Thursday, August 16, 2012
After Sunday, registration will be $110 for the annual Darien Swim and Recreation Club Golf Outing on Aug. 25.
The third annual Darien Swim and Recreation Club Golf Outing will take place at the Carriage Greens Country Club on Aug. 25, starting with check-in at 6:45 a.m. Shotgun start is scheduled for 7 a.m. Registration for the event will be $100 through Sunday. The price will increase to $110 after that. Registration price includes:
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Carriage Greens Country Club’s ‘Nine & Wine’ promotion donates to Darien VFW post.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Linda Ozbolt
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Golfers can make a donation toward Darien Memorial Post 2838 Veterans of Foreign Wars while hitting the links at Carriage Greens Country Club this summer. Those who participate in Carriage Green’s “Nine & Wine” promotion pay for nine holes of golf and receive a $10 same-day credit per cart toward food and beverages at the club’s signature restaurants, The 8700 or The Sandtrap Grille. And, for every two greens fees paid, Carriage Greens will make a $5 donation to the local VFW post. The promotion will continue until Oct. 31, for tee-time bookings after 4 p.m. on Friday through Sunday, based on two greens fees per cart occupancy. The cost is $33 per person, plus tax. Space is limited, so golfers should schedule tee times in advance by …
Thursday, June 14, 2012
If you’re a little behind getting Dad a gift for the big day, fear not. We’ve got ideas for gifts you can pick up right here in Darien.
With Father's Day coming up on Sunday, you've got three days left to figure out how to show your dad how much you care. Luckily there are plenty of places close to home that offer goods and services to make your dad feel like he's a king. Check out our picks for last-minute Father's Day gifts you can find around Darien.
Thursday, May 31, 2012
The fundraiser is scheduled to take place on August 16 at the Darien country club.
The community continues to rally around Hunter Himes, the Lakeview Junior High eighth-grader critically injured when he was struck by a car while riding his bike in February. Hunter’s family is organizing a Hope for Hunter Golf Outing, which will take place August 16 at Carriage Greens Country Club in Darien. Funds raised during the event will help support the Downers Grove-area boy and his family as he continues his recovery at a nearby rehabilitation facility. Hunter suffered numerous injuries when he was pinned underneath a car while crossing the street, including a traumatic brain injury. “Hunter’s life and that of his family, friends and now community have forever been altered,” said a letter publicizing the golf outing. “Hunter …
Saturday, May 5, 2012
Sip a margarita and celebrate the holiday at one of these local spots.
If you’re looking for a fiesta of your own this Cinco de Mayo, here are some local suggestions: Mi Hacienda, 2601 75th St., Darien: Feel like you’re part of the family at this local favorite, which one of our Facebook fans says has the best margaritas in Darien. Carriage Greens Country Club, 8700 Carriage Greens Dr., Darien: A country club for Cinco de Mayo? It may seem counterintuitive, but Carriage Greens will be serving up specials all weekend, including $3 Sol, $3 Dos Equis, $2 Coronitas and $3 Tecate Light. Better yet, the club says if you buy a bucket, you get to keep it. Q Billiards, 8109 S. Cass Ave., Darien: Enjoy $5 Espolon Tequila and margaritas while rocking away to the sounds of classic rock cover band Reckless. El Burrito …
Friday, May 4, 2012
Find out who readers chose as their top pick for brunch with mom.
With 81 percent of the vote, Carriage Greens Country Club came out on top as the Readers’ Choice for Mother’s Day Brunch in Darien. Treat mom to a full buffet featuring carving stations, a seafood bar, omelets, a chocolate fountain and a spread of desserts. Moms get complimentary champagne. The brunch runs from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. May 13. It costs $26.95 for adults and $13.95 for children 12 and younger. Carriage Greens says that the brunch is filling up fast. Make a reservation by calling 630-985-3400.
Monday, April 9, 2012
The benefit is raising money to support the children of late Darien Police Sgt. James Borsilli.
Sgt. James Borsilli served 24 years in the Darien Police Department before he passed away this winter after a yearlong battle with cancer. The Darien Police Department, along with other members of the community, is hosting a fundraiser April 20 at Carriage Greens to help support the late sergeant’s two teenage children. Tickets are $35 in advance or $40 at the door. The event runs from 7 p.m. to midnight and will include food and drinks, a silent auction, raffle and more. The fundraiser is also accepting donated items for the silent auction and raffle. Carriage Greens Country Club has also pledged to donate $1,000 to the fundraiser if its Facebook page reaches 2,000 fans by April 20. A good time for a good cause: What’s not to like? For…
Friday, January 13, 2012
About 100 people came the meeting of the DuPage Tea Party Thursday at Carriage Greens Country Club, The Doings reports.
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Annual fundraiser will be held Sept.11 from 12:00-7:00 p.m.
Everyone needs a little help from their friends now and again, which is the very reason Kingswood Academy hosts an annual golf outing — to raise funds for families needing tuition assistance. The need has become greater in recent years among the 168 students and 88 families enrolled, said Carrie Peters, Kingswood’s advancement director. “As [more] families struggle with job losses, pay cuts and increases in prices,” Peters said, “we all work together to ensure that those who want to attend school here can.” The scramble event, sponsored by Advantage National Bank in Elk Grove, will take place at Carriage Greens Country Club. Co-chair Mark Gilbert credits the planning efforts of Mike Wallace and an efficient committee along with community …
Friday, June 24, 2011
Darien's Chamber of Commerce teamed with Westmont and Woodridge to welcome about 100 golfers to Carriage Greens for Wednesday's event.
Golf events have long been a staple of community Chamber of Commerce summer schedules, but Wednesday’s Community Golf Classic at Carriage Greens Country Club in Darien featured a new twist. Instead of just the Darien Chamber of Commerce, the event was a collaborative effort along with the Westmont Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau and the Woodridge Area Chamber of Commerce. The response was robust, with around 100 golfers, dozens of local sponsors and several volunteers pulling the event off. “The Darien chamber has been leading the way to bring on more multi-chamber events,” said Darien Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the Board Angelo Imbrogno of The Blue Diamond Group. “The turnout was great. It was pretty seamless. We got a lot of …