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Tuesday, November 13, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Awards presented to Forest Preserve District of DuPage County »
Awards presented to Forest Preserve District of DuPage County Commission...
Monday, November 5, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Oak Lawn community theatre wins award »
Oak Lawn community theatre wins award The Oak Lawn Park District’s theatre program recently won the First Runner-Up Aw...
Monday, November 5, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Frankfort Park District Wins 2 Statewide Awards »
Frankfort Park District Wins 2 Statewide Awards The Frankfort Park District received two statewide awards on Sept. 28...
Wednesday, October 24, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Park District awarded for Public Art Walking Tour »
Park District awarded for Public Art Walking Tour The Illinois Association of Park Districts (IAPD) held its annual Awa...
Monday, October 22, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Our View: Parks, airport and City Market in editorial stew »
Our View: Parks, airport and City Market in editorial stew BEST PARKS: The Rockford Park District is an entity that...
Wednesday, October 17, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rockford Park District wins 'Best of the Best' award »
Rockford Park District wins 'Best of the Best' award The Rockford Park District was honored with a "Best of the Best” aw...
Monday, October 15, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sycamore Park District starts new scholarship »
Sycamore Park District Starts New Scholarship Enjoying a day on Sycamore’s golf course can help a local student pay for...
Monday, October 15, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Clarendon Hills dietitian on a mission for nutrition »
Clarendon Hills Dietitian on a Mission for Nutrition Kelly Sierra is on a mission to help kids and their parents to lea...
Tuesday, October 9, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mundelein Park & Rec garners accolades »
Mundelein Park & Rec garners accolades At Illinois Association of Park Districts’ recent Best of the Best Awards Gal...
Tuesday, August 28, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
New legislation helps Carol Stream Park District collect full amount of tax money »
New legislation helps Carol Stream Park District collect full amount of tax money Gov. Pat Quinn came to Carol Stream Mo...
Friday, August 24, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bolingbrook Park District trying to organize Ryder Cup of its own »
Bolingbrook Park District trying to organize Ryder Cup of its own The 2012 Ryder Cup is coming to the Chicago area f...
Friday, August 24, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
New forest preserve plan impressive »
New forest preserve plan impressive Cook County doesn’t have the best public image, largely because of its control...
Monday, July 16, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Forest preserve program sparks interest in science »
Forest preserve program sparks interest in science Who knew that crickets would resort to cannibalism, onions grow best...
Friday, July 13, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
WSSRA applauds Park District of Oak Park »
WSSRA applauds Park District of Oak Park As the Park District of Oak Park celebrated 100 years of service at its commu...
Wednesday, July 11, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Office move gives Wilder Park room to grow »
Office move gives Wilder Park room to grow Elmhurst Park District administrative offices will move out of Wilder Par...
Wednesday, July 11, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rolling Meadows Park District hosts powerful anti-bullying speaker »
Rolling Meadows Park District hosts powerful anti-bullying speaker Laura and Kirk Smalley lost their 11-year-old son,...
Wednesday, July 11, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pool attendance — and revenue — up during heat wave »
Pool attendance — and revenue — up during heat wave Public swimming pools were a popular place for people trying to stay...
Friday, June 22, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Flight 191 Memorial Draws Relatives Of Victims 33 Years After Crash »
New Flight 191 Memorial Draws Relatives Of Victims 33 Years After Crash A steady stream of people walked slowly past...
Friday, June 22, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Waukegan Park District goes tobacco free »
Waukegan Park District goes tobacco free On June 13, the Waukegan Park District passed an ordinance making its property...
Monday, June 18, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Park District Program Encourages Families to Bike Lemont »
New Park District Program Encourages Families to Bike Lemont A new park district program is encouraging residents to...
Monday, June 18, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Illinois forest preserves grow in down economy »
Illinois forest preserves grow in down economy On a quiet afternoon at Tampier Lake in Palos Park, Dr. Muhammad Sabir...
Thursday, June 14, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Parks adopt features for children with special needs »
Parks adopt features for children with special needs Tucked between a baseball field and a performing arts center in Tin...
Tuesday, June 12, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Waukegan Park District helps kids connect to nature »
Waukegan Park District helps kids connect to nature The Waukegan Park District, and its partners, the Sajai Foundation...
Thursday, May 10, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
DuPage River preservation plan presented to Shorewood Village Board »
DuPage River preservation plan presented to Shorewood Village Board Improving the water quality of the DuPage River...
Thursday, May 10, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Park District Recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting »
Park District Recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting The Cary Park District has received the Certificate of Ac...
Wednesday, May 2, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Palatine Park District »
Palatine Park District Palatine Park District recently participated in Parks Day at the Capitol, an event that highli...
Wednesday, April 11, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Teens want tobacco gone from Waukegan parks »
Teens want tobacco gone from Waukegan parks They interviewed Waukegan Park District board commissioners and conducted...
Monday, April 9, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fly kites Saturday at 
Cary Park District event »
Fly kites Saturday at 
Cary Park District event The park district will host a kite-flying event as part of the state’s...
Monday, April 9, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wheaton students gain appreciation for disabilities through WDSRA program »
Wheaton students gain appreciation for disabilities through WDSRA program Kevin Hosea asked third-grade students at Wie...
Wednesday, April 4, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
What is it? Little critter, big problem »
What is it? Little critter, big problem Just because some local municipalities haven’t had run-ins with the Emerald...
Wednesday, April 4, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Woodridge Park District Awarded a $1,000 Grant to Enhance KIDZ Squad, the Before and After School Pr »
Woodridge Park District Awarded a $1,000 Grant to Enhance KIDZ Squad, the Before and After School Program The Illino...
Wednesday, March 21, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lacrosse shows net gain in popularity »
Lacrosse shows net gain in popularity The fastest-growing sport in Illinois will not have a state series affiliated wi...
Wednesday, March 21, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gurnee volunteers recognized for exceptional devotion »
Gurnee volunteers recognized for exceptional devotion Each year the Illinois Association of Park Districts allows member...
Tuesday, March 20, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
$14.9 million approved for aquatic center, new pool at Niles North »
$14.9 million approved for aquatic center, new pool at Niles North The Niles Township High School District 219 Board of...
Tuesday, March 20, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gurnee parks might go smoke- or tobacco-free »
Gurnee parks might go smoke- or tobacco-free Gurnee Park District officials are considering a proposal to ban smoking o...

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