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Comcast Newsmakers hosts Paul Lisnek and Ellee Pai Hong
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Comcast’s Newsmakers interviews with Non Profit and Community Organizations available On Demand and online

Comcast‚Äôs Newsmakers recently spent time speaking with representatives from Non Profit and Community organizations. Hosts Paul Lisnek and Ellee Pai Hong interviewed these newsmakers from … Read more ›

Volunteers loading up food to be delivered to the needy senior citizens served by HSP.
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Feeding a Hungry Senior For Fourteen Years

Over the past fourteen years, countless needy senior citizens have been fed and otherwise supported through a longtime partnership between Greg Weimar, owner of The … Read more ›

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Serving Wounded Warriors and the Survivors of our Fallen Heroes

It‚Äôs an American tradition to pay tribute to the men and women of the Armed Forces each Memorial Day ‚ÄĒ especially honoring those who have … Read more ›

Wheaton Academy's Brandon Ruggles is setting up a basketball skills camp so that four classmates can attend a leadership camp in the summer. (Photo submitted by Holly Ruggles)

Wheaton Academy student organizes basketball skills camp to aid four classmates

There is no ‚Äúwait ‚Äėtil next year‚ÄĚ attitude for Wheaton Academy junior Brandon Ruggles and he is setting up a basketball skills clinic to help … Read more ›

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 ›

Board members Barb Williams and Jeni Spinney with BFF and mascot Hubert, the BMO Harris Lion
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Erika‚Äôs Lighthouse ‚ÄúRock & Rally‚ÄĚ Walkathon Readies to Blast Stigma of Depression Once Again

Blast the Stigma of Depression and Have a Blast Doing It! Did you know‚Ķ? ‚ÄĘ Children and adolescents who have depression frequently also have physical … Read more ›

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Forget Spring Cleaning; Scrub Down Your Budget Instead

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

People’s Resource Center
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Volunteers are the lifeblood of Wheaton-based People’s Resource Center

The People‚Äôs Resource Center (PRC) will honor its volunteers at a reception from 4:30 ‚Äď 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 20, at Hyatt Lodge at McDonald‚Äôs … Read more ›

Nanci Garoon Leigner, left, with her friend, Michele Snyder. Leigner was named TribLocal Hero. (Submitted photo)

Foundation aims to prevent teen deaths from sudden cardiac arrest

Jenny Snyder, who would have celebrated her 21st birthday this month, died four years ago on a Glenview soccer field from sudden cardiac arrest. The … Read more ›

Volunteers from Exelon and ComEd mentored East Aurora students from Cowherd and Waldo middle schools on Saturday, April 14, as part of National Volunteer Week activities.  The employee volunteers spoke about the importance of math and science, and gave the students a tour of Exelon’s Cantera Emergency Operating Facility in Warrenville.
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Exelon, ComEd Volunteers Mentor Aurora’s Next Generation of Engineers for National Volunteer Week

(April 16, 2012) ‚Äď Employee volunteers from ComEd and parent company Exelon spent this past Saturday mentoring young math and science enthusiasts from two East … Read more ›