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Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Vol. 18 No. 37

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Duck, duck, duck, loot Rotary Club of Shorewood’s fundraiser will have you quacking up By Clare Briner For the Sentinel


Thousands of ducks go for a plunge in the DuPage River at the start of last year’s Ducks 4 Bucks Shorewood Rotary fundraiser. wlast year’s Ducks 4 Bucks Shorewood Rotary fundraiser.

A flock of 5,000 ducks will take a plunge into the DuPage River on Aug. 24. These ducks—the small, yellow, rubber kind—will race through the water as part of the Rotary Club of Shorewood’s annual Ducks 4 Bucks fundraiser. After a 15-minute trip downstream, the lucky ducks that reach the collection point first will win cash or other prizes, up to a potential $50,000 “mega prize.” “The duck race is just a fancy way of drawing raffle tickets,” said Dave Weber, a club member and one of the originators of the event. “About a year after we chartered the club, we asked ourselves, ‘How do we raise money?’” Every organization has a golf outing, he said, so they wanted something different. Having familiarity with other duck events, the club thought it would be something it could handle while also bringing attention to the group. “It gives kids and the community something unique to see,” Weber said. “Five thousand is a lot of ducks. When they pour out, it’s very cool.” Now in its ninth year, the fundraiser, See DUCKS, page 23





Alex Czuczuk’s therapy team and the ATI Shorewood staff join Terry Williams with the ATI Foundation in presenting him with a gift package from Notre Dame.

ATI foundation fundraiser can help kids like Alex Last year, Alex Czuczuk was “just going to physical therapy” for treatment of an inflamed tendon in his leg. A student at Minooka High School, the Shorewood teen was getting ready for football season when he began experiencing pain in his leg. About six weeks into his treatment with ATI Physical Therapy in Shorewood for his injury, Alex’s therapist Brian Murphy became concerned about his progress. “He wasn’t getting better and his pain was unchanged,” Murphy said. “Additionally, I felt something in his leg that just wasn’t right, so I suggested that he go back to his physician for another look.” Additional tests ordered by Alex’s physician confirmed Brian’s suspicions: Alex was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma – a bone cancer most common in adolescents. Following Alex’s cancer treatment, and a surgery that removed the cancerous bone in his leg and replaced it with an orthopedic implant, Alex returned to ATI Shorewood. His physical therapy team – Murphy and Jason Adolph -

were happy to have Alex back, and they began to restore his mobility and function. But, that’s not the only thing that Murphy and Adolph did for Alex. They nominated him as a beneficiary for the ATI Foundation and it helped him with medical and physical therapy expenses. “I think we all see Alex as part of the ATI Shorewood family,” said Murphy. “We want to play an active role in his recovery, because we want him to be able to do everything he was doing before. After what he’s been through and all his hard work, it’s what he deserves from us.” The ATI Foundation is committed to aiding children with physical impairments in need of medical resources and funding to enhance and sustain a better quality of life. Alex was the ideal candidate. Recently, Alex’s friends at ATI and the ATI Foundation had another surprise for him. When others from ATI got wind that Alex was Shorewood’s biggest Notre Dame fan, they placed a phone call to the Fighting Irish. ATI Physical Therapy is an

Official Partner of Notre Dame Athletics, and Notre Dame was happy to help and show their support for Alex. Alex was presented with a box full of goodies . . . directly from the Golden Dome. Now, everyone at ATI Shorewood is looking forward to seeing Alex don is new football jersey and sunglasses in the clinic . . . just in time for the start of the season. “We’re all inspired by kids like Alex,” says Julie Gardner, PR Specialist with ATI. “When we can do a little something extra to help make his time at ATI more special, it’s an incredible feeling!” To help raise funds for cases such as Alex, ATI is sponsoring the 10th Annual Crusin-4-Kids Motorcycle Ride, Celebration and Annual Harley Raffle Saturday, Aug. 24. The event begins at 9 a.m. at Harrah’s Casino Joliet, with the first bike out at 10 a.m. Riders will enjoy a scenic cruise with stops in Wilmington, Morris, Utica, Sheridan and Plainfield - - wrapping it up with a celebration at Joliet’s Heroes West Sports Grill. Donation See CZUCZUK, page 3

Shorewood Police Blotter The following items were compiled from the official reports of the Shorewood Police Department. Appearing in the police blotter does not constitute a finding of guilt, only a court of law can make that determination. Nelson D. Pangilinan, 26, 2096 Wesmere Lake Drive, Plainfield, was arrested at 1:45 p.m. Aug. 8 at Vertin Boulevard and Mazalin Drive for operating a vehicle

CZUZUK Continued from page 2 is $20 per rider or passenger, includes poker run entry, T-shirt, patch, raffles, food and live music entertainment at the post-ride celebration. Tickets for the Annual Harley Raffle are $10 – featuring a Limited Edition 110th Anniversary Harley Davidson

with an expired registration sticker and unlawful display of a registration sticker on vehicle. Derrick L. Price, 20, 3101 Heritage Drive, Joliet, was arrested at 7:38 a.m. Aug. 9 at Black Road and Brookforest Avenue on a Will County warrant for no valid driver’s license.

Skooters, 700 W. Jefferson St., for criminal damage to property. Andrew M. Osasco, 22, 546 Springwood Drive, Joliet, was arrested at 12:41 a.m. Aug. 10 at Skooters, 700 W. Jefferson St., for criminal damage to property.

Justin J. Janicke, 31, 552 Springwood Drive, Joliet, was arrested at 12:41 a.m. Aug. 10 at

Kenneth Gomes, 46, 1022 Breckenridge Lane, Shorewood, was arrested at 2:02 a.m. Aug. 13 at Taco Bell, 996 Brookforest Ave., for disorderly conduct.

Motorcycle and cash prizes. Tickets are available now through August 30 at any ATI Physical Therapy location (Must be 18 years of age to purchase a raffle ticket). Winners will be drawn on Tuesday, Sept. 3, for the Limited Edition Harley, and cash prizes of $2,500, $1,000, $500 and $100. Non-riders can enjoy the post-ride celebration at Heroes West starting at 3 p.m. Donation is $10 and includes

food, entertainment and raffles. Children ages 7-12 are only $5. For more information about Cruisin-4-Kids, the Annual Harley Raffle or the ATI Foundation, please visit www. or call Terry Williams at 630-296-2222, ext. 7900. If you know a child you can benefit from assistance offered by the ATI Foundation, visit and submit your nomination.

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August 23 Kiss Me Kate. “Kiss Me Kate,” presented by the Joliet Drama Guild, is open to the public Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park. For more information call 877- 5341933.

August 23 Standard Bank Stadium concert series. Standard Bank Stadium will host TributoSaurus in their Friday show TributoSaurus becomes “The Who.” The show begins at 7:30 p.m.Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 the day of the show.

August 24 American English. Standard Bank Stadium will host “American English: the complete Beatles tribute band”. The show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance

and $15 the day of the show.

August 26 Luncheons at the Mansion. The Jacob Henry Mansion will host its final summer luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Guests are invited to enjoy an award winning lunch in the home. Advance reservations required. For more information call 815-722-1420.

August 27 Dinner with Ditka. Mike Ditka and Kids Have Hope come together for the third annual “Dinner With Ditka.” The evening offers live music, a four course meal, and a silent auction. Single tickets are $150 and tables of ten can be purchased for $1400. Event begins at 6:30 p.m.All proceeds go to the Kids Have Hope foundation. For more information contact Melissa Moss at melicurk@

Calendar August 30 Rialto Square Theatre summer tours. The magnificent Rialto Square Theatre, located at 102 N. Chicago St., will be hosting weekday tours and organ concerts from June 10 through Aug. 30. Tours and organ concerts are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. and noon. Tickets are five dollars per person and can be purchased at the Rialto box office. For more information, contact the Rialto box office at 815-726-6600.

August 23-25 Bye Bye Birdie. The Joliet Drama Guild presents “Bye Bye Birdie” by Michael Stewart at 7:30 p.m. at Bicentennial Park Theatre. Students, seniors, and active military pay $13, ticket prices for children eight and under are $8. Reservations can be made by emailing reservations@ or by calling 815-877-1933.

ONGOING EVENTS Slammers Stadium Tours. Tours of Silver Cross Field, at 1 Mayor Art Schultz Dr., Joliet IL, home of the Joliet Slammers, will be from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. now through Aug. 31. Stroll through the home of the Slammers and get the chance to see what happens behind the scenes of Silver Cross Field. Costs are five dollars for adults, two dollars for those two to 12 years of age, and no charge for those two and under. The cost for those in groups of 20 or more is two dollars per person. For more information call 815-722-2287. Concerts on the hill. Come relax on the big grassy hill in the Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park at 6:30 p.m. for a variety of free family entertainment. Picnic baskets are welcome. Free parking. For more information visit Girls night out shopping. Lodging Packages is offering a shopping trip worth remembering with the help ofTownePlace Suites Joliet at the Marriott Towneplace Suites Joliet, 1515 Riverboat Center Dr., Joliet. This special offer includes a $25 Visa gift card, TownePlace Suite Recyclable tote bag, overnight accommodations in a spacious king suite, and complimentary “Morning Break” breakfast. For more information call 815-741-2400. Rialto Square Theatre summer tours. The magnificent Rialto Square Theatre, located at 102 N. Chicago St., will be hosting weekday tours and organ concerts

from June 10 through Aug. 30. Tours and organ concerts are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. and noon. Tickets are five dollars per person and can be purchased at the Rialto box office. For more information, contact the Rialto box office at 815-726-6600. Summer luncheons at the Mansion. Enjoy an award winning lunch in the opulence of Jacob Henry’s home, 20 S. Eastern Ave., Joliet, will be hosting lunch every Monday at 11:30 a.m. until Aug. 26.The meal consists of fresh garden salad, desert, warm rolls and hot coffee or tea. Advance reservations are preferred. Seating is limited so make reservations early. For more information call 815-722-1420. The Soaring Achievements of John C. Houbolt. Visit this state of the art exhibit celebrating the historic 1969 moon landing and honoring the former Joliet resident and supporter of the lunar orbit rendezvous concept, John C. Houbolt. Call the Joliet Area Historical Museum at 815723-5201 or visit jolietmuseum. org.

ONGOING CHILDREN Challenge Fitness Offers Kid’s Kourt Childcare Center. Challenge Fitness, 2021 S. Lawrence Ave., in Lockport is offering Kid’s Kourt Childcare Center - the perfect place to leave your children while you work out at Challenge Fitness. Our childcare center is equipped for children 6 months to 12yrs and is available for members using the facility or enrolled in any adult Park District class held at Challenge Fitness. Hours are: Mon-Sat, 8am1pm; Mon-Thurs 4pm-8:30pm; Members- $6.67/mo., or $2.50 per hr per child. To register or for more information, call 815-8383621, ext. 0, or visit HYPERLINK “” Lapsit (Birth-24 months). 9:15,10:15 and 11:15 a.m.Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursday, 10:15 and 11:15 a.m. Saturdays, Joliet Public Library, Black Road Branch, 3395 Black Road. Caregivers and babies will enjoy playing games, singing songs, reading stories and chasing bubbles. This is a great first playgroup for children and a great opportunity to meet other caregivers 815-846-6500 Curious Little Monkeys Play Group (Birth to 36 months). 10:15 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Joliet Public Library, 150 N. Ottawa St.

This parent-child play experience combines elements of traditional lapsit with an additional half hour of theme-related free play experiences. 815-740-2660 Toddler Time (Ages 18 months to 3 years). 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Mondays and 9:45, 10:45 and 11:45 a.m. Wednesdays, Joliet Public Library, Black Road Branch, 3395 Black Road.; 9:45 a.m. Thursdays, Joliet Public Library, 150 N. Ottawa St. Toddler time is a story program for children who are “too big” for lapsit and are not yet ready for the structure of storytime. Your child will enjoy stories, games, songs, movement activities and a simple craft. 815-846-6500/815-740-2660 Monday Fun Day. 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Mondays, Dellwood Park, 1911 Lawrence Ave., Lockport. Children enjoy playing, learning and socializing with music, games and crafts. Fee: $91 Lockport Township Park District resident/$101 non-resident. For more info., visit HYPERLINK “” or call 815-838-3621, ext. 0. Fun with Friends. 9:15 to 11:15 a.m.Tuesdays,Dellwood Park,1911 Lawrence Ave., Lockport. Classes help your child develop social skills while learning numbers, colors, shapes and more. Fee: $61 Lockport Township Park District resident/$71 non-resident. For more info., visit HYPERLINK “” or call 815-838-3621, ext. 0. Eating the Alphabet. 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Tuesdays, Dellwood Park, 1911 Lawrence Ave., Lockport. Participants learn letters, phonetics and some math as they help prepare and eat related foods. Fee: $41 Lockport Township Park District resident/$51 nonresident. For more info., visit or call 815-838-3621, ext. 0. All by Myself. 9:15 to 10:30 a.m. or 10:45 a.m. to noon, Dellwood Park, 1911 Lawrence Ave., Lockport. Kids will meet new friends and play in a learning based environment. Fee: $47 Lockport Township Park District resident/$57 non-resident. For more info., visit HYPERLINK “” or call 815-838-3621, ext. 0. See CALENDAR, page 5


CALENDAR Continued from page 4 Friday Fun Day. 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Fridays, March 1, Volz Fieldhouse, Dellwood Park, 1911 Lawrence Ave., Lockport. Kids have three hours of fun while you take a break. Fee: $91 Lockport Township Park District resident/$101 non-resident. For more info., visit HYPERLINK “” or call 815-838-3621, ext. 0 Saturday Fun Day. 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Saturday, March 2, Volz Fieldhouse, Dellwood Park, 1911 Lawrence Ave., Lockport. Kids have three hours of fun while you take a break. Fee: $91 Lockport Township Park District resident/$101 non-resident. For more info., visit HYPERLINK “” or call 815-838-3621, ext. 0 Family Float Nights. Challenge Fitness Pool, 2021 S. Lawrence Ave., is hosting Family Float Nights every Friday from 6-8 p.m. Spend your evening at the pool. Games and activities for the whole family to enjoy, general admission applies. For more information, visit HYPERLINK “” or call 815-838-3621, ext. 0. Joliet Jewish Congregation Religious/Hebrew School. Children’s classes meet every Sunday at synagogue at 10:00am. Please call the office for details on joining our religious or Hebrew

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ONGOING ADULT Bingo at St. Mary Nativity Catholic School. 7 p.m. Friday in the school gym, 702 N. Broadway, Joliet. Doors open at 4 p.m., kitchen opens at 5 p.m. Pull tabs on sale at 5:30 p.m., cards at 6 p.m. First game starts at 7 p.m. Serenity on SundayAl-Anon/ Adult Child of Alcoholics Women’s Group. 1 to 2 p.m. Sundays, Lutheran Church, 25050 W. Eames St., Channahon.The only requirement for membership is that there be a problem of alcoholism in a relative or friend. There are no fees or dues. Each group is self-supporting with voluntary contributions. As a mutual helping group, there is no other affiliation. Feel free to visit for more information or to leave a message on the Al-Anon line at 815-7739623. Rockdale Lions Club Weekly Bingo. Doors open at 4 p.m. Monday, early bird game at 6 p.m. and regular games at 7 p.m. 48 Meadow Ave. in Rockdale. 815729-3201 or Lion Steve at 815791-8282 or Lion Wayne at 708341-4433. WomenHeart Support Group. 6 to 8 p.m. second Thursday of month in the Provena Saint Joseph Medical Center, Conference Room A, 333 N. Madison St., Joliet. HYPERLINK “ h t t p : / / w w w. wo m e n h e a r t . org/” WomenHeart of Joliet is here to provide the support, education and friendships that you need to live well with heart

disease. WomenHeart will offer information and support that you may not find with your friends and loved ones. We can share fears, thoughts, and concerns in a relaxed and caring environment. For more information or agenda,call Michele at (815) 7034142. Citizens Against Ruining the Environment. 6 to 7:30 p.m. third Monday of the month, SOS Children’s Village, 17545 Village Lane, Lockport. This volunteer non-profit environmental organization is dedicated to serving Will County and the surrounding area. For more information or a meeting agenda, call Ellen Rendulich at 815-834-1611. Alanon/Alateen. 7 to 8:30 p.m. third Friday of the month, 265 Republic Ave., Joliet. Are you affected by someone’s drinking? Contact Al-anon/Alateen at 815773-9623 or visit for more information. Circle of Hope Al-Anon Family Group. 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Sundays, Joliet Alano Club (back entrance), 265 Republic Ave., Joliet.This on-going support group with no fees or dues is for all families and friends of problem drinkers, especially those who are affected today by growing up in an alcoholic home. For more information contact Al--Anon/ Alateen at 815-773-9623 or visit


Community Briefs Elks offer scholarships The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks 2014 Most Valuable Student Scholarship Contest applications will be available Sept. 1, 2013. Any high school senior who is a U.S. citizen can apply. Applications are due to the Joliet Elks Lodge No. 296 on/before Dec. 6, 2013. For contest details and deadlines, visit

‘Playing for Miracles’ fundraiser Sept. 13 Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet, presents “Playing for Miracles,” a dueling pianos extravaganza on Friday, Sept. 13, at The Carlisle, 435 E. Butterfield Road, in Lombard. The casual event features open bar, gourmet dining stations, incredible silent and live auctions, and the antics and showmanship of the dueling piano players from Chicago’s famous Howl at the Moon, set to the backdrop of this year’s theme, “A Night in Tuscany.”

Tickets are $100 each and are available online at, or by calling 815-724-1140. All funds raised will go to Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet.

Senior safety program at Willow Falls In honor of National Preparedness Month in September, Randy Manns from Daley’s Ambulance will speak about senior safety and preventative measures at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30th, at Willow Falls, 1691 Willow Circle Drive, Crest Hill. Manns has been a paramedic at Daley’s Ambulance for 27 years. He has also been a fireman for 28 years and is currently the Assistant Fire Chief for Steger Estates. He plans to educate seniors on a variety of topics, such as when to call 911, fall prevention, fire safety and senior scams. For more information about this community event, or to attend, contact Julie Brewer at 815-725-5868.


Police Blotter


The following items were compiled from the official reports of the Joliet Police Department. Appearing in the police blotter does not constitute a finding of guilt, only a court of law can make that determination. Rolando Centeno, 23, 409 Plainfield Apt. 2, was arrested at 7:51 p.m. August 9 at 409 Plainfield for Aggravated Battery. Terrance D. Brooks, 35, 13 Longwood Dr., was arrested at 11:27 a.m. August 9 at 317 E. Cass for Possession of Cannabis and Delivery or Possession with Intent to Deliver. Markius T.Thomas, 32, 7408 W. 159th Place, Tinley Park, was arrested at 12:15 p.m.August 9 at 2707 Frontier for Criminal Damage to Property. Faye I. Coleman, 45, 721 Patterson Road, was arrested at 3 p.m.August 9 at 451 S. Collins for Theft Under $500. Aaron M. Wisemiller, 23, 2811 Ruth Fitzgerald, Plainfield, was arrested at 6:15 August 9 on the 2700 Block of Ruth Fitzgerald for Possession of Cannabis. Maximilian J. Sajnaj, 19, 1852 Kendall Ridge Blvd., Plainfield, was arrested at 12:07 August 9 at 1401 Route 59 for Retail Theft. Kaism K. E. Baker, 26, 401 Pico, was arrested at 8:34 p.m.August 9 at 121 Richards for Possession of Toy Firearm. Tristen J. Covington, 20, 1549 East Ave., Crete, was arrested at 11 p.m. August 9 at McDonough and Norte Dame for Possession of Cannabis. James R. Fields, 22, 148 Glen Lake Drive, Bolingbrook, was arrested at 12:26 a.m. at 151 N. Joliet for Criminal Trespass to Land. L. Cooley, 48, 110 10 Carol Carriage Lane, Sauk Village, was arrested at 10 57 a.m.August 9 at 2424 W. Jefferson. N. Reese, 20, 3007 11 Michael Fiday Road, was arrested at 3:44 p.m. August 9 at 2424 W. Jefferson for Theft. D. Underwood, 50, 12 Kevin 406 Herkimer, Apt. 2, was arrested at 11:51 p.m. August 9 at 406 Herkimer for Domestic Battery and Aggravated Domestic Battery. E. Ashley, 22, 225 E. 13 Michael 90th, Chicago, was arrested at 1:03 a.m. August 9 at 358 N. Broadway for Criminal Trespass to Property. M. Perez, 36, 1631 14 Joseph Calla Drive, was arrested





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at 10:59 p.m. August 10 at 1631 Calla for Negligent Control of an Animal. Jose M. Guzman, 40, 357 Spring, arrested at 9:42 a.m. 15 was August 10 at 321 S. Larkin for Cruelty to Animals. Karen R. Isaac, 23, 512 N. Chicago, arrested at 10:18 a.m. 16 was August 10 at 611 E. Cass for Criminal Trespass to Real Property. Sherry A. Brown, 51, 503 N. was arrested at 2:57 17 Center, p.m. August 10 at 14 W. Jefferson for Liquor on a Public Way. Robinson, 56, 907 18 Bradley Gael, was arrested at 2:57 p.m. August 10 at 14 W. Jefferson for Liquor on a Public Way. R. Simpson, 48, 19 Catherine 102 Stryker, was arrested at 2:57 p.m. August 10 at 14 W. Jefferson for Liquor on a Public Way. Smith, 52, 509 E. 20 Terry Washington, was arrested at 3 p.m. August 10 at 14 W. Jefferson for Criminal Damage to Government Supported Land. D. Keelen, 26, 1519 21 Celeste Englewood, was arrested at 3:30 p.m. August 10 at 362 N. Broadway for Criminal Trespass to Real Property. M. Sims, 27, 323 22 Lonnita Illinois, was arrested at 4:07 p.m. August 10 at 2424 W. Jefferson for Retail Theft. L. Cooley, 19, 23 Sharnesia 323 Illinois, was arrested at 4:07 p.m. August 10 at 2424 W. Jefferson for Retail Theft and

Possession of Cannabis. Saul S. Tovar, 20, 222 Ohio, arrested at 7:42 p.m. 24 was August 10 at 222 Ohio for Aggravated Assault. Jonathon D. Sharp- Payton, 27, Grant, was arrested 25 712 at 8:45 p.m. August 10 at 710 E. Cass for Possession of Cannabis. E. Gross, 51, 1507 26 Charles Starr, was arrested at 9:59 p.m.August 10 on the 1200 Block of Cutter for Domestic Battery. E. Carr, 44, 604 27 Donald Jerome, was arrested at 11:12 p.m. August 10 at 613 Norton for Loud Noise/ Party. N. Lombardi, 28 Richard 18, 351 Desplaines, was arrested at 12:30 a.m. August 10 at 351 E. Desplaines for Resisting a Police Officer. T. Rouser, 21, 305 29 Cornelius Charity, was arrested at 1:14 a.m. August 10 at 305 Charity for Sales of Liquor to Minors. J. Kilcoyne, 21, 305 30 Nycoles Charity, was arrested at 1:14 a.m. August 10 at 305 Charity for Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor. J. Rouser, 21, 305 31 Justin Charity, was arrested at 1:14 a.m. August 10 at 305 Charity for Encouraging the Violation of Code. Villalobos, 18, 604 32 Jennifer E. Cass, was arrested at 1:14 a.m. August 10 at 305 Charity for Possession of Alcohol by a Minor. L. Tyler, 36, 304 S. 33 Aikisha Desplaines and a 16-year-

old were was arrested at 3:33 a.m. August 10 at 304 S. Desplaines for Domestic Battery. Ulysses S. Mathis III, 55, 1056 Mill Road., Warner 34 Feagin Robins, GA, was arrested at 1:17 a.m. August 10 at 151 N. Joliet for Battery. Justin C. Simpson, 31, 263 was arrested 35 Nicholson, at 2:05 a.m. August 10 on Hickory and Western for DUIAlcohol. B. Williams, 30, 36 Aisha 2975 Old Renwick Circle, Plainfield, was arrested at 3:11 a.m. August 11 at 2220 Route 59 for Resisting a Police Officer and Obstructing a Police Officer. Smith, 52, 509 Albert, 37 Terry was arrested at 2:57 p.m. August 11 at 14 W. Jefferson for Liquor on a Public Way. R. Cole, 41, 611 E. 38 Derrick Cass, and Mitchell E. Rader, 41, Justin A. Martin, 32, and Adam J. Auriene, 23, all of 350 E. Washington, were arrested at 7:37 p.m.August 11 at 20 N. Bluff for Liquor on a Public Way. J. Holmes, 27, 2519 39 Clifford Fairway, was arrested at 8:12 a.m. August 11 at 2000 W. Jefferson for Criminal Trespass to Property. W. Guardiola, 27, 105 40 Derek Comstock, was arrested at 9:23 a.m. August 11 at 509 W. Marion for Dogs Running at Large. Vega, 22, 721 41 Francisco Oakland, was arrested at 10:07 a.m.August 11 at 3340 Mall Loop for Possession of Cannabis.



A 14-year-old was arrested at 9:30 August at 654 Summit 42 a.m. for Motor Vehicle Theft. Jeffrey W. Schladenhauffen, 46, Oneida, was arrested 43 716 at 12:42 p.m. August 11 at 1801 W. Jefferson for Retail Theft. Deborah J. Bailey, 58, 311 N. was arrested at 1 44 Ottawa, p.m. August 11 at 175 W. Jefferson for Liquor on a Public Way. Hinton, 50, 216 45 Jonathon Richards, was arrested at 1:05 p.m. August 11 at 175 W. Jefferson for Liquor on a Public Way. Gutierrez, 39, 551 46 Arturo Herkimer, was arrested at 3:03 p.m. August 11 at 601 N. Eastern for Battery. Aldava, Jr., 34, 616 47 Antonio Florence, was arrested at 7:49 p.m. August 11 at 404 Park for Domestic Battery. W. Farmer, 49, 1477 48 David S. Kensington, was arrested at 3:38 p.m. August 11 at 167 N. Ottawa for Liquor on a Public Way. Kouski, 49, 160 W. 49 Thomas Cermak, Braidwood, was arrested at 3:45 p.m. August 11 at 167 N. Ottawa for Liquor on a Public Way. M. Michalek, 50 Shannon 19, 426 N. Hickory, was arrested at 7:53 p.m. August 11 at 426 N. Hickory for Domestic Battery. For more Joliet police blotter, go to

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JJC board passes $45 million bond issue By Laura Katauskas Staff Reporter

Despite opposition from three of its trustees, the Joliet Junior College Board of Trustees pushed through the approval of a $45 million bond sale to pursue its plan to build a multipurpose center on its main campus and the expansion of its north campus in Romeoville. In a 4-3 vote, The JJC Board approved a resolution of intent to issue $45 million in bonds to fund both priority projects outlined in the updated 2013 JJC Master Plan. An additional $25 million in bonds was also issued to be used in the future for separate restructuring purposes. These alternate revenue bonds are supported by students through capital assessment fees and will be based on a per credit hour rate. On July 30, the board approved a $4 increase to be used as a funding strategy for these projects. Students now spend approximately $107 per credit hour. The earliest the fee would go into affect would be September 2014. However, in discussing the bond issue, in the spirit of transparency, Board Chairman Andrew Mihelich, divulged new information received from its financial team and bond counsel that recent reports show that the rates would not be as favorable, and perhaps would increase from the estimate given previously. Though no measure was taken to do so, Mihelich equated the

increase to an additional $1 enrollment may lessen a little; in capital assessment fees or a we also know that studies show more than 1 percent increase that students will be coming in tuition. to JJC in droves. And we know Robert Lewis of PMA Financial there is a demand and need for Group said such bonds are a facility and expansion. Yes, backed by two sources of security. construction and rates are a In this case, capital assessment little higher than first thought, fees and a general obligation but you don’t build for a couple levy that could be extended to of years. cover the cost. Trustee Michael “We are ripe for building. You O’Connell build for the questioned next decade e are on thin water whether and lay the and need to scale back a fo u n d a t i o n such an increase little—we don’t need the for years to would lead come, and Taj Mahal.” to a tax we have increase for the solid property financial Trustee Michael O’Connell owner s. backing to L e w i s do it.” explained Y e t using the levy is merely a back- trustees O’Connell,Tina Markley up plan that would likely never and Barbara Adams cast the be used, pointing out the college dissenting votes, calling on the has abated the levy for the past board to be responsible and four years and is being used as get its financial house in order a tactic to get a better interest before pursuing any additional rate. expenses, pointing to several “That is just noting an extreme decreases in revenue over the case that it could happen. But past few years. rather than use the levy we could Markley called attention to find other sources of revenue to various factors including the cover that,” said Mihelich. state’s inability to produce the Vice Chair Jeff May said $25 million promised for its City despite these predictions, the Center still under construction. fact of the matter is that interest Previous reports from the rates and construction costs are college said the school would still at historical lows, making still be eligible for the funds in this the time to build before an the upcoming year depending upswing occurs. on the governor’s new capital “We’ve heard all the doom and plan. gloom from people, but there is When questioned, JJC a season for everything,” said President Debra Daniels said May. “We know that our facility JJC is prepared to cover the is substandard; we know that $25 million if the state does not


come through. In addition, Markley reported that the Renaissance Center has been losing money since 2007; there are issues with its day care center; money is lost at the fitness center and enrollment is flat. “It’s unfair and irresponsible to continue to build,” said Markley. “…It is irresponsible to move forward with all these unresolved issues.I am absolutely opposed to the multipurpose center and I think we need to have a complete study done for the Romeoville expansion. If anyone else went to a lender to fund a project that’s what would be required. Why should we be any different.” Trustee Robert Wunderlich reported that all those issues are being considered and that they are waiting on reports from each of those departments and is confident those issues will be resolved, pointing to the fact that as a public institution it is paramount they provide those services. “We are not a private institution, we just can’t cut it out,” said Wunderlich. O’Connell said he has always been in favor of the multipurpose center and expansion but has a problem with the amount projected to build the facility. “We are on thin water and need to scale back a little—we don’t need the Taj Mahal,” said O’Connell. “… I’d like us to rethink this through until we are on a little safer ground. It scares me.” Yet May said for trustees to

paint JJC as financially unstable is “ludicrous.” “Overall, our fiscal health is outstanding,” said May. “This is not about the next two years. We know we have to plan for long-term, and we can still get this done. We could wait, but it will only cost us more money.” Student Trustee Keith Bryant also supported the bond sale, reporting students are in favor and agree with the increase with fees for the betterment of the school. Construction is still a long way off, but with the approval of the bond issue, a planning committee will be formed and a schedule set. The multipurpose facility was included in the college’s 2008 master plan but not implemented. This building, planned for construction on the south side of the college’s main campus on Houbolt Road, is envisioned to include athletics, physical education, and conference center and corporate training space. An executive summary of the plan shows the 40-acre site at the Romeoville campus will more than adequately accommodate a needed academic addition(s) to the west of the existing onestory building, as well as an addition to the east for new student development space. While the existing parking capacity is currently meeting the needs of this location, both parking lots could easily be expanded to the west for future capacity needs, according to the plan.

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Horoscopes It’s difficult to carry a cup full of coffee without spilling anything when it’s filled to the brim. In the week ahead, remain reasonable and don’t overdo it when you’re brimming with energy.

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INSIDE: Several local athletes merit watching this season, page 12; Central soccer young but skilled, page 14



Local harriers look to contend again By Mark Gregory Sports Reporter

A year ago when Minooka finished 19th at the state cross country meet it did so with only one senior in the lineup. In fact, the first runner through the chute a year ago was freshman Morgan Crouch, who finished the race in 68th place in 17:49. Crouch is expected to return this season as a sophomore, along with seniors Haley McNamara, Kaitlyn Chetney, Caleigh Beverly and Haley Renison.

LOCKPORT Just like Minooka, Lockport also is expected to return several runners from its 18th place finish in state a year ago. While the Porters saw its top two harriers leave via graduation, they are slated to return senior Bianca Wiemeyer, who was the third Lockport runner through the chute. She is expected to be joined by seniors Madeline Rodriguez and Aubrey Elwood, as well as juniors Taylor Stortz and Emmie Hahn.

JOLIET WEST The Tigers return a pair of seniors to lead this year’s team in Maria Arzate and Sarah Schalk. They will be joined by sophomore Charlotte Youell and junior Jacqueline Rocha. “We have a strong core of runners that are willing to do anything asked of them to succeed to reach team and individual goals,” said West coach Matt Almon. Even with an admitted lack of depth, Almon hopes the Tigers show improvement at all levels and finish in the top three in the SouthWest Suburban Conference on varsity. “We want to stay healthy and finish the season with our best race of the year,” Almon said.“We have to stay on top of how each runner’s body feels and what they are telling each individual runner so they can stay healthy and not overdo it early in the season, thus turning out their best running at the end. We will also need to focus on running as a team and not as seven individuals.”

JOLIET CENTRAL While the Steelmen did not

advance to the sectional level as a team, they made up all five individual spots at the Minooka Regional. Four of those runners are slated to return, as junior Lauren Cernak and seniors Mayte Perez, Brittany Zavala and Erin Menegon are expected to join her.

JOLIET CATHOLIC While none of the Angels qualified for the Class 2A sectional, they are expected to return six of the seven runners from their sectional-qualifying team. JCA is slated to be seniorheavy with Alex Blotnik, Maddie Kennedy, Chloe Korst and Moira McSteen leading the way. They should be joined by juniors Margaret Bannon and Natalie Nemanich.

BOYS While the Minooka boys placed 16th in the state last season, the Indians graduated five of their seven runners from the state meet, including Joey Santillo, one of the program’s best. See LOCAL, page 13

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Lockport’s Bianca Wiemeyer is one of several talented runners expected back this season.




Athletes to watch this fall sports season As the fall season rolls around and most eyes are on the gridiron, there will be several local athletes in other sports that will have an impact on their teams and possibly on the state series as well. Some of those athletes to watch are:

Nina Bertino

Jason Chobar

Sergio Clavel

JCA sophomore advanced to state as a doubles player a year ago, placing third in the Joliet West Sectional. Her and teammate Alexis Bauer won their first match and lost the next two.

Senior finished tied for 95th at the state golf tournament last season, carding an 86 on the first day of the tournament. The second day was cancelled due to poor weather.

Joliet Central senior transferred in from North Carolina and is expected to be the top scorer for the Steelmen this season.

Skyler Day Senior paced Minooka as a

junior with 347 kills, 186 digs and 31 blocks on the season and was a member of the Voyager Media AllArea team.

Kayla Garritson Lockport junior carded a 92 at the regional tournament a year ago to advance to the sectional level.

Will Giroux He was the lone Porter to advance to the state boys cross country meet last season. The senior placed 72nd at state a year ago, finishing the race in 15:13.

Gehrig Hollatz Lockport junior tied for the Porters lead with teammate Luke Trent,as the two then-sophomores tallied 73s at the Sanctuary in New Lenox to qualify the team for sectionals.

Salvador Lazaro Joilet Central senior finished 14th at the Normal Community Sectional 15:42 and then finished 98th at the state meet in 15:24.

Kayla Pfeifer A junior from Lockport totaled 246 kills, 344 assists and 205 digs last season as a junior, while making the Voyager Media AllArea team.

Cheyne Robinson Highestfinishingunderclassmen for Minooka boys cross country in both the regional and sectional rounds. He placed 37th at the Normal Community Sectional in 16:22, helping the team advance to state. He ran the state meet in 15:58, placing 183rd.

Milena Singletary Joliet Central junior shot an 88 at the regional last season and advanced to represent the Steelmen at the sectional level.

Luke Trent One of two Lockport sophomores to shoot a 73 last year at the Sanctuary in New Lenox, helping Lockport advance to the sectional tournament.

Trent Wallace As a sophomore a year ago, Joliet Township’s Wallace carded a 73 at the regional at the Sanctuary in New Lenox. The junior shot a 77 at the state meet and placed 20th.

Sports LOCAL Continued from page 11 The Indianans are expected to return senior Cheyne Robinson and junior Henry Bugajski.

LOCKPORT The Porters are expected to build around senior Will Giroux, who was the team’s lone state qualifier last year.

JOLIET CENTRAL Senior Salvador Lazaro advanced to the state meet a year ago for the Steelmen and is poised to lead the team this season.

JOLIET WEST Despite losing a host of runners from last year’s sectionalqualifying team last year in Hugo Hernandez, Paul Koerner, Jake Godlewski, Joey Rios and Mike Skora, the Tigers have several runners to fill the holes. West returns DanTreasure,Sean Youell, Sebastian Arroyo, Patrick

O’Connell and Josh Pearson and ads newcomers Dylan Deardurff, Malcolm Hill. West has only three seniors, but coach Brian Newman said they balance that with a positive, team-centered attitude. With Sandburg set to be one of the state’s top teams, most of the SWSC teams are content fighting

for second. “Sandburg has the most depth and Joliet Central has a strong young group this year,” Newman said. “Our core of juniors is looking good and will continue to get better. Our goals are to qualify as a team for sectionals now that one less team will qualify due to new rules and see

THE BUGLE/SENTINEL AUGUST 21, 2013 if we can get some of our runners qualified for state.” Newman said the Tigers have worked hard all summer to achieve their goals. “We had a group of 20-25 guys who committed to summer running, and it will show as we begin the season,” Newman said. “It’s a smart group who works


hard and is really a lot of fun to be around. I can’t wait for the season to begin. We have to get the most out of our hardest workouts, keeping the easy days easy, and paying attention to injuries early on to speed up recovery.” Follow Mark @2Mark_My_Words




Joliet Central boys soccer team young, but skilled By Mark Gregory Sports Reporter

While the Joliet Steelmen figure to have an inexperienced team coming back this year with only three returning varsity starters, coach Eduardo Contreras still expects the team to compete come post season. “We are young,” Contreras said.

“We have lost a lot of kids to club, transfers and some ineligibility. We have a lot of juniors on the team, but they are willing to learn. Right now, we are not so worried about how we do at the beginning of the season as long as we progress and get better for the playoffs.” The post season has been the Achilles’ heel for Central, as

they have failed to make a deep run despite successful regular seasons. “The last four or five years we have done well and have been snake bitten in the playoffs,” Contreras said. “This year, the focus is just getting better each game and be ready for the playoffs. We have been too good to be floundering in the playoffs like we have the last couple of years.” With little experience back from the previous season, the Steelmen will look to get its scoring from a senior newcomer to the program. “Sergio Clavel will probably be our top goal scorer,” Contreras said.“He is very offensive minded. He transferred in last year in late August from North Carolina and he will be our focal point up top.” The team knows their inexperience will haunt them early, but Contreras is fine with taking losses if the team learns. “We will be inexperienced, but the talent will be there. We may take some lumps early in the year,” he said. “Sure, we want to win every game, everyone does, but if we go in the game and don’t make the mistakes we do in practice or if we do make mistakes in games to learn from them. We have to tell the kids he big picture. Our goal is to go deep in the playoffs. We get paid in the playoffs, everything before that is just on the job training.” Contreras feels he has a schedule in place to help the young team get ready. “We have a schedule that gets us ready for the post season,” he said. “Not only in conference, but in non-conference, we play the Mortons and the Naperville schools. We don’t shy away from anybody. We will play anyone who will play us.” Central is again in the Reavis Windy City Classic, something they have won three of the last six years. That success over the years has created a good problem for the coaches, as the numbers in the program continue to rise. This year, more than 100 players tried out for the freshman and sophomore teams alone. See SOCCER, page 15

Sports SOCCER Continued from page 14 “We had a little over 100 kids for the two lower levels and that is great to see,” Contreras said. “We have kids who have had older brothers come through and we feel we are always a team to beat and there are a lot of kids that want that Steelmen across the chest.”


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Armando Pantaja (right) and Edgar Lopez will be two of the key players for Joliet Central this season.

After a season a year ago where the Porters tied as many game as it won, posting a record of 9-1-9 Lockport returns Dan Michalik, Jack Dilger and Sean McCaffrey and adds newcomers Gozie and Kezie Nwachucku. Porter coach Chris Beal said the lack of goal scoring will be a team weakness, while the strength will lie in the midfielders. Beal feels that Sandburg will be the favorites, but that the Porters will compete. “Our goal is to improve all season, finish in the top two of conference and advance to sectional play,” Beal said. “We can achieve these goals with hard work and lot of training.” Follow Mark @2Mark_My_Words






Fall season offers plenty to look forward to With the fall season fast a p p ro a ch i n g , there are a lot of things across the Voyager Media c ove ra ge area that I am looking forward to.

FOOTBALL The most intriguing thing to me this year is to see where the big three recruits end up. Bolingbrook defensive back Parrker Westphal, Plainfield South linebacker Clifton Garrett and Notre Dame running back Chris James are all getting recruited by major Division-I programs. In fact, all are being recruited by my favorite team, the Tennessee Volunteers, which

makes things that much more interesting. Time will tell how good all three play their final season and where they end up playing, as well as when they decide to sign. •I am also looking forward to seeing if a team can return to the state finals after we were shut out last year. Maine South, Benet and JCA all came close last year. Maine South and JCA lose their star players in Matt Alviti and Ty Isaac, respectively, but Benet returns quarterback Jack Beneventi. •Finally, I am anxious to see what team will make a surprise run this year. Last year it was Downers North in both the regular season and the playoffs, as the Trojans went all the way to the final eight. Not many thought they would even make the playoffs.

VOLLEYBALL Coming off back-to-back state titles, all eyes will be on Benet to see if it can three-peat. After losing a bunch of Division-I players from the team two years ago, the Redwings were just as strong last year. They have some big losses again this year but return both middles and will be a tough out in the playoffs once again. •JCA is a team that has also had a lot of success in recent years, but came up short of state last year. The Angels are another team that always seems to reload, but it will be tough for them to get past Wheaton St. Francis. •The Voyager Media volleyball teams have had some playoff success in recent years in addition to Benet and JCA and it will be interesting to see if that will continue again. Niles West has won a pair of regionals, but lost a lot of those players. They do return Olivia Rusek though. Plainfield North won a regional

last year with a very young team and could be a darkhorse to rival Benet in the sectional.

SOCCER The DuPage area has been strong in recent years in boys soccer and I expect to see more of the same this year. I am looking forward to seeing if any of them can make a run at a state title. Lisle has been a contender in 1A, while Benet, Downers South and Downers North have had strong programs in 3A. •Last year the Southwest Prairie Conference got over the hump and got a regional title. However, it was Romeoville who did it. The Spartans have some players coming back as they go for a repeat performance. •Speaking of repeat, Plainfield Central looks for an unbelievable eighth straight SPC title. The Wildcats have proven themselves year after year, but still are looking for a regional title.

OTHER SPORTS The biggest thing in any other sport that I am excited about is to see how high Downers North swimming can finish. With the Sims sisters and others who have had success, the sky is the limit for the Trojans. •Our cross country teams have had some big time success in recent years, especially on the boys side. Last year Maine South was fifth, Plainfield South sixth and Minooka 16th. All three squads suffered some losses, but I will be interested to see if they can match last year’s success. We had four girls teams advance to state in Maine South, Downers South, Lockport and Minooka and time will tell if the total can be matched or surpassed this year. •I am also looking forward to seeing what individuals step up in golf and tennis. Follow Scott @Taylor_Sports



Logano making a case for the Chase Add another name to the Chase conversation. Joey Logano started Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race from the pole, and after a convoluted mix of strategy and racing incidents, it was Logano who claimed the victory and established himself as a contender for a berth in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. The victory was Logano’s first of the season, his first at Michigan, his first for Penske Racing and the third of his career. Kevin Harvick ran second, followed by Kurt Busch, Paul Menard and Clint Bowyer. The victory moved Logano from 16th to 13th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings, 17 points out of 10 place.The youngest winner in MIS history also is in play for a Wild Card, with two spots available

to the drivers in positions 11-20 in the standings with the most victories. “This is huge for our Chase hopes,” Logano said. “We needed this to have a shot at getting in the Chase. We’re close now, but we can’t make any mistakes.This sure does help a lot.” Mark Martin took off after a restart on Lap 178, as Kurt Busch, Logano and Harvick battled for the second spot behind him. But Martin was short on field, and after the running order shuffled out with Logano in second and Harvick in third, the pursuers began to close in on the leader. But Logano, 23, who came to the public eye as a 14-year-old with praise from the 54-year-old Martin, couldn’t make the pass for the lead, even though Martin was trying mightily to save fuel. “I noticed he was lifting early,

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Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 44th Annual Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 18, 2013 in Brooklyn, Michigan.

because I was catching him on entry (into the corners),” Logano said. “He was able to pull me on exit. I wanted to get by him, because I knew the 29 (Harvick) was fast, too… “It is so cool to be here in Victory Lane. It’s crazy racing Mark Martin, my childhood hero. I was able to race against him in Pocono last year for the win. It is so cool racing against a guy like that But when Martin slowed in Turn 3 on Lap 197 and brought

his car to pit road for fuel, Logano shot past him into the lead with Harvick in hot pursuit. Logano held the top spot for the final four laps and took the checkered flag by 1.018 seconds over the No. 29 Chevrolet. To Harvick,the race was decided on the final restart. Harvick lined up inside Martin with Logano’s No. 22 Ford behind the No. 29 Chevy. Series leader Jimmie Johnson couldn’t exorcise his Michigan

jinx. After wrecking his primary car in Saturday’s practice, Johnson started Sunday’s race from the rear of the field in a backup car. He took the lead on Lap 43 during a cycle of green-flag pit stops, but shortly thereafter Johnson exited the race because of an engine failure. After Sunday’s race, the two cars are tied for the final Wild Card spot, with the No. 56, driven by Martin Truex Jr. holding the tiebreaker based on quality of finishes.


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STANDINGS 2013 Sprint Cup Series 1) Jimmie Johnson 813 2) Clint Bowyer - 41 3) Carl Edwards -51 4) Kevin Harvick -64 5) Kyle Busch -107 6) Matt Kenseth -125 7) Dale Earnhardt, Jr. - 134 8) Brad Keselowski -146 9) Kurt Busch -148 10) Greg Biffle -150 11) Kasey Kahne -154 12) Martin Truex, Jr. -1860

2013 Nationwide Series 1) Sam Hornish Jr. 2) Elliott Sadler 3) Regan Smith 4)Austin Dillon 5) Brian Vickers

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2013 Pure Michigan 400 RESULTS 1. Joey Logano 2.Kevin Harvick, 3.Kurt Busch 4. Paul Menard 5. Clint Bowyer 6. Marcos Ambros 7. Kasey Kahne, 8. Jeff Burton 9. Greg Biffle 10. Carl Edwards 11. Juan Pablo Montoya 12.Brad Keselowski 13. Ryan Newman, 14. Austin Dillon(i), 15. Matt Kenseth 16. Martin Truex Jr., 17. Jeff Gordon 18. Aric Almirola 19. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 20. Denny Hamlin





A giving heart Madison Lynch, 7, left, meets U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, and Will County Executive Larry Walsh during the officials’ tour of the Will County Health Center Tuesday, Aug. 13. Madison, the daughter of Sean Lynch and Renee Redys of Lockport, asked for new and used books for the pediatric department of the Health Center in lieu of gifts for herself for her July 15 birthday.

She collected 350 books for its Reach Out and Read program. Used books are put out in the waiting room for young patients to read and take home. New books are incorporated into exams with children beginning at age 6 months. Foster read his favorite childhood book,“A Fly Went By,” to children in the waiting room and then signed a copy of “Biscuit Goes to School” for the display case.

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Is coworker a liar or just unrealistic? Q.I work with a person who was just promoted to lead. My problem is he always promises to get tasks I need done and then makes excuses. We just had someone quit, and I know he has a lot on his plate, but I am tired of him lying. Is there a way to get him to deliver what he promises? A.Yes, but you have to find out what is realistic for him to promise.Your coworker sounds like a classic case of over promise and under deliver. The problem is he can’t stand to disappoint anyone, including you. I know it seems counterintuitive that a person who doesn’t want to disappoint others ends up breaking so many promises. From

your coworker’s perspective, immediate approval is much more powerful than long-term conflict. When people ask him to help, he keeps saying “You bet!” and thus feels popular. In his mind he probably thinks he can do everything he promises. Then he ends up facing a stack of work even Superman would find daunting. Right up to the moment he fails to deliver, he most likely tells himself he’ll get it done. Unfortunately, if you try to get him to apologize after he drops your ball, you’ll discover he is full of more excuses than accountability. Remember this is a guy who doesn’t want anyone to

be mad at him. Keep in mind, he doesn’t intend to lie to you, he is just bad at judging his limits. Instead of accusing him of lying, you need to help him be realistic if you want to avoid disappointment. Next time you ask him for help, tell him point blank you need him to evaluate what else he has on his plate. Make it clear that you’ll be much less upset if he sets a realistic but longer time frame than if he fails to deliver. You’ll find that a little empathy with him will go a long way.Think of times you also were overly optimistic about your promises. Make it clear you appreciate that his heart is in the right place when he offers to help. Make it equally clear that you know he doesn’t want to get a reputation for not following through on promises.

Many adults simply don’t do what psychologists refer to as causal thinking. They are unable to see that if they do action A, they will set in motion a chain of events where B, C and D logically follow. The ability to see the consequences of our actions in the future is actually a mature skill that few adults possess. Most adults think in younger and more emotional ways about the future. Your coworker thinks, “If I tell everyone I would help, everyone will like me and that makes me feel good right now.” He doesn’t think long-term about the consequences of constantly disappointing his team. Many of my clients that have learned causal thinking get upset with people at work and ask me during sessions, “What are

Buying a house with 403(b) money Dear Dave, Should I take advantage of a 403(b) withdrawal in order to buy a house? Bryan Dear Bryan, I wouldn’t do that because it really doesn’t accomplish anything. The only money you can take out is what you’ve put in, and any growth you’ve experienced has to stay in there. Basically, it’s a retirement plan, and I wouldn’t monkey around with retirement money to buy a

home. My advice is to make sure you’re debt-free and have three to six months of expenses set aside in an emergency fund. Once you’ve taken care of those issues, you can pile up some cash in a money market account toward purchasing a home. You won’t earn a lot, but it’s a safe place to park your cash when you’re saving up for a big purchase.

When it comes to saving and investing, I’m a big fan of mutual funds. The problem in this scenario is that if you start sticking money in mutual funds, then the market is down when you’re ready to buy, you could’ve

lost some money. That’s not the route I’d want to go if I’m in your shoes, Bryan. I’d forego the opportunity to make money in order to keep it safe for this goal. —Dave

they thinking to act like this?” I point out that the reality is their coworkers aren’t thinking. When you point out the negative consequences to your coworker’s behavior, his need for approval will help him become realistic. You’ll enjoy being able to count on him. He’ll learn that long-term trust beats short-term popularity any day!

(Daneen Skube, Ph.D., executive coach, trainer, therapist and speaker, also appears as the FOX Channel’s “Workplace Guru” each Monday morning. She’s the author of “Interpersonal Edge: Breakthrough Tools for Talking to Anyone, Anywhere, About Anything” (Hay House, 2006). You can contact Dr. Skube at www. or 1420 NW Gilman Blvd., #2845, Issaquah, WA 98027. Sorry, no personal replies.)









Rotary Club of Shorewood Treasurer Brian Cook and his family sold ducks at this year’s Crossroads Fest Parade.

DUCKS Continued from page 1 held from noon to 3 p.m. at Seil Road Park, is a family event that includes music, food, bags and more before the duck drop, slated for 2:12 p.m. “Expect some family fun,” said Diane Lambert, a co-chair for this year’s event. “We’ll have festivities for the kids, like face painting and games. It’s mostly kid-orientated.” All 5,000 ducks are up for adoption both online and at a number of locations throughout Shorewood. Individuals can purchase a duck for $5 or a “Quack Pack” of five ducks for $20. All proceeds raised from the event benefits the charities and community projects supported by the Rotary. Projects include providing underprivileged youth with backpacks, school supplies and healthy snacks, Lambert said.

Each Rotary member is trying to sell 200 ducks, and Lambert recently enlisted the help of her twin 6-year-old granddaughters. They sold ducks outside of the Shorewood Home Depot. The cute and outgoing salesgirls were hard for people to resist, she said, adding the community is responding well to the club’s mission. “They want to know where the money is going, and it stays local,” she said. “A lot of people’s responses have been, ‘anything for the kids.’ That’s what has helped me sell a lot of tickets.” To adopt a duck as part of the Rotary Club of Shorewood’s Ducks 4 Bucks fundraiser, visit or visit a Duck Adoption Center, which includes First Federal Savings Bank and the Shorewood-Troy Public Library in Shorewood and Voyager Media Publications, 23856 Andrew Road (east of Route 59 and north of 127th Street) in Plainfield. Ducks also can be adopted during the event itself.




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