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Forget Spring Cleaning; Scrub Down Your Budget Instead

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

John Perry, President of the Woodridge Rotary Club, presents $1000 to SEASPAR Fund Development Coordinator Lisa Rasin at a recent lunch provided for the Club by  SEASPAR Eagles at their learning center in Darien.
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Woodridge Rotary Has Successful Year Giving Back to the Community

As the Woodridge Rotary Club’s fiscal year draws to a close, the Club is in the process of awarding grants to local organizations which provide … 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 ›

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Comcast Cares Day Is April 21

Comcast: Angelynne Amores, 847/489.6296, Calling All Illinois, NW Indiana and SW Michigan Volunteers! Comcast Cares Day is April 21 On Saturday, April 21, thousands … Read more ›

Charles McKenna
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Community Leader Charles McKenna to be Honored at Metropolitan Family Services DuPage Gala

Event to be Held May 4 at Bobak’s Signature Events at Seven Bridges Charles McKenna will be honored for his many years of service to … Read more ›

Hmmmm, good! The La Grange Kiwanis will serve "all you can eat" pancakes on Sunday, May 6.
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La Grange Kiwanis – 62 years (!) of pancakes

The public is invited to the 62nd annual La Grange Kiwanis Pancakes Plus from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, May 6, at a new … Read more ›

From left to right, Melanie Toth, Luke Toth, Rowan Shirley, Jenny Shirley and Aaron Shirley  enjoy some family time at the Shirleys' home in Westmont. Jenny and Melanie helped found Mended Little Hearts of Lutheran General Children's Hospital. (Sheryl DeVore/Tribune)

‘Mended Little Hearts’ aims to help parents and their children with heart defects

Melanie and Ben Toth’s 9-month-old son had just gone through open heart surgery when Jenny and Aaron Shirley’s son,  just 10 days old, was being … Read more ›
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INSPIRE by Example!

Reminder…This weekend is Random Acts of Kindness Assistance (RAKA) Online Fundraiser. We exclusively cater to those having debilitating health-crisis issues (terminally ill, dying or surviving … Read more ›

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All About Disability

Disability is something most people do not like to think about. But if you’re not able to work because you have a medical condition that … Read more ›

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AAUW: The Night Ministry

HOMELESS YOUTH: What are the causes? What are the cures?SATURDAY, APRIL 21, 2012 9:30 registration and coffee, 10:00 -11:00 programThe Union Church of Hinsdale137 South … Read more ›