Celebrating 16 Years as Barrington’s Signature Magazine

September / October 2020 Issue

Sept/Oct Quintessential Barrington

About This Issue

Polo Player Extraordinaire! Megan West (with polo pony Dixie) embodies the spirit of the countryside and the joy of being outdoors through the King of Sports. Special thanks to the LeCompte family for generously offering their polo field for our photo shoot. Dress by Johnny Was. Belt from Sundance. Earrings and ring from Chico’s. Bracelet by Beata Krupa (beakdesigns.com). Make-up by Destiny Worley and hair by Stephanie Serdar at Ben E Salon Spa. Photography by Linda M. Barrett.

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What’s New at QB

Features in this issue

Megan West and Dixie


The King of Sports Has a Queen

Accomplished and highly educated yet surprisingly shy, Megan West found her voice on the journey to becoming a first-class amateur polo player.

The Path Forward

The Path Forward

Two unexpected journeys in Leslie Ferris Yerger’s life merge

Lake Barrington

Lake Barrington

A Look at Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Juliette Gordon Low

The Girl Scouts of Barrington

Civic Spirit, Skills, and Adventure in Times of War and Peace

Previous Stories

Amelia's Art

Barrington’s Amelia Noyes pushes the creative envelope with her avant-garde and refreshing artistic style

The army of school staff, bus drivers, Quest food staff, and volunteers packed 11 buses for food distribution.

In Good Hands​

Barrington 220 Students in Need Are Not Forgotten During School Closures

Rooms with a View

Lake Geneva’s only lakefront hotel offers a year-round, charming retreat with the dedicated efforts of a Barrington family, now in its third generation of ownership, making it truly a luxurious landmark destination.

Rock Solid

A Barrington Hills dream home’s landscaping company makes the grade

And the Winner Is!

Margaret McSweeney is inducted into the TASTE AWARDS Hall of Fame

Prince of Tides

Long-time Barrington resident Guy Courtney unites luxury yacht excursions with his mission to replant the planet’s fast-disappearing coral reefs.

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