Author - Colleen Pellissier

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Colleen Pellissier is project coordinator for NPN and media/journalism teacher for Street Level Youth Media. 

NPN's Online Silent Auction Guide to Bidding

The Biggest NPN Shopping Event of the year is open for PREVIEW!  Bidding opens May 1st and closes at 9pm CST on Sunday, May 4th.

Once you've had a chance see our nearly $100,000 in goodies for Chicago families, make sure to place YOUR maximum bids online!  We know how crazy life can get - set your max bid and rest easy.  You can stop back in and visit "your items" or check your email notification to make sure you are still in the lead.

How To Bid:

Go to: http://www.biddingf...

Posted on April 18, 2014 at 6:00 AM by Colleen Pellissier

Shop, Discover, Save! NPN Silent Auction


NPN’s Online Silent Auction is our biggest fundraiser of the year. Over 400 fantastic items for the whole family! We have so many exciting and new things this year....Cubs tickets, strollers, spa packages, tons of kids classes, adult lessons, and SO MUCH MORE.....

Here are a few of my favorite things:

Speed and red light cameras have you down? We've got you covered with legal services from James A. Shapiro for traffic ticket representation (he can even...

Posted on April 11, 2014 at 6:00 AM by Colleen Pellissier

So Many Amazing items on NPN's Online Silent Auction

It's still a little chilly out but beautiful weather is almost here and one of my favorite things to do in the spring is go shopping!  The NPN Online Silent Auction is a great place to start as you'll be sure to get some great deals but also support a wonderful Chicago parent organization. All proceeds of the auction help NPN keep our programming free or low cost. Bidding opens May 1. If you need to register please click here. If you have any questions about the ins and outs of bidding che...

Posted on March 28, 2014 at 6:00 AM by Colleen Pellissier

Summer isn't over just yet..... August camps that still have spots

August has arrived and we’re hitting that last stretch of summer; back-to -school sales are cropping up and nights are getting a little bit cooler. All of this might be happening but don't be fooled summer 2013 isn't over, just yet.

Like many parents I bet you planned and plotted a great summer to keep your kids entertained and out of trouble with activities, camps and vacation. But wait, you still have a few more weeks of summer left, so now what?!  If left to there own devices your k...

Posted on August 01, 2013 at 6:00 AM by Colleen Pellissier