Newsbrief

SAY of Chicago celebrates 15 years of soccer for youngsters

SAY of Chicago (Soccer Association for Youth), a coed recreational youth soccer organization, is celebrating its 15th year in 2014, and “involvement is only growing,” said league president Dan Fitzgerald.


University Village Chiropractic procedure heals injuries better

With the onset of warmer weather, the physicians at University Village Chiropractic, 1354 W. Taylor St., anticipate an increased number of patients with sports injuries.


Fight Aids

As part of its ongoing commitment to fight HIV/AIDS, Walgreens is collaborating with the Greater Than AIDS organization to help offer free HIV testing in support of National HIV Testing Day from Thursday, June 26, through Saturday, June 28. Free testing provided by health departments and AIDS service organizations will be available to the public [...]


British School on track to open in September 2015

Nord Anglia Education’s British School of Chicago South Loop campus, located at 161 W. Ninth St., is on schedule to open in September 2015. The school will serve approximately 835 preschool through 12th grade students, with a focus on middle and high school education.


‘Mike and Jen’ team announces McKinley Square townhomes

The “Mike & Jen” team (Mike Hulett and Jennifer Liu) at Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty has announced McKinley Square — 64 new construction townhomes located at the corner of 35th Street and Maplewood Avenue in the McKinley Park community. The project follows the successful and recently sold out McKinley Gardens.


Public meetings planned before Festa Italiana

The University Village Association (UVA) will host two community meetings before Festa Italiana to discuss parking, traffic, and “how we can make it better,” UVA Executive Director Kathy Catrambone said.


PDHA reaches out to global community

Pediatric Dental Health Associates (PDHA), 737 N. Michigan Ave., works hard to improve the oral health of the practice’s young patients. Their personnel’s commitment reaches beyond the walls of the practice’s dental offices. The pediatric dentists of this practice, Joanne Oppenheim, DDS; Mary J. Hayes, DDS, MS; and Marilia Montero, DDS, strive to engage the local and global community through philanthropic outreach.


Spine, back care at Mercy Hospital offers patient relief

Mercy Hospital’s Spine & Back Care program, led by chiropractic physician Michael Allgeier, DC, is the first of its kind in the Midwest. It’s advanced, cross-disciplinary approach oversees the entire spectrum of care for spine patients, from their initial entry into care through their discharge following conservative or surgical management.


Bridgeport singer, actress in Senior American Idol competition finals

Joan Harzich Sipich, a lifelong resident of Bridgeport, has made it to the finals of the Orland Township Senior American Idol competition at age 82.


Dr. Perez named surgical director for breast health at Mercy Hospital

Mercy Hospital and Medical Center has named a new surgical director for the Sister Sheila Lyne Comprehensive Breast and Women’s Healthcare Center. Claudia Perez, DO (Doctor of Osteopathy), a board-certified general surgeon, will focus exclusively on breast surgery.