Regional

saskatoon

Saskatoon, SK

  Paris of the Prairies, S’toon, Hub City, The City of Bridges and Saskabush are all nicknames for Saskatoon, the largest city in the province of Saskatchewan. Saskatoon is the area’s economic and cultural hub. Saskatoon is named after the berry of the same name and is known for its diverse and vibrant culture…

northbrook

Northbrook, Illinois

  Once known as Shermerville in honor of Frederick Schermer, who donated land for the area’s first train station. Northbrook is now an affluent village on Chicago’s North Shore. Some of Northbrook’s famous alumni includes film director John Hughes, Olympic skaters, Anne Henning and Dianne Holum. Mike Brown, a right winger for the Montreal Canadiens…

reginal activities

Events – April 2017

April 2017 CALENDAR OF EVENTS United States Properties Marseilles, Illinois Celebrate Every Step Relay for Life of Livingston County 5k-April 8th This 5K starts at St Mary’s Parish Hall in Pontiac and is a 1 Mile Fun Walk. Enjoy this fun leisure fun run/walk. Run for Respect-April 22nd This fun run benefits the Special Olympics and…

rocanville

Rocanville, Saskatchewan

  Where can you find the largest Oil Can in the world? The simple answer is Rocanville. The Symons Oiler Factory which produced over 1 million oil cans during the Second World War, erected the largest giant oil can to commemorate this feat.   Rocanville is also famous for the crop circles that were…

allan sk

Allan, Saskatchewan

  Allan is located in west central Saskatchewan, Canada. Allan is about 60km southeast of Saskatoon.   The town was incorporated as a village in June of 1910. Allan officially became incorporated as a town in 1965. The town boasts a museum and local restaurants. Each year there are annual events such as “Day…

marsielle

Marseilles, Illinois

Marseilles, Illinois has an estimated population slightly above 5,000 and is located in LaSalle County, Illinois. In 1921 Nabisco built a cardboard box production plant.  At the time this was the largest industrial building in the entire state, outside of Chicago. Nabisco was the largest employer in the area until 2002. Marseilles is located…

cincinatti

Cincinnati, Ohio

Three settlements between the Little Miami and Great Miami Rivers along the shores of the Ohio River formed what we know now as the city of Cincinnati.  Arthur St. Clair in 1790 gave the name of Cincinnati to the new settlement in honor of the Society of Cincinnati, of which he was the president. …

feb events

Events – February 2017

February 2017 CALENDAR OF EVENTS United States Properties Marseilles, Illinois American Lung Association Fight for Air Climb-Feb 10th Participants raise funds to support the mission of the American Lung Association while training to climb the stairs of the Oakbrook Terrace Towers.  Climb for a cause in Villa Park! Be Mine 5k Race-Feb 12th Love Valentine’s Day?…

patience lake

Patience Lake, Saskatchewan

Patience Lake is a lake in central Saskatchewan, Canada east of Saskatoon. The lake is in the rural municipality of Butcher No. 343. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan operates a solution mine with production of 331,000 tons of potash annually. Due to flooding in 1988 the Potash mine was converted to solution mine from its…

lima ohio

Lima, Ohio

Lima, Ohio is a city in and the county seat of Allen County, Ohio. Lima’s closest large cities are Dayton and Toledo both approximately 75 miles in distance. With the discovery of oil in Lima in the late 1800’s, the city became a part of the “Oil Boom of Northwest Ohio.” An interesting fact…