Shirley Heinze Land Trust announces that it has received a donation of 3.03 acres of wetlands in Beverly Shores from the Brandstetter Family. The donation consists of 14 lots that are adjacent to existing Shirley Heinze holdings.
Shirley Heinze Land Trust announces that it has received a generous bequest from the estate of Dune Acres resident J. Timothy Ritchie.
Ritchie died on August 14, 2017 at the age of 79. A native of St. Paul, Minnesota, he received an undergraduate degree from Yale University, and a graduate degree from the University of Chicago Law School. After a long and successful career at the Northern Trust Bank, he retired in 1998. Ritchie enjoyed travel, opera, reading, hiking, golf and the daily crossword puzzle of multiple newspapers. He was a patron of the Lyric Opera of Chicago, The Santa Fe Opera and the Chicago Symphony. He served on the board of Openlands, a land conservation organization in northeast Illinois, and also on the board of the Indiana Chapter of The Nature Conservancy.
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