Updated: March 2, 2013 6:54AM
Book signing: Local author Devon Nelson will sign copies of her latest book, “Bitter Can Taste Oh So Sweet,” from 3 to 5 p.m. Feb. 2 at The England Manor, 503 N. Genesee St., Waukegan. Nelson, of Waukegan, is a former staff writer for the Lake County News-Sun. The new book is a sequel to “The Bitter and Sweet Around Me,” published in 2011. Nelson will also be featured at a book-signing to be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 16 at Wine Knows, 1130 E. Washington St., Grayslake.
Donations: The Zion Park District Foundation is received a $2,500 donation from AT&T. Susan Link of AT&T, in making the presentation, said that “AT&T is thrilled to support the Zion Park District Foundation as an organization whose purpose and goals closely align with those of AT&T. I appreciate the help of State Rep. JoAnn Osmond in identifying such a worthy recipient.” Rich Walker, executive director of the Zion Park District and treasurer of the Foundation, said “We are so grateful to AT&T for this gift, which will be used to fund scholarships for underprivileged children to be given the opportunity to participate in Zion Park District programs.” For more information, call (847) 746-5500 or visit www.zionparkdistrict.com.