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Motown comes to Orland Township

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Motown comes to Orland Township

Motown comes to Orland Township Sam Savage and Company helped seniors dance the night away to some Motown favorites. Some 362 seniors attended Orland Township’s Motown Dinner Dance on Thursday, July 29. The dance, held at Orland Chateau, is one of the many dinner dances for the Township that has seen a sudden increase in…

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Punta Cana vacation at the Paradisus Palma Real, a beautiful beach and breath of fresh air

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Punta Cana vacation at the Paradisus Palma Real, a beautiful beach and breath of fresh air

Punta Cana vacation at the Paradisus Palma Real, a beautiful  beach and breath of fresh air Taking a vacation break from the Coronavirus Pandemic while ensuring that you protect yourself. We did that at the Grand Reserve Paradisus Palma Real hotel in Punta Cana, a 10-day trip that was wonderful. You will enjoy it, too By…

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Vacation or vaccine, escaping the COVID pandemic

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Vacation or vaccine, escaping the COVID pandemic

Vacation or vaccine, escaping the COVID pandemic Escaping the COVID pandemic by going on an overseas vacation is a luxury that very few get to enjoy. But doing so was risky and you could find yourself in a serious jam, forced to quarantine for up to 14-days in hotel-provided room that you can’t leave with…

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Three Goodman plays in different ways in the week ahead

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Three Goodman plays in different ways in the week ahead

Three Goodman plays in different ways in the week ahead Experience School Girls; or, the African Mean Girls play (starts Friday, at Goodman Theatre), Memories of Overdevelopment (online, on Saturday) Zulema (in Chicago Parks, starting Aug. 5) In an unprecedented opportunity, audiences can experience Goodman Theatre productions in three ways in just one week—one in-person,…

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Matt Fraser appearing live at the MotorCity Casino Sound Board Theater in Detroit

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Matt Fraser appearing live at the MotorCity Casino Sound Board Theater in Detroit

Matt Fraser appearing live at the MotorCity Casino Sound Board Theater in Detroit America’s top psychic medium Matt Fraser, Star in the TV series on E! is now appearing LIVE at the MotorCity Casino Sound Board Theater in Detroit Michigan, on Sunday, August 15, 2021 at 7:30 pm EST. He is the first show available to attend at the MotorCity Casino in 2021! The…

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Blake Alexander entertains at Orland Township summer luncheon event

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Blake Alexander entertains at Orland Township summer luncheon event

Blake Alexander entertains at Orland Township summer luncheon event Over 170 attendees gather at Orland Chateau for a musical performance during the year’s first Summer Senior Luncheon on July 15, 2021. Senior Luncheons, one of Orland Township’s most popular reoccurring events, are finally back in full swing! On Thursday, July 15th, 176 community members poured…

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Terrence Howard Was the Featured Guest for Conversations with Mark Vargas Event

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Terrence Howard Was the Featured Guest for Conversations with Mark Vargas Event

Terrence Howard Was the Featured Guest for Conversations with Mark Vargas Event Actor and Entrepreneur Terrence Howard was the featured guest for the second Conversations with Mark Vargas that took place on July 9 at Judson University in Elgin. Judson alumnus Mark Vargas ’04 hosted the discussion with Howard about life, business, and finding inspiration. Before a crowd…

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Orland Township Bringing Excitement with Back-To-School Health Fair

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Orland Township Bringing Excitement with Back-To-School Health Fair

Orland Township Bringing Excitement with Back-To-School Health Fair Residents are invited to attend the fun-filled back to school event later this Summer. Orland Township hopes to get everyone ready to get back to school this August by holding their annual Back-To-School Health Fair, proudly presented by Supervisor Paul O’Grady and the Board of Trustees! The…

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Freddy’s Pizza in west suburban Cicero featured on the “It’s Not So Late Show”

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Freddy’s Pizza in west suburban Cicero featured on the “It’s Not So Late Show”

Freddy’s Pizza in west suburban Cicero featured on the “It’s Not So Late Show” The spectacular success of Freddy’s Pizzeria is discussed by owner Joe Quercia who immigrated from Naples, Italy in 1968 and attended Morton East High School when he started working at the restaurant’s previous location. Quercia, who runs the popular bakery at…

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Glenwood Ave Arts District Festival Aug 20 – 22

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Glenwood Ave Arts District Festival Aug 20 – 22

Glenwood Ave Arts District Festival Aug 20 – 22 The Glenwood Avenue Arts District has announced that it will be hosting the 20th Annual Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest on August 20th through August 22nd along the cobblestones streets of Glenwood Avenue and Morse avenue in the “Heart of Rogers Park”. The festival will kick-off on…

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Something big to cheer about, for a change

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Something big to cheer about, for a change

Something big to cheer about, for a change Suburban officials in Orland Park come out strong to cheer on local Olympic favorite Evita Griskenas who is one of a team of Americans who will compete in the Tokyo Olympics July 26 through August 8. Griskenas performs in the rhythmic gymnastic, a popular competition for audiences….

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Ken Getty celebrates his 80th birthday

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Ken Getty celebrates his 80th birthday

Ken Getty celebrates his 80th birthday Ken Getty, a longtime Southwest suburban activist, insurance company founder and former Lyons Mayor, celebrated his 80th birthday June 6, 2021 with friends and family at an outdoor picnic celebration. Getty, the father of Village ofd Lyons President Christopher Getty, is admired throughout the region for his leadership and…

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