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Conservation Plainfield Clean-Up Plainfield Week October 16-23

You can make a difference and it is good for you and the community. It's also free with no strings attached. Join Conservation Plainfield in … 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 ›

Volunteers are needed for a Conservation Plainfield environmental enhancement project at Eaton Preserve on Saturday, Sept. 17.
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Volunteers needed for Conservation Plainfield environmental enhancement project at Eaton Preserve Sept. 17

Volunteers are needed for a Conservation Plainfield environmental enhancement project at Eaton Preserve on Saturday, Sept. 17. The event will take place from 8:30 a.m. … Read more ›

Festival guests enjoy a variety of wine tastings.
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Naperville Wine Festival set for CityGate Centre August 19 & 20

The Naperville Wine Festival returns to town Friday, August 19 and Saturday, August 20 at its new location – CityGate Centre, the home of the … 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 ›

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12 Chicago-Area Youths Earn $1,000 Kohl's Cares Scholarship for Impactful Community Efforts

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., July 7, 2011 – The Kohl’s Department Stores’ (NYSE: KSS) Kohl’s Cares® Scholarship Program honors more than 200 deserving volunteers with $1,000 … Read more ›