Pledging for painting

A Park Lawn resident paints a flower vase at McCord Art Gallery in Palos Park.

The Martin Salvino State Farm Agency in Alsip has pledged to donate $2 for every person who “likes” his Facebook page ( through September to provide art classes for persons with special needs at Park Lawn. The art class is part of McCord Gallery and Cultural Center’s new outreach program.

Park Lawn is a nonprofit group that offers programs and services including adult developmental training, residential facilities, vocational training, supported employment and more for individuals with developmental disabilities since 1955. More information about Park Lawn can be found at