In case you haven’t heard, the holiday season is approaching quickly. Come join Horizon friends and family at our annual Shop with a Friend trip. On Saturday, November 19, plan on shopping til you drop and then come back to the Hampton Inn Hotel for a Gift Wrapping/Pizza Party around 6:30 pm. Horizon will supply gift wrapping materials and pizza. For a more detailed schedule of events please click Shop with a Friend or e-mail Brenda Bokowski to let us know if you will be attending.
On Friday, November 4, approximately 40 people gathered to test their trivia knowledge and compete amongst friends while raising money for Horizon. A special thanks to Barb Youngberg and everyone else who put this evening together. Everyone in attendance had a good time and already looking forward to the next one.
The Association of Horizon, Inc. will be hosting a TRIVIA NIGHT fundraising event. The event will be Friday, November 4. Come on out and show everyone that you are trivia whiz, or at least fake it. Should be an entertaining evening for all. For more information click trivia night.
Horizon is teaming up with Root Beginnings, a local company from Indiana to help raise money for summer camp. Homemade candles and soaps are available for purchase with 40% of sales benefiting the organization. For more information about this event, please click candle fundraiser
On October 9, Horizon held its annual board meeting. At this meeting, the organization discussed things Horizon accomplished over the year and elected a new Board of Directors. Several members stayed on the board and there were two new members to join. Jessica Janes-Crowley and Kathy Kingston rejoined after a few years hiatus. There was also a change with the executive committee, click on the Board of Directors page you see a complete list of this year’s board.
On October 13, enjoy a good meal at one of Francesca’s Chicagoland restaurants and Horizon will earn 20% of your bill. It is simple to do, just mention the Association of Horizon and the restaurant will take care of the rest. For more information, please click eat & earn
On Saturday, August 13 approximately 100 members of Horizon came together to celebrate our 20th Anniversary. A good mix of new and old braved the rain storm and enjoyed time with good food, friends, and entertainment. A special things to the committee, Board of Directors, and our fabulous volunteers from 50 works in 50 weeks.
Donnie & Katy Flynn talk about their Horizon Camp experience with their local online newspaper. To read the article and hear what they have to say please click http://oakforest.patch.com/articles/helping-the-physically-disabled-makes-oak-forest-siblings-happy-campers
Date: Saturday, August 13, 2011
Time: 12-4 p.m.
Location: Old School Woods in Libertyville.
Reunite with friends from Horizon over the years and enjoy an afternoon barbecue. The whole family is invited to enjoy a DJ, games, arts & crafts and much more! Show your spirit by wearing your favorite camp T-shirt and bring your old photos, so we can reminisce and see how Horizon has grown and changed over the past 20 years.
See our flyer 20th Anniversary or for more information, including a map and how to RSVP, please click Horizon 20 Years of Camping!