Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Firefighter Mike Solberg, the son of Palatine Councilman Greg Solberg, was recently sworn into the Schaumburg Fire Department. Just weeks ago he was diagnosed with Stage 4 brain cancer. A fundraiser is being held to assist him, his wife and young daughter
In October, Mike Solberg, the son of Palatine Village Councilman Greg Solberg, realized his dreams and was sworn into the Schaumburg Fire Department. And just a couple of weeks ago, the young firefighter who lives in Park Ridge, learned he has stage 4 brain cancer. A fundraiser will be held by his fellow firefighters this coming Sunday. "We just wanted to help out our brother, we wanted to help his family and no one should go through this alone," said Jeanine Kubalewski, a Schaumburg firefighter who volunteered to help organize the event. Solberg and his wife Maureen have a 21-month old daughter named Emma. The event, which is open to the public, will be held Sunday, December 16 at John Barleycorn, 1100 American Lane, Schaumburg from …
Monday, October 8, 2012
Chris Jones, a contestant on Bravo TV's Top Chef, will serve a one-of-a-kind meal in Grayslake to raise money for the Northern illinois Food Bank.
Diners from throughout Chicagoland can experience a unique menu during Dinner for the Cause, a fundraiser to help fight hunger. Chef Chris Jones, a Grayslake local known from being a contestant on Bravo TV's Top Chef, Moto Restaurant of Chicago and Discovery Channel's Future Foods, teamed up with Mike Pruitt, owner of The Vine Martini and Wine Bar in Grayslake. Tickets for the special seven-course meal paired with wine are $100 each. Only 100 tickets are available. The event will be held on Oct. 20. Proceeds from Dinner for the Cause will support the Northern Illinois Food Bank. The event is sponsored by The Vine, Moto, the GLMV Jaycees, U.S. Foods and Heritage Wines. "This will be a great experience to meet and greet a top chef," said …
Monday, July 9, 2012
The Dynamic Professional Women's Network is presenting an evening of networking and shopping on Wednesday, July 11 from 5-8:30 p.m. at Lamplighter Inn Tavern and Grille, 60 N. Bothwell Street in Palatine.
Sunday, May 13, 2012
The Palatine Public Library District Foundation will be holding the “Foundation for Murder…..Poltergeist Heist” murder mystery dinner on Monday, June 11th from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Gianni’s Café at 18 West Station Street in downtown Palatine to suppor
Monday, June 20, 2011
The Palatine Township Senior Center is hosting a fundraiser at Golf Nation.
The Palatine Township Senior Center will hold a fundraiser at Gold Nation 399 N. Quentin Road on June 23. For $35 a person or $50 for a pair, attendees will receive one drink, appetizers, and participation in three events: a closest to pin competition, longest drive, and a putting contest. “It’s cool that it’s indoors,” Senior Center spokesperson Julie Selof said. “You don’t have to worry about the weather and we have a lot of great prizes to give away." Selof said participants in the raffle have a chance to win one of 11 prizes including four-day passes to Gold Nation, two hours in the golf simulator, wine tasting for up to 30 people, and a gourmet coffee maker. Raffle tickets run one for $5 or three for $10. If attendees provide an e-…
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Benefit Dinner at The Lamplighter Inn June 16.
The Bridge Youth and Family Services will have its first fundraising dinner Thursday, June 16 at the Lamplighter Inn Tavern & Grille. The event will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at 60 N. Bothwell St. in Palatine. The Bridge Youth and Family Services Development Director Carrie McHaley, said the fundraiser will support a variety of programs offered by the human services agency. “We hope people will come out and socialize and support The Bridge and their community,” McHaley said. The fundraising dinner will include a buffet of pizza, wraps, salads, and other items as well as soft drinks. Ticket cost is $25 per adult and $15 per child in advance, $35 if purchased after June 14. Tickets can be purchased online at www.bridgeyouth.org…