“After more than 50 years in advertising, I finally got to see how a television commercial was made,” said Beatrice “Bea” Valters, a resident of Norwood Crossing who earlier in her career was a print production manager with N. W. Ayer & Son, Inc., the first and one of the largest advertising agencies in the country.
For hundreds of local adults with special needs, the annual summer picnic hosted by the Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation (M-NASR) is the most anticipated social gathering of the year.
Aug. 20 7:55 a.m. |
What happened to summer? Somehow it’s almost over, and school is beginning. But I am sure many parents are ready for their kids to get back to school, especially their teenagers. And for most teenage girls, it’s all about school fashion.
Aug. 19 1:30 p.m. |
Lynn Taylor Schwaab
For Adrian and Hannah Dydynski, the husband-and-wife duo from Buffalo Grove, opening a dance studio in Park Ridge wasn’t just a business opportunity.
Aug. 15 1:25 p.m. |
The Israel Bonds Chicago 2014 Women’s Division Premiere Event took place at Skokie’s Doubletree by Hilton, with 150 guests attending.
Aug. 13 1:30 p.m. |
Pioneer Press Staff
“HMS Kicks-It For Cancer” raised $49,000, exceeding last year’s inaugural total of $10,000.
Aug. 12 4:11 p.m. |
Pioneer Press Staff
At Camp Blackhawk, epilepsy is the norm. So to raise scholarship dollars to help kids with epilepsy experience overnight camp, “Seize the Stage,” a musical revue benefit program of the Epilepsy Foundation of greater Chicago took to the stage at the Wilmette Community Recreation Center on July 30.
The League of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra celebrated its 25th annual Corporate Night on June 16.
The grand opening extravaganza on July 22 of chef Tony Mantuano and chef John Hogan’s new restaurant, River Roast, was a multi-layered affair spread across the tavern’s expansive layout in River North.
Presenting sponsor, Northern Trust, held a summer kick-off soiree for some 200 art aficionados on July 23 at John Hancock Center in Chicago as a prelude to the third annual Expo Chicago, an art fair offering works from more than 140 leading international galleries in 43 cities, and representing 17 countries.