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The Orland Park Prairie 021617

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2 | February 16, 2017 | The orland park prairie calendar opprairie.com In this week’s Prairie Standout Student...........13 School News.................13 Photo Op......................14 Pet of the Week.............14 Puzzles..........................33 Classifieds................ 37-47 Sports...................... 48-56 The Orland Park Prairie ph: 708.326.9170 fx: 708.326.9179 Editor Bill Jones, x20 bill@opprairie.com Assistant Editor Brittany Kapa, x11 b.kapa@22ndcenturymedia.com Sales director Dana Anderson, x17 dana@opprairie.com real estate sales Tricia Weber, x47 t.weber@22ndcenturymedia.com business directory Sales Kellie Tschopp, x23 k.tschopp@22ndcenturymedia.com Recruitment Advertising Jess Nemec, x46 j.nemec@22ndcenturymedia.com Legal Notices Jeff Schouten, x51 j.schouten@22ndcenturymedia.com PUBLISHER Joe Coughlin 847.272.4565, x16 j.coughlin@22ndcenturymedia.com Managing Editor Bill Jones, x20 bill@opprairie.com president Andrew Nicks a.nicks@22ndcenturymedia.com EDITORIAL DESIGN DIRECTOR Nancy Burgan, x30 n.burgan@22ndcenturymedia.com 22 nd Century Media 11516 West 183rd Street Unit SW Office Condo #3 Orland Park, IL 60467 www.OPPrairie.com Chemical- free printing on 30% recycled paper circulation inquiries circulation@22ndcenturymedia.com The Orland Park Prairie (USPS #025604) is published weekly by 22nd Century Media, LLC, 11516 W 183rd St SW #3 Orland Park IL 60456. Periodical postage paid at Orland Park, IL and additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Send changes to: The Orland Park Prairie, 11516 W 183rd St SW #3, Orland Park, IL 60467 Published by www.22ndcenturymedia.com Brittany Kapa Assistant Editor calendar date Meditation Class 10:15-11:15 a.m. Feb. 16. Orland Park Township, 14807 South Ravinia. Renee Oswald, a certified hypnotherapist, will lead participants through an hour long mediation class. Registration for this block of classes begins Feb. 10 from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Classes will be held Feb. 16 and 23; March 2, 9 and 16; April 6, 20 and 27. Registration is $50 and must be done in person; it is on a first come, first serve basis as space is limited. For more information, call (708) 403-4222. #SKILLS: Sewing Tricks 4-5:30 p.m. Feb. 16. The Bridge Teen Center, 15555 S. 71st Court. Teens are invited to learn some basic sewing skills including how to sew on a button and handstitch a hem. This event is free to teens in grades 7-12. For more information call, (708) 532-0500 or visit www.thebridgeteencenter. org. A Tribute to the Duke– The Invention of the Hollywood Cowboy 7-8 p.m. Feb. 16. Public Library, 14921 Ravinia Ave. Presenter Jim Weren will trace the development of the Western film genre, the invention of the Hollywood Cowboy and pay tribute to the Duke. Weren will discuss this Hollywood icon, and what he meant for the genre. For more information, call (708) 428-5115. Pool Tournament with DJ Zaitrix 7:30 p.m.-midnight. Feb. 17. The Bridge Teen Center, 15555 S. 71st Court. Teens are invited to come and play a night of pool and enjoy a live DJ performance by DJ Zaitrix. Free food samples provided by Dunkin Donuts. This is a High School After Hours night. High School students are invited to stay for extended hours from 10:30 p.m. until midnight. This free event is open to teens in grades 7-12. For more information, call (708) 532-0500. Winter Follies Event - Human Shuffle Board 2 p.m. Feb. 18. Winter Wonderland, 15600 West Avenue. All are welcome. Participants will compete in teams of two people. All supplies will be provided for participants. Prizes will be awarded to top winners, and free hot chocolate will be available. For more information, call (708) 403-7275. Coffee with a Cop 8:30-10 a.m. Feb. 20. Mariano’s. 9504 142nd Street. This even is hosted by the Orland Park Police Department. Join neighbors and police officers for coffee and conversation. This event will have no agendas or speeches, just a chance to ask questions, voice concerns and get to know Orland Park police officers. For more information, call (708) 349-4111. CrossFit with H.O.T. Side CrossFit 2-3:30 p.m. Feb. 20. The Bridge Teen Center, 15555 S. 71st Court. Teens are invited to experience CrossFit style workouts, and learn about this popular work out. Travel will be provided by The Bridge Bus to H.O.T. Side CrossFit, located at 15434 S. 70th Court in Orland Park. This free event is open to teens in grades 7-12. For more information, call (708) 532-0500. Archery with BowDoc Archery 3:30-6:00 p.m. Feb. 20. The Bridge Teen Center, 15555 S. 71st Court. Teens will learn the art of shooting a bow and arrow and practice target accuracy at an indoor archery range. The Bridge Bus will provide transportation to BowDoc Archery, located at 18801 Wolf Road, #4 in Mokena. This event is free to teens in grades 7-12. For more information, call (708) 532-0500. Poland in Chicago; Chicago in Poland 7-8 p.m. Feb. 22. Public Library, 14921 Ravinia Ave. Outside of Warsaw, Chicago has the world’s largest Polish population. Through several generations traditions and culture have been lost, mingled and transformed in various ways. This event will discuss the challenges of Polish immigration from the early 1800’s to the present, discover the various centers of Polish and Polish- American culture and some of the traditions of Polish culture. For more information, call (708) 428-5115. Leisure Plotters 12:30-2 p.m. Feb. 23. Orland Township, 14807 W. Ravinia Ave. All seniors are invited to join in for coffee, bingo, and socialization. For more information, contact Alice at (708) 614-9202. Upcoming Art & Craft Club for Tweens -String Art: Friendship Bracelets 1-2 p.m. Feb. 25. Public Library, 14921 Ravinia Ave. This even is for children in grades 3-5. Attendees must register, and be a library cardholder. This event will teach participants how to make friendship bracelets. For more information, call (708) 428-5127. Veterans’ Movie Night 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 2. Orland Park Civic Center, 14750 S. Ravinia Ave. The Village of Orland Park Veterans Commission invites all Orland Park residents to honor the service and sacrifice of our Vietnam Veteran by attending a free showing of the movie Forest Gump. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the movie starts at 6 p.m. Refreshments will be served, including beer and wine. Admission is free and donations will be accepted. For more information, contact Tom Dubelbeis at (708) 403-6115. Chefs’ Auction to Benefit The Bridge Teen Center 6-10 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23. Orland Chateau, 14500 S. LaGrange Road. Sample signature dishes donated by the talented chefs from several south suburban restaurants. Attendees will enjoy fine food, wine, craft beer, music, a live auction and a raffle. All proceeds benefit The Bridge Teen Center. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Recreation Administration located at 14600 Ravinia Ave., or at the Sportsplex located at 11351 W. 159th St. Tickets may also be purchased online at OrlandPark.org/specialev ents. Catholic Charities Helping Hands Dinner 6 p.m. Saturday, March 4. Silver Lake Country Club, 14700 82nd Ave., Orland Park. Catholic Charities Southwest Regional Advisory Board presents the 19th Annual Helping Hands Dinner & Auction. This event benefits Catholic Charities programs which provide comprehensive services to the poor and disadvantaged in the southwest suburbs, including Orland Park, Orland Hills, and Tinley Park. Reservations are $75 per person and table of ten is $750. Sponsorships are available. Register online at catholiccharities.net/help inghands. For more information, contact Chris Torres at (708) 333-8379 or email cltorres@catholiccharities. net. ONGOING Garden Club 6:30 p.m. Third Monday of the month. Robert Davidson Center, 14700 Park Lane. The event is open to all. Meetings will include speakers on various subjects, food and fun. This meeting will be held on the lower level of the building. For more information, contact Barbara at (708) 301-8850. Singles Group Meetings 7 p.m. Second Monday of the month. Papa Joe’s, 14459 S. La Grange Road. Men and women 55 years old and over are invited to get together to plan activities for the upcoming month. Activities include dinners, sporting events and cruises. For more information, call (708) 525-4352. Volunteers needed at The Bridge Teen Center The center is seeking volunteers to assist with administrative tasks, work with students during after school hours and Friday nights, and support operations at our Thrift Store. Opportunities at all levels exist daily, weekly, or even monthly. To apply, contact Jessica Jose at (708) 532-0500 or jessicaj@ thebridgeteencenter.org. Have an item for calendar? Deadline is noon Thursdays. To submit an item to the calendar, contact Assistant Editor Brittany Kapa at (708) 326-9170 ext. 11 or b.kapa@22ndcenturymedia. com.

opprairie.com news the orland park prairie | February 16, 2017 | 3 CLEWS celebrates return of student’s father from deployment Brittany Kapa, Assistant Editor Brennan Moore stood patiently with an American flag in his hand, waiting for his father to arrive at his preschool. After much anticipation, a wide smile spread across the 3-year-old’s face when he saw his father walk into school. Tech Sgt. Adam Moore, of New Lenox, was deployed to Qatar and then forward-deployed to Kuwait more than six months ago as a member of the National Guard and the United States Air Force. On Jan. 27, he returned to Brennan, his daughter McKayla, infant son Reid and wife April. Christ Lutheran Early Weekday School in Orland Park wanted to celebrate the return of Brennan’s father. So, they surprised Tech Sgt. Moore Feb. 8 with a parade in his honor. Tech Sgt. Adam Moore (left), of New Lenox, and his son Brennan pose for a photo after a welcome home parade. “When he came back, we wanted to do something to celebrate, because it’s a joyous time,” said Patti Bareither, Brennan’s teacher at CLEWS. “April has been talking about when he’s coming back. When I brought it up with the staff, they were all gung ho on it.” Moore was deployed just two weeks after his youngest son was born. The families at CLEWS knew how exciting this was for the family Please see CLEWS, 4 The Rev. Ray Rohlfs (far right) leads the school, and the Moore family — (left to right) April, Reid, McKayla, Adam and Brennan — in a thankful prayer Feb. 8 for Tech Sgt. Moore’s safe return, during a welcome home event held at Christ Lutheran Early Weekday School in Orland Park. Photos by Brittany Kapa/22nd Century Media Hashimotos Thyroiditis Multiple Sclerosis Sjogrens Syndrome Graves Thyroiditis Crohn’s Disease Hepatitis AI Psoriasis Celiac Disease Meniere’s Disease Type 1 Diabetes Ulcerative Colitis Vitiligo Rheumatoid Arthritis Lupus Scleroderma Most cases of auto-immunity continue to progress and ,as symptoms worsen, the person with the illness feels the effects ravaging their body and brain. Left unmanaged ,or just suppressed by steroids, the triggers of the autoimmune disease are still there wreaking havoc. What else can be done besides squelching the immune system with steroids? One needs to discover the underlying causes of the autoimmune disease. At this workshop I will go over, in detail, what lab testing can be done to figure out once and for all what ‘s triggering the autoimmune reaction, and what can be done naturally to support and manage the immune system and restore you to health & energy! ~Dr. Ed Beyer 17023 S Harlem Ave, Tinley Park