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CCI students bowling with Warming House students at Wilmette Bowling.
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International Student Exchange Summer Program

Come by the Wilmette French market on Saturday to learn about opportunities to host an exchange student from Spain this summer. This summer marks the … Read more ›

The St. Joseph School Concert Band got the crowd singing along at their recent performance.
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St. Joseph School Band performs for Mather

By Annie Foley In April the St. Joseph School Concert Band made their touring debut, when they performed for the residents of Wilmette retirement living … Read more ›

Book Discussion Leader Judy Levin led a discussion of Ann Patchett's "State of Wonder"
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Book Discussion Leader Judy Levin Discusses "State of Wonder"

On April 23 at 7:00 p.m., well-known local book discussion facilitator and reviewer Judy Levin led a lively discussion of Ann Patchett’s “State of Wonder” … Read more ›

Field Museum Curator Alaka Wali. Photo by John Weinstein
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Field Museum Curator Discusses "The Amazon's Hidden Peoples"

On April 17, Alaka Wali, Curator at the Field Museum of Natural History, talked about “Seekers of Refuge: The Amazon’s Hidden Peoples” at the Wilmette … Read more ›

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Bridal Fair at the Kenilworth Club Sunday April 22 from 1-4 pm

The Kenilworth Club is hosting a Bridal Fair on Sunday, April 22 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Plan your entire wedding from invitations, wedding gowns, … Read more ›

Loren Hutter, MD
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Links Medical Director Honored as Teacher, Community Leader

Loren Hutter, MD, a Wilmette resident, has been the volunteer medical director of Links – North Shore Youth Health Service since 1995, a Board member … Read more ›

Village Treasure House
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VILLAGE TREASURE HOUSE has exciting news to share!

With record sales in 2011, Village Treasure House Board granted $175,000 to local nonprofit organizations serving women and families in crises. Founded in 1995, Village … Read more ›

Mike Press Phoro
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"A History of Chicago's O'Hare Airport" – Book Release

“A History of Chicago’s O’Hare Airport” – BOOK RELEASE The name Michael Branigan is now synonymous with Chicago history. At first glance, you may think … Read more ›

Chris Cole of Wilmette (left) and Cindy Fuller of Winnetka, became expert gift-wrappers when more than 30 volunteers from Kenilworth Union Church helped out Monday, Dec. 19, at Bethel New Life’s Christmas Store on Chicago’s West Side.  The 32-year-old non-profit group collects quality donated goods from which 700 needy families select their family’s gifts, purchasing them at steep discounts.  “Shoppers were grateful to get help instead of a handout,” said an organizer.
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Kenilworth Union Church Volunteers Help Low-Income Shoppers Buy Family Christmas Gifts

KENILWORTH, Ill. – More than 30 volunteers organized by Kenilworth Union Church traveled to Chicago’s West Side Monday, Dec. 19, to support a program that … Read more ›

Executive Director Brian Floriani distributes books to Chicago Preschool Academy
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Get Ready, Get Set, Get Voting for Bernie's Book Bank!

Bernie's Book Bank, a non-profit based in Lake Forest, has been recognized as a nominee for the Chicago Sun-Times Charity Trust Sun Shine Project, a … Read more ›