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3-20-17: NSSRA’s Bright Star Theatre Company Presents “Shake With A Zombie” in Partnership with Northbrook Park District

3-7-17: NSSRA Continues As Charitable Recipient of Long-Running Nielsen USTA Pro Tennis Championship

2-1-17: NSSRA Honored With Three Prestigious Awards at Illinois Park & Recreation Association Conference


8-10-16: Northern Suburban Special Recreation Association (NSSRA) Readies “Summer Bash” Celebration

8-4-16: Illinois State Legislators Join Northern Suburban Special Recreation Association (NSSRA) Participants at Awesome Post Camp

7-18-16: NSSRA Gator athletes win big at Special Olympics | Daily Herald

7-12-16: Tennis tourney benefits NSSRA athletes on, off court | 22nd Century Media

7-11-16: NSSRA honors 11 Shining Stars | Northbrook Star

7-7-16: NSSRA powerlifters show their strength at state Special Olympics | Chicago Tribune

6-30-16: Heavy lifting: Wilmette resident shines at Special Olympics Games | Chicago Tribune

6-29-16: USTA Pro Tourney to Benefit NSSRA | Daily North Shore

6-27-16: Northern Suburban Special Recreation Association (NSSRA) Continues As Charitable Recipient of Annual Nielsen USTA Pro Tennis Tournament

6-17-16: NSSRA Gator Athletes Win Big at June 10-12 Special Olympics Illinois State Summer Games

6-13-16: Gators take large bite at Special Olympics Illinois Summer Games | 22nd Century Media

6-9-16: NSSRA Athletes Head to Special Olympics | Daily North Shore

6-7-16: NSSRA sends 20 Athletes to Special Olympics Illinois Summer Games | Daily Herald

6-6-16: NSSRA Sending 20 Athletes to June 10-12 Special Olympics Illinois State Summer Games

5-25-16: Fun Run Draws Big Crowd | Daily North Shore

5-23-16: NSSRA’s ELA Program Hosts the Third Annual 5K Fun Run & Walk with Nearly 200 Attendees

5-18-16: NSSRA’s ELA Program Invites the Community to Join In for Their Third Annual 5K Fun Run and Walk

5-17-16: 11 honorees recognized as outstanding members of the NSSRA family | The Highland Park Landmark

5-10-16: Gross, Stencel named top NSSRA volunteers | The Northbrook Tower

5-4-16: Northern Suburban Special Recreation Association (NSSRA) Celebrates Its “Shining Stars” At Annual Banquet

4-5-16: Bright Star Theatre Presents “Snow White”

2-24-16: NSSRA wins awards | The Northbrook Tower

2-9-16: NSSRA Camp Wigwam Program and Staff Member Honored With Prestigious Awards from Illinois Park & Recreation’s Therapeutic Recreation Section (ITRS)

2-2-16: Northbrook resident wins Special Olympics state championship | The Northbrook Tower

1-21-16: NSSRA Special Olympics Athlete Wins State Bowling Championship


7-29-15: Glenview resident qualifies for Illinois Special Olympics | The Glenview Lantern

6-9-15: NSSRA Sending 21 Athletes to June 12-14 Special Olympics Illinois State Summer Games

5-26-15: North Shore athletes head to Special Olympics state meet | Chicago Tribune

5-13-15: Winnetkans qualify for Special Olympics state games | The Winnetka Current

5-6-15: NSSRA Gator Athletes Qualify for Special Olympics Illinois State Summer Games

4-23-15: Blackhawks fan meets Patrick Kane | The Wilmette Beacon

4-13-15: Bright Star Theatre Company puts on ‘The Little Mermaid’ | The Northbrook Tower

4-2-15: Blackhawks surprise fan with jersey, letter | The Wilmette Beacon

3-3-15: NSSRA to add adult day program | The Northbrook Tower

2-27-15: From the Editor: Creating an environment of caring | The Glencoe Anchor

2-24-15: Special education services coming to Takiff Center | Chicago Tribune

2-20-15: Day program for adults with disabilities scheduled to launch in August | The Glencoe Anchor

2-19-15: New NSSRA Adult Day Program Finds A Home

2-6-15: NSSRA benefits participants, volunteers


12-5-14: Summer Job Fair in Northbrook December 19-20

9-30-14: A boy, his sister and Down syndrome | Chicago Tribune

9-29-14: Glencoe Park District, NSSRA to discuss potentially bringing new program to Takiff | The Glencoe Anchor

9-9-14: Glencoe resident’s Oak Wealth Advisors helps families with special-needs | The Glencoe Anchor

9-2-14: Special recreation group still searching for new home | Chicago Tribune

8-29-14: NSSRA left with no new space after referendum try voted down | Northbrook Star

8-15-14: NSSRA families dance, eat, play at end-of-summer party | The Northbrook Tower

8-15-14: NSSRA hosts Highland Park job fair | The Highland Park Landmark

6-19-14: Recreation association may find new home | Chicago Tribune

6-19-14: World-class professional tennis returns to A.C. Nielsen Tennis Center

6-18-14: Talks underway for new Community Family Center on Karger site | Highland Park News

5-20-14: Local group explains NS autism resources | The Winnetka Current

Summer News from NSSRA (2014)

4-2014: Special Camps for Special Kids | Make It Better


8-6-13: North Shore towns look to grow special recreation association | Chicago Tribune

7-15-13: NSSRA honors its ‘Shining Stars’ | Northbrook Star


7-14-12: NSSRA Gator Tennis Player and Wilmette Resident Stefan Xidas Plays Exhibition Match, Sings National Anthem at Nielsen/USTA Tennis Tournament | Patch