64. VIDEO: Hope’s in Style Student Fashion Show Raises Record Funds for Guatemala City Families

 The Barrington High School Students behind this week’s third annual Hope’s in Style fashion show fundraiser raised a record $43,306 which will enable them to build six new homes this summer for families who live and work in and around Guatemala City’s garbage dump. Sunday’s show at the Stonegate Banquet and Conference Center featured over fifty student models, sylists and ... Read more...

10. Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital Fundraising Campaign Exceeds $20 Million Mark

 Following the lead of campaign co-chairs Paul and Barbara Hills, many Barrington-area philanthropists have made major charitable gifts to the Look Forward campaign in support of Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital’s historic, campus-wide modernization project. “Nothing else we could do would have as much impact,” Paul says. “The hospital serves countless people, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The ... Read more...

326. Baking Sisters Bring Comfort to JourneyCare Families

 When you walk into JourneyCare on Monday mornings, you’re greeted by the unmistakable scent of baked goods wafting from the kitchen. If you follow your nose, it will lead you to sisters Jennifer Kainz and Julie Baily, who bake their hearts out each week for hospice patients and their families. It’s their way of giving back while honoring their mom, Susan ... Read more...

275. Growing Cents of Style Sale Gives Back

 When Barrington resident Jenny Welsh first dreamed up Growing Cents of Style, her seasonal children’s consignment sales, she had no idea how large they would become. Once held in a tiny boutique, the twice-yearly sales now occupy an expansive warehouse and draw devoted customers from all over Chicagoland. As the sale grows, Jenny is delighted to give back more to the Barrington community–and ... Read more...

269. Former US Treasury Secretary Henry “Hank” Paulson Jr. Shares Lessons Learned

 On Thursday evening, with his 50th reunion approaching this weekend, Henry “Hank” Paulson, Jr. spoke to an auditorium filled with students and community members at Barrington High School. Paulson, a 1964 BHS graduate and the 74th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, was honored as this year’s Barrington 220 “Alumni Legend.” He was interviewed by his lifelong friend (and, many observed, ... Read more...

259. Alumni Legend Henry Paulson, Jr. to Speak at BHS on Sept. 25th

 Former Secretary of the Treasury, 1964 Barrington High School alumnus and current Barrington Hills resident, Henry Paulson, Jr., will speak at BHS on Thursday, September 25th at 6:00 p.m.  Tickets are available now but seating is limited. Paulson is honored as this year’s BHS Alumni Legend, and will be interviewed by Jack Train, his longtime friend and fellow BHS alumnus. ... Read more...

255. “We Are Carnival” – 28th Annual Grove Avenue School Carnival Opens Friday!

 What do the Super Shot, Ferris Wheel, Bumper Cars, 1001 Naughts, Swings and Windjammer have in common? They’re all awesome rides ready to thrill attendees of all ages at the Grove Avenue Carnival this weekend. This is your second-to-last chance to enjoy the Carnival, a fun-filled event that supports District 220 schools and offers a great time for the whole ... Read more...

183. A Taste of UnCork Barrington’s 2014 Featured Wines

 With the 10th annual UnCork Barrington wine and food tasting event coming up on July 11th, we thought we’d share a closer look at this year’s featured wines and check the 10-day extended weather forecast for Barrington.  According to Weather.com, it looks like Mother Nature will be serving up sunny skies and a high of 80 degrees for Barrington’s most ... Read more...

172. #HeinensSundaySupper Week 4: Blue Family Father’s Day

 This year, I was lucky enough to share Father’s Day with two great dads: my father Pete, who was visiting from Duluth, Minnesota, and my husband Matt. These two amazing guys deserve to be celebrated, and what better way than to treat them to a delicious Sunday supper at home? Meals are the cornerstones of our gatherings, and we often ... Read more...

154. CrossFit and ChiroFit Team Up for Student Athletes

 Calling all middle school, high school and college athletes: It’s time to get fit! ChiroFit chiropractor Dr. Dave Crosson and CrossFit Barrington co-owners/coaches Brian Niven and Chris Bluse have joined forces to create a new summer Athletic Enhancement program to help you improve your game – whatever that game may be. Their goal is to provide a structured, safe, and ... Read more...

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