We’re down to the last few Barrington Suburban Life newspapers of 2013 and ballet dancer Ali Lidbury is featured on the cover of this week’s issue, which arrives in our mailboxes today. Ali is a member of the Midwest Dance Collective and performed during Saturday’s Holiday Tea and Sugar Fairy Ballet at the Garlands of Barrington.
This week’s paper is full of great stories and here’s a preview of what you’ll find inside from the paper’s editor, Dan McCaleb…
SafeHouse Farm Alpacas
Who knew Barrington is home to one of the largest alpaca farms in Illinois? SafeHouse Farm owner Jim Tomaszek shared some shocking alpaca facts in this week’s Community Corner. Visitors and elite breeders travel from all over the world to check out the six-acre rural Safehouse Farm facility near Cuba Marsh Forest Preserve.
Father-son charity team walks on
Barrington’s 35-year photographer Thomas Balsamo has passed his camera skills and passion for change onto his 19-year-old son, Wade Balsamo. Read this week’s Barrington Suburban Life to learn more about Wade’s most recent achievement – winning an academic scholarship and $500 funding for the Walk On Farm horse therapy facility in Barrington.
Next stop – college
Barrington High School has a new pilot program for Hispanic students to transition into higher education. This week’s Barrington Suburban Life has all the details on Adelante Academy – open to high school juniors and seniors. Learn why BHS staff is calling their first year of the “forward” program such a smashing success.
Get to know Cameron Good, Chicago Bears editor and designer
Good, a BHS alum and 2013 college graduate, told Barrington Suburban Life reporter Tarah Thorne all about his thrilling new job as a seasonal video editor and 3D graphics designer for his favorite NFL team – the Chicago Bears. Read this week’s In Their Life profile to learn about Good’s duties both on and off the field.
New steps for history: The Barrington Area Historical Society’s volunteers have to working had to preserve the town’s most treasured prizes. What’s on display this month? Mammoth teeth bigger than the average human hand. Step inside the Barrington History Museum by reading this week’s Barrington Suburban Life and find out what exhibits will visit Barrington in the new year.
You’ll find these stories and much more in this week’s Barrington Sububan Life newspaper.
Barrington Suburban Life is owned by Shaw Media and mailed weekly to 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 BarringtonSuburbanLife.com or at Facebook.com/BarringtonSuburbanLife.
(In June of 2013, 365Barrington.com entered into a news & marketing partnership with Shaw Media and the Barrington Suburban Life newspaper to work together in promoting Barrington events, stories, organizations and businesses online and in print.)