12 | October 17, 2019 | The highland park landmark news


Run like the wind

North Shore School District 112 held its annual FUNd Run 5K

and Family Walk on Oct. 5. Proceeds from the event went to

benefit the scholarship fund for District 112 students.


Top Finishers (Male)

Matt Schmanski, Highland Park -


Vadim Racu, Highland Park -


Steve Buti, Northbrook - 19:54

Top Finishers (Female)

Svetlana Zavin, Highland Park - 19:52

Theresa Peterson, Highland Park -


Andrea Goldstein-Hayes, Highland

Park - 23:08

Highland Park resident Matt Schmanski crosses the finish line in first place, Oct. 5, at

the District 112 FUNd Run. Photos by Phil Bach/22nd Century Media

Vadim Racu, of Highland Park, crosses

the finish line in second place.

Runners start the race.

Svetlana Zavin, of Highland Park, crosses

the finish line in third place overall

and first place for women.

The mascots for North Shore School

District 112 elementary schools pose by

the finish line.


From Page 10

a buffet dinner catered

by Bluegrass (owned by

Jim Lederer, HPHS ‘80),

Backyard Grill, and Bella

Via, which also supplied

the bar. Chicago-based

Photobooth Time set up a

social media-linked selfie

station that allowed attendees

to take fun, quality digital

photos. The kiosk was

donated by Hal and Wayne

Brin in loving memory of

their aunt, classmate Frayda


Highland Park ‘79 classmate

and Mayor Nancy

Rotering, even signed and

presented a light-hearted

‘proclamation’ declaring

Saturday, Sept. 28,

2019 Highland Park High

School Class of 1979 Day.

The Highland Park class of

1979 is unique in that it is

the only one that includes

at least ten alumni who

have held elected or appointed

office in the Highland

Park community.

The reunion team was

comprised of classmates

Stephanie Brown Kerch,

Cyd Ticho Otto, Donna

Picchietti Thomey, Debbie

Moyer Marlowe, Heidi

Meister Aloush, Lisa

Frankel Vogel and Ron


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