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Back on Track

Back on Track

Now that summer is finally here, the WSC crew is busy as always, divvying up our time between the Summer Track Program and PLAYStreets events, as well as planning fun events for the near future. Chicago isn’t “the kind of place where people tend to stray from their geographic comfort zones,” reads today’s Redeye article.

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Intern Perpectives: Evan Gerstein (Corporate Development and Sponsorship)

Intern Perpectives: Evan Gerstein (Corporate Development and Sponsorship)

Working in an office every day has been a learning experience. For someone like me, a go-getter, and a do it yourself kind of person, the transition has not been easy. That being said, I look at my job responsibilities as an opportunity to take initiative when I can and predict what step comes next

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Great Competition in Final Summer Track Meet!

Great Competition in Final Summer Track Meet!

Summer Track Program Final Meet Re-cap On Saturday, July 26th,  WSC wrapped up the 2014 Summer Track Program season by hosting the final meet, which combined the qualifier and championship meets, at Brother Rice High School. Almost 400 kids representing 23 Chicago community organizations participated as many friends, family members and supporters came out to celebrate the conclusion

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Intern Perspectives: Brian Hannig (Community-Based Program Planning and Management)

Intern Perspectives: Brian Hannig (Community-Based Program Planning and Management)

After a month and a half of being an intern at World Sport Chicago, I couldn’t have asked for a better workplace environment than the one that is offered here.  I will not hesitate to admit that before my internship started I was definitely nervous as to what was in store.  Hailing from a small

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Intern Perspectives: Danny Weiss (Community-Based Program Planning and Management)

Intern Perspectives: Danny Weiss (Community-Based Program Planning and Management)

It’s hard to believe that I’ve already been an intern with World Sport Chicago for over a month. Time has really flown. Every day I come into the office, and a wide range of challenges and tasks are thrown my way which keep me stimulated and driven. The three main programs I’ve been assigned to are

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First Summer Track Meet is a Big Success!

First Summer Track Meet is a Big Success!

On Saturday, June 28th World Sport Chicago celebrated Olympic Day by hosting the opening meet of our annual Summer Track Program at St. Rita High School. This free city-wide program offered to Chicago boys and girls ages 6 – 14 is geared towards introducing Chicago’s youth to basic training in track and field and provides

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2014 Summer Track Program Preview

2014 Summer Track Program Preview

We are just a few days away now from the kickoff of the sixth season of the WSC Summer Track Program! Everyone at World Sport Chicago is extremely excited and can’t wait for the first meet! Team registration is completely full as 25 Chicago community teams representing different neighborhoods throughout the city will participate in our

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Preparations Continue for Summer Track Program

Preparations Continue for Summer Track Program

The WSC Summer Track Program will kick off in just a few weeks and we are very busy planning and preparing for the season.  Team registration is already full and participant registration is now open. All registration information can be found at  here.  We are also in the process of securing venues for our meets, scheduled

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SportsLaunch: Summer Track Program Registration

SportsLaunch: Summer Track Program Registration

Track is back! World Sport Chicago is excited to offer the sixth season of our Summer Track Program!  This free city-wide program, for boys and girls ages 6 – 14, is designed to provide basic training in track and field as well as community based programming to keep kids active and engaged in positive activities

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Supporting Chicago’s Youth

Supporting Chicago’s Youth

It is hard to grasp the fear that young children face in some of Chicago’s neighborhoods as they struggle to thread the challenges of just getting through each day. This past week has been a terrible reminder of the difficulties that so many young people and families have simply trying to enjoy the parks and

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