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The Dundee Township Rotary Club awarded $29,500 in scholarships to 17 students, who live in Dundee Township and attending Dundee-Crown High School-Carpentersville; Harry D. Jacobs High School-Algonquin, and St. Edward Central Catholic High School-Elgin.
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Dundee Township Rotary Club Awards Scholarships

The Dundee Township Rotary Club recently awarded $29,500 in scholarships to 17 students attending Dundee-Crown High School-Carpentersville, Harry D. Jacobs High School-Algonquin and St. Edward … Read more ›

Lion Leo Synder of South Elgin with Lions International President Wing-Kun Tam of China
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South Elgin Resident Becomes New Governer And Receives The Lions International President's Leadership Award

In April, Lion Leo Snyder of South Elgin accepted the nomination to become Governor of Lions Club 1J District for the 2012-2013 year beginning in … Read more ›

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Habitat ReStore Expanding Hours, Now Open Sundays

HABITAT RESTORE EXPANDING HOURS, NOW OPEN SUNDAYSOpen on Sundays 12-4 from June 3-September 30 Habitat for Humanity of Northern Fox Valley ReStore, located at 800 … Read more ›

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ECC Relay For Life once again takes on cancer June 8 and 9

Hundreds of Elgin Community College employees, students, and community members will walk to raise money for cancer research during the American Cancer Society’s Relay For … Read more ›

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Greater Chicago Home Staging Professionals' World Wide Staging Service Week 2012 Project Announced

The Greater Chicago Chapter of the International Association of Home Staging Professionals® (IAHSP®) is pleased to announce their World Wide Staging Service Week® 2012 project … Read more ›

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Serving Wounded Warriors and the Survivors of our Fallen Heroes

It’s an American tradition to pay tribute to the men and women of the Armed Forces each Memorial Day — especially honoring those who have … Read more ›

Photo by Connie Calbeck, South Elgin.
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Young Actors Collect Books for Chicago Area Children

On May 19 & 20, the Fox Valley Repertory Academy invited friends, family, and neighbors to enjoy a "tale as old as time!” Filled with … Read more ›

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Hunger Walk Scavenger Hunt

GFWC – IL Elgin Junior Woman's Club will be hosting a "Hunger Walk Scavenger Hunt" to collect food for the Northern IL Food Bank on … Read more ›

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American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Elgin Focuses on Birthdays and Saving Lives Faster

Inaugural event – first of its kind west of Randall Rd. needs volunteers For area residents battling cancer, “Happy Birthday” takes on a whole new … Read more ›

Wheaton Academy's Brandon Ruggles is setting up a basketball skills camp so that four classmates can attend a leadership camp in the summer. (Photo submitted by Holly Ruggles)

Wheaton Academy student organizes basketball skills camp to aid four classmates

There is no “wait ‘til next year” attitude for Wheaton Academy junior Brandon Ruggles and he is setting up a basketball skills clinic to help … Read more ›