Church Corner from 1-23-14

Pilgrim Faith United Church of Christ, 9411 S. 51st Ave., Oak Lawn, will bless children younger than 5 Sunday during the annual Candelmas celebration at the 9:30 a.m. worship service. Children will receive a blessing and their parents will light a candle. All young children and their parents are invited to this service. They do…

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Church Corner

Rebound for Glory, a musical comedy about the seven, make that 10, deadly sins will be performed at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26 at St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church, 11007 S. 76th Ave., near the intersection of 111th Street and Southwest Highway, Worth. Tickets are free at the door, but a free will offering will…

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Benefits and Fundraisers

Dig through the closets and pull out gently used prom and bridesmaid dresses to donate to Moraine Valley Community College’s Dream Come True Project. The dresses will be given away free of charge to local high school girls on Saturday, March 22, from 9 to 11 a.m., in Building S, Room 117, on the main…

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The Magnificent 7

Little Company doctors among Chicago’s elite Seven physicians on staff at Little Company of Mary Hospital are named Top Doctors in the January 2014 issue of Chicago Magazine. Honorees were nominated by physicians nationwide who were asked to consider such factors as clinical excellence, bedside manner, education, and board certification. Chicago Magazine’s Top Doctors list was…

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Health Scan

  Blood pressure checks: Orland Twp. Orland Township, 14807 S. Ravinia Ave., will hold free blood pressure screenings from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Fridays, Jan. 17, Feb. 7 and March 7. No appointment is necessary. (403-4222.) Podiatry screenings Orland Township is hosting free podiatry screenings on Wednesday, Jan. 15, from 9 a.m. to 11…

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Walk for Peace benefits Peace Village

Submitted Photo. Walk for Peace walkers have a pre-walk stretch. In 1989, when Peace Village in Palos Park opened its doors to the first resident, average life expectancy was just over 71 years. Now in 2013, it is nearly 79 years of age. In keeping with an average retirement age of 65, that increase doubles the…

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The Wine Guy: The miseducation of a malnourished culture

Best of The Wine Guy by Anthony Scarano   Among the keys to maintaining good health are being properly nourished and effectively eliminating waste from the body. The best way to accomplish both of these is to eat simple, natural foods; in other words, the ones our creator put here to provide us sustenance. Fruits and vegetables should…

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Cholesterol screening at Palos Township

Palos Township Health Service will hold a cholesterol screening on from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 21. A total cholesterol screening is $10 for residents and $15 for non-residents. This test tells only the total cholesterol value. Fasting is preferred. The Cholestech test tells the total value, the high density, the low density, the…

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Church Corner from 10-3-13

The United Methodist Women of the First United Methodist Church of Oak Lawn, 100th St. and Central Ave., are having their annual fall rummage sale which includes nearly new items from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday Oct. 3 and 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday. Oct. 4th, 9 am to 1. For more…

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