Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Please join us at the Winnemac Park Advisory Council Meeting

Winnemac Park Community 
Discussion & Annual Update

Why?    Learn about your park, give your feedback and ideas, 
                     join our volunteer teams, meet your neighbors!

When?  Monday, October 1st from 7:00 - 8:30pm

Where? Amundsen High School (enter through south door on

What? We’ll discuss plans for the coming year, our recent fundraiser, and have a brief presentation from Community Building Tutors – a free tutoring service working with Park Kids.

 Questions? Please email [email protected]

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Help Amundsen win a Driver's Education grant by voting online

Please read the following appeal from Amundsen PE/Driver's Ed teachers, Mr. Harlston and Mr. Binder:

We need your help. We have entered Amundsen in the State Farm Insurance "CelebrateMyDrive" campaign. The winning school receives a $100,000 grant to use at their discretion. As of last Friday there were only 11 other schools signed up. So, our chances for winning are better than the lottery!

We'd like to use the grant to update Room 107 and purchase new cars for the after school range program which currently has cars from 1997. (Gas was much less expensive then!)

We need to get the word out to get votes and Amundsen wins! Anyone and everyone can vote! We need you, your students, friends, family, neighbors and Facebook friends! Please spread the word to everyone and bring the $100,000 back to Amundsen High School.

Voting is from September 10 - 15 (Monday - Saturday). To vote, go to: and follow the prompts.

Please help us take up this great cause by voting daily and spread the word to as many people as you can.

Thanks so much for your help! 

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Vote Beer at The Golden Stein - a beer competition & benefit

Please consider attending this unique event held at Dolce Casa Cafe: All attendees will grade four beer offerings from four beer categories from four local brewers while dining on four flavorful hors d'oeuvres from Chef Ross of Dolce Casa Cafe. Special Prizes will be raffled off as well.

Tickets are $35 in advance, $40 at the door.
Buy Tickets at Dolce Casa Cafe 4947 N. Damen Ave or call 773-506-0708

Presented by the Winnemac Park Advisory Council, Dolce Casa Cafe & Pandemonium Brewing

All proceeds benefit Friends of Winnemac Park (a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization)
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