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Balmoral Park in Crete recently hosted a fundraiser for the One In A Million campaign to fund breast cancer research. Pictured are Jane Melvin, left, co-chair of Dancing With Chicago Celebrities, which runs the One In A Million campaign; Ken Churilla, marketing director for Balmoral Park, an…
CRETE | Runners from all over the Chicago area and Northwest Indiana converged June 8 on Balmoral Park for the fifth annual Runnin' With The Horses 5K run, which drew about 400 runners and raised more than $4,400 in the fight against breast cancer.
CRETE | Vendor booths are available for the annual St. Baldrick's event on March 16 at Balmoral Park, 26435 S. Dixie Highway, according to a news release.
Balmoral Park Marketing Assistant Janet Barding poses with some of the toys donated by Balmoral Park staff and patrons for the 2012 Toys For Tots campaign.
CRETE | From Barbie dolls to bicycles to games to toy trucks, Balmoral Park patrons and staff all chipped in resulting in thousands of dollars of toys for the 2012 U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys For Tots campaign. All of the donated toys will be gifted to less fortunate children in the commu…
CRETE | While Santa typically arrives in a sleigh pulled by Rudolph and the rest of his reindeer, this Saturday he’ll ride into Balmoral Park in Crete behind a horse as he stops by to visit with the kids. Instead of coming down the chimney, Santa will be coming down the home stretch as he ma…
CRETE | Balmoral Park, the harness horse racing facilities located in Crete, joins the fight against breast cancer Saturday as it hosts the third annual Paint the Park Pink with WGN-TV's Dina Bair, according to a news release.
The first 2,000 guests Saturday to Balmoral Park in Crete receive a free collectible glass pint tumbler for the 2012 "Super Saturday" annual event.
Announcing horns call horses to the starting line at the 85-year-old Balmoral Park in Crete, Ill.
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