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Directory of Ambassadors: Mark Benson
Mark Benson
Mark Benson
Member Since 2018

Oak Park, Illinois

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Biographical Information:

Mark Benson can't help but look up. There's so much to see. He grew up near Chicago, has a journalism degree from Marquette University, and after living all around the country, has landed in Oak Park, Illinois, the home of Hemingway, Frank Lloyd Wright, and his brilliant daughter and wife.

Mark is a recovering journalist and tennis pro, who now owns and runs the family business. In his spare time, he writes young adult novels and teaches people about telescopes at Chicago's Adler Planetarium.

Past Events Hosted By This Ambassador:

Cicero School Visit
Cicero East school

Family Overnight Campout
Priory Park

Telescope Night -- The Deep Sky
Fox Park

Family Overnight Campout
Lindberg Park

WGN Radio Outside the Loop
Radio interview

Past Events Collaborated On By This Ambassador:

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Last Updated: 1 Aug 2019