Updated: February 21, 2013 6:30AM
Area: Benefit planned for Little Angels Center
On Sunday, Feb. 3, the Schaumburg-Hoffman Lions Club will be hosting its 4th Annual Football Sunday Benefit for the Little Angels Center for Exceptional Care in Elgin. The event will begin at 4 p.m. at Arlington Lanes Bowl in Arlington Heights at 3435 N. Kennicott Avenue. Advance ticket price is $15 for adults/$10 for children under 13 and it includes unlimited bowling, a half-time buffet and the opportunity to participate in our silent auction. Bid on some great items including a full-sized “Hunger Games” box office poster autographed by Jennifer Lawrence; a COACH bag; restaurant certificates; an autographed basketball signed by coaching legend Rick Pitino; dancing lessons; personal training sessions; comedy tickets; salon certificates and much more. It is a great event for the entire family and it benefits a great cause. Tickets can be ordered securely online at www.shlions.org or by calling Lion Vivian Leabhart at 224-402-2153. The Schaumburg-Hoffman Lions Club includes members from Schaumburg, Hoffman Estates, Elgin, South Elgin, Villa Park, Arlington Hts., Marengo and more.
St. Charles: City offers four $500 scholarships
The City of St. Charles, in partnership with the Illinois Municipal Utilities Association (IMUA), is offering four $500 scholarships to eligible high school students. To be eligible, applicants must be high school seniors whose parents or legal guardians are residential customers of City of St. Charles utilities. Eligible students must submit an application and essay of 500 words or less addressing their choice of one of three utility-related questions. Applications are due March 8, 2013. Applications along with utility-related questions can be found on the City of St. Charles web site at www.stcharlesil.gov and are also available at the front desk of the Municipal Center Building, 2 E. Main Street, St. Charles. Winners will be announced in April. Contact IMUA at 217-789-4632.
Bartlett: Tutoring begins for spring term
Now that first semester is over, is your child struggling or falling behind in their learning? The Hanover Township tutoring program may be able to help. Certified primary and secondary education teachers who specialize in assisting students with homework comprehension and completion, will work with small groups of students based on age, subject matter, and learning needs identified by referring teachers. Students, who attend regularly and bring their school materials/assignments to each session, improve in academic performance and become more self-confident. For a tutoring application, please visit www.hanover-township.org and click Youth and Family Services under the Department tab. Tutoring is offered on Tuesday or Thursday evenings at the Streamwood High School Sabre Center at 701 W. Schaumburg Road in Streamwood.
English as a Second Language/Spanish Tutoring Services for elementary students is offered at the Hanover Township Community Relations Office at One American Way, Elgin. The fee is $45 per child per semester and payment plans are available. Students must live in Hanover Township and must be currently enrolled in Grades 2 through 12. Out-of-Township residents can call (630) 483-5799 for more information. Parents/guardians for 2nd through 8th grade students must remain in the building during their child’s Tutoring Session. Call 630-483-5799 or visit www.hanover-township.org under the Youth and Family Services Department.