The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is looking for volunteers for the Reserve Deputy Unit. The Reserve Deputy Unit is a uniformed civilian division of the Sheriffâ€™s Office that serves as a support service to the sworn personnel of the Sheriffâ€™s Office. Reserve deputies are required to respond to and assist in situations like traffic control, crowd control and search and rescue incidents. A reserve deputy must have a flexible schedule and be willing to respond to a situation at a momentâ€™s notice.
Elawa Farm is very excited to announce its First Annual â€œhands-onâ€ Garden Symposium. The same program will be given each day, September 9th and September 10, 2011, you choose which day to attend. Both days will begin with an 8:30 am check-in, presenters starting at 9:00, followed by lunch prepared by Gale Gand and the afternoon in the garden.
Bee stings are more common in the late summer and early fall, but bee sting allergies are actually quite rare
The Womenâ€™s Board of Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital Auxiliary will host its eighth annual interactive health fair on Sept. 20 in Market Square
A Lake Bluff woman was killed in a car accident on Monday morning, and a Lake Forest man was critically injured in a plane crash last Friday.
The Boys & Girls Club of Lake County and the LFHS Varsity Dance Team invite the community to join them and to â€œkick for kidsâ€ at their 2nd Annual Kick-a-Thon fundraiser benefitting both organizations on Friday, September 30 during halftime (game begins at 7:30 pm) of the Varsity football game at LFHS West Campus.
The Big Green Bus is coming to Lake Forest on Sept. 2. It’s a 40-foot-long, veggie-oil-powered bus that travels the country to teach people about green energy and sustainability. Students from Dartmouth College, including Lake Forest’s Nicholas Devonshire, are driving the bus, and they’ll arrive at The Church of the Holy Spirit’s parking lot at 5 p.m. on Friday. Nicholas said the group will give tours of the bus and presentations about going green. At 6:30 p.m., there will be a discussion on faith and stewardship of the environment.
KidsUganda is hosting “A Bright Night” Benefit, Saturday, Sept. 10, at 6 p.m. at a lovely setting on Ridge Road in Lake Forest to support the Maranatha schools and orphanage in Uganda.
Local artist Karen Daileyâ€™s free-form, wire-wrapped jewelry pieces and beautiful watercolor paintings will be on display at the Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Artisan Guild Fall Show on September 4 and 5 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with parking in the Lake Forest Bank and Trust parking lot.