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Queen of Hearts is one elusive lady

By Carolina Franco

Greater Ashburn Correspondent

Greater Southwest News-Herald

I’ve been running around showing houses, attending home inspections, sports meetings, shuttling kids to/from soccer practices and games and I realize I didn’t set time to write my column this week! I’m in between games now, so this week’s column may be on the short side but bear with me please–I’m still getting the hang of this!

As of last week, St. Bede’s Queen of Hearts remains at large! The pot is growing, so run out and get your tickets for a chance to win. Tickets can be purchased at the St. Bede rectory or Angie’s Pizza, 8352 S. Pulaski. Drawings are usually held on Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. at Angie’s.

The Scottsdale Neighborhood Watch and Homeowners Association held its first meeting of the new year on Feb. 23 at the Scottsdale Branch Library.

Andrea Putz from the Chicago Department of Water Management discussed water meters and lead in pipes. An ongoing question is whether installing a water meter is worth it. I’m curious to know how many of my neighbors have recently installed a water meter and if you’ve noticed a cost savings. Will you do me a favor and email me your thoughts on this?

Also present at the meeting was Mariyana Spyropoulos, a commissioner at the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago. She discussed the water filtration process for wastewater and storm water.Ê

Congratulations to Ana DeLeon who won the raffled rain barrel at the meeting! A special thank you Lissette Zarco for streaming the meeting live.

Congratulations to St. Bede School on winning first place in the 5th/6th grade division at the 3v3 soccer tournament held at Marist High School!

Wrightwood Little League is hosting registrations for the 2019 season. You can register online at wrightwoodbaseball.com or in person on March 2 or 9, between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Hayes Park. For information, please call (773) 570-3077.

Durkin Park School’s PAC and BAC is hosting its 2nd Annual Cultural Night today. They will be sharing delicious dishes and desserts unique to their culture.

Remember, if you’d like to submit any birthdays, wedding anniversaries, engagements, or any special achievements, please email me at [email protected] and I will try to squeeze you in my next column!

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