Money: Create a financial calendar for the new year

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When was the last time you made a financial resolution for the new year? If you can’t remember, you’re in good company. In 2016, maybe it’s time to push financial fitness to the top of your list by creating an annual financial calendar that helps you save, spend and invest a little smarter. Here are…

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10 open enrollment mistakes to avoid

How much time do you spend reviewing your benefits before open enrollment each year? If your answer is “not much,” you’re not alone. A recent survey by insurer Aflac says that 90 percent of Americans choose the same benefits year after year and that 42 percent forego up to $750 annually by making poor choices.…

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Brookfield Zoo’s annual Boo! at the Zoo offers Halloween fun

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Brookfield Zoo’s annual Boo! at the Zoo Halloween celebration returns with not-so-scary and fun-filled activities for the entire family to enjoy on Oct. 17-18 and Oct. 24-25 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. During Boo! at the Zoo zoogoers can get into the Halloween spirit by learning about creepy crawlers like scorpions, giant…

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Gorilla born at Brookfield Zoo

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The Chicago Zoological Society, which operates Brookfield Zoo, has announced the birth of a male western lowland gorilla to 11-year-old Kamba on Sept. 23. Kamba has grown up in a strong, stable family group at Brookfield Zoo, where she has gained the social experience and confidence she needs to be a good mother. Kamba and…

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4-month-old snow leopard cubs make public debut

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Malaya and Daania, 4-month-old snow leopard cubs, recently made their public debut in their outdoor habitat. The two sisters have been behind the scenes bonding with their 4-year-old mom, Sarani, since their birth on June 16. This litter is the second for the zoo’s adult snow leopard pair. Sarani and her 5-year-old mate, Sabu, arrived…

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Hogan Design & Construction (HDC) is ‘Hoping’ to Open Doors to Many Little Pink Houses of Hope (LPHO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Kevin W. Reszel RESZEL iDEAVERTISING (630) 524 4531 | [email protected] Hogan Design & Construction (HDC) is ‘Hoping’ to Open Doors to Many Little Pink Houses of Hope (LPHOH) This October Geneva, Illinois, October 12, 2015 – Hogan Design & Construction (HDC) has always believed in the adage that ‘charity begins at…

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Zoo now accepting submissions for photo contest

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From anteaters to zebras, Brookfield Zoo is a photographer’s paradise. So grab your camera and head to the zoo, where you just might capture a winning shot in the Chicago Zoological Society’s 2015 Photo Contest. The grand prize is a behind-the-scenes adventure with Brookfield Zoo’s giraffes. The unique experience will give the winner and up…

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Pet Talk: Protecting Your Dog’s Paws

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As humans, we know the important role our hands and feet play in completing normal, daily activities. When any kind of injury affects the use of our hands and feet, we may find it very difficult to go about our regular routine. Just as humans depend on their limbs to complete daily activities, Fido’s paws…

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Brookfield Zoo Celebrates Hispanic Heritage on September 26

Enjoy a day of fun at Brookfield Zoo while celebrating Hispanic culture on Saturday, Sept. 26, from 1-5 p.m. The zoo’s north plaza will be filled with music, dance, and art that highlight Latin American countries, including Costa Rica, Mexico, Chile, and El Salvador. Guests of all ages also can learn about the rich history…

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