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(From left): Marianne King (Downers Grove), fashion show chair; Teri Colmar (Northbrook), co-president, The Women’s Network of LSSI; Atiya Khan, director of Rogers Park Head Start; Pr. Denver Bitner, LSSI president/CEO; Carol Endemann, associate executive director, Community Child Care; Stella Edoimioya, director of Winthrop Children’s Center; and Elizabeth Strain, Head Start health coordinator.
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LSSI’s Women’s Network Brunch Raises $51,000+ for Head Start Literacy Program

The 28th Annual Forget-Me-Not Brunch and Fashion Show on May 12 raised more than $51,000 for the Bonding with Books program offered to preschool students … Read more ›

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Women’s Network of LSSI Hosts 28th Annual Brunch, Fashion Show to Benefit Literacy Program

The Women’s Network of Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI) will host its 28th Annual Forget-Me-Not Brunch and Fashion Show, on Saturday, May 12, at … Read more ›

From top left: Sylwia Dutka (Kenneth Young Resale Shop), Alan Kalmar (R3 Environmental Management), Wendy Copeland (The Bridge Youth and Family Services), Vice Chair Assurance Caring Together, Jordan Shea (ACT/Shelter Inc.) Bottom row from left: Marki Kaim (Almost Home Foundation), Nanci Chesek (Clearbrook), Doreen Apgar (the WINGS Palatine Resale Store), Bonita Osborne (Lutheran Social Services of Illinois)
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HandsOn Suburban Chicago Announces 2012 Impact Award Recipients

HandsOn Suburban Chicago (HOSC), formerly known as the Volunteer Center of Northwest Suburban Chicago, awarded six outstanding volunteers and volunteer programs for their exceptional impact … Read more ›

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Harper Certificate Offers New Employment for Animal Lovers

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of veterinary assistants is expected to grow 14 percent from 2010 to 2020, adding thousands of jobs … Read more ›

Harper College President Dr. Kenneth Ender and Illinois Community College Board Chairman Alexi Giannoulias stand with the five former Harper College students honored at the 2011 Distinguished Alumni Reception.
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Nominations Open for Notable Harper Alumni

Harper College is accepting nominations for its 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award, an annual honor saluting former Harper students for outstanding career and community achievements. The … Read more ›

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Harper College Observatory Opens For Spring and Summer

When the planet of Venus passes in front of the sun this summer – a rare event that won’t happen again for more than a … Read more ›

Photo Credit: Simon Howden
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Bobblehead Dad: Keeping Our Teens Safe Over Spring Break

Want a sobering statistic? One-third of all alcohol-related teen deaths and injuries will take place in the months of April, May, June. You know, those … Read more ›

Gov. Pat Quinn talks technology in schools Tuesday at Piper Elementary School in Berwyn. (Antonio Perez / February 28, 2012)

Quinn says sales tax windfall could pay for schools

Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn suggested Tuesday that better-than-expected sales-tax collections could be used to plug a hole in state school funding this year. The budget … Read more ›

Harper College student Dan Goers won a poster contest for the Ravinia summer festival. (Graphic courtesy of Ravinia Festival)

Harper student picked to create Ravinia posters

Shifting from one possible career to another can be challenging for anyone, especially when the first dream didn’t quite work out. For Harper College student … Read more ›

As media evolves, Facebook use becoming a profession

In a world rapidly changing with the use of technology, Harper College teacher and marketing consultant Corinn Hilbert said there are companies that still don’t … Read more ›