"Despicable Me" Movie Fundraiser to Support Oak Park Family

A roundup of boards and blogs from the past week.

"Despicable Me" Movie Fundraiser to Support Oak Park Family
The Oak Park Women’s Guild will host their 5th annual movie fundraiser, a special viewing of "Despicable Me," on Saturday, January 25. Tickets are $5/person and can be purchased at the door. 100% of the funds raised at the event will be donated to the Malagoli Patterson family to support the ongoing therapeutic and medical care of 2-year-old Amelia, who suffered a stroke at 3 weeks of age.

CUC's New Center for Literacy Benefits Area Children and Adults
Concordia University Chicago’s new Center for Literacy will host a community night and ribbon cutting on Friday, January 17, at 6 p.m. The free event will begin in the West Annex, Room WA 123 and then move to the Christopher Center, Room CC200 on the University’s River Forest campus.

Oak Park Park District Report
Board members present approved the Consent Agenda which included: the Fund Status Report and bills for the month of November, 2013; Board minutes from the Continued Board Meeting, November 7, 2013, Committee of the Whole Meeting, November 7, 2013, Regular Board Meeting, November 21, 2013, the Board Action Calendar and the 2014 PACT Agreements.

River Forest District 90 Launches Facebook Page
You can now get up-to-the-minute news, emergency notices, photos and more by following the new District 90 Facebook page. Find it at facebook.com/riverforestD90 or search "River Forest District 90 Schools" in the Facebook search engine.

Valentine’s Day Deadline for Celebrating Seniors' '60 Over 60' Nominations

Maybe it’s someone special in your life. Or you know an individual, down the street or around town, who fits the bill. Either way, you have until Valentine’s Day to convey your affection and appreciation for the role that person has played, or continues to play, in the life of the community. The only stipulation: he or she needs to be at least 60 years old.


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