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IAPD Member Agencies in the News
Thursday, July 2, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fitness center reopens, basketball, dance resume at Park District of Franklin Park »
Fitness center reopens, basketball, dance resume at Park District of Franklin Park Fitness, volleyball, basketball, d...
Thursday, July 2, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Forest Preserves of Cook County opens more in Phase 4 »
Forest Preserves of Cook County opens more in Phase 4 To coincide with the move to Phase 4 of the Office of the Gover...
Thursday, July 2, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Northbrook Park District offers virtual, in-person day camps »
Northbrook Park District offers virtual, in-person day camps For Northbrook dad Russell De Leon, safety and fun were...
Wednesday, July 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Western DuPage Special Recreation Association »
Western DuPage Special Recreation Association Western DuPage Special Recreation Association (WDSRA) offers social, re...
Wednesday, July 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
COVID-19 restrictions remain in place in Lake County forest preserves for holiday weekend »
COVID-19 restrictions remain in place in Lake County forest preserves for holiday weekend Enjoy those Fourth of July...

Commissioners and Professionals in the News
Wednesday, June 24, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Re-elected President Says Park District's Future Is 'Strong' »
Re-elected President Says Park District's Future Is 'Strong' The Plainfield Park District decided on its leadership t...
Tuesday, June 23, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
‘My New Mask’: Mundelein Park District Manager Writes Pandemic Book For Kids »
‘My New Mask’: Mundelein Park District Manager Writes Pandemic Book For Kids A marketing manager at the Mundelein Park...
Wednesday, May 27, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
'Visionary' Elk Grove parks leader Jack Claes dies at 96 »
'Visionary' Elk Grove parks leader Jack Claes dies at 96 Jack Claes grew up in New Jersey, captivated by views of the...
Thursday, May 7, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mundelein Park District selects Lake Bluff park director as new leader »
Mundelein Park District selects Lake Bluff park director as new leader The Mundelein Park and Recreation District ha...
Friday, May 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mundelein Park District board welcomes new executive director »
Mundelein Park District board welcomes new executive director The Mundelein Park & Recreation District's Board...

Childhood Obesity
Friday, October 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Obesity Continues to Challenge America's Health »
Obesity Continues to Challenge America's Health The Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Fou...
Thursday, July 19, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Poll: Americans say obesity a bigger problem than smoking »
Poll: Americans say obesity a bigger problem than smoking The percentage of people in the U.S. who say that obesity i...
Monday, July 16, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Playing Multiple Sports Helps Beat Teen Obesity »
Playing Multiple Sports Helps Beat Teen Obesity Being a team player may help teens tackle rising childhood obesity rates...
Friday, June 22, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
American Medical Assoc.: Require obesity education for kids »
American Medical Assoc.: Require obesity education for kids The American Medical Association on Wednesday put its weight...
Monday, June 11, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health advocates go sour on sugar »
Health advocates go sour on sugar The war on sugar is raging again.Sponsored LinksThis week, Walt Disney announced th...

Park Related News
Tuesday, June 23, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pritzker Administration Announces Two Funding Opportunities for Projects to Improve Water Quality »
Pritzker Administration Announces Two Funding Opportunities for Projects to Improve Water Quality Illinois Environme...
Monday, June 22, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gov. Pritzker Releases Guidelines to Safely Reopen Additional Businesses in Phase Four »
Gov. Pritzker Releases Guidelines to Safely Reopen Additional Businesses Governor JB Pritzker today released plans to...
Monday, June 22, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
‘Unprecedented’ surge in visitors at forest preserves, natural areas during pandemic »
‘Unprecedented’ surge in visitors at forest preserves, natural areas during pandemic Coronavirus restrictions and saf...
Wednesday, May 27, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
How Illinois Summer Camps Plan to Operate Under New Guidelines »
How Illinois Summer Camps Plan to Operate Under New Guidelines The sights of summer camp will look different in Illin...
Tuesday, May 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor releases guidelines for more Illinois businesses to reopen in coming days »
Governor releases guidelines for more Illinois businesses to reopen in coming days Gov. J.B. Pritzker released guide...