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Tom Weisner, Mayor of Aurora welcomes Community Housing Advocacy and Development to the neighborhood
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CHAD opens new office at 8 E. Galena Plaza

Federal funds designed to help communities grappling with foreclosures are also helping a nonprofit group open a new office in downtown Aurora. Community Housing Advocacy … Read more ›

Activity Director Larry Lindholm (from left), and Administrator Karen Sorbero present Blaine Bowen of Joliet the Schuth Gratia Deo Volunteer of the Year award during Sunny Hill Nursing Home of Will County’s volunteer tea. (Photo courtesy of Sunny Hill Nursing Home of Will County)
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Sunny Hill Nursing Home names outstanding volunteers

JOLIET — Blaine Bowen was named Sunny Hill Nursing Home’s 2011 Schuth Gratia Deo Volunteer of the Year during the facility’s annual volunteer tea, that … Read more ›

From left to right: Amy Baudouin, Gretta Bieber and Dabney Messer-Rehak
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YWCA Aurora Elects New Board Members

Today, at the monthly YWCA Aurora board of director’s meeting, three new members were unanimously elected—Amy Baudouin, Gretta Bieber and Dabney Messer-Rehak. All three women … Read more ›

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Volunteers Needed for Bike MS: Tour de Farms

CHICAGO— Thousands of cyclists will ride the beautiful countryside of northern Illinois at the 31st annual Bike MS: Tour de Farms, Saturday and Sunday, June … Read more ›

Marquette Bank employees kick off the 5th Annual Neighborhood Food Drive by volunteering at the Greater Chicago Food Depository. The Bank will accept non-perishable food donations until June 23, 2012 at all Marquette Bank locations.
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Marquette Bank Kicks Off 5th Annual Neighborhood Food Drive to Help Fight Hunger

(April 30, 2012) –– Marquette Bank, a locally-owned neighborhood bank, is launching its 5th Annual Neighborhood Food Drive on May 1, 2012. Bank employees, customers, … Read more ›

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Forget Spring Cleaning; Scrub Down Your Budget Instead

Spring is officially here. That means it’s time for spring cleaning! People everywhere are shedding the effects of fall and winter. But what about dusting … Read more ›

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Savers, Inc. Thrift Stores Host Annual “Donate and Make a Difference” to Benefit Over 150 Nonprofit Partners

In celebration of Earth month, Savers thrift stores, an international chain with more than 280 locations is hosting its annual “Donate and Make a Difference” … Read more ›

North Central faculty, students serve together, build garden for needy families
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North Central College partnered with Lowe’s to create garden for needy residents

North Central College’s Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) joined forces with employee volunteers at Lowe’s Naperville home improvement retail store to create a self-sustaining, organic … Read more ›

Delores Bopp Potterton (middle), with her family, will participate in her 15th Walk MS event, Sunday, May 6, in Naperville, joining thousands across Illinois in the mission to end multiple sclerosis.
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Naperville’s Dolores Bopp Potterton on a Mission to End Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis by its nature stops people from moving, but that hasn’t been the case for Dolores Bopp Potterton of Naperville. Diagnosed with MS 15 … Read more ›

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Naperville Public Library Needs Volunteer Help

Saturday, May 5 is Spring Cleaning Day at the Naperville public Library and we need your volunteer help. It’s an opportunity to give back to … Read more ›