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January 16, 2020

Village to Host Cinderella’s Ball

Calling all princesses and princes! The Village of Orland Park will host its annual Cinderella’s Ball on Saturday, February 1. This highly anticipated event will be held from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Cultural Center, located at 14760 Park Lane.

Join Cinderella for an enchanted evening as she hosts a royal ball with her friends Sleeping Beauty, Belle and Snow White. Children ages 3 and up are invited to this special evening which will include dancing, games, crafts, refreshments, a light dinner and more. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


Advance registration is required at or in person at the Sportsplex or Village Hall cashier’s office. 


The recreation department is seeking volunteers to assist with event production as well as to play the role of the princesses. Those interested in volunteering can call 708-403-5000 for more information.

Full Story available in the Orland Township Messenger


January 9, 2020

Soup-er Cooks – Time to Serve Up Your Best Recipe

Do you have a special soup that your family can’t get through the winter months without or a secret soup recipe that you save for special occasions? If so, then dish it out at Orland Township’s Souper Bowl Challenge.

Kick-off Super Bowl weekend with Orland Township Souper-visor Paul O’Grady at the Township’s 3rd annual soup cook-off. The family friendly event includes plenty of soup samples, raffles and helps raise funds for the Township’s Food Pantry along with providing meals for a local soup kitchen.


For more information on the 3rd Annual Souper Bowl Challenge, visit the Orland Township website,, or call 708-403-4222.

Full Story available in the Orland Township Messenger


January 2, 2020

Breakfast with Santa a Success at Palos Country Club

On December 22, Palos Country Club, 13100 Southwest Hwy. in Palos Park, held a Breakfast with Santa, and would like to thank all those who attended. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Palos Country Club!
Pictured are: Connor Olsen, Danny Ellsworth, Morgan O’Malley, Ryan O’Malley, Lizzie Ellsworth, Ellie Olsen, Abby Ellsworth and Annie Olsen at Palos Country Club’s Breakfast with Santa. 

Full Story available in the Orland Township Messenger


Decmeber 26, 2019

Township Holiday Donations Program a Success

Paul O’Grady, Orland Township Supervisor, recently led in the distribution of donations that were collected for the Orland Township Holiday Program. Over 130 families were recipients, because of people who adopted a family, chose a child from the giving tree and brought in a donation. O’Grady thanks the Township Food Pantry, the volunteers, the Orland Fire Protection District International Association of Fire Fighters Local 2754 and Victoria Eakins, Miss Teen Orland Park 2021, for all their assistance in making the distribution a success.   

Full Story available in the Orland Township Messenger