Lake Forest and Lake Bluff News Briefs: LFBA seeks director
Updated: September 10, 2012 1:13PM
Baseball director sought by LFBA
LAKE FOREST — The Lake Forest Baseball Association is seeking a director of baseball for the 2013 season.
The individual selected for this paid position will report to the LFBA commissioner and be responsible for interviewing, assigning, training and supervising head and assistant coaches for the youth travel baseball program.
The director of baseball also oversees winter workouts and clinics and may coach a team as well as assist with other functions assigned by the LFBA Board.
Resumes are being accepted online at www.lfba.net. Interested candidates should apply by Monday.
Nickels resigns from LB Park Board
LAKE BLUFF — Lake Bluff Park District Commissioner Doug Nickels has resigned from his position effective Aug. 15.
Nickels, who was elected to his term in 2011, cited a temporary relocation to Utah as the reason. Nickels said he “found it difficult to resign from the board, but it is just such a great opportunity to experience Park City, Utah for a year.”
The Lake Bluff Park Board is accepting applications to fill the vacancy for the Sept. 17 through May 20, 2013 term. To hold the office of commissioner of the Lake Bluff Park District, prospective candidates must be registered voters and residents of the district.
Applications and information packets are available at the Recreation Center, 355 W. Washington, or online at www.lakebluffparks.org.
Applications are due by Friday, Aug. 17. Interviews will be held the first two weeks in September.
LFHS Dance Team to host clinic
LAKE FOREST — The Lake Forest High School Varsity Dance Team is hosting its annual dance clinic for first- through eighth-grade students on Friday, Aug. 24.
Participants will learn a dance routine and have an opportunity to perform at the first LFHS varsity football game this fall. The cost of the clinic is $45, if registering before Aug. 17. The cost includes a team shirt, ribbons and dinner. Registration is limited to 80.
For details and registration, go to www.lfhs.org/athletics/girls/pompons/index.html.
Bernie’s Books Bank makes it to Round 2
LAKE FOREST — Bernie’s Book Bank numbered among the top 20 candidates that progressed to the second round of competition for a $25,000 grant from the Chicago Community Champions, which would allow the Lake Forest non-profit to serve another 8,333 children through the collection, processing and redistribution of 200,000 children’s books.
The charity that receives the most votes wins the grant sponsored by Blackman Kallick Plante Moran.
Voting for Round Two ends at noon on Friday. To vote, go to www.plantemoran.com/bkmerger/Pages/chicago-community-champions.aspx.