News Briefs: Libertyville store sponsors ‘Fudge for Troops’ program
Updated: August 13, 2012 6:39AM
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory of Libertyville is running a “Fudge for Troops” program through July to benefit the United Service Organizations (USO) at Great Lakes Naval Station.
During July when customers who purchase one pound of fudge in-store, the store will donate an additional one pound of fudge to the USO at Great Lakes Naval Station.
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory is a gourmet chocolate store specializing in handmade chocolates, caramel apples, dipped strawberries and specialty gifting. For additional information, call (847) 367-6703 or e-mail email@example.com
Author to appear at Cook Library
Historical fiction author Debra Brengan will present her novel “Shame the Devil” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 17 at the Cook Park Library, 413 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville.
The novel is based on the life of 19th-century American novelist, journalist and feminist Fanny Fern, one of the most popular and highly paid writers of her era. Brenegan tells the story and history of Fern through her novel.
Registration is required. For more information, call (847) 362-2330 or visit webres.cooklib.org to register. Books for signing will be available for purchase courtesy of Lake Forest Bookstore.
Mundelein Police to host women’s self-defense course
The Mundelein Police Department is hosting a free class for women 18 and over who are interested in learning self-defense tactics. (Seventeen-year-olds with parental permission will also be allowed to attend.)
The class will be held on Tuesday nights between 6–8 p.m. beginning July 17 and ending Aug. 7 at the Mundelein Police Department, 221 North Lake St., in Mundelein.
Students should wear loose-fitting workout clothes. The class requires some physical activity.
Space is limited to 30 participants. For more information, call (847) 968-3770 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Condell announces smart phone app
Advocate Condell Medical Center has partnered with iTriage to launch a one-stop health care app that lets consumers quickly and easily access information about symptoms, diseases, procedures and directions to nearby emergency departments.
iTriage is available a free download from app stores for iPhone and Android mobile devices, and is accessible from any Internet-enabled device at www.iTriageHealth.com.