Maryville Crisis Nursery to benefit from 3rd Annual Light Up a Child’s Life fundraiser on May 29
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Maryville Crisis Nursery to benefit from 3rd Annual Light Up a Child’s Life fundraiser on May 29

DES PLAINES, IL – Maryville Crisis Nursery on the Northwest Side of Chicago is more than just a place where parents can drop off their children, birth to under 7, to run errands or go to an important appointment. It serves as their lifeline. This was the case for Jenna, who found the Crisis Nursery…

Maryville announces 140th anniversary dinner on April 11
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Maryville announces 140th anniversary dinner on April 11

Maryville Academy is preparing to celebrate its 140th anniversary with a special fundraising dinner at SKY on NINE, 6600 Mannheim Road in Rosemont on Thursday, April 11. A reception will start at 5:30 p.m. and followed by a dinner and program at 6:00 p.m. Additionally, an online auction is scheduled on April 1 to April…

Ed Block Courage Award luncheon on March 12 welcomes Bears’ Jack Sanborn
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Ed Block Courage Award luncheon on March 12 welcomes Bears’ Jack Sanborn

Des Plaines, IL. (February 28, 2024) – The Bears’ Jack Sanborn and other members of the organization are scheduled to attend the annual Ed Block Courage Award Luncheon at Manzo’s Banquet, on 1571 S. Elmhurst Road in Des Plaines, on Tuesday, March 12, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. A meet and greet with Sanborn, the…

Maryville conducts NARCAN training for District 207 staff
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Maryville conducts NARCAN training for District 207 staff

DES PLAINES, IL- Maryville’s Evening Supervisor Maggie Slowik and Case Coordinator Lashanda Holmes visited Maine Township High School District 207 on February 16 to conduct a NARCAN training. Up to 40 security guards, nurses and athletic and administrative staff from Main East, Main West and Main South High Schools attended the presentation. Slowik and Holmes…

Maryville celebrates Black History Month
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Maryville celebrates Black History Month

Maryville participates in the national celebration of Black History Month with four programs: the Jovenes Adelante Program (Youth Moving Forward), Casa Salama Home, Saint Mary of Celle, and Saint Dominic Savio. The Jovenes Adelante Program kicked off the celebration last week with a video teaching the boys and girls in the program about the lives…

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Maryville participates in annual Giving Tuesday

Maryville Academy is participating in the annual Giving Tuesday again this year. Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement that was created in 2012 to encourage people to do good. Over the past years, this idea has grown into a year-round global movement that inspires millions of people to give and celebrate generosity. Although the…

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Yass Prize selects Walsh Academy as 1 of 64 quarterfinalists, the only special ed school in Illinois to qualify to the next round Oct. 9

The Charles H. Walsh Sr. Academy & Career Tech High School or Walsh Academy, formerly Maryville Jen School in Des Plaines, IL., wins a coveted spot among 64 quarterfinalists in an announcement made by the prestigious Yass Prize & STOP Award Initiative on September 14. Walsh Academy was selected from nearly 2,000 applications that represented…

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Overdose Awareness Trainings, 08/31/2022

Trainings were held at Loretto Hospital in the morning and at Des Plaines Public Library in the afternoon. Media coverage at Loretto Hospital: · WFLD-TV – Good Day Chicago at 6 a.m. (Audience: 17,052) – Clip · WFLD-TV – Good Day Chicago at 9 a.m. (Audience: 57,384) – Clip · WFLD-TV – FOX 32 News…