Entries by Sarah Scherdt

Family Fun Fest!

Family Service of Glencoe (FSG), together with the Glencoe Park District and The Grand Food Center, are pleased to invite families to join us for our annual Family Fun Fest. This community favorite event takes place on Sunday, March 11, 2-4pm, at the Takiff Center. The fun fest engages families with a variety of healthy […]

3rd Annual Kindness Challenge

Glencoe’s #KindnessChallenge returns for a third year February 11-17, 2018 in conjunction with Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Week. This special project came about in response to our 2014 community-wide needs assessment. The survey revealed that 30% of Glencoe respondents feel they lack an adequate social support network and 36% noted that they feel lonely […]

Thank You for Giving, Glencoe!

Through the kindness of our community, FSG is able to care for friends and neighbors in crisis. This list represents the 168 families and businesses* who are standing with FSG through our annual appeal. Thank you, Glencoe, for helping us remove barriers to treatment and recovery. If you are able, would you consider a gift […]

Inside Glencoe Winter 2018

Inside Glencoe (formerly the Glencoe Quarterly) is a combined newsletter published jointly by Family Service of Glencoe, the Village, Park District, School District 35 and Library that is mailed to all Glencoe households. We’re excited about our community newsletter’s new look, new partner, and new name! We hope you will learn something new about our […]

Ten Ways to Stay in Front of Technology

Together with your family, create your family values. Have a family meeting to discuss your expectations. Lead by example. Engage with your children, neighbors, and community with intention and purpose. When a text dings during dinner, show your children that it can wait. They are more important. Know the new Netiquette. Teach how to communicate […]

Healthy Boundaries

Family Service of Glencoe (FSG) and District 35 are co-sponsoring a special community talk on Tuesday, November 14 at 7pm for parents on “Healthy Boundaries:  How to Hold Them and What Gets in the Way” with guest speaker Dr. Brad Reedy co-owner and clinical director of Evoke Therapy Programs. Dr. Reedy has developed an accessible […]

2017 Annual Report: Standing with FSG

Our 2017 annual report celebrates an outstanding year! Thank you for standing with FSG in support of friends and neighbors. Individuals and families of all ages have benefited from a variety of programs and services noted in this report. Donor Appreciation Event Update: We are sad to inform you that we have cancelled our event […]

Parenting with Conviction

Family Service of Glencoe (FSG), North Shore Congregation Israel, St. Elisabeth’s Episcopal Church, and Glencoe Public Library are collaborating on a special series Parenting with Conviction: Insights from Our Books and Our Lives. The second of two community conversations takes place on Tuesday, November 14 at 7:30pm at the Glencoe Public Library. The main topic, […]

Fall Ladies Night Out at North Shore Exchange

The Board of Family Service of Glencoe (FSG) invites you to our fall Ladies Night Out–an intimate gathering at North Shore Exchange (NSE). Join us at the Glencoe boutique on Wednesday, October 25 from 6:30-8:30pm for friends, fun, and fashion at the hottest shop in town. We are excited to come together for a special […]

View the Fall Glencoe Quarterly

The Glencoe Quarterly is a combined newsletter published jointly by the Village, the Park District, School District 35 and Family Service of Glencoe. This publication is mailed four times each year to all Glencoe residents and includes current topics of interest and general information about services and programs. Read the current issue online here: Fall […]