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IAPD Member Agencies in the News
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Teams Elite Junior Repeats International Success with New Goals »
Teams Elite Junior Repeats International Success with New Goals For the second year in a row, Teams Elite Junior ska...
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Downers Grove resident Gordon Goodman recognized as Outstanding Citizen Volunteer »
Downers Grove resident Gordon Goodman recognized as Outstanding Citizen Volunteer For over 25 years, Dr. Gordon L. G...
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Glencoe Park District receives $667,000 grant for Old Green Bay Road project »
Glencoe Park District receives $667,000 grant for Old Green Bay Road project Local planning groups have approved a gra...
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Naperville Park District partners with Elgin Recycling to offer holiday lights recycling »
Naperville Park District partners with Elgin Recycling to offer holiday lights recycling The Naperville Park Distr...
Monday, November 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nature lessons available through the Forest Preserves’ Loan Box Program »
Nature lessons available through the Forest Preserves’ Loan Box Program Engage your students this winter with new han...

Commissioners and Professionals in the News
Friday, October 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
What a restoration ecologist does at the Lake County Forest Preserves »
What a restoration ecologist does at the Lake County Forest Preserves An interview with Matt Ueltzen, a restoration...
Tuesday, September 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Park District Chief Explains Challenges »
Park District Chief Explains Challenges What people don't understand, people don't value. 
Monday, September 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Joliet Park District Appoints Brad Staab As Executive Director »
Joliet Park District Appoints Brad Staab As Executive Director The Joliet Park Board of Commissioners is pleased to...
Tuesday, August 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Buffalo Grove charity softball game renamed in Drazner's honor »
Buffalo Grove charity softball game renamed in Drazner's honor The annual charity softball game that serves as the un...
Tuesday, August 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Matt Lulich retires after 29 years as park board attorney »
Matt Lulich retires after 29 years as park board attorney Matthew Lulich bid good-bye to the Homewood-Flossmoor Park...

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
Monday, November 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
After School: Still the Prime Time for Juvenile Crime in Illinois »
After School: Still the Prime Time for Juvenile Crime in Illinois The more than 5,000 law enforcement leaders aroun...
Thursday, October 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
5 family-friendly trails to bike this fall »
5 family-friendly trails to bike this fall The arrival of  fall  brings us  gorgeous autumna...
Friday, September 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Where to see the best fall foliage without leaving the Chicago area »
Where to see the best fall foliage without leaving the Chicago area Though traveling to a  national pa...
Tuesday, September 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Traffic Data Is Good for More than Just Streets, Sidewalks »
Traffic Data Is Good for More than Just Streets, Sidewalks A partnership between a Southern California land conse...
Tuesday, September 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Course Correction »
Course Correction Standing on the 7th hole putting green on the municipal golf course in Rockville, Md., it’s easy to...