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Fund-raising organizer Angie Schroedel of Lake Zurich (left) and Anna Budzinski of Mt. Prospect, who donated the total cost of one crib, at Central Lake YMCA in Vernon Hills Aug. 24 as the first of the 12 new infant classroom cribs are assembled.
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Vernon Hills Y Infant Room Gets New Cribs Thanks to Donations

The infant classroom at Central Lake YMCA’s Child Development Center is being equipped with 12 brand new cribs – replacing the ones that had been … Read more ›

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Judge Daniel B. Shanes Brings the Courtroom to the Classroom at Vernon Hills High School

Circuit Court Judge Daniel B. Shanes and the Illinois Judge Association (IJA) are working to pump new life into studying our government and the law … Read more ›

SRACLC's Active Adults Volunteering
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SRACLC’s Active Adults Volunteer

The Special Recreation Associations of Central Lake County’s (SRACLC) Active Adult Day program volunteered their time on Thursday, February 16, 2012 to benefit the Holy … Read more ›

divas n design
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Most Outrageous Moms (M.O.M) Unite! Chicago’s Divas N’ Design Bring Mom’s Out of Their Closets This Mother’s Day For a Chance to Win a Personalized M.O.M Cave Valued at $20,000!

CHICAGO, IL (FEBRUARY 14, 2012) – Everyone has heard of the term “man cave,” a place where men retreat at home to relax, watch sports … Read more ›

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With a Growth in American Diversity, Chicago Suburban Based “Discovery Language Programs” Makes Impact on Children Across the Nation

Chicago, IL -10/7/2011 – When it comes to employment in a tough economy, stringent collegiate application processes, and scholarship opportunities becoming harder to attain, many … Read more ›

Members of the Page It Forward Deerfield Team (pictured L to R: Brooke Jackson, Spencer Jackson, Michelle Jackson, Ryan Wilkov, Andee Wilkov, Ally Wilkov, Willie Wilkov) drop off two truckloads of new and gently used children’s books at Bernie’s Book Bank. The local team has already collected 5,000 books toward their personal goal of 10,000. North suburban residents who want to help, visit:
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Deerfield Family Sets Goal to Collect 10,000 Books for Lake County Kids; Calls on Local Residents to Help

Every child should have the opportunity to read and be read to, but the sad truth is that some kids in Lake County don’t have … 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 ›