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Paying Forward for Dad this Father's Day

A Father’s Day Card for Her Dad Dad, I stink at these holidays. I generally fail to send a card, so I wind up calling … Read more ›

Wilmette Rotary Club 2012 Scholarships honored five talented Wilmette high school students.  From left are Club Literacy Chair Jackie Granat, Paige Affinito, Michelle Ricolcol, Sarah Ambrose, Christian Carr and Club President Cathy Pratt.  Not pictured is winner Shannon Kraemer, who was on a mission trip to Haiti.
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Wilmette Rotary Club Awards 2012 High School Scholarships

WILMETTE, Ill., June 7, 2012 – The Wilmette Rotary Club awarded 2012 scholarships to five outstanding students from New Trier, Loyola Academy and Regina Dominican … Read more ›

2012 Luncheon co-chair Abby O’Neil of Chicago with Jackie Sabbath of Wilmette and 2012 Luncheon co-chair Marla London of Wilmette
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The Sixth Annual Ryan Licht Sang Bipolar Foundation's Chicago Medical Briefing Luncheon Raises Funds and Awareness for Bipolar Disorder

Renowned experts in the field of Bipolar Disorder gathered in Chicago on May 2, 2012 for the sixth annual Ryan Licht Sang Bipolar Foundation's Chicago … Read more ›

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Faster Disability Approval For People With ALS

May is National ALS Awareness Month. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), more commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that attacks … Read more ›

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Domestic Violence Court Watch Program at Skokie Courthouse Seeks Volunteers

Domestic and intimate partner violence affects up to 50% of all families in the U.S. today; every 12 seconds a woman is beaten and every … Read more ›

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Serving Wounded Warriors And The Survivors of Our Fallen Heroes

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

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Why Young Workers Should Care About Social Security

Summer will be here before we know it. That means millions of high school and college students will be searching for jobs. Whether a new … Read more ›

At the agency’s Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon, April 25, CJE SeniorLife honored seven volunteers with the “Mollie Goldstein Outstanding Volunteer of the Year” award. (Bottom row, from left to right) Award recipients Emily Karp, Members of the Federation of Jewish Men's Club, Midwest Region (representing Beth Hillel Congregation B'nai Emunah: Donald Babendir, representing Northwest Suburban Jewish Congregation and Program coordinator: Ernie Smolin, representing Congregation Beth Shalom of Northbrook: Dan Sher representing North Suburban Synagogue Beth El: Darryl Temkin, and representing Congregation Beth Judea of Long Grove: Mark Travis), Evelyn Burnstein. Top row (from left to right) Reuben Lewy, Rimma Ritsik, Rita Pomerance, Mark Weiner, CJE President/CEO, Anne Schuman, CJE’s Director of Volunteer Services, Stephen P. Sandler, Vice Chair, CJE Board of Directors, Margo Oberman, Chair, CJE’s Volunteer Services Committee and Steve Berkowitz. Photo taken by Nicole Bruce.
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CJE SeniorLife Volunteers Give More Than $1.6 Million Dollars Worth of Service to Community

All told in fiscal year 2011, volunteers with CJE SeniorLife donated more than 73,500 hours of their time to helping older adults throughout Chicago and … Read more ›

Kurtzman Raises Money for School Supplies
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Helping to Provide Needed School Supplies

ICECF “Back 2 School 2012” Fundraiser Matthew Kurtzman of Wilmette knows all about the shortage of school supplies for underserved children throughout Chicagoland and Illinois. … Read more ›

Board Members Barb Williams and Jeni Spinney pose with mascot BMO Harris Lion
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Erika’s Lighthouse 9th Annual “Rock & Rally” Walkathon Sunday, May 20th

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