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On October 4th Riverwoods will be celebrating its 50th anniversary for the founding of the Village.  We are having a huge barbecue, a big band playing and hopefully tales of the history of the Village.  Stories of the days when Riverwoods was simply a community of summer cottages for the wealthy ...
09/23/2009
This summer has been cooler than usual, but it has been just beautiful in our lovely wooded community.  We are getting ready for our upcoming Halloween Party which usually hosts about 500 people at the Village Hall. In a few weeks the Seniors under the auspices of the Riverwoods Preservation Couc...
08/23/2009
Wow!  What a contrast.  From 108 degree heat, burning sun and desert to green grass, lovely trees and temperature in the high 60's.  It was really great to get home to the beauty of the woods.  We saw a new show in Vegas.  A ventriloquist named Terry Fator who was excellent. We also saw "O" which...
07/05/2009
I just returned from Washington D.C. where I attended the Mid Year Convention for Women's Council of Realtor's.  I am the 2009 President of the North Shore Chapter so I was lucky enough to have the chapter send me.  The Convention took place at the Capitol Hilton, but I was lucky once again and w...
05/20/2009
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The results are in my husband, Bill Kaplan, is now officially the Mayor of Rivewoods for another 4 years.  He won by 11 votes.  It was a hard fought battle against 2 organizations which were attempting to take over the Village government, but Bill's outstanding record for the past 9 years prevail...
04/28/2009
I have not posted a blog for several months as my husband, Bill Kaplan, who is the current Mayor of Riverwoods has been running for reelection.  This is the first time in recent memory that a viable candidate has opposed a sitting Mayor so it created quite a bit of political excitement and intere...
04/12/2009
It's great to live in Riverwoods.  We just had another wonderful Village Halloween Party with horse-drawn hay rides, free hot dogs, free pizza, and hot apple cider.  There was a huge bonfire for roasting marshmallows and making somores.  This year we not only had a haunted hose and story lady, bu...
11/01/2008
Our home is surrounded by acres of fabulous beauty.  Red, yellow, green leaves are everywhere.  The changing leaf color is magnificent.  The crisp Autumn air is exhilarating.  It is perfect weather to go walking with your dog or bike riding on the many wooded nearby trails.  Unfortunately, we had...
10/17/2008
  Last year 400-500 people attended.  We expect this year to be even bigger and better.  I am in charge of the Village Party.  We live in such a wonderful community that all I need do is make a few phone calls and everything falls into place.  We get volunteers to man the Haunted House, hand out ...
10/13/2008
People often ask why living in Riverwoods is so special.  When we first moved to Riverwoods we thought we landed in Paradise.  The beauty of the environment is not the only thing that makes it special. It is really the unique mindset of the people that contribute to the special feeling attached t...
07/22/2008
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