All competition aside, everyone worked together to help raise over $2,000 to aid the students and teachers of Big Hollow PTO.
You can bet all your dough that we’ll be back next year!
Hosted by the Stirling Hall Art Center and Lake Forest Parks & Recreation, this event introduced children and their parents to a day full of demonstrations. The focus was hands-on “try it” workshops like hand-building in clay, Halloween themed crafts, watercolor painting, and a meet & greet with new art instructors.
We had a fantastic time sampling deep dish and handing out incentive coupons to the young artists!
This annual family event celebrated its 10 year anniversary by assembling an evening filled with Halloween themed games, hay rides, a costume contest, a trick-or-treat path, and a giant slide.
It was a ‘killer’ time serving deep dish at this spooktacular event!
Participants showcased their creative wordplay skills and spoke their minds in the forms of spoken word, rapping, and poetry. The community enriching event was hosted by Connections for the Homeless, Our House, and The Infant Welfare Society of Evanston.
Wheels VS Wheels is a disabilities and special needs Wheelchair Football Event that educates and encourages both children and adults to participate in athletics regardless of a physical or mental handicap. GLASA (Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association), The Ability Experience, NSYMCA (North Suburban YMCA), and North Shore Youth Football League all headed major roles as participating organizations for the execution of the event. Head coach, Pat Fitzgerald, his wife Stacey, and players from the Northwestern University football program also supported the event and were available for a meet and greet.
In addition, the local fire department showed off some of their vehicles, there were bouncy houses, mini games, and deep dish for guests to enjoy!
Misericordia offers a community of care that maximizes potential for persons with mild to profound developmental disabilities, many of whom are also physically challenged. All proceeds benefited Misericordia.