Marcia Sagendorph

Project Manager

Location icon United States

I love telling people's stories and have years of experience in print and digital media, marketing and content creation.

Winnetka-glencoe, Illinois Patch
Girls Get Down and Dirty for Good Cause

Almost 10,000 women participated in the Dirty Girl Mud Run and Obstacle Course in Grayslake, raising money for breast cancer research and getting good and dirty. Race experience wasn't necessary and women of all fitness levels jumped in.

Barrington, Illinois Patch
WWII POW Recalls 1945 Liberation By Patton

A Veterans Day tribute to a 90-year-old Air Force pilot who endured seven months as a POW before being liberated by Allied forces including Gen. George S. Patton. "I grew up wanting to play baseball for the Braves," said Elijah "Joe" Ostrander, 90, of his hometown team.

Grayslake, Illinois Patch
Birds of Prey on Display

A raptor education program featured hawks, falcons and owls. It was held at the College of Lake County on Thursday as part of the activities for Earth Week. Sky the Red-Tailed Hawk, Sunshine the American Kestrel, Stella the Peregrine Falcon and Ulysses the Great Horned Owl displayed their beauty and strength for the audience at the Thursday.

Palatine, Illinois Patch
Cam's Dare To Be Different Campaign Battles the Bullies

"I've been there. I know exactly how it feels to be different. I wanted to die - but I didn't." The bullying began when Camille "Cam" Paddock was just 8 years old. She was tormented in person and online by kids at her Huntley school.

Grayslake, Illinois Patch
Fundraising, Awareness Efforts Continue Even After Crystal's Death

Crystal Masionis, 35, died last week of a brain tumor. Now her husband Daniel Masionis is raising their sons and caring for their daughter Eva, who has special needs due to a rare disorder called CHARGE Syndrome. Crystal Masionis was known for championing causes.

Grayslake, Illinois Patch
Viewfinder: Snowboarding Off the Roof

A photo gallery from recent events. The Blizzard of 2011 left people buried under 20 or more inches of snow. For two days, schools and several businesses were closed. While some people hunkered down and stayed inside under a blanket, a few teenagers took advantage of the significant snowfall.

Grayslake, Illinois Patch
Students From Spain Say Goodbye To Their Grayslake Families

Share America exchange program wraps up Sept. 28 as students return to Spain after a three-week visit to Grayslake and surrounding communities, where they quickly bonded with their American families. Three weeks, as it turns out, is not nearly enough.

Lake Forest-lake Bluff, Illinois Patch
Lake Forest Business Spotlight: Bailey&Hart Interiors

Bailey&Hart Interiors, a fixture for more than a decade in Lake Forest, offers creative interior design services and unique items. Name: Mary Ann Hart Beardman Title: Owner Business Name: Bailey&Hart Interiors Location: 506 N. Western Avenue, Lake Forest What is your business best known for?

Grayslake, Illinois Patch
Your Patch Passport To Grayslake

Patch will help be your guide as you become a tourist in your town. Whether you're new to town or want to explore the city you've loved for years, we're here to show you what there is to see. Patch will help be your guide as you become a tourist in your town.

Grayslake, Illinois Patch
Patch Passport: Treasure Hunt - Decorum

The Friday Patch Passport shows you where you can find trinkets in your town. Get out and explore Decorum and all of the unique items it has to offer. Whether you want jewelry or art, home decor or garden decorations, silk flowers or small trinkets, Decorum is a great place to hunt for treasures.

Libertyville, Illinois Patch
Relatives Charged in Death of Melissa Best

Round Lake Park woman's sister-in-law charged with providing the heroin that led to the death of Melissa Best, then concealing the crime for 10 days. When Melissa Best of Round Lake Park went missing last month, friends and family sought in vain to find her.

Lake Zurich, Illinois Patch
Light the Lamp Microbrew Combines Hockey, Beer

Inspired by Oktoberfest, a small band of Grayslake hockey dads decided to craft their own beer with hockey-themed names. It all began in Helsinki. Four Grayslake hockey dads went to Helsinki in 2009 to watch the Chicago Blackhawks play, the season they won the Stanley Cup.

Grayslake, Illinois Patch
Hospital Expansion Unveiled in Grayslake

Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital held a grand opening for its new Outpatient Surgery wing and Cancer Center. The $49 million expansion project at the in Grayslake was unveiled Thursday before a large crowd of staff, former patients, local officials, county board members and community leaders.

Libertyville, Illinois Patch
No Drugs, Weapons Found During Lake County Jail Sweep

The Lake County Sheriff's Office and K-9 units from 14 Lake County agencies conducted a sweep Thursday of the Lake County Jail. "Inmates, keep your hands on the table! Don't talk to anyone and stay away from the dogs."

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