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Jul
20
Sat
The Wisconsin Hope Festival July 20 @ Rotary Park
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 pm
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The Wisconsin Hope Festival July 20

Hope Fest is a celebration of life, family and friends. It’s a time for us to find healing and strength as we share our journey with each other. We invite you to join us as an individual or as a team of family members, co-workers or friends. Together we raise money to support local healthcare recipients to help those who have been touched by Alzheimer’s, cancer, diabetes, heart disease and other life-limiting illnesses. With a multitude of events, there is something for everyone at Hope Fest.

The event takes place at Rotary Park, 301 S Gardner Ave, Jefferson, WI 53549, USA

Hope Fest is a celebration of life, family and friends. It’s a time for us to find healing and strength as we share our journey with each other. We invite you to join us as an individual or as a team of family members, co-workers or friends. Together we raise money to support local healthcare recipients to help those who have been touched by Alzheimer’s, cancer, diabetes, heart disease and other life-limiting illnesses. With a multitude of events, there is something for everyone at Hope Fest.

Individual events include:

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  • The Walk
  • Ride With a Buddy
  • Night Light Bicycle Ride
  • Hero Hustle Kids’ Fit
  • Super Human Foosball
  • Family Fun Float
  • Craft & Vendor Fair
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Yarn Extravaganza


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OFPD celebrates 50th Anniversary at July 20 Open House @ Orland Fire Protection District Training Center
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
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OFPD celebrates 50th Anniversary at July 20 Open House

Orland Fire Protection District to commemorate 50thAnniversary July 20

The Orland Fire Protection District will celebrate its 50thAnniversary as a Fire District and its 125thyear fighting fires during its annual Open House on Saturday July 20, 2019.

The annual Open House will be extra special this year, as the Orland Fire Protection District celebrates its 50th Anniversary! This event promises to be fun and exciting for all age groups, with games, activities refreshments and demonstrations!

In addition to the informative vendors’ booths, games, demonstrations, snacks and activities, the OFPD will be adding many more activities, more music, more food and more demonstrations.

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The Open House and 50thAnniversary Commemoration will be held at the OFPD Training Center at 10728 W. 163rdPlace in Orland Park beginning at 10 AM through 2 pm.

The OFPD will also host a special tent to remember the original volunteer Orland Park firefighters and showcase some of the history of the Orland Fire Protection District.

On display, different major fire equipment that was used 50 years ago and what is used now for emergency responses will be shown.  A surprise scenario will be displayed at some point during the day.  We will have food, refreshments, games, reptile show, activities, music, and much more!

Orland Firefighters battle blaze at Open House event

Orland Firefighters battle blaze at Open House event


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Jul
30
Tue
Cook County Veterans Picnic & Outreach July 30 2019 @ Brookfield Zoo, Swan Pavilion
Jul 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
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Cook County Veterans Picnic & Outreach July 30 2019

The Cook County Department of Veterans Affairs will host its annual Veterans Picnic & Outreach on Tuesday, July 30 from 10 AM until 12:30 PM at Brookfield Zoo, Swan Pavilion, 8400 W. 31st Street, Brookfield, Illinois.

To participate, please RSVP to the Cook County Veterans Commission by email at Veterans.Affairs@CookCountyIL.gov, or by fax to 312-603-4479.

Cook County Veterans Picnic & Outreach Forum form for July 30, 2019 picnic at Brookfield Zoo.

Cook County Veterans Picnic & Outreach Forum form for July 30, 2019 picnic at Brookfield Zoo.

The picnic is supported by Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Cook COunty Veterans Affairs Chairman Jeffrey Tobolski, and Cook COunty Veterans Affairs Director Bill Browne.

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Aug
25
Sun
Celebrate the I&M Canal National Heritage @ I&M Canal Boat
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
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Celebrate the I&M Canal National Heritage

Join the Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage Area, America’s FIRST National Heritage Area, celebrates it’s 35th Anniversary on Sunday August 25, 2019 from 10 AM until 4 PM. Ride on the I&M Canal Boat, 754 1st St, LaSalle, Illinois 61301.

In August 1984, President Ronald Reagan signed a bill establishing the Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage Area, America’s first National Heritage Area. This “new kind of national park” was the first explicit marriage of preservation, conservation, recreation, and economic development.

Join us as the I&M Canal National Heritage Area celebrates the anniversary with a I&M Canal Boat Tour aboard the replica canal boat “The Volunteer”. Climb aboard & learn about why the Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage area is so important in America’s history & how the I&M Canal created Chicago!

Visit their Facebook Page by clicking here.

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I&M Canal Boat, Illinois. Photo courtesy of the I&M Canal

I&M Canal Boat, Illinois. Photo courtesy of the I&M Canal


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Sep
10
Tue
MWRD Mariyana Spyropoulos Golf Outing Sept. 10 @ Gleneagles Country Club
Sep 10 @ 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
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MWRD Mariyana Spyropoulos Golf Outing Sept. 10

Join me at my 5th annual golf outing, in memoriam of Ted Spyropoulos, at Gleneagles Country Club on Tuesday, Sept. 10. We’ll take a few swings, enjoy a beautiful day on the course, and cap off everything with relaxing cocktails and food. 
Cost
$200 per person
$800 per foursome
$100 Dinner only 
(Golf tickets include Green Fees, Cart, Lunch, Cocktail reception, Dinner, and more)
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District President Mariyana Spyropoulos with former Chicago Bear Dan Hampton. Courtesy of the Spyropoulos campaign

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District President Mariyana Spyropoulos with former Chicago Bear Dan Hampton. Courtesy of the Spyropoulos campaign

2019 Spyropoulos Cup Schedule
Registration: 8 a.m.
Shotgun Start: 9 a.m.
Lunch on the Course: Noon
Cocktails: 2 p.m.
Dinner: 3 p.m.
When
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM CDT
Where
Gleneagles Country Club, 13070 McCarthy Road, Lemont, IL 60439
Sponsorship opportunities are available – click the registration link below for details.
Registration deadline is Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2018.
There’s nothing like a day spent among friends  and colleagues  in an informal setting, especially as we enjoy the end of summer.

I look forward to seeing you!


Sincerely,
 
Mariyana Spyropoulos
Commissioner
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District


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