Giving Back

September 2021
Dyslexia Center 5K/Walk a thon
September 11 - September 11
Scottish Rite Valley of Chicago383 E Lake Street Bloomingdale IL 60108
SAVE THE DATE!   SEPTEMBER 11, 2021! Providing HOPE . . . to Children with Dyslexia!   We will be walking to raise money to help children with dyslexia learn to read and write.  Imagine looking at this page and not being able to process letter sequences correctly.  You’re smart, but you can’t read what it says.   Good news.  While dyslexia cannot be cured, it can be overcome.  Please join us in providing HOPE in overcoming dyslexia.We’re walking to raise money to help children with dyslexia learn to read and write. Through our Chicagoland Centers, we provide children with the highest quality, state-of-the-art, multi-sensory tutorial reading and written language instruction – all free of charge.  And we train volunteers in the art, science and practice of tutoring children to overcome dyslexia.  
April 2021
Valley of Chicago Events Waiver
April 16 - December 31
Valley of Chicago383 E. Lake Street, Bloomingdale, IL 60108
Coronavirus (“COVID-19”) is known to be extremely contagious. COVID-19 can cause serious and potentially life threatening illness and death. I understand that the risk of becoming exposed to and/or infected by COVID-19 may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of myself and others. I acknowledge that Scottish Rite Cathedral Association (“SRCA”) cannot guarantee that I will not become infected with COVID-19 while utilizing SRCA’s premises. I agree that I am personally responsible for my safety and actions while on SRCA’s premises. Therefore, by choosing to utilize SRCA’s premises, I may be exposing myself to and/or increasing the risk of contracting or spreading COVID-19.

I agree to comply with all policies and preventative measures put in place by SRCA to reduce the spread of the COVID-19.

With full awareness and appreciation of the risks involved, I hereby choose to accept the risk of contracting COVID-19 for myself and/or my family in order to utilize SRCA’s premises. I choose to voluntarily attend a meeting at SRCA premises and acknowledge that I am increasing my risk to exposure of COVID-19. I accept the risk of being exposed to, contracting, and/or spreading COVID-19 while utilizing SRCA’s premises. I decline to use videoconference options available to me, if any.

In consideration for being able to attend events at SRCA premises, I, for myself and on behalf of my heirs and estate, hereby forever release, waive, discharge and covenant not to sue the SRCA, its directors, officers, agents, employees, independent contractors, affiliates, and assigns, from any and all liability, claims, demands, actions, and causes of action whatsoever, directly or indirectly arising out of or related to any loss, damage, or injury, including death, that may be sustained by me in connection with exposure, infection, and/or spread of COVID-19 related to use of SRCA’s premises, whether caused by the negligence of SRCA, any third-party using SRCA premises, or otherwise. I understand that this waiver means I give up my right to bring any claims, including but not limited to, claims for personal injuries, disease, or death; property losses; or any other damages.
I attest that:
  • I am not experiencing any symptom of illness such as cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; fever, chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat or new loss of taste or smell.
  • I do not believe that I have been exposed to someone with a suspected and/or confirmed case of the COVID-19.
  • I have not traveled internationally within the prior fourteen (14) days.