Association of University Women
The Riverside Branch of the American Assoc.
of University Women, "friend to education",
sponsors programs, lectures, and community events
and activities, cultivating the intellectual and
personal development of women and girls.
Membership: Christine Zogas (708) 373-9173
Animal Care League
The Animal Care League cares for homeless pets,
adopts cats and dogs to new families, provides
low cost spay/neuter surgeries, obedience training
and more. Please contact us or pay us a visit soon.
1011 Garfield St - Oak Park. (708)848-8155. www.animalcareleague.org
International service organization of business and professional men and
women. contact Gail Seeger, President 442-5942
Law Olmsted Society
purpose is to preserve the heritage of the Village and the uniqueness
of its landscape.
New members welcome. Visit us on the Web at www.OlmstedSociety.org.
P.O. Box 65, Riverside, IL 60546
President: Tim Ozga
Scouts Illinois Crossroads Council
Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and
character, who make the world a better place. Girl
Scouts Crossroad Council is recognized by the community
as premier organization for girls, committed to excellence
and enriched by pluralism.
650 N. Lakeview pkwy.,
Vernon Hills, 60061
Infant Welfare Society
IWS of Chicago continues to provide quality,
community-based health care to uninsured and undeserved
children and women who would otherwise lack access to basic
President: Gail Seeger (708) 442-5942
Indian Guides and Princesses
A YMCA-sponsored program for boys and girls in grades
Monthly activities and meetings.
Guides Bruce Roth (708) 443-5195 email@example.com
Visit the Guides at www.keewahsheena.com
Princesses: Marc Adelman
Visit the Princess at www.kachinatribe.com
This is an informal gathering
of Moms and there young children. it offers an opportunity
for the Mothers to relax with a cup of coffee while
the children are well monitored in the nursery.
The group meets every Friday from 10 - 11:30am at
Ascension Lutheran Church.
400 Nuttall Road, Riverside, 60546
Karen Dachota (708) 442-8286
The Our Town Project
Working together for continued
economic, social and cultural advancement in Riverside.
Dr. Bob Novak, Executive Director
The Parenting Group
Mothers of pre-school children
are invited to join this discussion group.
Every Friday from 9:30-11:00 am at the Riverside
Presbyterian Church. (non-denominational)
Seania McCarthy 447-0118
Cheryl Bennett 447-4360
RBHS Class of 1956 Website
The continuing website for the
class after its 50th reunion.
Ray Simpson (708) 848-8205.
Fax: (708) 848-8205
1139 S. Grove Av.
Oak Park, 60304
RAIN (Riverside Area Inclusion Network)
Education, awareness, support for parents
with special needs children.
Riverside, IL PTA/PTO group of parents promoting awareness, education, support, networking and acceptance of students with all levels of learning abilities. Providing resources and roadmaps for successful learning.
Visit us on the Web at http://www.facebook.com/pages/RAIN
River Forest-Austin Lodge #850,
AF&AM is a masonic
lodge that meets at the Riverside Masonic Temple,
40 Forest St. on the 1st & 3rd Wednesdays at
Visit us on the Web at www.MasterMason.com/lodge850
Riverside Arts Center
Since 1993, the Riverside
Arts Center (RAC) has been providing Riverside,
its surrounding suburbs and the city of Chicago
with arts classes, free art exhibition, and special
events. Features the Freeark Contemporary Art Gallery
and a Variety of studio space including a Renowned
clay studio that houses one of the largest kilns
in the state. Visit us on the Web at www.RiversideArtsCenter.com
32 E. Quincy St.
Ruth Freeark 447-0114
Jennifer Henderson 447-8617
Riverside Chamber of Commerce
Promotes business interests
within the Village of Riverside.
Visit us on the Web at www.RiversideChamberOfCommerce.com
Riverside Community Alliance
Visit us on the Web at http://www.riversidecommunityalliance.com/
Riverside Community Caucus
The Riverside Community
Caucus is a non-partisan, broad-based community
organization that seeks out and supports qualified
candidates for the offices of Village President,
Trustee and Clerk.Visit us on the Web at http://RiversideCaucus.org/
If you are interested in becoming a member, or if
you are a current member interested in a position
on the Board or as a District Chairperson, please
or mail to:
Riverside Community Caucus, P.O. Box
61, Riverside, IL 60546.
Riverside Cub & Boy Scouts
Activities and outings planned
Scouts - Bob Holdsworth 447-1520
Cub Scouts - Terry Jordan 442-6272
St. Mary's Boy Scout Troop 92
E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Boy Scouts -Tom Koenig 447-6603
Cub Scouts- Tom Tulik 485-2985
Riverside Elementary Education Foundation (REEF)
Provides grants to teachers
and others in the local school
96, for educational programs that are not funded
by the District.
Please visit us at our Web site...
Contact: Christopher Robling (708) 447-0244
Riverside Embroiderers' Guild
Promotes the art of needlework
and associated arts. Meetings on the 4th Monday
of month at 7:30 pm, Ascension Lutheran Church
(September through May)
Sarah Dudak 447-6885
Riverside Friends of the Library
Holds meetings with informative,
entertaining programs. Also coordinates a fund drive
to present a significant monetary gift to
Ruth Julian http://www.riversidelibrary.org/Friends.htm
The club's purpose is to stimulate interest in home gardens and related art and also to encourage beauty in the community.
President: Joan Wiaduck
Today's Program for Tomorrow's Woman
Girls ages 5-17
Shirley Eatwell 386-1872
Golden Age Club
those over 55+. Programs and trips planned each month.
Meetings 2nd Monday of month at 1:00 PM in Township Hall.
Membership: Dorothy Kalous (708) 442-9733
commission preserves historical items concerning
Riverside. Monthly meeting held at the museum which
is located in
Museum Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. every Saturday.
For More Information... Click HERE.
Riverside Museum 447-2542
to the preservation of Olmsted's Plan while managing
contemporary challenges for Riverside.
Visit us at our web site...
Don Farnham - President - 447-5403
P.O. Box 404, Riverside, Illinois 60546
Riverside Junior Woman's Charity
A philanthropic and service
organization for women of all ages.
Meeting second Thursday each month at 7:30 PM in
Visit us at our web site...
President: Lisa Hennelly, (708)447-6948
email us at email@example.com
Riverside Kiwanis Club
A youth-oriented community
and service organization.
Meets 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. All community
interested men and women invited to join.
For more information call 447-0015. Fax # 708-447-2695.
A baseball & softball program for boys & girls
operated by parent volunteers. For children
ages 5 through 15. Board of Directors meetings
1st Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in Township Hall.
Cathy Gryczan 708-442-4536 firstname.lastname@example.org
our website at www.RiversideLL.com for
more about opera within our community and support
the Lyric Opera
New members welcome.
President: Richard Greenman (312) 827-5656
Riverside Police Auxiliary
The Riverside Police Auxiliary
is looking for Riverside residents interested in
volunteering their time and talent in helping the
Riverside Community. The Auxiliary force supplements
the regular police department with additional manpower
on a monthly and as needed basis. For more information:
contact the Riverside Police Department at 447-2127,
Riverside Swim Club
A private club with limited
membership. Facilities: 25 meter pool, junior pool,
baby pool, indoor locker rooms, snack bar, basketball
court. Offering swim team and swim lessons.
Riverside Soccer Association
This is a private, year-round
club with limited membership for children grades
David Kodama (708) 447-5195
the game of tennis and brings together people with
the common interest of tennis.
Marcia Capone 447-3957
Riverside Township Jaycees
Building the Future
The Jaycees are a leadership development and
community action group for young people between
the ages of 21 and 39. We meet the second Wednesday
each month at the VFW Hall at 26th & Des Plaines
in North Riverside. Meeting starts at 7:30 PM and
is open to the public. For more info, contact Mark
Schwinn at 708-795-6738 or email@example.com.
Change your world!
or visit us on the Web at...
Riverside Township Lions Club
The club plans and conducts
a variety of community and humanitarian projects.
Fund raisers include Candy day in the fall and Chicken
dinner in the spring. Group meets the second Tuesday
of each month. For more information call 447-6244.or
visit our website at www.LionsRiversideTownship.org
S.E.E.D.S. - Supporting Eco-friendly Every
A Riverside group
trying to help connect people with resources for
living 'green' in our everyday lives. www.RiversideSeeds.com
Tallgrass Sudbury School
Democratic School Serving Ages 5 through 19.
Students at Tallgrass are given:
- Freedom, Trust and Respect
- Self-directed Learning
- Dedicated, Experienced Staff
- The Choice to Prepare for a Challenging World
82 Woodside Road
West Suburban United Way
The Riverside Community Fund
merged with the West Suburban United Way on January
1, 2004. The West Suburban United Way campaigns
and distributes allocations to local health and
human service organizations.
Sharon Alberts, CPO
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