Monday, December 31, 2012
The Glenview Ice Center collected more than 175 toys for the Salvation Army Angel Tree Program.
The Glenview Ice Center collected the largest donation of gifts ever this month during its annual Salvation Army Angel Tree gift drive. The ice center received more than 175 donated holiday gifts for underprivileged children this holiday season. It is the largest collection in the program’s nine-year history at the ice center. The Angel Tree was located at the Glenview Ice Center lobby from December 1-21. Residents visiting the center could pick an Angel Tree Tag from the tree that detailed the gender, age, and holiday gift wish list for a child. They would purchase gifts on the list and return them unwrapped to the ice center. Figure Skating Freestyle Coordinator & Angel Tree Coordinator for the Glenview Ice Center, Kathy Brickman said …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Sunday's event at the Glenview Ice Center will benefit the Max Plotnick Education Fund and the Pagano Family Memorial Fund
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Amy Johnson
Thursday, December 20, 2012
The Glenview police and fire departments will face off in a charity hockey game this weekend against staff and coaches from the Glenview Ice Center. Proceeds from the hockey game will benefit the Max Plotnick Education Fund and the Pagano Family Memorial Fund. “Two of our youth league coaches died suddenly this year, Neal Pagano and Aaron Plotnick, and the hockey community in Glenview came together to help out the two families and their children,” said Sylvain Turcotte, hockey director for the Glenview Park District. This is the first charity hockey event for these funds at the center, and everyone is looking forward to it, he said. ‘It should be very entertaining,” he said. The game will take place from 4:45 to 6:35 p.m., Sunday. The …
Monday, November 12, 2012
Troy Murray stopped by Glenview last week to conduct a hockey clinic with some of the youth teams.
Former Chicago Blackhawk player, Troy Murray, stopped by the Glenview Ice Center last week to conduct a hockey clinic with the house league teams — the Glenview Grizzlies, Squirt 5 and 6, and Peewee 1 and 2. In 2011-2012, Troy Murray entered his 13th year as a member of the Blackhawks broadcast team and his ninth year as the color analyst for Blackhawk Hockey. Murray was originally selected by the Blackhawks in the third round, 51st overall, in the 1980 NHL Draft. In parts of 12 seasons (1981-91, 1992-94) playing for the Blackhawks, he ranks 14th on the team's all-time assists list (291), 15th all-time in points (488), 18th all-time in goals (197) and 19th all-time in games played (688). "Like" Glenview Patch to see future community sports…
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Glenview Ice Center hosts a family friendly New Year's Eve celebration.
The Glenview Ice Center held its annual New Year's Eve celebration Saturday night. The Ice Center also held an earlier "Noon Year" celebration just for the tinier tots. With the lights dimmed and music blaring, skaters hit the ice for two hours before an early midnight countdown at 7:00 pm, complete with a toast of sparkling cider. When not on the ice, kids made crafts from coloring to sand art and hung out with Scooby-Doo, on hand for the party. Want to stay up-to-date on the latest Glenview news? Like us on Facebook!