In The Media

This video provides a brief look at our history and a glimpse into the lives of our Participants.

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This commercial is part of the Visit Lake County summer 2012 campaign. Lambs Farm is featured at the end!


Daily Herald – October 2015
The 10th Annual Barn Burner BBQ was featured in the Daily Herald News-Sun. Read about it here!


Daily Herald – May 2015
As a way to highlight our Mother’s Day Brunch, the Daily Herald ran a retro gallery of photos which showed the history of our Lambs Farm restaurant. View the gallery.


Daily Herald – April 2015
Dianne Yaconetti, president and CEO of Lambs Farm, was interviewed by the Daily Herald about the budget cuts from Governor Rauner.  Read the full story.


WGTD Radio 91.1 – February 2015
Lambs Farm Wellness Specialist Kady Magnuson was invited to speak on the morning show about our basketball team’s partnership with Carthage College and the overall mission of Lambs Farm.  Listen here.


Daily Herald – February 2015
Our Participant Ruth Moyer was interviewed by the Daily Herald about competing in the Special Olympics Illinois Winter Games.  Read her story here.


WGN Radio – October 2014
Reporter Rick Kogan interviewed Dianne Yaconetti, president and CEO of Lambs Farm, about the mission of Lambs Farm and the current Illinois budget difficulties.


Small Town Big Deal – May 29, 2014
Hosts Jann Carl and Rodney Miller travel across the country to tell the great stories of America.  In this episode they showcased the history and mission of Lambs Farm. Watch it online on CarbonTV.


WCIU Chicago – November 13, 2013
WCIU’s morning show U & Me This Morning, featured Lambs Farm’s Participants and programs during their Inspiring U segment.   WCIU Inspiring U segment.


ABC7 Chicago – March 7, 2013
ABC7’s Ben Bradley interviews Lambs Farm’s CEO Dianne Yaconetti about how the State of Illinois’ budget woes effect our organization and Participants.  ABC7 Report.


Past Coverage


US99.5’s Weekend Journal – August 2012
Stephanie Norum, Operations and Special Events Manager for Lambs Farm, talks about our employment opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities and the Country Bumpkin Festival. (starts at approx. 17:00)  Weekend Journal Podcast

Forest and Bluff Magazine – July 2012
Reporter Jenna Shubert spoke with Lambs Farm’s CEO Dianne Yaconetti and Golf Committee Member Doug Durbin about the upcoming 28th Annual Golf Day in memory of Jack Stein. Golfing for Good

ABC7 Chicago – October 30, 2011
Reporter Karen Meyer spoke with Lambs Farm’s CEO Dianne Yaconetti and original Participant Janice Small about Lambs Farm’s 50th anniversary. ABC7 Chicago report

Lake County Journal – September 22-28, 2011
Reporter Cassandra Doyle spoke with Lambs Farm’s CEO Dianne Yaconetti about Lambs Farm’s 50th Anniversary, the organization’s history and what is planned for the future. lake county journal

Crain’s Chicago Business – September 12, 2011
Reporter Lisa Bertagnoli interviewed Lambs Farm’s Board of Directors Chairman about the Growing the Legacy Gala held at the Hilton Chicago. crains gala preview

Daily Herald – August 15, 2011
Reporter Melissa Silverberg spoke with Lambs Farm’s CEO Dianne Yaconetti and several Participant families about Lambs Farm, and how it makes a difference the Participants’ lives. daily herald

Pioneer Press – August 11, 2011
Reporter John Roszkowski interviewed Lambs Farm’s CEO about our history, the importance of our services, and what is planned for the future. Pioneer Press – August 11