The film "ED 101," a documentary on eating disorders and recovery, will be screened at 4:30 p.m. at the Lemont Township Community Center.
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Thursday, March 1, 2012
Thursday, February 23, 2012
The film "ED 101," a documentary on eating disorders and recovery, will be screened March 1 at the Lemont Township Community Center.
A Lemont women's group will partner with Timberline Knolls for an educational event March 1 in observance of National Eating Disorders Week. In an effort to raise conciousness about the seriousness of eating diroders, the newly-formed Ladies of Lemont will host a screening of the film ED 101: The Facts about Eating Disorders at 4:30 p.m. at the Lemont Township Community Center, 16300 Alba St. National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (Feb. 26-March 3) was developed by the National Eating Disorders Association, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders. This year's theme is "Everybody Knows Somebody." ED 101 features interviews with nationally recognized experts—including …
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
The event was held Tuesday afternoon at the Lemont Township Community Center.
Lemont Township seniors got into the Christmas spirit a few days early with a holiday party and luncheon Tuesday. The event, held at the Lemont Township Community Center, was hosted by the Community Nutrition Network and Senior Services Division. About 80 seniors were treated to a hot meal of sausage, sauerkraut, potato pancakes, vegetables and salad. Lemont Township sponsored the entertainment for the event, which was provided by two-time Grammy nominated harp player Victor Zacbe Pichardo. Volunteers from Suburu were also on hand to pass out meals to the seniors. The company also donated $1,000, which was used to purchase gift cards for the attendees.
Thursday, November 10, 2011
As the temperatures start to dip, keep warm by heading indoors. This month, there is a variety of fun, indoor activities in Lemont.
Every Thursday, Patch will run a weekly feature called Patch Picks, highlighting editor and reader picks of great local businesses, destinations, services, organizations, ways to spend a day off, and more. You’ll find useful lists to help you, your family, friends, and significant others find the best places for everything from Sunday brunch to New Year’s Eve celebrations, pumpkin patches, date night destinations, florists, girlfriend nights out, kids party places, parks and more. For this week, we're looking at ways to stay warm and have fun. Browse through free trade items, jewelry, cosmetics, crafts, health foods and accessories during the vendor market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, at the Lemont Township Community Center, 16300 Alba …
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
U.S. Rep. Mark Kirk, Congresswoman Judy Biggert, and Illinois Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno were among the many elected officials who visited the Lemont Township Community Center on Saturday.
Several of Illinois' most influential Republicans gathered at the Lemont Township Community Center on Saturday to show support for the state's first presidential straw poll. Guests included U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, Congresswoman Judy Biggert, State Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno, Asst. House Republican Leader Jim Durkin, Cook County Commissioner Liz Gorman and Illinois GOP Chairman Pat Brady. Also in attendance were Cook County GOP Chairman Sig Vaznelis, Lemont Township Supervisor Steve Rosendahl and Lemont Trustee Paul Chialdikas. "It's extremely exciting that Lemont has the opportunity to host something like this. It's not often that we have this many elected officials in Lemont at one time," Vaznelis told Patch last week. U.S. …
Thursday, November 3, 2011
Area Republicans and elected officials will be on hand Saturday for in-person voting at the Lemont Township Community Center.
With the early stages of the 2012 presidential election already unfolding in the nation's primary states, Illinois Republicans are hoping to make an impact of their own. The Illinois GOP launched its first ever online straw poll Oct. 29 to give voters an opportunity to let their voices be heard prior to the presidential primary in March. Through 7 p.m. Saturday, Illinois residents can cast their vote on the straw poll website — after making a $5 contribution. "This poll is really an opportunity for Illinois voters to have a voice in this presidential election, which is great because there's a lot of interest and excitement right now both nationally and locally," said Sig Vaznelis, chairman of the Cook County Republican Party. For those who…
Monday, October 24, 2011
The third annual pet parade and costume contest was held Sunday at Central Bark.
Halloween was for the dogs Sunday as costumed canines and their owners took over Lemont Township's Central Bark for an afternoon of snacks and play. The third annual "Howl-ween" pet parade featured nearly a dozen dogs dressed up as bumblebees, bats and pumpkins. After playing with their owners in the large park area, located at 127th Street and Timberline Drive in the Heritage Woodland Sanctuary, the dogs marched in front of judges to compete for "best costume." Winning first place this year was Gus Quinn, whose detailed "search and rescue" costume wowed Lemont Township Supervisor Steve Rosendahl and Trustee Kathy Henrikson, who judged the contest. Second place — the award for "most creative" costume — went to Wrigley, who was dressed as a…
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Village officials and the Active Transportation Alliance will host community workshop Wednesday to discuss the future of walking and biking in Lemont.
U.S. Olympic and National Champion cyclist John Vande Velde will address the community on Lemont's walking and biking amenities Wednesday at the village's second kick-off meeting for its Active Transportation Plan. The community forum will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the Lemont Township Community Center, 16300 Alba St. Earlier this year, the village received $48,040 from a Communities Putting Prevention to Work grant to create safer, more convenient places for walking, biking and other physical activities. The money was awarded by the Cook County Department of Public Health and the Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago, which gave a total of $4 million to 41 agencies in suburban Cook County to promote health and …
Monday, September 26, 2011
The first ever fall festival raised money for the Lemont Township Family Assistance Fund.
Lemont Township hosted its first ever "Oktoberfest" for kids and families Saturday at the Lemont Township Community Center, 16300 Alba St. The event featured games for kids, pumpkin carving provided by Puckerville Farms, live music, a bean bag tournament and food from 3 Corners Grill and Tap. All proceeds will support the Lemont Township Family Assistance Fund.
Friday, September 23, 2011
The fall event will include raffles, a bean bag tournament, games, food and beverages. The fun begins at noon Saturday at the Lemont Township Community Center.
Lemont Township will kick off the fall season this Saturday with an all-day festival for kids and adults. Oktoberfest will be held from noon to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Lemont Township Community Center, 16300 Alba St. The event will include a number of activities for families, including games, a bean bag tournament and live music. Kids Activities (Noon - 4 p.m.) Live Music on the North Patio (4 p.m. - 8 p.m.) Picnic Table and Prize Raffle (7 p.m.) Winners do not have to be present, but all tickets need to be purchased by 6:45 p.m.