ABOUT THIS ISSUE: Kick off your New Year with our January/February 2019 issue where you’ll find articles on interesting Barrington people from both present and past. Susan McConnell leads the way for this issue with her amazing work on behalf of children in Illinois foster care. Learn about her mission to help our foster children find forever homes and how you can help. Don’t miss their first big event in Chicago this February. Read: Features and Quintessential.

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Quintessential Barrington

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Barrington historian Barbara L. Benson talks about Bill Klingenberg, a barnstorming pilot whose flights in and out of Barrington were part of The Golden Age of Flying.

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Quintessential America

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NPH brings NFL Hall of Famers and Chicago Bears to our backyard each August to raise funds for children in need in Latin America. Sportscaster Bob Costas joined the golf and dinner event last year as emcee for the exciting event.

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Parker Playhouse’s theater group invites you to “Love, Loss, and What I Wore”, a play that features a talented group of local actors in the classic Ephron comedy. Buy your tickets here 

From Our Contributors

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Former Barrington restauranteur David Koelling receives Meals On Wheels Chicago’s first Chef’s Council Legacy Award for his extraordinary support of the organization.
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The Vitality of Volunteering: Barrington’s best-known volunteer, Sam Oliver, shares her words on the importance of participating in your community.
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M.J. Miller jewelry ad

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QB's Annual Medical Guide

The best of Barrington’s medical community share information
about state of the art medicine
and dentistry.

The Therapeutic Benefits of Massage - Tracy Huges, Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital Health & Fitness Center.

Prevention Is Your Best Medicine - Advocate Good Shepherd provides a number of key screeningsto help you stay healthy and informed.

5 Tips for Helping Families and Loved Ones with Dementia Enjoy Time Together in 2019 - Jennifer Stelter, PSYD, CDP, CADDCT, CCTP at The Alden Network

At Your Service for Skin Solutions and Care - Michael Bukhalo, M.D. at Arlington Dermatology

Turning Pointe Autism Schools - Stephen Walker, PH.D, BCBA-D at Turning Pointe Autism Foundation

What To Know About Sudden Cardiac Arrest - Dr. Paul H. Nguyen, M.D., M.S. at Elite Cardiology Solutions.

Regenerative Medicine: Are You a Candidate for Stem Cell or PRP Therapy? - Michael Gitelis, M.D. at Gitelis Orthopedics

State-of-the-Art Relief of Back Pain from Spinal Stenosis with Vertiflex - Illinois Pain Institute

A Contemporary Approach To Being Well - Kara Nance, M.D., F.A.C.P., Wellessence MD and Primary Care Physicians

Digital Smile Design - Kenneth C. Wright, D.D.S. at Wright Dental, Cosmetic Dentistry

Sesquicentennial Edition

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