Eat at Noodles & Co. April 27 for Relay for Life
Updated: May 27, 2012 8:07AM
Eat at Noodles & Co. April 27 for ACS
Concordia and Dominican universities will host a fund-raising event all day Friday, April 27, at Noodles & Company, at 7215 Lake St., in River Forest. The restaurant will donate a percentage of its profits for the day to the 2012 American Cancer Society Mini-Relay for Life hosted by Concordia and Dominican universities, to be held from 2 to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 28, on Concordia’s campus, 7400 Augusta St., in River Forest.
For more information, visit www.RelayforLife.rog/concordiail or contact Bethany Hein at Bethany.Hein@CUChicago.edu or (708) 209-3555.
Adopt a cat or d ogevent April 28
Adopt a cat or dog event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 28 at BHG/Gloor Realty, 114 N. Oak Park Ave., in Oak Park. The Animal Care League’s off-site adoption crew will be on hand with a variety of adorable dogs and cuddly cats ready for adoption. You can either adopt an animal or let one adopt you.
For more information, call (708) 524-1100, e-mail email@example.com or visit www.animalcareleague.org.
‘Jump Start YourGenealogy’ April 28
Dan Kane presents a program titled, “Jump Start Your Genealogy” at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at the Oak Park Arms, 408 S. Oak Park Ave. Anyone interested in compiling family histories is welcome.
Kane is a genealogy research consultant at Extended Family Ties. He will instruct participants on how to research and produce family trees and other genealogical data. He will tell how to gather information from courthouses, cemeteries, libraries and other research facilities to obtain birth and death dates, wills and marriage certificates.
The Oak Park Arms is a rental retirement community which provides independent and assisted living apartments and a full schedule of activities and services. Furnished apartments are also available for a short-term stay - a weekend, a week, a month or longer.
The event is free and open to the public. Call Jill Wagner at (708) 386-4040 or visit http://www.oakparkarms.com.
Blood cance r infoconference May 5
The Leukemia Research Foundation, in cooperation with Loyola University Health System and the National Marrow Donor Program will host a free conference for leukemia, lymphoma, myelodysplastic syndromes patients and caregivers. The conference will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel, 1551 Thoreau Drive, Schaumburg. Parking, a continental breakfast and lunch are provided, free of charge.
This conference is an informational and educational program specifically designed for blood cancer patients and their families — to provide information on the various types of treatments available for leukemia, lymphoma and other blood cancers — as well as perspective from other patients and at-home caregivers.
For updated information, a detailed agenda, list of participating physicians and reservations, visit www.leukemia-research.org/treatmentoptions or call (847) 424-0600.