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Special Olympics

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  • Israel Tennis Centers plan exhibitions

    Israel Tennis Centers plan exhibitions
    In recognition of the immensely important work of the Israel Tennis Centers (ITC) over the past 40 years, the ITC Foundation has planned an ambitious series of tennis exhibitions in South Florida between Feb. 25 and March 8. The ITC is embarking on...
  • 02/16: People on move

    02/16: People on move
    Banking Lauren Nanni was promoted to executive vice president, retail banking, for the Palm Beach, Treasure Coast and Orlando markets at BankUnited. Boards of directors Pamela Nabors, president, CareerSource Central Florida, and Josh Field,...
  • UNC returns to play after �extremely difficult, extremely emotional� week

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. At one point during one of the most difficult weeks amid a difficult past year for North Carolina coach Roy Williams, Linnea Smith, wife of Dean Smith, approached Williams with a gentle reminder. "She said, 'You know, there is a...
  • Community Digest: Sign up for sheriff's office's Polar Plunge

    Grayslake Poetry Slam: The College of Lake County Literary Arts Society will host its Semi-Annual Poetry Slam from 1-3 p.m. Feb. 18 in Brandel Court on the CLC Grayslake campus, 19351 W. Washington St. Each poet may present three original poems, with...
  • Summer camps for Chicagoland kids with special needs

     Summer camps for Chicagoland kids with special needs
      One in a Hundred Summer Camp Kids diagnosed with Asperger's, PDD-NOS, high-functioning autism, ADD, ADHD, nonverbal learning disorders or anxiety disorders will find summer fun here. Over five weeks, campers write and perform their own plays, play...
  • Being NCC's manager a labor of love for Megan Niklas

    Being NCC's manager a labor of love for Megan Niklas
    Every North Central College women's basketball home game, and even some road games, Megan Niklas puts water bottles in front of players' chairs. Sometimes she cares for the towels and folds jerseys. What the players really love, though, are the Rice...
  • Duffy's owner Paul Emmett dies at 62

    Duffy's owner Paul Emmett dies at 62
    Paul Emmett, president and owner of Duffy's Sports Grill, died Tuesday of complications from cancer. He was 62. He died surrounded by family at his home in Palm Beach. Emmett moved to South Florida in 1999 from New York after 25 years as president...
  • Here & Now for Feb. 11

    Here & Now for Feb. 11
    Entertainment throughout the county. Fox Lake Plunge fundraiser: The 2015 Polar Plunge will be held at 1 p.m. Feb. 22 at Lakefront Park, 71 Nippersink Blvd. Check-in time is from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Also, there will be a pre-registration event from...
  • Jump fest aims to help fund special-rec playground

    Jump fest aims to help fund special-rec playground
    Pink-cheeked and stocking-footed children jumped and climbed off the winter blues Saturday as the Lincolnway Special Recreation Center in New Lenox hosted its first jump fest. More than 250 kids played in eight inflatables, including a quadruple-size...
  • Everyone wins at Hero vs. Hero basketball game

    Everyone wins at Hero vs. Hero basketball game
    LaGrange Park and Brookfield police and firefighters were called on to save the day Feb. 9, and they responded without hesitation, as usual. But this time, they were directed to the basketball court of Park Junior High School in LaGrange Park to take on...
  • Kids of Character: Kelly Pagano

    Kids of Character: Kelly Pagano
    Kelly Pagano Age: 16 School: Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland Grade: 11 Hometown: Coral Springs Trait: Kindness Best Buddies, which pairs students with peers who have intellectual or developmental disabilities, is more than a...