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New Tools for New Times

Choose DuPage Human Services Task Force, in conjunction with the DuPage Federation on Human Service Reform, and the DuPage Funders Collaboration, has initiated a new … Read more ›

Ritika Dhawan and Woodridge Rotary Club President John Perry at the Lemont High School Award Ceremony
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Woodridge Rotary Club 2012 Scholarship Winners

The Woodridge Rotary Club has selected Ritika Dhawan and Alexa Nakutis as winners of its 2012 “Service Above Self” college scholarship awards. These annual scholarships … Read more ›

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SNAP Assistance at West Suburban Community Pantry

West Suburban Community Pantry is now offering DuPage residents assistance with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) registration.SNAP, formerly known as the Food Stamp Program, provides … Read more ›

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Junior League Announces College Scholarship Recipients

To further its mission of voluntarism and developing the potential of women, the Junior League of Kane & DuPage Counties, Inc. (JLKD) announced the recipients … 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 ›

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 “wait ‘til next year” attitude for Wheaton Academy junior Brandon Ruggles and he is setting up a basketball skills clinic to help … Read more ›

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Thank You Woodridge!

The West Suburban Community Pantry is very thankful and grateful to the Letter Carriers, volunteers and residents of Woodridge for their very generous donations of … 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 ›

Activity Director Larry Lindholm (from left), and Administrator Karen Sorbero present Blaine Bowen of Joliet the Schuth Gratia Deo Volunteer of the Year award during Sunny Hill Nursing Home of Will County’s volunteer tea. (Photo courtesy of Sunny Hill Nursing Home of Will County)
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Sunny Hill Nursing Home names outstanding volunteers

JOLIET — Blaine Bowen was named Sunny Hill Nursing Home’s 2011 Schuth Gratia Deo Volunteer of the Year during the facility’s annual volunteer tea, that … Read more ›

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Zumbathon for Breast Cancer

Come join the largest latest dance fitness craze… ZUMBA! As a benefit for the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer, certified Zumba instructor Mary Boyer will … Read more ›