The Art of Healing: Bishop Anderson House 2017 Annual Benefit

May 07, 2017 at Chicago Cultural Center in Chicago.


Join us as we gather at one of Chicago‘s most stunning landmarks to celebrate the mission, ministries, and friends of Bishop Anderson House.

This year, we are honored to celebrate and champion the work of our two friends and advocates, Dr. Kimberly Joseph, FACS and The Rev. Carol Reese, LCSW. Their work at Stroger Cook County Hospital Trauma Unit has been a critical piece of healing in the face of Chicago violence. For that, and for their tireless efforts to bring chaplaincy to Stroger patients and families in the form of the BAH Chaplain Fellowship, we applaud our 2017 Volunteers of the Year.

Your support sustains our transformative ministries:
– Providing Chaplains Where They Are Most Needed.
– Training All People to Provide Basic Spiritual Care.
– Nourishing Caregivers with Support and Compassion.

For more information about the event, visit our website at, call us at 312.563.4825, or email Director of Development Becky Duggan at

Address: 78 E Washington St, Chicago
The Art of Healing: Bishop Anderson House 2017 Annual Benefit

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Curling and Drinks at Kaiser-Tiger

March 03, 2017 at Kaiser Tiger in Chicago.


Get there at 7:30pm for drinks and smack talk. We’ll then split into teams (normally pairs) and get curling from 8:30pm-9:30pm.
How Much: $10 donation to CTR. All welcome!

RSVP on our FB invite

Or if you don’t have FB, email Brit at or Anna at

Address: 1415 W Randolph St, Chicago
Curling and Drinks at Kaiser-Tiger

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Every Step of the Way

March 01, 2017 at Congregation KINS in Chicago.


Madraigos Midwest presents an evening of education and awareness surrounding addiction. The event will include: opening remarks by Rachie Karesh, LCSW, “Interventions Throughout the Drug-using Process” by Yankie Greenberger, LCSW, and “A Family’s Journey” by Mrs. Bracha Polstein. Following the presentations, A representative from United Hatzalah Chicago will be providing Narcan (an anti-overdose drug) training.

Address: 2800 W North Shore Ave, Chicago
Every Step of the Way

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Tea Talks: Bystander Intervention Training

March 01, 2017 at UIC Women’s Leadership and Resource Center in Chicago.


Have you ever been confronted with or witnessed a form of injustice and did not know what to do? During this bystander intervention training, we will focus on ways to interrupt and remedy public instances of social/racial injustice. We will provide you with skills and strategies that can be applied to a variety of real life situations. Sharing our stories and taking action creates a strong and sustainable community support system. This is a Tea Talks program in which we aim to collectively learn, teach and share remedies for obstacles and challenges we experience.

Snacks and organic tea from the UIC Heritage Garden will be provided. All welcome! Please contact if you require any accommodations.

Send RSVP to or fill out this form
by Monday, February 27. Priority will be given to UIC students.

Address: 1101 W. Taylor Street, 3rd Floor (above Chicago Public Library), Chicago
Tea Talks: Bystander Intervention Training

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Information Session: The Chainlink Racing & Riding Team

January 21, 2017 at Rapha in Chicago.


Would you like to be more awesome in 2017? Interested in racing or improving your bike fitness in 2017? Have some bike-related goals? Enjoy riding with others? Join us for donuts and learn more about The Chainlink Racing & Riding team!
Our first race of 2017 is the Barry Roubaix gravel race in Hastings, Michigan and The Chainlink is entered in the 62 mile team competition.

Learn more and fill out a brief form on The Chainlink:

This is also a great chance to meet others interested in riding and racing, get your questions answered, and check out the new Rapha Chicago Clubhouse. Rapha has a great coffee bar, selling beverages and snacks.

RSVP to ensure we have enough donuts. See you there!

Photo by Alec Bloyd-Peshkin

Address: 1514 N. Milwaukee, Chicago
Information Session: The Chainlink Racing & Riding Team

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$25 NYE Blowouts at BANG!

December 31, 2016 at Bang Salon Chicago in Chicago.


Have spectacular New Year’s Eve plans? Let BANG! help you get glam-ready! BANG! will be offering $25 signature round-brush blow-outs with any of our available stylists!* Snag your spot to ring in 2017 with great hair, they’re going fast!

*Blowout special does not include additional styling-i.e.
flat ironing, curling, up-styling, etc.

Address: 1259 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago
$25 NYE Blowouts at BANG!

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Metabolic Efficiency 101 Seminar

January 23, 2017 at FFC Lincoln Park in Chicago.


What is Metabolic Efficiency (ME)? Stop by to learn more about how endurance athletes can learn to train their metabolism to become “better butter burners” and maximize their ultra distance racing performance potential for marathon and triathlon!

This info session will serve as an informational session for the 2017 MetabolicMonster Training Program, an 8-week intensive program involving nutrition coaching and training to help you kickstart your nutrition and training habits to become a smarter and more metabolically efficient athlete! This program will start January 30th and will be tailored to half and full iron distance triathletes in a base building training phase.

This event is free and open to the public!

FFC Lincoln Park – 939 W. North Ave
3rd Floor Community Room

FREE 2 HOURS PARKING (validate at FFC front desk)

Address: 939 W North Ave, Chicago
Metabolic Efficiency 101 Seminar

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U.S. Marine Corps Officer Programs Information Table

January 24, 2017 at Loyola University Chicago Career Development Center in Chicago.


Representatives from the Marine Corps Officer Program will be visiting Loyola. The Marine Corps Officer Programs afford Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors the opportunity to earn a commission as a 2ndLt in the United States Marine Corps upon graduating with their Bachelor’s Degree. They do 6 week internships for 2 summers at the Officer Candidates School in Quantico, VA prior to their Senior year and earn $3700 for the training. To be qualified for a commission students must successfully complete both internships and graduate from a 4 year accredited undergraduate program with a cumulative GPA of a 2.5 or better. Stop by the booth to speak with representatives about career opportunities that the Marine Officer Program has to offer to college students and recent college graduates.

Damen Student Center, Lobby

Address: 6339 N Sheridan Rd, Chicago
U.S. Marine Corps Officer Programs Information Table

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Winter RunMonster Challenge – 100 Days of Running

January 07, 2017 at FFC Lincoln Park in Chicago.


Take the FFC Winter Running Challenge and stay motivated all winter long! Increased run frequency can dramatically improve your performance and elevate your mood through the dark winter months. Anyone can participate and win great prizes – whether you join the in-person training with the FFC Running Club, or simply want to join our online challenge to stay motivated to run on your own and log your miles to earn great incentives! From reaching 100 miles or pursuing the ultimate goal to log 100 runs in 100 days, stay motivated and avoid putting on that dreadful winter weight!

Program includes training plans for various races including LA Marathon, Cary March Madness Half, NYC Half Marathon, Paris Marathon, Boston Marathon, and more!

“100 Days to Boston” Challenge begins 1/7/17 and continues through 4/17/17

– Runs must be logged daily and will be tallied weekly (can’t enter any runs over 1 week old)
– Runs must be at least 15 consecutive minutes or 1 mile per run (whichever is longer)
– “Double Run Bonus” = run twice on special days and it’ll count for 2 days of running (make up for missed days!)

– Run 100 miles: Receive a Winter Running Beanie/Hat & $20 off FFC Spa Service!
– Run 200 miles: Receive a Long Sleeve Tech T-Shirt & $20 off FFC Spa Service!
– Log 100 runs in 100 days and earn a BONUS PRIZE: VO2 Max or Run Economy Performance Test ($149 value)
– Log the most MyZone MEPS to earn a GRAND PRIZE (top male & female): 60-minute FFC Massage!

$49 – Challenge Only – sign up online at

TRAINING PRICING – Save up to $100 with!
Members: $89/mo FFC Endurance Membership –
Non-Members: $300 for 2 months Training Package -OR- $425 for 3 month Training Package



Address: 939 W North Ave, Chicago
Winter RunMonster Challenge - 100 Days of Running

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