Dealing with the death of a parent is never easy. And dealing with that grief can be twice as hard during the holidays. As a local high school educator, Bob Sherman understands the importance of a good education and the growing need for college scholarships - especially for children who have lost a parent. This season
Congratulations to Legacy Guild President, Ryan Williamson, who was recently featured in Hillgrove Avenue Magazine's second annual installment of 25 Community Influencers.
The Maestros Bocce Club selected The Legacy Guild as the beneficiary of their annual Kings Cup tournament which took place on July 16 in La Grange Park. Special thanks to Mike Zaura and the 36 players for raising $1,900 for our Scholars. Two of our board members attended and enjoyed a fun afternoon of playing bocce and great camaraderie.
On Sunday, June 20, boys from the Lyons Township High School soccer team presented The Legacy Guild with a check in the amount to $500.00. The donation came from Buddy’s Helpers and PepsiCo after the boys soccer team won a special charity game last month and chose The Legacy Guild as the recipient. Click here to
Jennifer and John Conroyd and Phil and Annmarie Fornaro, all of La Grange, celebrate and support scholars. The Legacy Guild's annual fundraiser raises $150,000 for students in the Lyons Township High School area who have lost a parent. For more information read the full article here.
78 students living in Lyons Township District 204 have received scholarships from The Legacy Guild.
The Legacy Guild will host The Big Spring Event 2018 on Feb. 24 at FitzGerald’s Nightclub in Berwyn to benefit students who have lost a parent. The fundraiser, featuring Midwest cover band Mike & Joe, will be from 7 p.m. to midnight on the main stage at FitzGerald’s, 6615 Roosevelt Road. For more information read
The Legacy Guild awarded $187,500 in college scholarships to 75 students living in Lyons Township High School District 204 who had a parent die while being raised in the area, according to a news release from the organization.
Jacob Ptak, with his mother, Donna Ptak, attend the scholar luncheon sponsored by The Legacy Guild. Jacob Ptak's father never saw him graduate from high school. After being diagnosed with tonsil cancer just as Jacob was starting his freshman year at Lyons Township High School, Roman Ptak, a factory worker and Polish immigrant,
Ed Carr of La Grange receives the Bill Purcell Spirit of the Legacy Guild Volunteer of the Year Award. The Legacy Guild ushered in spring in style — with a concert worthy of their cause. On Feb. 28, the group hosted its third annual Big Spring Event at Fitzgerald's Nightclub in Berwyn. In