On April 17th Family Network held their annual spring benefit at the Art Center of Highland Park. The fundraiser entitled Family Network Rocks On! netted over $25,000 and drew a record 155 people. According to Director Jordan Friedman this successful event would not have been possible without the tremendous efforts of our benefit committee headed up by Kathy Blum-Teich and Paula Johnson along with the support of our exceptional board, staff and volunteers and the generous support of our community. Guests at the event enjoyed a relaxed and fun-filled evening by dining on food from some of the North Shore’s best restaurants and were entertained by local rock/blues band Dr. Mudd.

Oak Terrace Principal Honored

Principal Sandy Anderson of Oak Terrace Elementary School in Highland Park was awarded the 2010 Martha Freeman Friend of The Family Award from Family Network for her outstanding work to strengthen and support the children and families of the community. She also received a Mayoral Proclamation from Highland Park Mayor Michael Belsky for implementing innovative and inclusive educational programs, establishing extensive community partnerships and for nurturing and supporting students and families of Highland Park and Highwood. Family Network Director Jordan Friedman stated “We are so grateful for the support we received tonight it will help our agency continue to provide high quality early childhood, after school and Spanish-based programs and services that children and families of the community have benefited from for over 25 years”

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