219. This Week in “Barrington Life”

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Barrington Life Issue - 9.19.2013

Barrington Hills polo and last weekend’s LeCompte/Kalaway Landowners Cup polo tournament takes the spotlight in this week’s issue of Barrington Life, Shaw Media’s newspaper mailed every Thursday to all homes and businesses in zip code 60010.  Could we have had better weather for this year’s polo tournament?  In a word… No!  And this is a defining cover photo for one of Barrington’s most unique and colorful events of the year.

Barrington Life Issue - 9.19.2013
Barrington Life Issue – September 19, 2013

The annual Barrington Hills polo tournament is one of many great stories featured in this week’s Barrington Life. Here’s a snapshot of some of the highlights in this week’s issue, according to the paper’s editor, Dan McCaleb…

It’s a twin thing
Twin mothers give birth merely hours apart at Barrington’s Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital.  Barrington Life spoke with the twins’ mother who was racing back and forth between rooms to meet her grandchildren!

Project Horsepower
The Barrington 220 school district announces its pilot program in an effort to provide its students with more at-home technology access.  Read up on the district’s new partnership with Comcast and Netgear, giving Internet access to families in need.

Polo players face off
Barrington Life is full of four-legged photos as the Riding Club of Barrington Hils and the Barrington Hills Polo Club gathered for its ninth annual Landowners Cup event. Who won?

Get to know Suzanne Corr, acting Chamber President
Corr gives Barrington Life a candid interview about her business experience and future plans for the Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce.

Upcoming Good Shepherd gala
The hospital’s supporters will suit up and head to Nashville – almost. Read more about the annual charity benefit’s fun, new theme and some shocking items to be raffled off throughout the evening.

Barrington Life is owned by Shaw Media and mailed weekly to 17,000+ homes and businesses in zip code 60010. Watch for next week’s issue in the mail on Thursday. In the meantime, you can keep track of their latest stories on their website at MyBarringtonLife.com.

(In June, 365Barrington.com entered into a news & marketing partnership with Shaw Media and Barrington Life newspaper to work together in promoting Barrington events, stories, organizations and businesses online and in print.)

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