Chicago Lighthouse 3rd Annual Mike Ditka Charity Golf Tournament

Enjoy a great day of golf and support the blind and visually impaired individuals served by The Chicago Lighthouse North in Glenview.  It’s the Chicago Lighthouse’s 3rd Annual Mike Ditka Charity Golf Tournament at North Shore Country Club in Glenview. Join the Coach…and former Blackhawks players for this fun charity outing on Monday, August 31st . For details go to chicagolighthouse.org.

Where: Glenview, IL
Location: North Shore Country Club

 


Ongoing Public Service Announcements

Wednesday October 01, 2014 - Wednesday December 30, 2015

Become a Foster Parent Through Youth Outreach Services

Share your heart with a child who needs your help. Become a foster parent to a Chicago teen. Youth Outreach Services matches teens with loving homes and provides you both with ongoing support, 24/7. CLICK HERE to find out more. They’ll give you a hand…so you can give your heart.

Where:
Location: Everywhere