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Friday, February 19, 2010

The Chicago Flower and Garden Show at Navy Pier hosted by Friends of the Parks

DATE: Friday, March 5, 2010
TIME: 7PM - 10PM
LOCATION: Navy Pier, Chicago Flower & Garden Show

Mark down Friday, March 5, 2010 in your calendar! We're thrilled to announce that the Chicago Flower & Garden Show organizers selected Friends of the Parks as one of the charities to benefit from the Mayor's Preview Party.

You'll enjoy a festive evening of global cuisine, cocktails and entertainment - plus a sneak peek of the 2010 Chicago Flower & Garden Show floor - at the "Evening in Bloom" preview benefit held before the show's official opening the next morning. The event always attracts a fun crowd.

The show features:

Lush theme garden displays
Garden market and home market exhibitors
New plant varieties exhibit
Super ideas for your home garden - whether you have a big backyard or a small container garden on your balcony!
When you purchase your tickets online, you will be asked to choose a charity you wish to support. Please check "Friends of the Parks" as your beneficiary! We will receive part of the proceeds from every ticket linked to a Friends of the Parks' supporter!! Log onto for more information.

Friends of the Parks
17 N. State Street
Chicago, Illinois 60602

Friends of the Parks | 17 N. State Street | Suite 1450 | Chicago | IL | 60602

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Avon Products Inc.

Report for Stolen Avon Products Inc. Plastic Cosmetics Bag at 140 West St. Charles Road, Apt. 4B, Villa Park, Illinois 60181 on Monday, January 25, 2010 from the Avon Products Inc. box belonging to Gardenia C. Hung, DuPage resident in Illinois.

For the record, stolen Avon Products Inc. Pink and White Cosmetics Plastic Bag, Double Sided with Zippers, containing 24K Gold Lipstick, Gold and Silver Eyeliners, Miscellaneous Cosmetics Toiletries taken from the Avon Products Inc. box at 140 West St. Charles Road, Apt. 4B, in Villa Park, Illinois 60181, from the Avon Products Inc. box belonging to Gardenia C. Hung, Acct. 08817757, District 5543, on Monday, January 25, 2010.

Avon Products Inc., 181 Progress Place, Springdale, Ohio 45246, Tel. 513-551-2866. Avon Products Inc. has been refusing to ship orders for Campaigns 23 and 24 after Customers have made payments in advance for the Christmas holiday. In spite of the Avon Credit policy, the Avon Products were not shipped in time. During previous Avon orders, products were shipped by mistake, wrong garment size, different lingerie items, missing lingerie items, wrong sizes and unaccounted by the Avon Statement and Shipping List. To date, Avon Products Inc. has placed Campaigns 23 and 24 orders on hold for paying customers who have not received anything to date, when the customers have already paid for the Avon Products.

Customers are requesting Total Cash Reimbursement and/or Refund for not shipping the Avon Products ordered for Campaigns 23 and 24. Avon Products Inc. has received more than $533.03 in cash payments from customers already paid to date.

In addition, returned items to Avon Products Inc. have not been posted as returned, but rather missing.

Gardenia C. Hung, M.A., B.A.