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We Even Have a Helicopter!

August 15th, 2014 by Dan Vallaro

Even if you’re not joining us this year at our Annual Charity Golf Outing, you can still be in on the fun.  Follow the link below to purchase your golf balls.  They’ll be dropped from a helicopter and if your golf ball lands in the hole, you can win as much as $6,000! Click here […]

3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

March 17th, 2014 by Dan Vallaro

Community Life, in partnership with  HighPoint Apartments  and the Institute for Community put on a 3 on 3 basketball tournament this past weekend.  Athletes of all ages came out to hit the courts and make it to the finals.  Good times were had by all! Did you know that the Friendship Centre regularly has open gym time? […]

Students had a BLAST this past weekend!

January 22nd, 2014 by Dan Vallaro

“Over a year ago, we decided to do something different at the Friendship Centre and devised a strategy to make a change with the way people buy snacks and drinks which would also help raise money for our student programs. I am happy to say we raised $2,000 which will go to scholarship Romeoville kids to Blast, a […]

It’s March, how is your New Years Resolution coming along?

March 5th, 2013 by Dan Vallaro

If you’re anything like me, you’ve already decided that 2014 is the year to really get back in shape.  That’s not the right attitude and the Friendship Centre at HighPoint can help.  Did you know that we have a Jazzercise class that meets 6 days of the week?    Jazzercise is the original dance exercise phenomenon! […]

Asset Mapping Can Be Delicious

February 15th, 2013 by Dan Vallaro

Have you ever wanted to know what’s available around the Friendship Centre and in the greater Romeoville area, look no further than this new and delicious website. We put Doug and Sara Panozzo, the HighPoint Community Life Architects, to task at taking their wealth of knowledge of all things Romeoville and putting it online.  This […]

Friendship Centre’s First Intern

November 13th, 2012 by Dan Vallaro

We have our first student intern, Kailey Rodriguez from the CAC’s Underground Student Resident Program, helping out with  Children’s Programs and Special Events here at the Friendship Centre.  Kailey is a junior at Plainfield East High School  and was chosen as one of the first four student residents, as part of the HighPoint University program.  […]

2012 Trunk or Treat

October 12th, 2012 by Dan Vallaro

2012 Trunk or Treat Where: Friendship Square When: Saturday October 27th 12-2pm If you want to participate in Trunk or Treat by decorating your trunk and handing out candy, you’ll need to come to the Friendship Centre Welcome Desk.  Registration is FREE!  Rules and regulations are also available at the Welcome Desk. If your children […]

A Huge Thank You to Our Supporters

September 27th, 2012 by Dan Vallaro

We want to take a moment to thank everyone that sponsored and attended the 2012 Marquette Companies Charity Golf Outing that took place at Arrowhead Golf Club on Monday the 17th.  It was a day full of fun and food and it will help us continue to serve our nieghbors.  If you weren’t there this […]

We GUARANTEE that your child’s reading or math skills will increase by ONE GRADE LEVEL

September 12th, 2012 by Dan Vallaro

The Program The Academic Enrichment Program provides individualized instruction in READING, MATH, and STUDY SKILLS for students in grades K-12. It is an after-school and summer tutoring program that enables children at all levels to significantly improve their academic performance by focusing on specific skills that need further development.   Accurate Assessment and Proven Methods A detailed academic skills assessment pinpoints your child’s strengths and areas for […]

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