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Host Brandon Balsis with Taylor and Jacob O'Brien
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Striking Down Diabetes

Brandon's 6th Annual Strike Down Diabetes event was another big success. More than 170 supporters gathered at Orland Bowl for the party. They enjoyed open … Read more ›

Brandon\'s 6th Annual STRIKE DOWN DIABETES Cosmic Bowling Fundraiser
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Strike Down Diabetes Bowling Fundraiser

Brandon Balsis, of Tinley Park, will host his 6th Annual STRIKE DOWN DIABETES Cosmic Bowling Fundraiser to benefit the JDRF on Saturday-June 9, 2012. This … Read more ›

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Will County Historic Preservation Commission Celebrates 20th Anniversary

May is a special month for the Will County Historic Preservation Commission, marking the 20th anniversary of its founding during the celebration of National Historic … Read more ›

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New Lenox Police and Fire Team Up for a Cure

On Friday March 23, from 4:30 p.m. until midnight, New Lenox firefighters and police officers will join forces and have their heads shaved for St. … Read more ›

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Will Co 4-H Youth Foundation Hosts Spaghetti Dinner April 13, 2012

Supporters of the University of Illinois Extension are proud to announce the third annual Spaghetti Dinner, Silent Auction and Raffle to benefit Will County Extension. … Read more ›

Brian Plane, middle, has had family and friend help him through his ordeal with cancer. (Photo submitted by the For The Love of Brian Benefit)

Friends come to rescue with benefit for area man battling cancer

Since New Lenox resident Brian Plane was diagnosed with an undiagnosed type of cancer more than a year ago, his family and friends have developed … Read more ›

Palos Heights' Karen Sepulveda, left,  and Chicago Ridge's Denise Hnat in front of a photo of Ron Santo at the JDRF walk at Moraine Valley Sunday. (Jeff Vorva/Tribune)

South suburban diabetes walk keeps Santo’s legacy, memory alive

The 33rd annual Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Walk to Cure Diabetes took place Sunday at five locations in the Chicago area and in the South … Read more ›

Deborah Smith and sons Logan, 9, and Patrick, 11, of Hanover Park, celebrate the opening of the Northern Illinois Food Bank's Community Nutrition and Food Distribution Center in Geneva. The family found itself in need of food from an area pantry when Smith and her husband lost their jobs. (Melissa Jenco/Tribune)

Food bank to help the hungry with new facility

Deborah Smith never thought she would struggle to put food on the table for her two sons. But when the Hanover Park woman and her … Read more ›

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Girl Scouts Recognize Outstanding Local Volunteers

CONTACT:Angie McGee, Manager of Program Marketing312.416.2500, ext. 221; FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 26, 2011 Girl Scouts Pay Tribute to Distinguished Volunteers For Dedication and Years … Read more ›

Voting Ends Sunday for TribLocal Hero – Winner’s Charity Receives $500

TribLocal is searching for the local volunteer who is making a difference in their community. Cast your vote for one of the six outstanding finalists. … Read more ›