Archive for October, 2014

U. S. Senator Mark Kirk at Triton College

U. S. Senator Mark Kirk at Triton College

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

On October 30, 2014 U. S. Senator Mark Kirk spoke at Triton College’s School of Business Executive Series discussing his career path and providing his personal insight into domestic and international economic issues, while also talking with Triton’s students on how to compete in the global workforce.  Here are a few pictures from the event.

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Halloween Safety for Children

Halloween Safety for Children

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Happy Halloween! 1.   Trick or Treat in groups and stay with your group. 2.  Do not go out alone. 3.  Have an adult with you. 4.  Have a plan about where you are going. 5.  Carry a flashlight and wear warm clothing. 6.  Watch out for cars. Look both ways before crossing the street. 7.  […]

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Chestnut Park Grand Opening

Chestnut Park Grand Opening

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, October 25, from 11:30 am until 1:00 pm The Park District of Franklin Park invited residents to a fun filled party to celebrate the Grand Opening of Chestnut Park.  There were three ribbon cutting ceremonies, two cake cuttings and tee shirt give a ways.  Senator Don Harmon was in attendance as well as Mayor […]

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Agave Mexican Grill To Open Soon

Agave Mexican Grill To Open Soon

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Agave Mexican Grill located at 9700 W. Franklin Ave. in Franklin Park, IL. is hoping  to be open by Friday, October 31, 2014.  Let’s hope they are because this restaurant looks like it will be a high class place to enjoy some fine food and drinks.  Pictured are the finishing touches on the outside of […]

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American Legion Post 974 Annual Turkey Trot

American Legion Post 974 Annual Turkey Trot

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, November 8, 2014 Franklin Park’s American Legion Post will hold its annual Turkey Trot.  Tickets are $20.00 in advance and $25.00 at the door.  Children  under 12 are $12.00.  The schedule is as follows:  Cocktails at 5:00pm, Dinner at 6:00pm and Dancing at 7:00pm.  Come on out and support the American Legion Post and […]

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Pillars of Honor at Franklin Park’s  American Legion Post 974

Pillars of Honor at Franklin Park’s American Legion Post 974

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here are some photos I took at the Pillars of Honor ceremony at the Franklin Park American Legion Post 974 on Sunday, October 19, 2014.

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New Businesses Coming to Downtown Franklin Park

New Businesses Coming to Downtown Franklin Park

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Agave Mexican Grill and Insure One low cost auto insurance are two new business coming to Franklin Park, IL.  Agave Mexican Grill is located at 9700 W. Franklin Ave.  and Insure One is located across the street at 9705 W. Franklin Ave.  Both businesses will be opening soon.

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PARK DISTRICT OF FRANKLIN PARK EVENTS

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Check out our Fall brochure online @ www.fpparks.org.   WE NOW OFFER ONLINE REGISTRATION. CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE FOR DETAILS! Special Events Information in your local paper, or call the Park District at 847-455-2852 Halloween Hoot Friday, October 31st 4-6pm Location: North Park, 10040 Addison St. Ghosts and goblins, come dressed in your Halloween best! […]

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Franklin Park Military Days October 11, 2014 –  WW II Girls Baseball Living History League

Franklin Park Military Days October 11, 2014 – WW II Girls Baseball Living History League

| October 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Rebecca Tulloch of the WW II Girls Baseball Living History League talks about the All American Girl Baseball League, the Rockford Peaches and her outfit in this short video I took at the Franklin Park Military Days event held on October 11 and 12, 2014.

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Franklin Park Military Days

Franklin Park Military Days

| October 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Franklin Park Military Days took place on October 11 and 12, 2014.  One of the highlights was a World War II battle re-enactment here’s a short video that I took at the  event

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