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2011-08-16 00:00:03

Top local chefs partner with prominent Midwest sustainable growers to deliver the culinary event of the North Shore Fall season. Proceeds of the evening will benefit Friends of Evanston Farmers Markets, a newly formed non-profit dedicated to increasing the visibility, popularity, and prosperity of Evanston's farmers markets. Guests have the opportunity to spend quality time with participating chefs and producers - while savoring their delicious creations! $75/person (includes tasting meal and...

2011-08-13 00:00:00

Top local chefs partner with prominent Midwest sustainable growers to deliver the culinary event of the North Shore Fall season. Proceeds of the evening will benefit Friends of Evanston Farmers Markets, a newly formed non-profit dedicated to increasing the visibility, popularity, and prosperity of Evanston's farmers markets. Guests have the opportunity to spend quality time with participating chefs and producers - while savoring their delicious creations! $75/person (includes tasting meal and...

2011-06-29 10:50:00

Banerjee will target polio eradication as his top priority EVANSTON, Ill., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kalyan Banerjee, a businessman from Gujarat, India, takes office July 1 as president of Rotary International, www.rotary.org - one of the largest humanitarian service organizations in the world. During his tenure as president until June 30, 2012, Banerjee will lead a global network of 1.2 million business and professional leaders from more than 200 countries and...

2011-05-18 10:00:00

CHICAGO, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One out of three women suffers from bladder issues, according to urogynecologist Sylvia Botros, M.D., MSCI. Yet patients frequently hesitate to seek medical relief and prevention information and end up needlessly suffering with curable urinary or gynecological health problems. On Monday, May 23 at 6 p.m., Chicago Access Network (CAN-TV), Channel 21, will air a live call-in program, "Community Health," which will highlight the importance of...

2011-05-12 08:00:00

Rotary brings the world to New Orleans NEW ORLEANS, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A city already famous for its internationality and color will receive an added splash of both May 21-25, when more than 19,000 Rotary club members from over 160 countries arrive in New Orleans for the humanitarian service organization's annual convention. Often described as a "mini-United Nations" because of its global scope and cultural diversity, the always colorful Rotary convention is expected...

2011-05-12 08:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A city already famous for its internationality and color will receive more than 19,000 Rotary club members from over 160 countries for the humanitarian service organization's annual convention. Often described as a "mini-United Nations" because of its global scope and cultural diversity, the always colorful Rotary convention is expected to inject more than $22 million into the local economy during its weeklong run at the Ernest N. Morial...

2011-03-23 15:27:00

CHICAGO, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a time when "non-traditional" students are a growing presence on college campuses, Thomas F. Gibbons, the dean of Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies, has been elected to lead a national higher education group on adult education. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110323/DC70478) The University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), a Washington-based organization that represents public...

2011-03-19 00:00:29

A six-week educational forum for seniors and their caregivers will kick off April 6, 2011 in Evanston with a presentation by Kerry Peck, JD a well known Elder Law Attorney. Five additional sessions follow weekly on Wednesdays at 6:30PM in Evanston, all sponsored by the National Alliance for Working Family Caregivers. The series of sessions are free, but attendees must register in advance. Evanston, IL (PRWEB) March 18, 2011 A six-week educational forum for seniors and their caregivers will...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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