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Competitors make their way across Lake Michigan during the inaugural Wilmette Open Water swim July 14 at Gillson Beach. Photos submitted
Photos submitted Michelle Andrew, of Wilmette, enjoys the swim. She is the mother for four swimmers — Olivia, 19, UCLA, Everet, 16, junior at Loyola Academy, Lachlan, 14, freshman at Loyola Academy, and Georgia, 11, Northwestern Aquatics.
The swimmers make their way across the beach.
Bill Lee, of Wilmette, former UC Santa Barbara and U.S. Senior Men’s Water Polo national team member, and current New Trier water polo volunteer coach, dries off.
Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter
5:00 am CDT August 10, 2018
The Ouilmette Foundation board members Phil Andrews and Holly Gilson are swimming enthusiasts who are committed to promoting the magical lakefront that defines the North Shore.