Still time to purchase Men Who Cook Calendars before Christmas

December 16

men who cook calendar

JOLIET – There is still time before Christmas to purchase Men Who Cook calendars from the Will County Children’s Advocacy Center.

Keep yourself on track during 2014 with a full-color wall calendar that features dozens of photos of our local cooks alongside the delicious dishes they served up during 2013’s wildly popular culinary competition. 

The calendar, which makes a great gift for the cook in your family, also features exclusive shots from the Men Who Cook Red Carpet and of course, Jackson, the Children’s Advocacy’s Center’s therapy dog.

The calendar costs $10; proceeds benefit the not-for-profit Will County Children’s Advocacy Center, which has been protecting children since 1995. To order, call the Children’s Advocacy Center at (815) 774-4565 or visit They are also available for sale at:

  • The Will County Children’s Advocacy Center, 57 N. Ottawa St., Suite 506 in downtown Joliet;
  • Will County Auditor Duffy Blackburn’s Office, 302 N. Chicago St., in downtown Joliet;
  • The Joliet Township Offices through Township Clerk Beth May, 175 W. Jefferson in downtown Joliet;
  • The Will County Sheriff’s Department’s Public Affairs Office, 57 N. Ottawa St., in downtown Joliet;
  • An English Garden Flowers and Gifts, 11210 Front St., in Mokena;
  • And at Great American Bagel, owned by Men Who Cook volunteer and chef Tom Grotovsky, at 1101 Essington Road in Joliet.

Remember to save the date for the Sixth Annual Men Who Cook, scheduled for Saturday March 22 at the Pipefitters Local #597 Training Center 10850 187th St. in Mokena. Tickets go on sale next year.

The Children’s Advocacy Center was created by Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow in 1995 to improve the way child abuse cases are investigated. The center’s trained staff performs child-sensitive interviews when there are allegations of sexual or severe physical abuse. Children’s recorded statements have been used in the successful prosecution of hundreds of predators.