Meet A Dad
I’d like you all to meet Shawn, husband and father of two Wildcats. He lives with his family in Libertyville for almost ten years. They are the new owners Petal Peddlers in Libertyville! They are grateful to live and work in the same town and for all of the community support! Read more to learn about his journey as a stay at home Dad before this new venture. And a fun fact, is I just celebrated my ten year anniversary and Petal Peddlers was our florist and curated the most beautiful flowers in our budget! I hope you enjoy learning about Shawn and his family plus their favorite local spots like Fairhaven Lanes, Viet Taste and Dos Amigos!
You’ll love learning about this husband, father of two and Co-owner/General Manager of your local Libertyville Domino’s! Edder has been working at Domino’s for over two decades and has supported so many local schools, churches and non-profits through the years. He has a big heart and loves giving back to the community that always supports him especially in times like these. Many Libertyville High School students have started their careers at this local spot too! Read our interview to learn more about Edder, his family, the books and speakers that inspire him such as Tom Waddle, Joe Rogan, Jon Taffer and Simon Sinek. Plus, he shares his near and far favorites like Mickey Finn’s, Popeye’s & Paul Bunyan’s in Lake Geneva and Clearwater Beach.
Charles and Jackie Tillman Interview with Sarah Paddack from Libertyville Area Moms to Inspire Change Where are you from and how long have you lived in town? What brought you to the area? Jackie- Born in San Diego and moved around my whole life. My dad served...
Meet local Dad of three and owner of North Shore Salt Therapy, Mike Kaplan!
Happy Father’s Day! I’m proud to introduce you to Scott, husband and father of three who grew up in Libertyville and is happy to have his children follow in his footsteps. From playing sports on the same fields to learning in the same classrooms and frequenting the same restaurants like Picnic Basket, Dairy Queen, Mickey Finn’s Austin’s and Firkin Scott is happy to share these experiences with his family after many years moving around the country. Scott joined the Marines after graduating from Libertyville High School and went on to become an attorney for large firms, non-profits & government. Upon returning to Illinois two years ago he established the Burton Law Firm, LLC a legal practice with a focus on estate and small business planning. Read the article to learn about his commitment to a compassionate, easy approach for his clients, his great advice he received from his father and his love for local.
Jeff is a local Dad of two who is described by his wife as a father on a perpetual quest for fun! He loves to create happy memories for his family at local favorites like Great America, Warren Township Park, AMC for movie night, and Dave and Buster’s. Jeff is originally from LaGrange but moved to Grayslake over 10 years ago and recently moved his family to Gurnee. As the General Manager of Hawthorn Mall, he is proud to be a member of the Hawthorn Family and can’t wait for you to see what Centennial Real Estate has in store for the community!
I’m honored for you to meet Jim, husband and father of two, a fan of all things Libertyville and history. He is a local business owner, author, radio news anchor, and his family has been living in the Libertyville area for over one hundred years! You may recognize his name as the author of the book “Libertyville” or the owner of our local Money Mailer. He has brought the local flavor into this coupon book that arrives in your mailbox each month! When I say he is a history buff, it is no exaggeration! Jim has been a member of the Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society since he was just nine years old. Jim has a large network and is a huge supporter of local businesses in central Lake County. Read more to learn about his journey and local family favorites!
I am proud to introduce you to Todd, husband to a Libertyville native, father of four, and part owner of Aspen Landscapes, which has been in business for 23 years! You may run into him around town at his favorite places: Dairy Queen, Mickey Finn’s, Shakou, and Tavern. Look for him and his company in the Libertyville Days parade tomorrow!
Photo Credit: Charity Owen Photography Where are you from and how long have you lived in town? What brought you to the area? I am from Brownstown, WI, and graduated the University of Wisconsin Whitewater with a bachelor’s in business emphasis in...