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NSSRA’s Bright Star Theatre Company Presents “Doo-Wop Red Riding Hood” in Partnership with Northbrook Park District
March 6, 2018: Participants in Northbrook's Bright Star Theatre Company are in their final weeks of preparation for April's performances of "Doo-Wop Red Riding Hood."
Northbrook Park District plans to build new activity center | Northbrook Star
December 19, 2017: The Northbrook Park District will begin three major capital projects in 2018 that officials hope to complete by 2022. Among the projects will be a new activity center at Techny Prairie Park and Fields. The park district adopted a Comprehensive Master Plan in February after a year-long process that identified eight goals for the district, said Executive Director Molly Hamer.
NSSRA and Glenbrook South High School Partner in Peer Mentoring Workshop
October 19, 2017: Earlier this month NSSRA staff spent a morning at Glenbrook South High School facilitating a disability awareness workshop for the school’s incoming group of peer mentors. The workshop is an annual event in partnership with GBS, and helps to support the school’s nearly three-decade running Peer Mentoring program.
Shout Out: Candice Cunningham, special rec superintendent | Northbrook Star
October 19, 2017: Candice Cunningham, 37, has worked for the Northern Suburban Special Recreation Association for 15 years. She was hired by the agency, which serves multiple towns including Glenview and Northbrook, in 2002 as a recreation specialist, and she was promoted to superintendent in 2009.
NSSRA Superintendent Candice Cunningham Celebrates 15 Years
October 16, 2017: This month NSSRA Superintendent Candice Cunningham marks 15 years of service with the agency. An uncommon accomplishment, Cunningham has served as Superintendent since 2009 and began her tenure with the agency in 2002 as a Recreation Specialist.
NSSRA Foundation’s SWING Golf Outing Raises Over $59,000 to Benefit NSSRA Programs & Services
October 9, 2017: Over $59,000 was raised at NSSRA Foundation’s annual SWING Golf Outing, held at Deerfield Golf Club on Friday, September 22. These funds will provide scholarships for children, teens and adults with disabilities...
Girls Night Out Supports NSSRA | Chicago Woman
August 31, 2017: A new jewelry, clothing and gift boutique in Highland Park, Vintage Bliss & Co., will be hosting a Girls Night Out to celebrate their grand opening while supporting the important work of NSSRA.
Deerfield Tennis Player Wins Gold | Daily North Shore
August 29, 2017: After a nail-biting set Josh came out victorious, immediately celebrating with a phone call to his brother to report the good news. Zajler recalled, “He kept repeating, ‘I won, I am the State champion,’ to the delight of all his family and friends. It was a really great moment.”
NSSRA Special Olympics Athlete Wins State Tennis Championship
August 28, 2017: NSSRA Gator Tennis athlete Josh Devries of Deerfield won gold in his division at the Special Olympics State Tennis Tournament in Bloomington-Normal on Saturday, August 19.
NSSRA’s Summer Bash Attendees Make the Best of a Stormy Evening by Playing in the Rain
August 22, 2017: A little rain couldn’t keep participants, families and supporters of Northern Suburban Special Recreation Association (NSSRA) away from the organization’s annual Summer Bash on Wednesday, August 16.
NSSRA participants, families cherish program | The Northbrook Tower
August 21, 2017: David Stuart and Izzy Hilding did not let rain stop them from having fun with their friends and dancing to the music.
NSSRA readying for annual summer bash | The Northbrook Tower
July 24, 2017: It’s the end-of-summer party anticipated all year long by NSSRA supporters. On Wednesday, Aug. 16, nearly 400 participants, family members, supporters and staff will gather for NSSRA’s eighth annual Summer Bash, an evening of dinner, live music and most importantly, dancing.
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