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NEWS FROM OUR MEMBERS

 

The Tinley Park VFW Post 2791 Auxiliary will be hosting a Christmas in July – Vendor and Craft Show on Saturday July 13, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Get a jump start on your Christmas shopping or just come check it out.  There’s something for everyone!  Featuring handmade crafts and merchandise from your local vendors.  Food items from the VFW kitchen will be sold by the VFW Auxiliary.  Admission is FREE.

Come to the VFW Post 2791, 17147 Oak Park Avenue, Tinley Park, IL 60477.

For further details contact: Lori Koziel at 773-302-3437 or Rebecca Sorensen at 708-382-1646 or Sorenson-r@sbcglobal.net 

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Join Porter Place on Wednesday, 7/17 from 4PM – 6PM for an experiential VIRTUAL DEMENTIA TOUR ® and professional networking/light appetizers.

This is a hands-on opportunity to experience how dementia feels, while learning a bit more about the aging process.

Each VDT is 1-Hour (including the TOUR, pre & post sessions).  Those interested in networking only are always welcome!

Please RSVP – tour slots are limited.   All details are attached.

This public service is provided to you and your staff by Porter Place (Exclusively Memory Care & Support) and Lemont Center (Rehab & Skilled Nursing).  The event will be held at Lemont Center on 7/17, but additional VDT opportunities will be available on 6/29, 7/31 & 8/28 at Porter Place in Tinley Park.

This is an essential training for those who work with the elderly or work with those who have Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.

Please call or reply via email to Bkelley@anthemmemorycare.com or hmensik@extendedcarellc.com to RSVP.

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The Pediatric Oncology Treasure Chest Foundation will host a rousing Open House Celebrating YOU—our beloved donors—and the Allstate Helping Hands Grant on Friday, July 19 from 12 noon – 6:00 p.m. There will be something for EVERYONE: food, drinks, raffles on the hour and tours of our facility.

The Pediatric Oncology Treasure Chest Foundation is dedicated to providing toys and gift cards that offer comfort and distraction to children and teens with cancer as they endure painful procedures that are part of their treatment protocol. The Foundation’s efforts have been so successful and well received that

Treasure Chests filled with toys are now located in 55 Children’s Cancer Treatment Centers throughout the nation.

If you have any questions, please contact Colleen Kisel at: 708-687-TOYS (8697) potcf@sbcglobal.net

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District 230 is seeking business leaders to join its STEM and Career Advisory Board. Join us in preparing students at Sandburg, Stagg and Andrew High Schools to be college and career ready!

The next meeting will be hosted by the Joliet Slammers at the Joliet Route 66 stadium on July 23, 2019, from 5 until 6:30 PM. You are invited to stay for the 7:05 PM game against the Evansville Otters. We think this will be a fun way to connect after our meeting. Feel free to invite a guest. Tickets will be covered so please RSVP by clicking HERE.

The Advisory Board has established the following goals, and we hope you will join us in bringing these ideas to life:

  • Creating a D230 STEM & Career Readiness website;
  • Piloting a micro-internship experience or job shadow during the 2019-2020 school year;
  • Creating a booklet and online space of Work Based Learning (WBL) opportunities;
  • Continuing to develop/grow community partnerships focused around student interest in WBL opportunities;
  • Continuing to expand career exploration activities.

Please contact Joe Sieczkowski at jsieczkowski@d230.org or 708-974-7432 for more information or to volunteer for the Advisory Board.

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Please join the Village of Tinley Park and the Tinley Park Police Department for National Night Out on Tuesday, August 6th from 6 PM—9 PM at Freedom Park 7835 Timber Drive (east of the Tinley Park Public Library).  Visit and view vehicles from the Tinley Park Police, Firefighters, Public Works Employees, Emergency Management Agency, Paramedics and other agencies.  Weather permitting a helicopter will be landing near the baseball field.   Family fun entertainment David Fleming Juggling/Magic show and face painting by Cupkakes’s Fun Time Entertainment

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The Auxiliary of the Tinley Park VFW Post 2791 is holding our 13th Annual Golf Outing at Odyssey Country Club in Tinley Park.  This year’s event will be on Saturday, August 24, 2019 with registration beginning at 11:00 AM and Golf at 12:00 PM (shotgun start).  The cost for 18 holes of golf, which includes a steak dinner at the Post, is only $100.00 ($25 for Dinner only).  Each year this event grows in popularity and space fills up quickly, don’t miss out on the opportunity to attend this year’s event.

In the event that you cannot attend and would still like to participate in this event; we are currently in need of hole sponsorships and raffle prize donations.  First time hole sponsors: for only $75.00 your company will have a custom sign placed in a tee box for all the golfers to see.  Returning hole sponsors: cost will remain $50.00, unless a new sign is requested.  If you wish to sponsor a hole or donate a raffle prize, please contact myself, at the number listed below, or the post at (708)532-2333.  We count on the support of the community in continuing to make this a financially successful event.  All proceeds of this event are used to benefit America’s military veterans and their families.  As always, your donations to the V.F.W. are fully tax-deductible.  Please consider participating in, or donating to, this very worthy cause.

Please help us so we can help them!

Sincerely,
Randy Pressner
Golf Committee Chairman
VFW Post 2791 Auxiliary
708)704-1315  

 

 

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Classy Flowers & Gifts ~ Finest Irish Florist In Tinley Park! ~ 16708 Oak Park Ave, Tinley Park  (708) 429~ROSE (next to Byline Bank, across from Park Ace Hardware)

Classy Flowers will be closed from June 30 – July 15, 2019 for Dennis & JoAnn’s Annual Vacation. The shop will reopen on July 15th at 9:00am. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

SUMMER  FLOWERS….  CALL US FOR THE BEST FLOWERS AROUND!    

Our NEW WEBSITE has many options for all selections or let us create you a special design in your price range.   http://www.classyflowers.com  Safe & Secure 24/7

BEAUTIFUL GIFT ITEMS!

Our new lines of English Soaps & Candles have arrived in the prettiest gift packaging!  All sizes & prices!  Also don’t forget our Door County Coffee, Cocoa & Tea line, Tiffany Lamps & so much more!  FREE GIFT WRAPPING SERVICE available on any of our gift items!

FRIDAYS…HAPPY HOUR BOUQUETS  from 3~6…A $10 bouquet for $6.95 cash & carry only during these hours! SAVE!  (mention this Chamber ad)

 We also carry Hydrangeas (mini & large), Lilies, Roses, Larkspur, Snapdragons, Bells of Ireland, Gerberas, Iris, Carnations, Tulips, Daisies, Curly Willow, Fufi Mums, Chrysanthenmums, Statice, Alstoemeria & so many more DAILY along with many different varieties of foliages from around the world daily!  We design our own Dishgardens, nice selections & flowers may also be added into them.  We are a full service local true Mom & Pop florist business.  We’ve been in business over 33 YEARS!

***WE HAVE A “SECRET RECIPE” WHICH MAKES OUR QUALITY FLOWERS LAST BEYOND ALL OTHERS!

Check out our special posts on our Facebook page each day!         www.facebook.com/ClassyFlowers

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Diamond Dream Destinations, Inc.
708-567-9126
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