Caring for Quigleys, a tribute to Jimmy Quigley and a fundraiser for the
Quigley family, will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 16 at 115 Bourbon Street
in Merrionette Park. Tickets are $25 in advance and include buffet, wine and
soft drinks. There will be raffle drawings and a silent auction. For more
information visit caringforquigleys.wordpress.com.
Students from Koraes Elementary School eighth-grader Alexandra Tsiakopoulos
took first place in the school's annual science fair. Students in kindergarten
through fourth grade presented class projects, and the fifth- through
eighth-graders presented projects for judging.
Murphy (A102395) is a 1-year-old male Clumber spaniel-mix available for
adoption at the Animal Welfare League, 10305 Southwest Highway in Chicago Ridge.
He is good with other dogs and children, housebroken, walks well on a leash, and
is playful. He was found as a stray.
Gwen (A103056) is a 2-year-old female domestic shorthair. She is playful,
friendly and good with children; however, has never been around dogs. Her owner
could no longer care for her.
Adoption hours at the League are noon to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, 11
a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Dogs are $135, cats are
$73. Fees include spay/neuter surgery, shots, one-year rabies vaccination, AVID
microchip, a cat carrier or dog leash and collar, 10-day health guarantee for
kennel related illness, and 30-day money-back guarantee. A deposit of $50 is
required for animals too young to be spayed/neutered. Deposit will be refunded,
via mail, once the animal has been spayed/neutered.
Young professionals 21 to 40 years old who are seeking to get involved in a
community cause can attend an informational meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19
at Together We Cope, 17010 Oak Park Ave.
Together We Cope (TWC), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Tinley Park that
serves families in temporary crisis, is creating a Young Professionals Board.
TWC operates a food pantry serving an average of 65 families per day, and a
resale shop open to the public that provides free clothing to families receiving
assistance from the agency. TWC also provides financial assistance for needs
including rent and utility bills.
For more information and an invitation to a Mardi Gras themed "Business After
Hours" at TWC in February contact Karen Moran at 633-5040 or