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Lesa Malcom-Bivens of Moline, IL (middle), a five-year cancer survivor celebrates life at the Celebrate Life Tree planting ceremony with Annie Stephenson Holsonback, daughter of the founder and Board member and Anne Meisner, President and CEO of Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern).  A tree will be planted in Lesa's honor in the local Zion area.  This year, nearly 100 trees will be planted in honor of all five-year cancer survivor celebrants.
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Lesa Malcom-Bivens of Moline Celebrates Five Years of Survivorship

On Friday, June 8, 2012, 81 five-year cancer survivors from around the country were greeting by a 40ft walk down a red carpet surrounded by … Read more ›

Kim and Khloe Kardashian blow kisses to the crowd at Sears April 20. (Heather Leszczewicz/TribLocal)

Kim and Khloe Kardashian come to town

It was a madhouse at the Woodfield Mall Sears April 20 when reality TV stars Kim and Khloe Kardashian, along with their mother Kris Jenner, … Read more ›

Moore Debra
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4th quarter MVPs named at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital

Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital is proud to present the 4th quarter MVP Value Leaders. The following associates demonstrated hard work and strong leadership within their … Read more ›

Mike Iaconelli with two big tournament bass.   Photo by BASS and Rob Russow
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Is it Ike’s turn?

After a year of fishing in a variety of tournaments across the nation, 49 of the best anglers will finally compete in the 2012 Bassmaster … Read more ›

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An Ordinary Women Does Extraordinary Things

In the fall of 1971, Mrs. Carol Wiesinger walked through the doors of Our Lady of Peace (OLOP) School, (Darien, Il), an ordinary woman about … Read more ›

From left: Tim McCormick – Chief Executive Office of SOS Children’s Villages, State Senator Christine Radogno, Scott Steele – Executive Director of Shady Oaks Camp, Laura Christensen – Coordinator of SEASPAR’s EAGLES,  John Quinn – AT&T External Affairs
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SEASPAR EAGLES Receive “AT&T Investing in Illinois Award”

SEASPAR EAGLES were one of three proud receipts of the “AT&T Investing in Illinois Award.” The AT&T Investing in Illinois Awards provide resources and recognition … Read more ›

Daniel passionately communicates as an on-air radio personality. Photo Courtesy of Daniel Smrokowski
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Local SEASPAR Participant is a Passionate Communicator and Athlete

Westmont resident Daniel Smrokowski is an exceptional young man. He has become a master of the written word, and expresses his viewpoints both in writing … Read more ›

James Dahan, of Lisle, with his son Kalel, 4, suffers from mild traumatic brain injuries and post traumatic stress disorder. (William DeShazer, Chicago Tribune / December 14, 2011)

Iraq War is over, but effects linger for veterans

It was just after midnight when former Marine Cpl. James Dahan was awakened by a faint noise in the distance. Except for the glare of … Read more ›

Kingswood Celebrates Las Posadas
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Kingswood Academy Celebrates Las Posadas

Kingswood Academy Celebrates Las Posadas On December 4th, Kingswood Academy celebrated the Christmas holiday with a festival called Las Posadas. Las Posadas means “the inns,” … Read more ›

Jean Hartnett
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Jo’s Footwork Studio "Someone you Should Know" with Jean Hartnett

Jean HartnettTap & Jazz instructor at Jo's Footwork Studio & The Dance Workshop “I believe dance is a beautiful form of physical self expression. The … Read more ›