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Illinois CPA Society Rewards Accounting Students Through Scholarships

Chicago, IL – This year, the Illinois CPA Society awarded $47,000 in scholarships to 23 accounting students from multiple institutions around the state. Scholarship recipients … Read more ›

John Cerne accepts a $1,000 Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship
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Naperville North High School Student wins $1,000 Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship

John Cerne of Naperville North High School is among 170 Illinois students who have been named the Comcast Foundation’s 2012 Leaders and Achievers. As such, … Read more ›

Janette Quinn, owner of, will present a free interactive workshop, “5 Steps to Writing a Life Story,” on June 9.
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Capture Memories and Write a Life History

Each day is a gift and we never know how many remain. Unless we permanently and purposefully record our memories and thoughts, they will pass … Read more ›

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Child's Voice Graduates Largest Class to Date

On Friday, May 25, 2012, Child’s Voice will celebrate the end of the school year and recognize over 18 students with hearing loss as they … Read more ›

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Marquette Bank Offers 14 Reasons to Focus on Your Estate Plan

The Trust and Investment Management department of Marquette Bank, a locally-owned neighborhood bank, is partnering with Attorney Stephen M. Sutera to offer a free Life … Read more ›

Kimberly Brown wipes away tears after being named Ms. Wheelchair Illinois on Saturday. (Jeff Vorva/Tribune)

A ‘real surprise’: Teacher wins both Ms. Congeniality and Ms. Wheelchair Illinois

After winning the Ms. Congeniality Award, Kimberly Brown figured she had no shot at winning Ms. Wheelchair Illinois. Most contests use that award as a … Read more ›

Support Local Heroes With Your Vote

Cast your vote today and every day for the six finalists for the TribLocal Hero award. Your vote will help decide which local volunteer deserves … Read more ›

Nominate Your TribLocal Hero for $500 Award

Nominate the individual who is making a difference in your community for the TribLocal Hero award. The charity that they support will receive a $500 … Read more ›

Charity Contest Voting Ends Today at Noon

Cast your vote before noon on Wednesday for the TribLocal Charity of Choice. Your vote will help decide which deserving charitable organization will win a … Read more › 1 comment

Final Restaurant Gift Certificate Winners Announced

Thank you for your participation in the $5,000 TribLocal Restaurant Gift Card Giveaway Sweepstakes. Below are the final 25 TribLocal readers to win $50 … Read more ›