Thursday, September 6, 2012
Warrior Booster Club event raised more than $3,000 to benefit extra-curricular activities at Old Quarry Middle School.
Thursday, September 6, 2012
The Keepataw Family Fun Run took participants on a two-mile course through downtown Lemont on Labor Day. According to Amy Kramer, president of the Warrior Booster Club, more than 90 runners took part in the event, which raised more than $3,000 to support extra-curricular activities at Old Quarry Middle School.
Saturday, September 1, 2012
Inaugural two-mile race through downtown Lemont will benefit the Warrior Booster Club
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Visit the Warrior Booster Club website to sign up for sports, arts, academic clubs and more.
The Warrior Booster Club has extended the deadline to Friday, Aug. 31, for Old Quarry students to register for extra-curricular activities. Community leaders and parents formed the not-for-profit Warrior Booster Club to support extra-curricular activities for students at Old Quarry Middle School after the financial situation of Lemont-Bromberek School District 113A forced the board of education to cut activities in 2010. According to the group’s website, last year, more than 800 students participated in extra-curricular activities supported by the Warrior Booster Club. The activities are made possible by sponsorships, tax-deductible donations – and through various fund-raising events throughout the year. This school year, the Warrior …
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Warrior Booster Club’s inaugural run through downtown Lemont will begin at 9 a.m. Monday.
There are plenty of activities and events at this year’s Keepataw Days Festival – and members of the Old Quarry Warrior Booster Club are hoping you will add one more thing to your “to do” list this year: the inaugural Keepataw Family Fun Run on Monday, Sept. 3. The two-mile family run through downtown Lemont starts at 9 a.m. and will include awards, a raffle and music. The race begins and ends next to Front Street Cantina. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Warrior Booster Club, which helps provide extra-curricular activities for students at Old Quarry Middle School. Participants who register before race day can save by paying a reduced rate of $20 for adults and $15 for children ages 13 and under, and the first 200 runners to …
Monday, April 30, 2012
The club raised more than $8,000 last month during its charity basketball and March Madness fundraisers.
Monday, April 30, 2012
Lemont Patch is now accepting letters to the editor, which will be posted on the site weekly. The following was submitted by the Warrior Booster Club, which organizes extracurricular activities for Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A. If you're interesting in submitting a letter, e-mail Lemont Patch Editor Amanda Luevano at email@example.com. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Dear Lemont Community, On behalf of the Warrior Booster Club I would like to thank all the community members who came out in March to support our club and our students during our two annual fundraising events: OQ vs. the Village People Charity Basketball game and March Madness Night. Our club was able to raise more than $8,000 during these events that will …
Monday, March 12, 2012
Proceeds from Saturday's game will support the Warrior Booster Club, which provides extracurricular activities for students in Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A.
Old Quarry Middle School students and representatives from the Village of Lemont and the Lemont Fire Protection District hit the court Saturday night for the second annual charity basketball game hosted by the Warrior Booster Club. For the game, members of the varsity Warrior girls and boys basketball teams joined forces to take on the "Village People," a team coached by Lemont Police Chief Kevin Shaughnessy and Fire Chief Carl Churulo. The team included former Mayor John Piazza, Trustee Cliff Miklos, Asst. Village Administrator George Schafer and Deputy Fire Chief Jay Nickleski. Also playing were Public Works employee Brian Wojciechowski, Old Quarry teachers Michelle Nevin and Dennis Kennedy, Warrior Booster Club President Amy Kramer and …
Friday, March 9, 2012
Saturday is jam-packed with events around Lemont, and we've got all the scoop.
From a downtown parade to multiple fundraisers, Saturday is shaping up to be one of Lemont's busiest days of the year. To help you keep track of all the events, Patch put together a quick roundup with times, locations and brief descriptions. Have an event you'd like to see included? Email Local Editor Amanda Luevano at firstname.lastname@example.org. When: Parade begins at 1 p.m. and festival continues through 5 p.m. Where: Parade will travel along Stephen and Main streets in downtown Lemont; festival will be held at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5819, 15780 New Ave. Details: The Chicago Stockyard Kilty Band will play during the parade. The Hughes Academy of Irish Dance will perform at 1:30 p.m. at VFW Hall, following by "Celtic sounds" at 3 p.m. …
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
The organization will host its second annual charity basketball game Saturday, followed by March Madness Night at Front Street Cantina on Friday, March 16.
The Warrior Booster Club is gearing up for back-to-back weekends of "March Madness" events to raise money for extracurricular activities in Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A. At 6 p.m. Saturday, the Old Quarry Middle School boys and girls basketball teams will take on "the Village People" for the school's second annual charity basketball game. The event will be held in the Old Quarry gymnasium, 16100 W. 127th St. The opposing team will include former Lemont Mayor John Piazza, Trustee Cliff Miklos, village staff, firefighters, police officers and teachers. Lemont Fire Chief Carl Churulo and Police Chief Kevin Shaughnessy will serve as coaches. The Old Quarry dance and cheerleading teams will perform during the event, while …
Thursday, September 1, 2011
Students interested in participating in sports or clubs during the 2011-2012 school year must sign up by Sept. 1.
Today is the final day of registration for students in Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A interested in participating in extracurricular activities this year. The Warrior Booster Club is closing online registration after Thursday for more than 20 sports teams and clubs at Old Quarry Middle School. Extracurriculars at Old Quarry have been funded by the Warrior Booster Club since they were cut from the district's budget in 2010. During the Aug. 16 meeting of the District 113A Board of Education, Booster Club President Amy Kramer presented a check for $115,640.65 for the 2011-2012 school year. According to Kramer, the club had enough students sign up to run 26 of the 28 activities offered during the first round of registration. …
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
The club will be holding another registration period beginning next week for students in fifth through eighth grade.
The Warrior Booster Club kicked off the 2011-2012 school year with successful registration and fundraising efforts, raising more than $115,000 for extracurricular activities at Old Quarry Middle School. Booster Club President Amy Kramer presented a check for $115,640.65 to the Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A Board of Education during its monthly business meeting Tuesday night. According to Kramer, the club had enough students sign up to run 26 of the 28 activities offered during the first round of registration. Due to low interest, wrestling and boys volleyball will not be funded this year. In response to the high demand from parents and students, the Warrior Booster Club has scheduled a late registration period, which will …