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...college admissions called Better is Boring at 1 p.m. Jan. 14 at the school, 2153 W. 111th St., Chicago. Based on his book "How to Make Colleges Want You," host Mike Moyer's...

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    A Homer Glen man's photo of a snowcapped cardinal has been chosen as the December winner in the Forest Preserve District of Will County's Preserve the Moment photo contest, capping the yearlong challenge. John D'Agostino said he took the cardinal photo Dec.

Jan 03

Painter Winifred Godfrey returns to Beverly Arts Center for homegrown show

Construction of the Beverly Arts Center began in 1968 on the grounds of the private school at 2153 W. 111th St. and was complete one year later. Godfrey said her father encouraged her to participate in the first competitive art show there in 1983. She won first prize.

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Winifred Godfrey leans on one of her signature oil paintings of flowers. Godfrey won one of the first competitive art shows at the Beverly Arts Center. She is returning as the community art center at 2407 W. 111th Street celebrates its 50th anniversary.

Many of the pieces that brought her acclaim will be on display at the Beverly Arts Center, which moved into a 40,000-square-foot facility on the busy corner of 111th Street and Western Avenue in 2002.

    Painter Winifred Godfrey returns to Beverly Arts Center for homegrown show
    Winifred Godfrey became interested in art shortly after moving to Morgan Park and enrolling in nearby Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School. During these formative years, Godfrey, 73, delved into drawing and painting as she struggled to fit in socially after moving into the neighborhood from Englewood.

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I need a ping pong table (table tennis) put together and I'm looking for a reasonably priced handyman. I'm in the Beverly area. TIA.

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