Castino Diamond Charity Award Winner

Castino Painting and Home Services Announces North Suburban YMCA as Winner of Fall 2012 Castino Diamond Charity Award

NORTHBROOK, IL – Castino Painting and Home Services of Northbrook, IL announced today the recipient of the Fall 2012 Castino Diamond Charity Award – North Suburban YMCA.

In early August of 2010, Castino experienced the tragic death of a 20-year employee Larry Diamond. In Diamond’s honor, owner Roger Castino established the Castino Diamond Charity Award. Twice per year, Castino will donate $2,000 in labor to a deserving charity on the North Shore or Chicago area. The charities are recommended by Castino Services valued customers.

“We are very pleased to help the YMCA with their renovation project.” said Roger Castino, owner, Castino Painting and Home Services. “My family has been a member of this first class “Y” for 20 years. So many local people benefit from its existence. We are happy to help.”

“We are honored to be recipients of the 2012 Castino Diamond Charity Award and are grateful for this generous gift for the Center of the Community– our renovated “new” NSYMCA,” commented the Y’s Executive Director/CEO Howard Schultz.

About Castino Painting and Home Services
Castino Painting and Home Services, Inc. of Northbrook, IL was founded in 1974 to provide painting services to the North Shore. Since then, Castino Painting and Home Services has experienced remarkable growth to become the leading service company on the North Shore and parts of Chicago.

Castino Painting and Home Services now provides 15 specialty services including: interior and exterior painting; flood, fire and mold remediation; carpet, rug, & upholstery cleaning; carpentry/handyman services; roof snow removal; wallpapering; snow plowing; faux finishing; floor refinishing; stucco; gutter cleaning; plastering; plumbing; electrical; carpet purchasing and installation and carpet stretching. Castino Painting maintains an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau and an A-rating with Angie’s List. Castino’s web site address is and phone is 847-729-3200.
About the North Suburban YMCA
The YMCA is a not-for-profit entity and relies on donations to fund capital improvements and keep its programs available to all, including those facing financial hardship. All board members are community volunteers, who donate their time, talents and financial resources. Located at 2705 Techny Road in Northbrook, the YMCA has served area families in its twelve-city region for over 40 years. The Y is about youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility, providing programs and services that meet the needs of our community and are accessible to all. For more information or to make a donation call Tara Bilby at 847-272-7250,, or visit