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Special Olympics

Special Olympics
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  • River Grove police take polar plunge for Special Olympics

    River Grove police take polar plunge for Special Olympics
    Ten-year-old Sarah Murillo and her sister Savannah, 6 were far from afraid of the snow, freezing ice and plunging temperatures at the 2015 Chicago Polar Plunge. The only thing they cared about was showing their support for the Special Olympics with...
  • 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...
  • Lady Gaga, Vince Vaughn take icy lake plunge for Special Olympics

     Lady Gaga, Vince Vaughn take icy lake plunge for Special Olympics
    Vince Vaughn plunged first and emerged, dripping with icy Lake Michigan water. But it was the sudden appearance of another star who turned heads and had spectators whispering "Is that really her?" Indeed, there was Lady Gaga on North Avenue Beach with...
  • Lady Gaga, Vince Vaughn take charity polar plunge in Chicago

    Lady Gaga and Vince Vaughn plunged into the icy waters of Chicago's Lake Michigan at a fundraiser for the Special Olympics. Special Olympics Chicago President Casey Hogan said Sunday that Lady Gaga made the plunge with more than 4,500 other participants....
  • ComEd's record for corporate citizenship

    ComEd’s record for corporate citizenship — employee volunteerism, civic involvement and charitable contributions — is extensive and a source of pride for everyone who works at ComEd. This work, carried out by ComEd’s 6,000...
  • Lady Gaga, Taylor Kinney, Vince Vaughn take icy Polar Plunge in Chicago

    Lady Gaga, Taylor Kinney, Vince Vaughn take icy Polar Plunge in Chicago
    Lady Gaga, Taylor Kinney and Vince Vaughn were among the 4,500 crazy people in Chicago who threw themselves into the icy waters of Lake Michigan on Sunday to raise money for the local Special Olympics chapter. "It was awesome," singer Gaga told the...
  • Near northwest suburban residents plunge for Special Olympics

    Near northwest suburban residents plunge for Special Olympics
    A team of eight hardy souls led by Des Plaines Mayor Matt Bogusz rushed into the frigid waters of Lake Michigan Sunday as part of Chicago's annual Polar Plunge, a fundraiser for Special Olympics. Near northwest suburban residents also took part in a...
  • Actor Vince Vaughn ready to make icy plunge in Lake Michigan

    Actor Vince Vaughn will be among several thousand people immersing themselves in the icy waters of Lake Michigan to support the Special Olympics. The 15th annual Polar Plunge in Chicago takes place Sunday at North Avenue Beach. The longtime Chicago...
  • One more look at the Lehigh Valley football scholar-athletes who will be honored tonight

    I know it's snowing and the weather is going to make the roads no fun later today, but hopefully the area's football community will still be able to make it out to the Northampton Community Center tonight for the 55th annual National Football Foundation...
  • Here & Now for Feb. 26

    Here & Now for Feb. 26
    Entertainment in Lake County including concerts, radio show, performances and more Antioch Radio show: PM&L Theatre and RG Productions team up again to bring you another exciting afternoon of Old Time Radio live on stage with one of radio's most...
  • Vince Vaughn to take Polar Plunge for Special Olympics

    Vince Vaughn to take Polar Plunge for Special Olympics
    Nearly 4,000 people — including actor Vince Vaughn — will head to North Avenue Beach and jump into freezing Lake Michigan on Sunday. They are taking a dip to support Special Olympics Chicago in its 15th annual Polar Plunge. Last year,...