This weekend the Get Covered America Campaign will be holding events across the state to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy of activism on the issue of healthcare. Organizers will be in their communities informing consumers of their options on the health insurance Marketplace and helping to fight what King considered one of the most shocking forms of injustice: healthcare inequality.
Want to sell your Oak Park IL area house? Don't wait til spring!
Traditionally, the "spring" market in the Oak Park area is the busiest real estate season, and with good reason. The weather's getting nicer, flowers start to bloom, and people tend to like to move during the early summer months so they can settle into their new neighborhoods while the weather's still warm. If you're looking to move this year, however, you may want to get a head start. Click here to find out why.
Presentation about the 5Essentials Survey
On Wednesday, January 29, Sara Ray Stoelinga, Rachel Levenstein and Molly Quish from the University of Chicago’s Urban Education Institute will be giving a presentation about the 5Essentials Survey at Mann Elementary School from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. You can access additional information about the presentation, or RSVP for the event here.
Six Loyola doctors named to 2014 Top Doctors List
Six Loyola University Health System physicians who live in Oak Park/River Forest have been named to Chicago magazine’s 2014 Top Doctors list.
They are Dr. Kathy Albain, medical oncology; Dr. Sucha Nand, hematology; Dr. Terry Light, hand surgery; Dr. Bipan Chand, surgery; Dr. J. Paul O’Keefe, infectious disease; and Dr. Linda Fisher, internal medicine.Dominican University presents Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Dominican University’s Performing Arts Center will present world renowned recording artists Ladysmith Black Mambazo on Saturday, February 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Lund Auditorium, 7900 W. Division Street, River Forest.
Celebrating over 50 years of performing, Ladysmith Black Mambazo gained international fame for its work on musician Paul Simon’s 1986 album, Graceland. Since then, the group has become recognized as a global cultural ambassador for post-apartheid South Africa. Led by its indomitable founder, Joseph Shabalala, the group has been nominated for 13—and received three—Grammy Awards. Its current album, Live: Singing for Peace Around the World, has been nominated for a 2013 Grammy as Best World Music album.