Halloween goes way back in its roots. The Romans had conquered most of the Celtic territory by 43 AD., which they occupied for the next 400 years. Two of the Roman festivals were Feralia, where they commemorated the dead, and another celebration day to honor Pomona, a Roman goddess of fruits and trees. This is […]
Beverly Mull, candidate for mayor of the City of Zion, will be hosting an “O Taste & See” event, on Saturday October 25th, 2014 at 5:00pm. The event will be held at the Zion Park District Leisure Center at 2400 Dowie Memorial Drive, in Room 3.
Well, it’s not hard to figure why dental hygiene needed to be addressed. But most of us didn’t know that oral hygiene was a priority as far back as 5000 BC. The oldest known form of toothpaste was invented by Egyptians. It was a combination of dried iris flowers, crushed rock salt, mint and pepper […]
Yes, Great Lakes, and specifically Lake Michigan, came to the U.S.’s rescue during WW II. How did that happen? Well, what’s a country to do when two enemy countries were diligently working to develop nuclear bombs to wipe out western civilization? Foreseeing a need in 1941, aviation aid at Great Lakes, Commander Whitehead, offered the […]
Family Resource Center Director, Brenda Benegas had a goal in mind for this year’s annual fundraising dinner: $25,000. Including pledges that continued to arrive after the event, that goal was accomplished! Prior to September 2005, current Director, Brenda Benegas, worked closely with Youth for Christ at Zion’s Pierce Campus, but also jointly with another group […]