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16 | January 25, 2018 | The lake forest leader Faith LakeForestLeader.com Faith Briefs St. James Lutheran Church (1380 N. Waukegan Road, Lake Forest) Nourishment for the Soul Women’s Dinner 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11. Join the women of St. James for a putluck style dinner. The theme, Nourishment for the Soul, will be explored. For more information, call (847) 234-4859 or email sholmstrom@stjameslutheran. org. Visit the St. James website at www.stjames lutheran.org. The Church of Holy Spirit (400 E. Westminster, Lake Forest) Lake Forest Grief Group 4-5:30 p.m. every other Monday beginning Jan. 31. Samaritan Counseling Center will be holding a new six-week session of the Exploring Grief Group. The series provides confidential, supportive and educational environment to cope with grief. Meetings will be led by Denise Kitanovski, JD, MA, LCPC. The next session will be held through April 4. There is no charge for the program and it is open to the public. Drop-ins are welcome. For more information, contact Denise at (847) 446-6955 ext. 22 or email dkitanovski@north shoresamaritan.org. Faith Lutheran Church (680 West Deerpath, Lake Forest) Discipleship Class 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 31-March 31. Those who would like to find out more about our Christian faith and the ministry are invited to join in the Discipleship Information Class. For more information, or to RSVP, contact the church office at (847) 234-1868. Men of Faith The Men of Faith meet one Saturday morning each month at 8 a.m. for an hour or so of breakfast and a short Bible study and discussion. All men, members or not, are welcome. This is typically on the third Saturday morning of the month. Christian Science Society (Gorton Center, 400 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest) Testimony Meeting Come to Gorton Center the first Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. There will be prayer, hymns, and readings from the Bible, with related passages from the “Christian Science” textbook, “Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures” by Mary Baker Eddy. Then participants share their own healings and inspiration. For more information, call (847) 234-0820 or email cssocietylakefor email@example.com. Grace United Methodist Church (244 East Center Ave., Lake Bluff) Boy Scouts Boy Scout Troop 42 will meet in Fellowship Hall from 7-9 p.m. Monday. Gentle Chair Yoga Gentle Chair Yoga will be held from 3-3:30 p.m. Fridays in the Fellowship Hall. Church of St. Mary (175 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest) Eucharistic Adoration Each Wednesday, the Church of St. Mary offers Eucharistic Adoration following the 8 a.m. Mass. A rosary will be prayed each week at 6:40 p.m. with Benediction following at 7 p.m. Union Church of Lake Bluff (525 E. Prospect Ave., Lake Bluff) Live Wires Live Wires is the Union Church youth group for fourth- through sixthgraders. The group meets on Wednesdays in Fellowship Hall at the church from 4-5 p.m. for lively discussion and fun activities. Christ Church of Lake Forest (100 N. Waukegan Road) The Bridge Young Adults Group Every Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. If you think you’re a young adult, you are welcome to join. Contact TheBridgeCCLF@ gmail.com for more information. Bible Blast Sunday evenings, 5-6 p.m. Bible Blast is a family program for children 4 years old through fifth grade. Guide your child’s spiritual growth and biblical literacy to a new level through Bible Blast. There is a one-time registration fee of $45. Free childcare is provided for 3 years old and younger. Submit information for The Leader’s Faith page to b.kapa@22ndcenturymedia. com. The deadline is noon on Thursday. Questions? Call (847) 272-4565 ext. 35. In Memoriam Alice E. Miller Alice E. Mill, 91, of Lake Forest, died. Jan. 6. Margaret Alice Fay Woodlands Academy alumna Margaret Alice “Peggy” (nee Cunningham) Fay, 93, of Joliet, died Jan. 12. Fay was born in Manhattan, Ill., the eldest child of William and Sara Cunningham. She lived her life and faith firmly committed to her vocations as wife, mother, religious educator and champion of the arts. Fay completed her primary school education at St. Joseph’s School in Manhattan, Ill., Secondary Education at Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart in Lake Forest, and Baccalaureate Degree at Marymount College, Tarrytown, New York, where her musical and dramatic talents were honed. Later, she created and narrated the vocal programs performed with her frequent accompanist, Ginny (Mrs. Charles) Gallagher and was a frequently-invited soloist in high demand. In the late 1940s, Fay was ‘Cousin Peggy’ on WOPA’s children’s program, “The Cousin Peggy Show”. Peggy’s artistic career continued with her iconic performance of “Let’s Take an Old Fashioned Walk” with Franky Carle. By then, a courtship had begun that would lead to the 62-year marriage of Fay to her late husband, Joliet native James R. Fay, Sr. They married at St. Raymond’s in 1952. Her marriage to Jim blessed them with five children, all of whom attended the Cathedral of St. Raymond’s School. She later assumed the mantle of religious educator as a CCD instructor, a duty she fulfilled for over two decades. Fay was devoted to the principle that Catholic religious education empowers action through faith. To the last days of her life, she hosted and led a weekly faith sharing community of friends and neighbors in the Cathedral area and interfaith dialog. Her devotion for the performing arts never waned. In the early 1970s, she taught and directed theatrical performances at Providence High School in New Lenox. She initiated a decade’s long tenure of both participation in and leadership of the Chicago Drama League, culminating with a seven visit us online at LAKEFORESTLEADER.com year term as its President. Fay’s devotion to the Cathedral community grew beyond religious education. Together with her late husband, Fay served St. Raymond Cathedral fundraising and charitable groups as well as Visitation and Aid Society, Childer Guild, and Cartitas, as well as many others. She is survived by her sister, Annette Cunningham; children, Patrick, Meagen (William Gunther), Edward (Cathreen Clohisy), Christopher (Milena Villamar); thirteen grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husband, James R. Sr. (2015) and son James R. Jr. (1987) In lieu of flowers, the Fay family asks that you be as generous as possible with donations of time and/or treasure to causes to which their mother was deeply committed: The St. Raymond’s Cathedral Development Fund, The Chicago Province of the Society of Jesus, Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart, Franciscan Sisters of Mary Immaculate, The St. Vincent De Paul Society, and Meals on Wheels. Gwendolyn Priscilla Basner Wiedman Gwendolyn Priscilla Basner Wiedman, 81, of Lake Forest, died Jan. 17. She was born Sept. 23, 1936 in Chicago and also enjoyed living in San Marcos, Calif. for 10 years. She was a volunteer at Lake Forest Hospital, a runner up as Miss Southtown Chicago and an honor roll student graduating from Windbloom High School in 1955. She also enjoyed traveling, dancing and entertaining. She is survived by her children, Debra A. (John Steven) Kelso and Jacqueline (Randy) Schlosser; step-children, Marti Wiedman (John Quick); grandchildren, John Issac (Leah) Kelso, Patrick B. Kelso, Edwin E. Kelso and Katherine E. Kelso, Joseph R. Schlosser, Johnathan R. Schlosser and Jacqueline R. Schlosser. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Gerald C. Wiedman. Interment will be at Lake Forest Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimers Association, 8430 Bryn Maur, #800, Chicago, IL 60631. Have someone’s life you’d like to honor? Email b.kapa@22ndcenturymedia. com with information about a loved one who was part of the Lake Forest/Lake Bluff communities.
LakeForestLeader.com Life & ARts the lake forest leader | January 25, 2018 | 17 Local family to be honored at 8th annual Sleds are Coming Submitted by Lake Forest College Athletic Department The Lake Forest College Athletic Department and the Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association are excited to host the eighth annual The Sleds Are Coming event. Becky and Jerry Kluchka, owners of the Hot Shot Ice Arena, and their three sons: Tim, Matt and Russell, whom are all fire fighters, will be recognized as recipients of the J.J. O’Connor Award. Every year the award is credited to individuals who demonstrates good character, leadership and sportsmanship; it is also meant to honor devoted individuals who are ambassadors in the community and those who persevere regardless of obstacles. The Sleds Are Coming will be held Sunday, Jan. 28 at the Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse on the campus of Lake Forest College and will begin at 2 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. The Sleds Are Coming is intended to bring community exposure to GLASA and showcase its sled hockey program. Community members, students and staff have the opportunity to watch and cheer on a talented group of athletes. GLASA partners with the Flacons Hockey Association and is comprised of one competitive adult team, one recreational adult team and one competitive youth team. The GLASA Falcons adult competitive team is coached by retired Lake Forest College men’s hockey coach, Tony Fritz. The adult recreational team is coached by GLA- SA parent, Andy Burkhart and the youth competitive team is coached by Mike Reinhardt, Mike Hurtado and Adam Rosuck. Since the beginning of this program 10 years ago, the adult competitive team won the National Championship in 2017 and 2013 and the youth competitive team became the National Champions in 2015. The on-ice competition will consist of three 12-minute periods of 5-on- 5 sled hockey featuring members of the GLASA Falcons team. The event will also feature: • A demonstration by the Junior Falcons Mite Players sponsored by the Falcons Hockey Association • Chuck-A-Puck competition • Raffle prizes • Silent auction • Four alumni box seats to Blackhawks vs. Senators on Feb. 21 • A framed and autographed Corey Crawford jersey with letter of authenticity • Autographed Duncan Keith jersey with letter of authenticity For more information about the event, visit www.glasa. org/the-sleds-are-coming/ or contact GLASA’s Cherie Hrusovsky by calling (847) 283-0908 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information from the Lake Forest College Athletics Department contact Ashley Wanland by calling (847) 735-5285 or email wan email@example.com. Calling all art, athletic, day and overnight camps! We need vendors for the 4th Annual CAMP EXPO! Get ready to vote! 2018 Sat., February 24, 2018 • 10am - 2pm Northbrook Court 1515 Lake Cook Road, Northbrook, IL For more information, call (708) 326-9170 ext. 16 or visit www.22ndcenturymedia.com/camp VENDOR BOOTH DEADLINE: FEB. 7 coming feb. 1 - feb. 25 Categories include: Beauty • Dining Education Fitness & Recreation Health • Pets • Services Shopping • Vehicles Honor your favorite local businesses by voting for them in the second annual North Shore Choice Awards! Look for the ballot inside your 22nd Century Media newspaper or vote online at www.22ndcenturymedia.com/nschoice THE GLENCOE A NCHOR • THE GLENVIEW LANTERN Members of the adult sled hockey team play in the game last year at the seventh annual The Sleds are Coming event. Photo Submitted THE HIGHLAND PARK LANDMARK • THE LAKE FOREST LEADER THE NORTHBROOK TOWER • THE WILMETTE BEACON • THE WINNETKA CURRENT