Sunday, April 1, 2012
Here are five of the most popular stories from the week of March 26 to March 30.
1. VIDEO: CBS News' Pinterest Segment Features Patch Columnist: Clips of Kristi Gilbert's second Pinterest Party aired nationwide Thursday morning. 2. Unitarian Church Billed for $27,000 in Fraudulent International Calls: Theft and burglary to a motor vehicle are also among offenses recently reported by the Hinsdale Police Department. 3. Monroe Street Break-in Reported by Hinsdale Police: The department says the most effective way for residents to dissuade burglars is to make their home look "lived in" when they are out of town. 4. New Fire Chief 'Honored' to Lead Hinsdale Department: Capt. Rick Ronovsky has worked in the department for 26 years and will be sworn in as chief on Tuesday. 5. Chamber Announces Uniquely Thursday Lineup: The …
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Clips of Kristi Gilbert's second Pinterest Party aired nationwide Thursday morning.
Patch columnist Kristi Gilbert was on national TV Thursday morning after she hosted CBS This Morning's Lee Woodruff at her second Pinterest Party over the weekend. Gilbert, a Clarendon Hills resident, wrote about her first Pinterest Party in her March 12 Patch column, which caught the notice of CBS News. She was alerted later that week that the morning news show was interested in including her second party in a segment on Pinterest. CBS filmed the party Saturday—Gilbert's latest column detailed the experience—and the segment aired Thursday morning at about 8:15 a.m. Click here to watch the Pinterest segment featuring Gilbert on the CBS This Morning website. Sign up for Patch’s email newsletter and get all the top Hinsdale and Clarendon …
Monday, March 19, 2012
The national news organization took note of Gilbert's column earlier this week, in which she detailed her first "Pinterest Party."
Sunday, March 18, 2012
Patch looks back at five of the top stories from the week of March 12 to March 16 in Hinsdale and Clarendon Hills.
1. CBS News to Feature Patch's Kristi Gilbert in Pinterest Segment: The national news organization took note of Gilbert's column earlier this week, in which she detailed her first "Pinterest Party." 2. Clarendon Hills 86-year-old Victimized by Ruse Entry Burglars: The burglars presented themselves as landscape workers; one distracted the homeowner while another entered the home and stole the widow's wedding ring. 3. D181 Board Members Displeased with Gifted Consultant’s Price, Product: The district received invoices from Dr. Tonya Moon for thousands of dollars in additional services her team performed outside the contracted duties. 4. Hinsdale Trustee's Family Honored at ALS Gala: Bill Haarlow lost his father, a very active member in the …
Monday, March 12, 2012
I threw my first party in Clarendon Hills and it was a total hit!
Editor's note: Since this column was published on March 12, Kristi Gilbert informed Patch that she was contacted by CBS News agreed to talk about her party for an upcoming news feature on Pinterest for the national CBS This Morning program. See the full segment, which aired on March 29, by clicking here. Well, it was a success! I hosted my first annual "Pinterest Party” yesterday and it was, without a doubt, a hit! I invited around 40 girls and was pleased to have 25 in attendance. Each girl arrived with a Pinterest-inspired gift and the party was underway in no time flat! It didn’t just happen, though. Let it be known that yours truly was up by 6 a.m. chopping, mixing, baking, plating (you get the idea), all in the name of hosting a …