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Father’s Day Photo Contest: Winning father enjoys taking fun photos with son

by Eric DeGrechie, Editor News, Contests

A month ago, we began accepting entries for our annual Father’s Day Photo Contest. As usual, we received some great photos from Wilmette and Kenilworth residents. 

As with any of these types of things, we could’ve...

Father's Day Contest: Annual contest returns to honor local dads

by Alyssa Groh, Contributing Editor News, Contests

There is no doubt that dads form a special bond with their children. Whether it is learning to ride a bike, playing sports or learning how to fix a car, dads are there for it all. 

In honor of Father’s Day, The Beacon...

Mother's Day Essay Contest: Winning mom ‘provides constant and infinite love’ for all

by Eric DeGrechie, Editor News, Contests

After a slow start, the entries started rolling in. Over the last few days of our annual Mother’s Day Essay Contest, my inbox was filled with amazing submissions from appreciative sons and daughters throughout Wilmette and Kenilworth.