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Celebrate the 2nd Anniversary of RAKA!

Thanks to those who have previously donated to Random Actsof Kindness Assistance. Your generosity has helped dozens of individuals and families within the health-crisis community. … Read more ›

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"Path to Happiness"

"Path to Happiness"Swami Mukundananda is a world-renowned teacher of Spirituality, Yoga, and Meditation. He received his degrees in Engineering and Management from two world famous … Read more ›

Students of Balodyan celebrating India's Independence Day early.
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India's Independence Day celebrated early.

India's Independence Day is August 15th. Students of Balodyan celebrated India's 66th Independence Day early by presenting songs, dances and plays in Hindi and Marathi. … Read more ›

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CLC Foundation golf outing nets $30,000 for scholarships

Eighty golf-loving supporters of the College of Lake County Foundation combined to raise $30,000 in the Joan Legat Memorial Golf Outing, which was held May … Read more ›

The North Suburban YMCA’s 6th Annual Strong Kids Fundraiser exceeded expectations, generating over $250,000 in financial assistance. Pictured are Matt Brennan, President of the Y Board,; Pat Widmar, First Bank of Highland Park; Steven Elisco, Elisco Design, and Howard Schultz, Executive Director/CEO of the NSYMCA.
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North Suburban YMCA 6th Annual Ken & Alta Thiel Strong Kids Fundraising Dinner Raises $250,000 for Financial Assistance Fund

With 360 guests in attendance, the North Suburban YMCA’s Ken & Alta Thiel Strong Kids Fundraising Dinner exceeded expectations by raising a record $250,000 to … Read more ›

Jill Narens, UPS Central Region Security Director and North Suburban YMCA Board Member, presents a grant of $25,000 from The UPS Foundation to Howard Schultz, Executive Director/CEO of the NSYMCA.
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North Suburban YMCA Receives $25,000 Grant from The UPS Foundation

The North Suburban YMCA has received a $25,000 grant from The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS). The grant will fund Y … Read more ›

Board members Barb Williams and Jeni Spinney with BFF and mascot Hubert, the BMO Harris Lion
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Erika’s Lighthouse “Rock & Rally” Walkathon Readies to Blast Stigma of Depression Once Again

Did you know…? • Children and adolescents who have depression frequently also have physical symptoms like headaches and stomach aches. • Symptoms and signs of … Read more ›
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Fire Destroys EVERYTHING…Please Help!

Recently, a friend in our community (A. Keyes), had a house fire. EVERYTHING was destroyed–both of his wheelchairs and all clothes, furnishings, meds, etc. He … Read more ›

Nanci Garoon Leigner, left, with her friend, Michele Snyder. Leigner was named TribLocal Hero. (Submitted photo)

Foundation aims to prevent teen deaths from sudden cardiac arrest

Jenny Snyder, who would have celebrated her 21st birthday this month, died four years ago on a Glenview soccer field from sudden cardiac arrest. The … Read more ›

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New Balance North Shore Holds 12th Annual Trade-In Sale to Benefit The Salvation Army's Adult Rehabilitation Centers

(April 13, 2012) – During the month of April, The Salvation Army and New Balance North Shore are partnering for the 12th annual “Trade-In Sale” … Read more ›