The Orland Park Prairie 092916

8 | September 29, 2016 | The orland park prairie News


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Business Briefs

Broker associates at RE/

MAX 1st Service, Orland

Park, saluted for Success in

Real Estate Sales

Broker associates at RE/

MAX 1st Service, 15637 S.

94th Ave. in Orland Park, recently

received special recognition

from the RE/MAX

Northern Illinois region for

their sales achievements in

2015. RE/MAX salutes its

brokers by awarding membership

in honorary clubs,

each recognizing an important

level of success in annual

sales production.

100% Club: Those who

earn membership in the

100% Club have reached an

outstanding level of sales

productivity. Achieving

this laudable level of success

are Michele Beckers,

Carl Bohne, Steve Brashler,

Skipper Denton, Jeanne

Dominguez, Madonna Egan,

Denise Hoekstra, Margaret

Marasco and Beth Rose.

Executive Club: Executive

Club membership recognizes

a group of affiliates

whose sales productivity

is well above the industry

norm. Named to Executive

Club membership for their

2015 achievements are Maria

Casas, Cynthia Doehler,

Michael Fegan, Christine

Fischer, Robert Haustein,

Karen Irace, Maria LiMandri-Vaagen,

Catherine Maier

and Vicki Melonas.

Marcus Theatres’ Orland

Park Cinema employee

receives Ben Marcus

Humanitarian Award

Orland Park resident Fiona

Lane has been honored

by The Marcus Corporation

as one of three 2015 Ben

Marcus Humanitarian of the

Year Award recipients. Lane

is the assistant manager at

Marcus Theatres’ Orland

Park Cinema.

The Ben Marcus Humanitarian

Award, named after

Marcus Corporation founder

and committed community

advocate Ben Marcus, builds

on the company’s legacy of

community involvement

Please see Business, 9

Sportsplex offers four days of

free fitness for area seniors

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Submitted by Village of

Orland Park Sportsplex

Healthy lifestyles, physical

fitness and medical

screenings are just some of

the activities that will be

offered during Sportsplex

Senior Week, hosted by the

Village of Orland Park Recreation


Seniors need not be

Sportsplex members or village

residents to participate

in the free activities that are

open to all area seniors.

Offered Oct. 3-6, the fourday

health and fitness festival

will offer healthy activities

for the region’s many seniors,

age 55 and older. All activities

will be held at the Village

of Orland Park Sportsplex,

11351 West 159th Street.

Senior-oriented events

will be held on Monday,

Oct. 3 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m.;

Tuesday, Oct. 4 from 7:45

a.m.-12 p.m.; Wednesday,

Oct. 5 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

and Thursday evening, Oct.

6, from 4 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Opportunities include the

walking club, UGI exercise

ball workouts, pickle ball,

bocce ball and more. Light

and Healthy Moves will be

held at 7:45 a.m. on Tuesday

morning to get participants


Flu shots will be available

for a fee and are free for seniors

with Medicare insurance

coverage. Total cholesterol

checks will be available

for a fee and the Sportsplex

will offer light refreshments

and breakfast or lunch on

different days.

Information tables with

healthy living, home health

care, senior medical care

and more will be on-hand all

four days during the event.

“Participating seniors

will receive raffle tickets

at each of the activities in

which they participate,” said

Village Sportsplex Fitness

Manager Deborah Graham-

Geghen who coordinates the

fest each year. “The hospitals

and offices have been

generous donating prizes

and baskets to make this a

great week for area seniors,”

she added.

Prizes from area businesses

will be awarded at the end of

the night on Thursday, Oct. 6.

The winner does not need to

be present to win. T-shirts can

be claimed Thursday evening

after participation in the exercise

classes from 5-6 p.m.

T-shirts and raffle will be at

approximately 6:30 p.m.

Pre-registration is required

for many of the free

events and seniors need not

be Sportsplex members or

residents of Orland Park to

participate. Registration is

ongoing and all events are

free except for the medical

screenings. Seniors who

bring a friend will receive an

additional raffle ticket.

Further information is available

at the Village of Orland

Park Sportsplex, 11351 West

159th Street. For more information,

call the Sportsplex at

(708) 645-7529.

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