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Upcoming Community Events


Friday October 9, 2015
10 am - 2 pm 

Now is the perfect time to clean your files. Don’t just throw your important paperwork into the trash, protect your identity and contribute to the well-being of our environment. 

Join us in the parking lot of our Highland Park location while Glenkirk Services shreds your old documents free of charge. Customers are limited to five grocery bags of papers.

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It’s a Great Time to Pass Along a Little Financial Wisdom

September 13 is Grandparents Day and we’re celebrating all month long at First Bank of Highland Park. Our My First Account is a savings account designed to help children and young adults, birth through seventeen, develop fiscal responsibility while having fun. When you stop in with your grandchild during the month of September and open a new My First Account with a minimum $25* deposit to open, we’ll match it with a $25 deposit of our own.

*New money only. The "My First Account" is designed for Children and Young adults through the age of 17. At account opening, child
(ren) must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and present a valid social security number(s). There is a minimum deposit of $25.00 required to open the account and receive the $25.00 bonus. The "My First Account" is interest bearing with an Annual Percentage Yield (APY) of 0.20% that is: accurate as of 09/01/15, is subject to change at the bank’s discretion, and is earned on all balances greater than $0.01. The $25 bonus will be credited at account opening. Bonus is considered income and subject to IRS 1099 reporting. Fees may reduce earnings. Offer expires 09/30/15.

North Shore Senior Center’s 2015 Gala Benefit “Monopoly – Merriment to Build a Better Future”

The North Shore Senior Center has worked with older adults to redefine the process of aging. They imagined a social community for seniors -- one defined by friendships, volunteerism, clubs and new experiences.

 2015 NSSC monopoly
Date: September 19, 2015
When: 5:30 pm
Where:  North Shore Senior Center, Arthur C. Nielsen, Jr. Campus, 161 Northfield Road, Northfield, IL
What:  This event raises funds for programs and services to assist senior citizens and their care givers, offering financial assistance to those who demonstrate a financial need.

To learn more click here.

District 112 Fun(d) Run and Family Walk

sponsored by First Bank of Highland Park

2015 Fund Run

The Foundation partners with the PTO/PTA President’s Council and their related PTO’S and PTA’s and the District 112 Administrative Team to organize the race. All proceeds from the Fun(d) Run benefit the Scholarship Fund for District 112 students. These scholarship funds are used to subsidize student participation in extracurricular enrichment activities including band and orchestra, outdoor education, field trips, and after school clubs. Last year’s race raised over $29,000 for our students in need and 1400 participants registered.

Date: Saturday, September 26, 2015
Where: Ravinia Festival grounds
When: Race begins at 8:00 a.m.
What: A 5K run/walk and Family Walk. The money raised through sponsorships, registration fees and donations are used by NSSD112 students who need assistance to pay for programs such as field trips, band, summer school and enrichment programs, as well as school supplies.

To learn more visit the 112 Education Foundation website. 

Northbrook Public Library’s 13th Annual Art Show “Flights of Fancy: Unexpected Works of Whimsy”
2015 NB Whimsy event

Date:  Accepted works will be on display at the Library from October 9 – November 20, 2015
What:  Showcasing artists from across the continent. This year’s show is seeking artwork with a flair for the unconventional and uninhibited, and encourages the use of repurposed materials.  The winning piece will be permanently on display at the Library.