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Public Service Spotlight

Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation’s Pink Path 5K
Saturday October 15, 2016

Take steps in the fight against breast cancer. Join Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation for the third annual Pink Path 5K run, walk and kids dash. It’s at Chicago’s Diversey Harbor on Saturday morning, October 15th. There are lots of ways to get involved – running, walking, fundraising, volunteering or donating. For details go to lynnsage.org.

Where: Chicago
Location: Diversey Harbor
Charity Spotlight

Out of the Darkness Community Walk 2016
Saturday October 15, 2016

Support the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention by joining the ‘Out of the Darkness Community Walk.’ Walk to raise awareness and funds to save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide and mental health conditions. Register now for the Chicago Walk at Arvey Field in Grant Park on Saturday, October 15th Go to Chicagowalk.org. Or find another walk near you at afsp.org.

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Upcoming Public Service Announcements

Saturday October 1, 2016

Open House and Fundraiser at FutureWorld Learning Center

FutureWorld Learning Center is a non-for-profit organization that focuses on providing homework and and ISAT support to underprivileged  children in Chicago. This FREE private middle school is holding an Open House and Fundraiser on Saturday, October 1st, at 1744 E. 55th Street, noon – 3 p.m., compete with auctions, raffles and refreshments. For information call 773-256-1570 or go to www.fwkids.org.  Help support FutureWorld’s important work to keep the children off the street away from gang violence.

Where: Chicago
Location: FutureWorld Learning Center

Saturday October 8, 2016

Lake Katherine Fall Fishing Classic

Anglers – fish the entire shore for musky, catfish, walleye and bass during the catch and release fundraiser at Lake Katherine Nature Center and Botanic Garden in Palos Heights. It’s happening on Saturday morning, October 8th, complete with lunch, prizes and more. For details and to sign up now go to lakekatherine.org.

Where: Palos Heights
Location: Lake Katherine Nature Center and Botanic Garden

Thursday October 13, 2016

Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund’s Ignite Potential Night

The Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund provides high school scholarship assistance and educational support to Chicago students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. If you believe in the power of education you can support Murphy Scholars at the Ignite Potential Night. It’s October 13th at Venue One in Chicago. For information go to dmsf.org.

Where: Chicago
Location: Venue One

Saturday October 15, 2016 - Sunday October 16, 2016

Chicago Architecture Foundation’s ‘Open House Chicago’

The Chicago Architecture Foundation’s ‘Open House Chicago’ is a free public festival on October 15 and 16, 2016, that offers behind-the-scenes access to 200 buildings across Chicago. Explore the hidden gems and architectural treasures of Chicago’s diverse neighborhoods—all for free. For details go to openhousechicago.org.

Where: Chicago
Location: various

Saturday October 15, 2016

Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation’s Pink Path 5K

Take steps in the fight against breast cancer. Join Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation for the third annual Pink Path 5K run, walk and kids dash. It’s at Chicago’s Diversey Harbor on Saturday morning, October 15th. There are lots of ways to get involved – running, walking, fundraising, volunteering or donating. For details go to lynnsage.org.

Where: Chicago
Location: Diversey Harbor

Saturday October 15, 2016

Out of the Darkness Community Walk 2016

Support the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention by joining the ‘Out of the Darkness Community Walk.’ Walk to raise awareness and funds to save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide and mental health conditions. Register now for the Chicago Walk at Arvey Field in Grant Park on Saturday, October 15th Go to Chicagowalk.org. Or find another walk near you at afsp.org.

Where: Chicago
Location: Grant Park - Arvey Field

Saturday October 22, 2016

Park Lawn’s Dash for Disabilities 5K

Walk, run or roll your way to Park Lawn’s 1st annual Dash for Disabilities 5k on Saturday, October 22 at Park Lawn in Oak Lawn. For information and to register visit: www.parklawn.com. Proceeds support Park Lawn’s mission to provide services and programs for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Where: Oak Lawn
Location: Park Lawn

 


Ongoing Public Service Announcements

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