"Uncorked" fund-raiser helps organization support youth exchange, student scholarships and other charitable causes.
The Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Rotary Foundation will recognize three individuals with Paul Harris Fellowship awards for their lifetime contributions to the communities. The second-annual Paul Harris Fellowship award ceremony will be held Friday night (May 13) as part of a larger, sold-out event called "Rotary Uncorked" at Conway Farms Golf Club. The evening will feature wine tasting, wine education and hors d'oeuvres, a wine raffle, wine for purchase and a silent auction. Proceeds help Rotary fund its youth exchange program, student scholarships, "Literacy Prevents Poverty", and other charitable causes. The three honorees include Mike Dau, head coach of the Lake Forest College handball team; Capt. James Lovell, former NASA astronaut who was …
A former Marine has transformed one of Lake Forest College's sports into an unlikely powerhouse.
- Jon Kerr
Thursday, December 23, 2010
As you pull into the parking lot in front of Lake Forest's College multi-million dollar refurbished Sports Complex, any visitor would be struck by the building's unique architecture. Glass windows monopolize the structure's front face, giving it a greenhouse look more likely to house the college's environmental studies program than its 14 varsity athletic programs. Once inside, a short walk downstairs past the basketball courts and upgraded weight room takes you to the space where one of the varsity programs is housed. It has seen no visible signs of remodeling. Bricks protrude from the walls, scratches line the floor, rustic pipes hang from the ceiling. Yet inside a small room past a trophy case sits a man who might be most responsible …