Thursday, June 16, 2011
Heidi Deininger has been named the new executive director of Buehler YMCA.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Thursday, June 16, 2011
Heidi Deininger has been named executive director of Buehler YMCA in Palatine. "We are pleased to bring Ms. Deininger's more than 20 years of experience as a dedicated YMCA employee to Chicago and the Buehler YMCA," said Kathy Bosco, group vice president for the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago in a press release. "Deininger will be a valuable teammate to the Buehler YMCA because she shares the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago's philosophy of supporting youth development, healthy living and social responsibility," Bosco state in the press release. Deininger previously was executive director of the West Lussier Family YMCA in Madison, Wisc. Before joining the Y of Metro Chicago, Deininger was responsible for branch operations, fiscal management, …
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Here are our top picks for kid-friendly activities for this weekend.
We've assembled a weekly calendar of kid-friendly activities and new places to try with your children. We'll give you information on several family activities or events for the weekend. You're time-pressed enough, so we're happy to do the research for you. We’ll find the best things for you to do and places for you to go with your children, both locally and within a reasonable driving distance. Look for the kids' planner each Wednesday. You can help us build the planner with your own suggestions and tips-just add them to the comment box. Even if you disagree with our suggestions, let us know. We want to hear from you. Grab your kids and go have some fun. Family Night at Buehler YMCA Where / When : Buehler YMCA ; Friday, Feb. 11; 6:30 p.m…
Tuesday, January 4, 2011
Palatine residents can benefit from many programs of park districts, YMCA, and Harper College.
The calendar has turned to 2011, a time both literally and figuratively for new beginnings in many aspects of our lives. It's cold outside, and cabin fever can set in. What is the solution? Keep active, both physically and mentally. If, like many people, you are starting the New Year with a resolve to get in shape, get more physically active, or just learn a new hobby or sport, you might find what you need through the many offerings of the Palatine Park District, the Salt Creek Rural Park District, or the Buehler YMCA. If a private gym membership isn't in the budget, don't despair. Your local institutions have many affordable classes. As a Palatine Park District resident, I always like to flip through its catalog when it arrives to see …
Tuesday, November 2, 2010
His YMCA dance class will perform at Nov. 4 Durty Nellies fundraiser.
I am used to being “the guy.” I take a dance aerobics class at the Buehler YMCA called Group Groove, and usually the class consists of eight to 15 women and me. The guy. I typically hit the Y on weekday mornings and have heard that other men sometimes attend the evening and Saturday classes. I rarely see them. In fact, since I started taking the class in 2007 I don’t recall more than four times another man has been there. Basically, I am the Group Groove guy. So what is it like to be the sole man on the dance floor with a group of women? It’s a blast. I always have loved to dance, and until I signed up for Group Groove I had never been able to stick with an exercise class. I’m far from alone in this. “The commonality is that everyone loves…