fill the need for vocal music learning and performance opportunities for our communities’ children. The Chorus is exposed to different styles of music, from classical and liturgical to folk, jazz and modern.
Oak Park-River Forest Community Associates of the Art Institute of Chicago
Membership Chair Mrs. R. Carlson (708) 771-7864
10 Programs throughout the year.
Oak Park-River Forest Infant Welfare Society & Children’s Clinic 320 Lake St., Oak Park 60302 (708) 848-0528 Fax: (708) 848-5855
Oak Park-River Forest Strikers Soccer P.O. Box 5544 River Forest 60305 (708) 434-5950 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org www.oprfstrikers.com
Steve Gillman Non-profit, co-ed, competitive trav- eling soccer club for ages 7-18. Also programs for non-team players ages 5-11. All programs trained and coached by certified, licensed, pro- fessional coaches.
River Forest Country Club 15W468 Grand Ave., Elmhurst (630) 279-5444
River Forest Rapids /Soccer Club P.O. Box 5025 River Forest 60305 (708) 257-5125 E-mail: email@example.com www.rfrapids.org
River Forest Tennis Club 615 Lathrop Ave. River Forest 60305 (708) 771-7783
Open Memorial Day through Labor Day.
River Forest Youth Soccer P.O. Box 5276 River Forest 60305 (708) 802-2113
Recreational and instructional soccer programs for children, grades K-10. Spring and fall sessions and same sex teams, everybody plays.
St. Bernardine Women’s Club 7246 Harrison St. Forest Park 60130 (708) 366-8077 Fax: (708) 366-3136 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Women’s Club is for the spiritual & social welfare of the ladies of the parish & community.
Symphony of Oak Park and River Forest P.O. Box 3564 Oak Park, IL 60303 (708) 218-2648 E-mail: thesymphonyOPRF@ gmail.com www.symphonyoprf.com
General Manager (English Horn): Beth Hoover Gavriel
Music Director: Jay Friedman Founded in 1931, The Symphony of Oak Park and River Forest is proud to celebrate its 80th Anniversary! We have so much to celebrate! In 2011, we were awarded the Illinois Council of Orchestra’s Community Orchestra of the Year, Jay Friedman was awarded Conductor of the Year and we found an exciting new home at Dominican University Performing Arts Center, 7900 W. Division, River Forest!
TOPS WMCA Swim Team West Cook YMCA 255 S. Marion St. Oak Park 60302 (708) 383-3222 E-mail: gadcock@ westcookymca.org www.topswim.org
Contact: George Adcock Offers a guided youth program for children ages 5 & up, from the begin- ning competitive swimmer to nation- ally-ranked athletes. They learn the values of sportsmanship & teamwork & skills that will last a lifetime. Check website for details.
West Cook YMCA 255 S. Marion St. Oak Park 60302 (708) 383-5200 Fax: (708) 383-0016 E-mail: membership@west- cookymca.org www.westcookymca.org
Contact: Antoinette Garrett Dedicated to developing the spirit- mind-body of all persons through quality leadership, programs and ser- vices in cooperation with community groups for the common good.
West Suburban Hospital Volunteer Services (708) 763-6548
Women in Management, Near West Cook County Chapter E-mail: Nearwestcook@ wimonline.org www.wimonline.org
Courtney Kohn Sanders Meets once a month. Visit website for schedule of events or call for dates and location.
Lions Club of Oak Park River Forest
President: Steven Popolitzio (708) 955-0500
Secretary: Tina Gaddy (708) 660-2300
Social Services Chairman Steve Berggren
(708) 386-2175 Dedicated to assisting the Visually and Hearing impaired and others in need. Meets 2nd and 4th Thursdays at noon at the Holley Court Terrace. Please give us a call and join us for lunch.
Oak Park Women’s Guild
President: Michelle Biggey (708) 660-9096 E-mail: opwomensguild@ gmail.com
An inclusive group of women dedi- cated to serving the local community, cultivating friendships and enriching lives. Meetings are heldevery other Wednesday, Sept. through May, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the 19th Century Chari- table Association, 178 N. Forest Ave., Oak Park. Babysitting is available for a nominal fee. To see our calendar of meetings, please visit our website above or e-mail us.
Optimist Club of Oak Park
(708) 848-5804 Dedicated to the growth & develop- ment of area youths.
Rotary Club of Oak Park and River Forest P.O. Box 654, Oak Park 60303 www.oprfrotary.org
President: Jerry Lordan (708) 848-4611 (708) 383-1111 (708) 660-7002
2011-2012 Oak Park River Forest Chamber of Commerce Community Guide www.oprfchamber.org
Zonta Club of Oak Park, Chartered in 1934 P.O. Box 2024 Oak Park 60303 (708) 848-2710 E-mail: oakpark@zontadis- trict6.org www.zonta.org
President Karen Herman DeMuro Membership
Joyce Holverson Dedicated to advancing legal, politi- cal, economic, educational status of women.
seniOr citiZen cLubs
Active Retired Citizens Club Kay Frey, Triton College
(708) 456-0300, ext. 3603 Meets the first and third Friday of the month at the Collins Center at Triton College. RSVP (Retired Senior Volun- teer Program) 55 and older to volun- teer in the community.
Park District of Oak Park Senior Recreation Program 218 Madison Oak Park 60302 (708) 383-0002
Executive Director Gary Balling
River Forest Community Center 8020 Madison River Forest 60305 (708) 771-6159, ext. 200
SCC-The Lifelong Learning Center 414 S. Oak Park Ave. Oak Park 60302 (708) 848-5251
This is the new name for the oldest Senior Center in Illinois. Open to all over the age of 50 years. It gives you access to all hands-on and minds-on activities: art & painting, ceramics, lapidary, weaving, wood working and all the needlearts as well as duplicate bridge, mixed chorus, foreign lan- guages and investment club. Join us to revive your interest in a loved hobby, learn a new one and make friends.
CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS
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