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IAPD Member Agencies in the News
Tuesday, January 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
The community gathers for a watch party featuring ELITE founder »
The community gathers for a watch party featuring ELITE founder Community members gathered to celebrate and watch th...
Tuesday, January 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLANS FOR OAK LAWN AQUATIC CENTER ARE STEP CLOSER TO FRUITION »
Plans for Oak Lawn Aquatic Center are Step Closer to Fruition Oak Lawn residents concerned about the possible co...
Tuesday, January 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Healthy preamble to big game awaits with Geneva Park District's Super Shuffle 5K »
Healthy preamble to big game awaits with Geneva Park District's Super Shuffle 5K he Geneva Park District’s Super S...
Monday, January 20, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nine Northwest suburban governments receive park, recreation grants »
Nine Northwest suburban governments receive park, recreation grants Eight Northwest suburban park districts and a to...
Monday, January 20, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gov. Pritzker Announces $29.7 Million in Grants for Park Projects; Recipients Include Oswego, Elburn »
Gov. Pritzker Announces $29.7 Million in Grants for Park Projects; Recipients Include Oswego, Elburn Parks  ...

Commissioners and Professionals in the News
Friday, December 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Arlington Heights Park District hires Bloomingdale's parks executive director »
Arlington Heights Park District hires Bloomingdale's parks executive director Bloomingdale Park District Executive D...
Tuesday, December 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Passing of Past Woodridge Park Commissioner Fred Hohnke »
Passing of Past Woodridge Park Commissioner Fred Hohnke It's with a very heavy heart and extreme sadness to notif...
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...

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, January 13, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bald eagles an ‘absolutely majestic’ sight in winter in Aurora area »
Bald eagles an ‘absolutely majestic’ sight in winter in Aurora area This is a special time of year for Aurora area bi...
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...