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IAPD Member Agencies in the News
Friday, July 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Groundbreaking held for new $16M Northbrook activity center »
Groundbreaking held for new $16M Northbrook activity center that will provide residents ‘a new method to play and stay fit...
Friday, July 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Park district donations increase »
Park district donations increase Park district commissioners met Tuesday in their roles as directors of the Macomb Are...
Friday, July 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vernon Hills Park District nominated for national award »
Vernon Hills Park District nominated for national award The Vernon Hills Park District recently was named as a finali...
Thursday, July 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Naperville Park District Police join Naperville police officers in hosting Special Olympics benefit »
Naperville Park District Police join Naperville police officers in hosting Special Olympics benefit at Texas Roadhouse Jul...
Thursday, July 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Forest Preserve District releases second ‘Don’t Be A Jerk’ video: ‘Garbage Edition’ »
Forest Preserve District releases second ‘Don’t Be A Jerk’ video: ‘Garbage Edition’ One thing is certain: Nobody like...

Commissioners and Professionals in the News
Thursday, July 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hoffman Estates Park District appoints new commissioner »
Hoffman Estates Park District appoints new commissioner Hoffman Estates, Illinois, July 16, 2019. During a Special B...
Monday, July 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Former Glenview Park District Commissioner Judy Beck dead at 77, remembered as ‘a pillar for the com »
Former Glenview Park District Commissioner Judy Beck remembered as ‘a pillar for the community’ Longtime Glenview Par...
Wednesday, June 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lake Bluff Park District Commissioner Trains at Statewide Seminar »
Lake Bluff Park District Commissioner Trains at Statewide Seminar Emily Lane, commissioner of the Lake Bluff Park Di...
Tuesday, June 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Buffalo Grove Park District Commissioner Trains at Statewide Seminar »
Buffalo Grove Park District Commissioner Trains at Statewide Seminar Tracy H. Bragg, commissioner of the Buffalo Gr...
Wednesday, June 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Elmhurst Park District commissioner trains at statewide seminar »
Elmhurst Park District commissioner trains at statewide seminar Claire Kubiesa, commissioner of the Elmhurst Park Di...

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
Wednesday, July 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Where To Find Dog Parks In Chicago's Western Suburbs »
Where To Find Dog Parks In Chicago's Western Suburbs When the weather's sunny and your pooch is gazing out of the...
Wednesday, July 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Illinois warns of Sudden Oak Death after finding infected plants »
Illinois warns of Sudden Oak Death after finding infected plants A pathogen which causes oak trees and other native...
Tuesday, July 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New ‘Get Outside’ Map Features 350 Places to Enjoy Nature in Chicago »
New ‘Get Outside’ Map Features 350 Places to Enjoy Nature in Chicago Just in time for summer, Chicagoans have a new...
Wednesday, June 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Park Afterschool Programs: A Vital Community Resource »
Park Afterschool Programs: A Vital Community Resource In 2008, I was fortunate to be a part of a parks team that...
Tuesday, June 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IDNR Accepting Applications for OSLAD and LWCF Grant Programs »
IDNR Accepting Applications for OSLAD and LWCF Grant Programs   The Illinois Department of Natural Resources...