Month: July 2016

Wisconsin Wrestlers Impress at Junior Nationals Competition

With the excitement of 2016 Olympics in Rio approaching, Frank Karkazis celebrates victories of  Midwestern wrestlers Three Wisconsin wrestlers walked away with first-place finishes at the USA Wrestling Junior Nationals competition in Fargo, North Dakota on Saturday, July 16th. In addition, three finished in second place, while two others also had top 10 finishes. Macy Kilty of Stratford, WI defeated Missouri’s Alisha Howk to win the first-place match at 108 pounds. Jayden Laurent of Oconto Falls, WI took first place at 143 pounds, while Hannah Ramos of Kenosha finished ahead of the pack in the 154-pound division. The Junior Nationals competition...

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Local Business Encourages Community to Advocate For Autism Awareness

A digital marketing company based in Wheeling, Illinois blogs about the importance of spreading autism awareness and what you can do to help the cause. By Jordyn Holliday | Ruben Digital Media Learn how you can make a difference by becoming an advocate for autism awareness Ruben Digital Media takes a great amount of pride in the work done for clients: web design, social media marketing, blogging, etc. However, RDM understands the importance of staying active and educated on issues that affect the world we live in. Today we’d like to bring attention to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). According to Autism Speaks, “Autism is one...

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Make It Better “Best of 2016” List

Make It Better is a website focusing on Chicago’s North Shore community. They serve as a resource for helpful tips, events, news & lifestyle trends with the philosophy to “publish with a purpose: to expand your mind, feed your soul, lighten your heart and better your world.” This is the sixth year they’ve held their Best of 2016 poll and the results are in! Over 168,000 votes were cast to across 11 categories to determine the best businesses and services in Chicago and around the North Shore. A few category winners include… Arts & Entertainment: Best Live Music Venue...

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The Journey of Hope Bike Team Visits Northbrook!

Get ready for a football-themed evening of fun   The North Suburban YMCA welcomes The Journey of Hope bike team on July 26, 2016. This year marks their 30th cross-country ride as well as their seventh annual friendship visit to the NSYMCA. The theme of this year’s visit is “Football for All” where a player from the Northwestern University football team will make a special appearance. Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association and North Shore Youth Football will also be joining the celebration.  What is the Journey of Hope? During their ride through 32 different states, Journey of Hope visits local groups that...

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