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2 | January 25, 2018 | The glenview lantern calendar In this week’s lantern Police Reports6 Pet of the Week6 Editorial17 Puzzles20 Faith22 Dining Out26 Home of the Week27 Athlete of the Week30 The Glenview Lantern ph: 847.272.4565 fx: 847.272.4648 Editor Chris Pullam, x10 Sports editor Michal Dwojak, x26 Sales director Gail Eisenberg, x13 Real Estate Sales Elizabeth Fritz, x19 Classified sales, Recruitment Advertising Jess Nemec, 708.326.9170, x46 Legal Notices Jeff Schouten, 708.326.9170, x51 PUBLISHER Joe Coughlin, x16 Managing Editor Eric DeGrechie, x23 AssT. Managing Editor Megan Bernard, x24 president Andrew Nicks EDITORIAL DESIGN DIRECTOR Nancy Burgan, 708.326.9170, x30 22 nd Century Media 60 Revere Drive, Suite 888 Northbrook, IL 60062 Chemical- free printing on 30% recycled paper circulation inquiries The Glenview Lantern (USPS# 14130) is published weekly by 22nd Century Media, 60 Revere Dr ste 888 Northbrook, IL 60062. Periodical Postage Paid at Northbrook, IL and at additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: The Glenview Lantern, 60 Revere Dr., Ste. 888, Northbrook, IL 60062 Published by Thursday Toddler Time 9:30-10 a.m. Jan. 25, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road. Enjoy books, music, stories and fun with the lively Youth Services librarian while making new friends in a welcoming setting. Tickets are required and will be given out 20 minutes prior to each session. Preference is given to Glenview Public Library cardholders. For more information, call (847) 729- 7500. FRIDAY Baby Signs 10:30-11 a.m. Jan. 26, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road. Pre-readers will learn sign language with their families through songs, new vocabulary and activities. Jamie Stevens, ASL interpreter and certified Baby Signs instructor, will lead the exercise. For more information, call (847) 729- 7500. Teen Advisory Board Meeting 5-6 p.m. Jan. 26, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road. Interested in Teen Services at the Library? Want to help plan programs, discuss good books, and brainstorm with peers and library staff? Join this meeting after school to share ideas. For more information, call (847) 729-7500. SATURDAY Chili Cook-Off 5 p.m. Jan. 27, Harley- Davidson, 2929 Patriot Boulevard. Youth Services will kick off the year with its annual Firefighter Chili Cook-Off and Trivia Contest. Twelve fire departments, including Glenview’s, will compete in the event. The winner will be announced at 7 p.m. For more information, call (847) 724-2620. BYOB Parenting Playgroup 10-11:15 a.m. Jan. 27, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road. Bring your own baby, enjoy playtime and meet other new parents. Infant specialists will occasionally be on hand to discuss their area of expertise and answer questions. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call (847) 729-7500. SUNDAY GlenVIEWINGS Film Series: ‘Dunkirk’ 1:30-4 p.m. Jan. 28, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road. Surrounded by the German army, Allied soldiers are evacuated during one of the fiercest battles of World War II. For more information, call (847) 729- 7500. MONDAY Cutting the Cord: Streaming Services for TV 7-8:30 p.m. Jan. 29, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road. Tired of paying too much for cable channels you never watch? Learn how cost-friendly alternatives like Roku, Netflix, VUDU, hoopla can help change the way you watch TV. For more information, call (847) 729-7500. TUESDAY Literacy Class 9:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Jan. 30, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road. This class is an opportunity for native and non-native English speakers to improve their reading and writing skills. For more information, call (847) 729-7500. WEDNESDAY GBS Incoming Activities Night 7-9 p.m. Jan. 31, Glenbrook South, 4000 West Lake Ave. Incoming freshmen are invited to attend this fair, which, for the first time ever, will include dozens of individual booths and groups for future students to learn about high-school activities. For more information, visit www.gbs.glenbrook225. org. Women in Business Breakfast 7:30-9:30 a.m. Jan. 31, Glenbrook South, 4000 West Lake Ave. This breakfast is an inspiring morning that connects female business leaders of today with those of tomorrow. For more information, visit www.gbs.glenbrook225. org. THURSDAY Glenview’s Got STEAM: Math Exploration 4:40-6:30 p.m. Feb. 1, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road. Math is so much more than homework or a class. Explore the real-life applications of math in unexpected places, such as art, nature and science. For more information, visit Hero Hustle sponsor recognition 6 p.m. Feb. 1, The Café, Glenview Park Golf Club, 800 Shermer Road. The Rotary Club of Glenview Sunrise and Firefighters Local 4186 will host a recognition event for the 2017 sponsors of the Hero Hustle. The organizations that will benefit from the annual Hero Hustle will be in attendance. For more information, visit UPCOMING Women in STEM breakfast 8-9:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 2, Glenbrook South, 4000 West Lake Ave. This breakfast is a motivating event meant to inspire young women to consider the possibility of pursuing a STEM-related career. All sophomore female students at GBS are invited to attend. For more information, visit www.gbs.glenbrook225. org. World Cultures Celebration Noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, Glenbrook South, 4000 West Lake Ave. Glenview family, friends and community members are invited to experience cultures from around the world with the fourth annual World Cultures Celebration. Take a Musical Voyage through GBS, and visit the many booth and activity centers in the West Cafeteria. For more information, visit www. Open Book: Reprise 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, Glenview Community Church, 1000 Elm in Glenview. La Caccina is a Chicago professional women’s a capella vocal ensemble of nine founded in 2011. The nonprofit organization is dedicated to exploring the power of the female voice and contributing new and innovative works to the treble canon. For more information, visit Variety Show: Found 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21; 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, and Friday, Feb. 23; and 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24. Enjoy the 2018 GBS Variety Show: Found. For more information, visit Diaper drive March 8-19, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 1775 Grove St. Diaper need is critical, and OLPH Women’s Guild 35 wants to help. Prospective donors can donate diapers, whether one or many, at OLPH church and school. Bigger sizes, overnights and pullups are needed most. For more information, email gretchenconlon@yahoo. com, katie.santucci@ or ONGOING Outdoor Rinks and Sled Hills Dates and times vary. Rinks and sled hills close at 10 p.m. at Flick Park, 3600 Glenview Road, and Johns Park, 2101 Central Road. Grab skates and hop on sleds for some outdoor winter fun. For more information, call (847) 724- 5670. Laughter Group 7 p.m. every Wednesday, Glenbrook Hospital, 2180 Pfingsten Road. The group is free of charge to anyone who is interested in benefiting from laughter. For more information, call (847) 571-7553. SCORE Business Mentoring Join from 1-3 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at Glenview State Bank or 5-7 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month at the Glenview Public Library to take part in a one-hour, one-on-one mentoring session with a SCORE counselor. To submit an item for the community calendar, contact Editor Chris Pullam at Chris@GlenviewLantern. com or (847) 272-4565 ext. 10. Entries are due by noon on the Thursday prior to publication date. news the glenview lantern | January 25, 2018 | 3 Saluting those who served Glenview residents make valentines for local veterans Jeremy Turley Freelance Reporter It’s undeniable that military service is ingrained in Glenview’s culture and history. As recently as 1995, the Glenview Naval Air Station prepared soldiers to fight for their country. As young men, astronaut Neil Armstrong and former presidents Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush learned their commitment to service at the air base. Over the last two decades, the training sites and landing strips became restaurants and condos. The name changed, as well. It’s now called The Glen. However, Glenview’s history of service has not been lost on the younger generations. Nearly 15 young residents — and a few older ones — turned out to make Valentine’s Day cards for veterans on Jan. 12 at the Glenview Public Library. Using construction paper, scissors, stickers and markers, participants created more than 50 cards with messages of love and gratitude. Oliver Wolf, 11, was the first one in the room and stayed for more than an hour. With a look of concentration displayed on his face, he crafted about 10 cards. Most of them read, “Thank you for your service.” “I thought I could just do something for all those people who served our country,” Wolf said. “If Glenview resident Diane Picciuca creates a valentine during Valentines for Vets on Jan. 12 at the Glenview Public Library. Jeremy Turley/22nd Century Media they didn’t exist, I probably wouldn’t be the person I am now.” Many of the young participants were students at Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, which is located just across the street from the library. However, not every cardmaker was of school age. Retiree Diane Picciuca moved to Glenview a few months ago after her husband, a Korean War veteran, died. Picciuca wanted to show gratitude for those who, like her late husband, made a great sacrifice for their country. She saw the Valentines for Vets event in the library’s calendar and decided it would be an excellent way to do just that. “I thought in honor of [my husband], I would like to do this,” Picciuca said. “I know I enjoy receiving a card, and I think it’s wonderful that they’re going to be taking the cards to veterans that probably might not receive one or might not have a family in the area.” Picciuca said her husband never received a card from a stranger thanking him for his service, but that he would have appreciated the thought someone put into it. The cards will go to sick and disabled veterans at the Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital in Hines, Illinois. The event is part of the weeklong National Salute to Veterans, which overlaps with Valentine’s Day. Leadership at the Glenview Public Library decided to bring back the card-making campaign after a hiatus of a few years because feedback from participants and their parents had been so good, Youth Technology Coordinator Beth Kerns said. While many of the participants are too young to fully grasp the sacrifices made by members of the military, Kerns believes that many of them “get it.” She said Glenview reveres veterans and the military, in part, because of the village’s culture and past. Personally, Kerns sees great value in honoring veterans, especially those who are sick or disabled. “I think it’s important to say to the veterans there that we care and that we thank them,” Kerns said. “We’re thinking of them. 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