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The Children’s Services Playground Construction

Last summer the 2013 9/11 Charity LemonAid Stand raised over $30,000 for the new Oak-Leyden Children’s Services’ Playground. Now that the snow has finally melted, construction is underway once again. We are eagerly waiting for the final reveal. We’ll keep you posted.

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LemonAid effort collects more than $30,000 to build playground – Chicago Tribune

Candlelight Bowl 2014 Highlights

On Saturday March 1st we held our 14th Annual Candlelight Bowl. Despite the heavy snow we had a wonderful turnout. There were tons of awesome raffle baskets and delicious food provided by Jimmy’s Place in Forest Park. The music had bowlers dancing in the lanes not to mention the fun crazy bowling that our Candlelight Bowl is known for. We surprised our bowlers with a mardi gras theme. If you’re looking for a fun activity to do with your friends and family mark your calendar for next year’s Candlelight Bowl it’s an event you don’t want to miss, with all of the proceeds to benefit our Early Intervention Program. Thanks to our “Perfect Game Sponsors” Chris Guillen Photography and Coplan+Crane as well as all of our other sponsors and volunteers.

To see all of the pictures from this year’s event, check out Chris Guillen’s facebook page for the link.

https://www.facebook.com/#!/chrisguillen?fref=ts

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Fuego Loco Event June 10, 2014

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Thanks to Fuego Loco and everyone who either dined in or out on June 10th!  We raised over $3,500 through this opportunity!

 

 

ABC Bank employee “Dress and Donate” Day

ABC Bank employees with Peter A. Volpe VP – Retail Banking

ABC Bank located at 5645 Lake Street in Chicago holds a “Dress and Donate” Day one Friday a month. This monthly event gives the employees a reprieve from having to dress formally if they donate to a non-for-profit organization in their community. In addition to raising money the event raises awareness to organizations in the community, and makes the employees part of the effort to help. We would like to thank ABC Bank for selecting Oak-Leyden as their April recipient; we appreciate your generous donation of $338. Its organizations and individuals like you that help us carry out our mission of helping children and adults with developmental disabilities meet life’s challenges and reach their highest potential.

Conti Parkway

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Grand Opening!

Our adult services’ Developmental Training Program has a new site. Oak-Leyden recently purchased and just completed renovations on a commercial building located at 22 Conti Parkway in Elmwood Park Illinois. The doors will open for service on April 16th.  This is an exciting time for Oak-Leyden; there are many more changes to come so stay tuned. A Conti Parkway Open House is planned for early spring.

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Mixed Aged Music Together Class

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Mixed Aged Music Together Classes for children 8 months through age 5 will begin Friday, April 18.

The spring session runs for ten weeks and will be held on Fridays

at 9:15 a.m.  Classes are held at Oak-Leyden Developmental Services in Oak Park.

For more information contact Rachel Wood

708 5124-1050 x-107

rwood@oak-leyden.org

 

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Please Patronize these Sponsors of our 26th Annual Benefit

Longhouse Capital Advisors, LLC

MB Financial

Fifth Third Bank

Cucina Paradiso

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Oak-Leyden’s New Donations Wish List

If you would like to donate an item off of the new donations wish list, click on the “wishlist” logo or go to the “support-us” page of our website.  The “support-us” link is located on the menu at the bottom of our website. Thanks for your support!

 

 

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