Eat at Culver's, Raise Money for Tornado Relief

Find out what's worth checking out today and the rest of the week in Tinley Park.

Courtesy: Culver's Facebook page
Courtesy: Culver's Facebook page
Wondering what's going on in and around Tinley Park? Check out our daily look at what you should be watching out for each day and the entire week.

On Wednesday, Dec. 11 Culver’s of Tinley Park will be among 74 participating Culver’s in Illinois and Indiana to donate 10 percent of sales to the American Red Cross to help communities recently devastated by tornados and severe storms.

The donation enables the Red Cross to help affected communities and individuals recover from the disasters.   

“We’re happy to support Red Cross efforts to aid relief and rebuilding efforts in Indiana and Illinois,” says Culver’s of Tinley Park franchise owner Jack Rush. “Our hearts go out to everyone affected by the severe storms.

If you can’t attend Culver’s fundraiser on December 11, you can help by visiting www.redcross.org, calling 1-800-RED CROSS, or texting the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation. Your donation helps provide food, shelter and emotional support to those affected by disasters.

Also this week, don't miss:

D146 Kindergarten Online Registration Opens: School District 146 in Tinley Park will open up Kindergarten Registration for students entering in Fall 2014. Students must be 5 years old on or by Sept. 1, 2014 to be eligible for registration.  Elementary schools within D146:
Flu Shot Clinic at Orland Township: Join Orland Township in one of the final flu shot clinics of the season. Vaccines for residents 19 and older are available for $20. Children 18 years of age and younger who are either Medicaid-eligible (includes All Kids recipients), Native American (American Indian, Alaskan Native ) or uninsured may receive a vaccination free of charge. Children 18 and under who are not eligible for a free shot can still receive a flu shot for a discounted rate of $15. Residents 65 and over with Medicare Part B are eligible to receive the immunization free of charge. Proof of residency is required. Get more info. 

District 146 Parent Workshop: Suicide Prevention: Learn about suicide awareness/prevention, coping with loss, and tips to talk to your kids. Get more info. 

Play Games, Raise Funds for Andrew High School Percussion: The Andrew Percussion Ensemble is hitting the road for their 2014 season as a three-time Winter Guard International Silver Medalist. The group will travel a few thousand miles this season with competitions in Indianapolis, Ind., Bowling Green, Ky., and World Championships in Dayton, OH. Ten percent of all purchases at Dave and Buster's in Orland Park will be given to the group. Get more info. 

Lunch with Santa! Santa will take a break from his busy 
schedule to join children and their parents for a buffet lunch. The boys and 
girls will have the opportunity to tell Santa their secret Christmas wishes. 
The fee for the lunch is: under 12 months FREE; Under 4 years $14 for resident/ $19 for non-resident (per person); 4 years to Adult $16 Resident/$21 non-resident (per person). Get more info. 

Check out Tinley Park Patch's Events Calendar to find out what else is going on and to add your own activities to the mix.


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