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The Wilmette Beacon 021617

6 | February 16, 2017 |

6 | February 16, 2017 | The wilmette beacon news wilmettebeacon.com Police Reports Thief forces entry, steals jewelry from bedroom of residence An unknown subject pried a side door open and forced entry into a residence between 2:20-4:20 p.m. on Feb. 6 in the 500 block of Lawler Avenue in Wilmette. The master bedroom was ransacked and various jewelry was stolen. WILMETTE Feb. 6 • A resident of the 1000 block of Chestnut reported that an unknown offender had used his personal information for credit applications between Jan. 23-Feb. 17. The credit applications and store credit cards have since been cancelled and he requested this report for an extended credit freeze/alert. Feb. 5 • Irina D. Zavate, 42, of Wilmette, was arrested and charged with theft following an incident between 2:30-2:58 p.m. Feb. 3 at Carson Pirie Scott, 3200 Lake Ave. Officers responded to the store for with Zavate refusing to stop for loss prevention employees. Officers found loss prevention in the parking lot with Zavate. They located stolen items inside the offender’s backpack. Feb. 4 • A resident of the 1000 block of Ridge Road reported to police that she had her wallet, day planner and other forms of identification stolen on Oct. 3, 2016 in Chicago. An unknown offender(s) entered a bank in Texas and withdrew $4,1000 from her savings account on Feb. 1. She was uncertain if the two events were related. KENILWORTH Feb. 5 • A juvenile, 16, was stopped in his car for a traffic violation at 2:36 a.m. Feb. 5 in the 200 block of Sheridan. Cannabis was discovered. The driver was ticketed for driving without a license. A village ordinance was issued for possession of cannabis. EDITOR’S NOTE: The Wilmette Beacon Police Reports are compiled from official reports found on file at the Wilmette and Kenilworth police headquarters. They are ordered by the date the incident was reported. Individuals named in these reports are considered innocent of all charges until proven guilty in a court of law. How We Met Contest Love story of Glynns began on college campus Eric DeGrechie, Editor Meeting that someone special is among the most wonderful moments in our lives. The story of how it all began is one we enjoy telling friends, family and anyone who will listen. Here at The Beacon, we run a number of different contests throughout the year. Based on the response we usually get, it’s the right call as our readers like to participate. This year’s How We Met contest, in its sixth year of existence, was another popular one. Picking a winner, especially when it comes to something as subjective as a love story, is difficult. We applaud all of the entries and enjoyed all of your stories. In the end, we went with the tale of college sweethearts Michael and Jasclyn Glynn, of Wilmette. For the winning entry, the Glynns will receive a $50 gift certificate from the owners of The Noodle Cafe (708 12th St., Wilmette)/Depot Nuevo (1139 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette). Thank you to Rob Garrison for the generous prize. Here is the story of the Glynns: Her Voice by Michael Glynn My wife Jasclyn and I met in college at Chicago’s Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT). It was January of 1980, I was a third year undergraduate studying architecture, Jasclyn was in her second year, an engineering/business major. On-campus living accommodations for undergrads were dormitories, my room at the very end of a lengthy hallway. Bland walls of painted concrete block, a white plaster ceiling, and a floor of beigey colored vinyl tiles defined the hallway, making it a perfect echo chamber. Back then, most of my collegiate architecture friends shared similar short term life plans; graduate, find employment, enjoy single life along the way, and postpone thoughts of commitment or marriage until your thirties. Our “boys club” had a pact and I was “all in” until the evening I heard her voice. It was a Tuesday night about an hour or so after dinner while in my room, the doorway wide open. Quite unexpectedly, coming from what seemed to be the distant end of that endless hallway I began to faintly hear a voice — one I had never heard before. It was a joyous and gentle melody, a sincere Jasclyn and Michael Glynn, of Wilmette, met while studying at Chicago’s Illinois Institute of Technology. Photo submitted and warm breeze on that cold January night, and it seemed to be heading my way. Life was about to change. Just a few heartbeats later I eased over toward the open doorway, quietly peaked down that hall and learned “the voice” belonged to a stunning beauty with an incredible smile. I was awestruck, so much so that by the time she reached my doorway — the exact time I needed to say hello or anything for that matter, I couldn’t even speak. In an instant, she smiled, gracefully passed by, and was gone. After some composure rediscovery instinct took over and for a budding young architect that meant heading right to the drawing table to work out a PLAN. So, Jasclyn and I managed to “accidentally” meet formally the following day. We talked forever and soon agreed to rearranged our elective course and cafeteria schedules to coincide. About a month later, on Valentine’s Day she kissed me for the first time on the right cheek. We have been inseparable since. Several Novembers later we were married and 32 more have quickly passed. Along the way two spectacular boys joined us for our ride and today we have our own “boys club,” so blessed to hear that lovely voice every day and it always makes us smile. dance From Page 3 princesses and you can see the fun and excitement radiating from both of them.” In usual fashion, the event was once again sold out with 250 dads and daughters who appreciated a night to have a little fun together, away from the distractions at home. Glenview’s Scott Marwick and his daughter, Lucy, have attended for the past three years, enjoying their night out on the town. “This is a special night that we look forward too each year,” Scott Marwick said. “It is a night we can leave the brothers and sisters behind and enjoy a night, just the two of us.” This year, Thomas also added a new twist to the evening by incorporating a few fun activity worksheets for dads and daughters to get to know one another better. A pile of glow necklaces also attracted the girls, who wore as many at one time, lighting up the dance floor. Thomas also gave thanks to their wonderful and gracious hosts. “Michigan Shores once again blew me away by their excellent service and beautiful venue. I cannot thank them enough for the opportunity to host our dance here again,” Thomas said. After working up an appetite on the dance floor, dads and daughters took an ice cream break and received a professional photo shoot, only to once again let loose on the dance floor just like Chris McLaughlin and his 6-year-old daughter, Grace. “I learn all my moves from Grace,” McLaughlin said. For Isabelle and Bob Laude, the night was about finding some quality time to build memories. “I love dancing and being here with my dad.” Isabelle Laude said. “I love the nice night out with my very special girl,” Bob Laude said.

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