Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato and Spicy Chicken Sausage Pasta

We are featuring some favorite recipes from members of our Board of Directors and Associate Board! Today we are sharing a recipe for Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato and Spicy Chicken Sausage Pasta from Lauren Drennan Serves 6 Ingredients 1 pound of penne pasta (I used gluten free) 2 teaspoons olive oil ¾ pound of spicy chicken…

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Lunch Room Butter Cookies

We are featuring some favorite recipes from members of our Board of Directors and Associate Board! Today we are sharing a recipe for Lunch Room Butter Cookies from Sheila O’Callaghan! Serves 6 Ingredients 1 cup (2 sticks) softened butter 2½  cup all-purpose flour 1 cup granulated sugar 1½ tsp baking powder ½ tsp salt 1…

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Chicken ala King

We are featuring some favorite recipes from members of our Board of Directors and Associate Board! Today we are sharing Chicken ala King from our Associate Board President Michelle Schoch! Serves 6 Ingredients 1 small onion, chopped ½ cup butter ½ cup flour 1 tsp salt ¼ tsp pepper 1 ½ milk 1 ¼ cups…

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Chocolate Mint Cookies

We are featuring some favorite recipes from members of our Board of Directors and Associate Board! Today we are sharing Marcie Harrison’s Chocolate Mint Cookies! Ingredients 3 Cup of flour 2/3 Cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 tsp baking soda ¼ tsp salt 1 1/3 Cup (2 sticks + 5 Tbsp) softened unsalted butter 2 Cups…

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Athlete of the Week – Frank

Our Athlete of the Week is Frank Kajdanowski from Shabbona Park. Frank has been an athlete with SOC for 25 years and was nominated by his coach, Lori Michalski, who said “Frank is very friendly to all the athletes and staff. He competes in most all the sports. Frankie is always willing to pitch in…

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Athlete of the Week – Martina

This week’s Athlete of the week is Martina Jackson of Gage Park! Martina participates in basketball and volleyball and “is one lovely person.” When she’s not playing sports, Martina loves to sing and dance or just play music.  Favorite foods: Pizza and noodles Favorite sports team: Chicago Bulls Favorite movie: Friday After Next Do you…

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Athlete of the Week – Anna

This week’s athlete of the week is Anna Trlak from Mount Greenwood Park. Anna is the sweetest happiest girl. She loves to participate in Special Olympics Chicago programs with her MTG team. She has been participating and competing since she was 7! She has done gymnastics, snowshoe, and basketball. She can’t wait until she can…

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Athlete of the Week – Michael

Introducing today’s athlete of the week, Michael Smith from Mount Greenwood Park! Michael’s mom write about Michael and shared some great stuff with us “Michael is the sweetest boy who has inspired our family and friends to come together as Team Michael. Team Michael raises money for SOC and Mt. Greenwood SRA. Michael participated in…

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Lisa Mulcrone – November Coach of the Month

Today we are featuring our coach of the month, Lisa Mulcrone, from Mount Greenwood Park! Lisa has been working in Special Recreation for over 25 years, and has been dedicated to her job through helping individuals with developmental disabilities. Lisa pushes everyone to do their best and be the best they can be. Over the…

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