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Commissioners and Professionals in the News
Wednesday, February 20, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
NL Park District Member Named to Illinois Assoication of Park Districts Position »
NL Park District Member Named to Illinois Assoication of Park Districts Position Dale Larson, commissioner of the New Le...
Tuesday, February 19, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Park District commissioner elected to statewide association board »
Park District commissioner elected to statewide association board Eric Entler, commissioner of the Park District of...
Tuesday, February 19, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Doerhoefer Named 'Person of the Year' in Vernon Hills »
Doerhoefer Named 'Person of the Year' in Vernon Hills Vernon Hills Patch asked readers to name who they thought should b...
Wednesday, December 5, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Murphy pushes for outdoor recreation space funding at Statehouse »
Murphy pushes for outdoor recreation space funding at Statehouse As the leader of an organization that promotes outdoor...
Monday, May 7, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Friend of IAPD and Parks and Recreation Passes Away »
Ernie Nance Ernest W. Nance, known fondly as Ernie, passed away on May 3, 2012, at the age of 77. Ernie was married t...
Thursday, May 3, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
PARK DISTRICT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR BILL CLEVENGER RECEIVES U OF I JOSEPH J. BANNON PRACTITIONER AWARD »
PARK DISTRICT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR BILL CLEVENGER RECEIVES U OF I JOSEPH J. BANNON PRACTITIONER AWARD Decatur Park...
Wednesday, March 28, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Park programs a passion for Crete woman »
Park programs a passion for Crete woman There was a time when Linda Johnson was a stay-at-home mom who enjoyed the p...
Wednesday, March 21, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Westmont Park District director honored with state award »
Westmont Park District director honored with state award Between working his job as the leader of the Westmont Park...
Monday, March 12, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Crete Park District Commisioner Elected Chairman Of Statewide Association »
Crete Park District Commisioner Elected Chairman Of Statewide Association Linda Johnson, commissioner of the Crete Park...
Tuesday, March 6, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Park district employee wins state photo award »
Park district employee wins state photo award Elmhurst Park District Web Specialist Liz White won first place in the...
Tuesday, February 28, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bob Bock, Retired Park District Commissioner, Passes Away »
Bob Bock, Retired Park District Commissioner, Passes Away Bob Bock, one of the founders of Schaumburg Park District,...
Friday, February 17, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Larkin elected to state park trustee post »
Larkin elected to state park trustee post A Winnetka Park District commissioner was recently elected to a state park...
Friday, February 17, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Schmerer Receives Park District Award »
Schmerer Receives Park District Award Jack Schmerer, treasurer of the Buffalo Grove Park District , received the M...
Wednesday, February 15, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hoscheit elected to Illinois Association of Park Districts board »
Hoscheit elected to Illinois Association of Park Districts board John Hoscheit, president of the Forest Preserve Distri...
Tuesday, February 14, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Berwyn Park District official named Commissioner of the Year »
Berwyn Park District official named Commissioner of the Year Ed Karasek, a long-time commissioner for the Berwyn Par...
Tuesday, January 31, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Park District Director Gunter Awarded 2012 Honored Professional »
Park District Director Gunter Awarded 2012 Honored Professional On Friday, January 27, the Westmont Park District staff...
Wednesday, December 21, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Harris Agnew, former judge and park board member, dies at 75 »
Harris Agnew, former judge and park board member, dies at 75 Former Chief 17th Circuit Court Judge Harris Agnew — who...
Tuesday, November 8, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Our View: Sporting venue »
Our View: Sporting venue After a season under its belt, the Waukegan SportsPark looks to be a winner for the sporting...
Wednesday, October 12, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bolingbrook Park District executive director dies »
Bolingbrook Park District executive director dies Susan Hoster Suggs, executive director of the Bolingbrook Park...
Tuesday, October 11, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Westmont Park District Commissioner Among Community Recognition Award Recipients »
Westmont Park District Commissioner Among Community Recognition Award Recipients John Karesh (Outstanding Employee of...
Friday, September 30, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Historical Museum Shares Stories of Women in History »
Historical Museum Shares Stories of Women in History Morton Grove women have been secretaries and soldiers, pilots an...
Wednesday, September 21, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Park Commissioner & Professional Receive National Awards »
The NRPA is honoring Dennis Flanagin with the 2011 Distinguished Citizen Award. Dennis is being recognized posthumous...
Monday, September 12, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
The secret of being a golf pro »
The secret of being a golf pro There isn't much golfing in the professional life of a golf pro. Just ask Arlington Gree...
Wednesday, August 10, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
A CARD Pioneer Celebrates 20 Years of Recreation »
A CARD Pioneer Celebrates 20 Years of Recreation When Mary Ann Bitzer moved to Collinsville from the Chicago suburbs in...
Monday, August 1, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Forest Preserve Employee Finds Rare Pink Katydid »
Forest Preserve Employee Finds Rare Pink Katydid Ever seen a pink katydid?  Allison Frederick saw the rare insect w...
Tuesday, July 19, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
WDSRA chief leaves legacy of fun »
WDSRA chief leaves legacy of fun Ask Jane Hodgkinson what inspired her to spend the past 30 years creating recreational...
Friday, July 8, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
New leader chosen for park district »
New leader chosen for park district The Glen Ellyn Park District Board of Commissioners named David Harris as executive...
Wednesday, July 6, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Public, private water parks seek to pack in the crowds before weather turns »
Public, private water parks seek to pack in the crowds before weather turns Randy Witt doesn’t care much for weather...
Friday, May 27, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Woman to retire from special needs group after 30 years »
Woman to retire from special needs group after 30 years As executive director of the Western DuPage Special Recreation A...
Monday, May 23, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Two suburban park visionaries will be missed »
Two suburban park visionaries will be missed Lately I have had acquaintances and friends pass away -- very young by most...
Tuesday, April 19, 2011   (1 Comment - view/add)
Keith to leave behind special legacy on Freeport park board. »
Keith to leave behind special legacy on Freeport park board Some people are not cut out to be a commissioner of the Fre...
Monday, April 11, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Honoring "Green" People »
Honoring "Green" People Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful honored several individuals Thursday during the 2011 Earth Day...
Thursday, April 7, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wojcicki, Jannazzo, Flickinger win park board seats »
Wojcicki, Jannazzo, Flickinger win park board seats Sara Wojcicki and Ted Flickinger joined incumbent Tina Jannazzo in...
Monday, April 4, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Martin becomes Illinois Association of Park Districts vice chairman »
Martin becomes Illinois Association of Park Districts vice chairman Nathaniel Martin, commissioner of the Rockford Park...
Thursday, March 31, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
'We've got a good park district in Mundelein': Shymanik, 84, to retire after lengthy tenure on park »
'We've got a good park district in Mundelein': Shymanik, 84, to retire after lengthy tenure on park board Ernie Shymanik...

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