Tuesday, March 26, 2013
The superstore will donate $20 for every $10 donated to help restock the shelves of the local food pantry.
Your $10 donation to the Orland Township Food Pantry could instantly triple, thanks to a special offer from Meijer. The 15701 71st Ct. location will be contributing $20 for every customer’s $10 donation to the pantry during the company’s Simply Give program, April 12 and April 13. Food Pantry Coordinator Marianne Hill said they’ve been working with Meijer through the Simply Give program for several years now. The donations come at a particularly opportune time in the year when reserves are often low, she said. “It’s quite a wonderful thing,” Hill said. “Last year was a wonderful donation.” Since 2008, the Simply Give program is responsible for donating nearly $5 million, or 30 million meals to local food pantries across five states. “Our …
Friday, December 21, 2012
Would your Christmas be a bit jollier if you didn’t spend it in the kitchen?
Below is a list of local restaurants and grocery stores that would be more than happy to lend a hand.
If you are not a fan of preparing large holiday dinners, but adore hosting and having your loved ones together for Christmas, try one of the many great catering options available in the area. Many local businesses offer catering packages, take-and-heat dinners and more that will make it easier to spend more time with your loved ones this holiday season. Cafe Gaston 14448 John Humphrey Drive 708-403-3663 Cafe Gaston is offering full Christmas Eve and Christmas Dat meals for people. Customers can also choose off the restaurant's our catering menu and the restaurant can package it. Pickup is on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day. Call if for further details at 708-403-3663. Cooper’s Hawk Restaurant and Winery 15690 S. Harlem Avenue 708-633-0200 …
Wednesday, November 3, 2010
Orland Park police are seeking three women suspected of breaking into nine cars Wednesday night in the area near Cooper's Hawk restaurant.
Orland Park police are looking for at least three women suspected of breaking into vehicles Wednesday night that were parked near stores and restaurants off of Harlem Avenue, just north of 159th Street. Nine vehicles were broken into through smashed windows and items of value were taken, including purses, cell phones and GPS units, between 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., Orland Park police Cmdr. John Keating said Thursday. A witness saw three women running from the now-closed Ginger Asian Bistro parking lot southwest toward Home Depot. Five of the burglarized vehicles were parked near the old Ginger building – a lot often used by Cooper's Hawk Winery staff. Two of the vehicles were parked at Outback Steakhouse, and another two were parked at Meijer…