FAMILY NETWORK CELEBRATES ITS 10TH ANNUAL BOOK REVIEW LUNCHEON
On Thursday October 20th Family Network celebrated its 10th Annual Book Review Luncheon to help raise funds to support its Parent/Child Center. One hundred people attended the luncheon catered by Hel's Kitchen with coffee and drinks generously donated by Starbucks at Renaissance Place and Sunset Foods. Thanks goes out to Tracy Segal and the rest of the Family Network board and staff for their help coordinating this successful event.
In honor of this special anniversary event, book dramatist Barbara Rinella wowed the audience by performing 10 of her favorite characters from Coco Chanel and Kate Hepburn to Winston Churchill and Erma Bombeck. Also at the event Family Network presented their 2011 Community Service Award to Ruth Sutton the Director of Community Education Township High School District 113 for her leadership, dedication and longstanding partnership with Family Network to promote literacy education through English as a Second Language classes to families of Highland Park and Highwood and Deerfield.
Founded in 1983, Family Network has grown into a dynamic agency providing bilingual prevention-based support, social and educational programs, child development activities for expectant parents and families with children ages birth through three, and after-school programs for children in kindergarten through 5th grade serving five local elementary schools. For further information about Family Network and how to contribute to their good work, check out their website at www.familynetworkcenter.org
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