Monday, February 25, 2013
Helen Cuprisin, a woman wearing many hats as she helps build a better village
Many of the things that make Evergreen Park a great place to live, work and raise a family are things taken for granted by most folks. But longtime village advocates like Helen Cuprisin know better. She understands that community improvement usually doesn't happen automatically; and that it often is the result of struggle. The owner of Alphabet Soup took time out from her daily whirlwind (wife, mother, grandma, business leader and community activist) to reflect and offer a few words of wisdom. Tell us about Alphabet Soup as it exists today. What services does it offer and why is it a good choice for prospective customers? Alphabet Soup offers graphic design services. I design layouts for newsletters, brochures, directories, business …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Holiday concerts, Pearl Harbor Remembered and more.
Evergreen Park Chamber Invites Community to Party Also at Monday's meeting of the Village Board, Evergreen Park Chamber of Commerce President Helen Cuprisin, owner of the Alphabet Soup graphic design and typesetting company, reminded everyone about the chamber’s Christmas Luncheon, set to begin at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, December 12 at the Beverly Country Club. Election of 2013 officers and directors will take place at the event. The chamber’s slate for 2013 includes (President) Mike Dillon, South Division Credit Union; (First Vice President) Christy Hernandez, Archer Bank; (Secretary) Ginger Morgan, Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home; (Treasurer) Ron Kulak, US Bank; (Immediate Past President) Helen Cuprisin, Alphabet Soup; and (Directors) Dr…
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Sign up to have breakfast with your legislators at Saint Xavier University.
- Bob Bong
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Chuck’s Fest, a beer, food and music extravaganza, returns this weekend to Toyota Park in Bridgeview. The fest was started in 2008 by Chuck Pine, owner of Chuck’s Southern Comforts Café in Burbank. The three-day festival moved two years ago to Toyota Park. A new food offering this year will be smoked goat, which will be done on Saturday at the fest alongside Birrieria Zaragoza, a Mexican restaurant in Chicago renowned for its roast goat. Back this year will be the beer tasting on Saturday featuring 80 brewers serving more than 120 craft beers. “It’s probably the biggest beer tasting event in Chicago,” Pine said. “We’ll have VIP tasting from noon to 3 p.m. for $45 to give connoisseurs a jump on the sampling. They’ll be able to sample …
Saturday, April 7, 2012
The Evergreen Park Chamber of Commerce invites you to attend annual casino night on April 20 at 115 Bourbon Street in Merrionette Park.
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Former Police Chief Norbert Smith proclaimed “loyal friend, and mentor to many.” That story and more from the village of Evergreen Park board meeting last night.
“The [mayor] is on my list because I told him no fanfare,” Trustee Norbert Smith kidded to a board room packed with Evergreen Park colleagues, friends and family at a regular meeting last night. "It's bittersweet, but it's time to move on." After five decades of service – as police chief for 16 years and village trustee for 14 years consecutively – Smith received an honorable proclamation of retirement from the board. “I'd like to thank my wife,” Smith continued, “for the sacrifice she's made and the time she's spent alone.” After receiving recognition from State Rep. Kelly Burke (D-Evergreen Park) and House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago), Smith was proclaimed an “intermediary, always sharing his time and resources with a sense of …