Friday, December 7, 2012
Lemont organizations, agencies and other groups competed in annual charity dodgeball tournament at The CORE Thursday to benefit the Lemont Township Family Assistance Fund.
Local fans cheered on their favorite teams at the “Duck, Dive & Dodge for Donations” annual dodgeball tournament at The CORE Thursday night. Twelve teams representing the Village of Lemont, Lemont High School, Lemont Junior Woman’s Club, Old Quarry School staff, Lemont Park District, Nick’s Tavern, Starbucks, the Hope and Friendship Foundation and more donned headbands, cut-off shorts and T-shirts as they battled it out on the gym floor. The entry fee for fans was a $5 donation to the Lemont Township Family Assistance Fund and/or a bag of non-perishable food or personal care products to be donated to the Lemont Food Pantries. In the final round of the tournament, a team of students from Lemont High School narrowly defeated the Village of …
Saturday, December 1, 2012
The Saturday event, held in conjunction with Lemont's Hometown Holiday celebration, will feature St. Nicholas “Fill the Shoes” 50/50 raffle, meat raffle and more will raise money for the Lemont Township Family Assistance Fund and food pantries.
In honor of the spirit of giving inspired by St. Nicholas, Stonehouse Pub at 103 Stephen St. will sponsor a “Fill the Shoes” 50/50 raffle and meat raffle from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday. The event, which will benefit Lemont Township’s Family Assistance Fund and food pantries, will take place immediately following Lemont's Hometown Holiday celebration. Longtime residents may be familiar with the meat raffle, a fund-raising tradition spearheaded in the community for years by Lemont's “King of Meat Raffles,” none other than Lloyd Hoster. Terri O’Neill-Borders of the Hope and Friendship Foundation describes Hoster as a “very kind and generous man.” “Lloyd has raised funds for the military, Lemont Lions, Lemont Food Pantry and Lemont Township for …
Friday, October 19, 2012
Neighbor to Neighbor Vendor and Crafter’s Market will take place Nov. 10 at the Lemont Township Community Center.
Attention Vendors and crafters: the deadline is Friday, Nov. 2, to reserve your spot for the Neighbor to Neighbor Vendor and Crafters Market. Slated for 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Lemont Township Community Center at 16300 Alba St., the one-day event will give community members the opportunity to shop a wide variety of products offered by independent vendors and crafters, just like you. At the market, visitors will find a unique gathering of independent business owners from their very own neighborhoods – as well as a chance to browse, connect and purchase unique finds – such as free-trade and specialty items, jewelry, cosmetics, health food, purses and accessories and more. All vendor reservation fees and any donations …
Monday, September 17, 2012
Family-friendly event will benefit the Lemont Township Family Assistance Fund.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Linda Ozbolt
Monday, September 17, 2012
Fall is in the air – so it’s the perfect time for Lemont Township’s Oktoberfest, planned for noon to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Lemont Township Community Center at 16300 Alba Street. This is the second year for the family-friendly event, where fest-goers can purchase tasty food and refreshing drinks from Three Corners Grill & Tap, and buy a pumpkin to take home from Puckerville Farms. And, new this year – residents can get into the spirit of Oktoberfest by entering their own home-baked treats in the fall homemade dessert competition. Amateur cooks and bakers can drop off their best pumpkin bars, apple cobblers or other fall desserts by 3 p.m. – and for a $2 donation, fest-goers will earn a chance to taste and vote for their favorite …
Monday, March 26, 2012
Patch's newest feature, "Last Chance," lets you know about upcoming deadlines around Lemont.
Welcome to "Last Chance," our weekly roundup of upcoming deadlines and offers around Lemont. Each Monday we'll feature information on everything from sports signups to special events and contests. Know about an important deadline coming up? Tell us in the comments, or email Lemont Patch Editor Amanda Luevano at email@example.com. You can also post your own event or announcement for everyone to see. Deadline: Saturday, March 31 Description: Nick's Tavern, 221 Main St., is hosting a "Take a Shot, Make the Assist" raffle to benefit the Lemont Township Family Assistance Fund, which provides assistance to individuals facing financial hardships. Raffle tickets may be purchased through March 31. The cost is $1 each, or six for $5. The grand prize …