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The six-week woman's self-defense course at AKF Spring Grove Flying Dragons has been changed to start on Tuesday, June 19.
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New starting date for Women’s Self-Defense Course at AKF Spring Grove Flying Dragons

There are several very good reasons for women to take self defense classes, beginning with the ability to protect themselves in an emergency. The statistics … Read more ›

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McHenry County Underage Drinking Task Force Raising Community Awareness

WOODSTOCK,IL – With graduation approaching, the McHenry County Underage Drinking Task Force would like to remind the community about the dangers and consequences of underage … 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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Free Dinner & Childhood Dreams Fulfilled!

Did you ever dream about being a Girl Scout? Did you ever get the chance? If not, Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois is inviting you … Read more ›

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Visions of Hope Awards celebrate Mental Health Month

Outstanding contributions deserve acknowledgement, and the McHenry County Behavioral Health Foundation (BHF) is pleased to recognize Dr. Chandra Vedak in his work for helping individuals … Read more ›

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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 ›

Stacy Cordery, nationally noted biographer and author of Juliette Gordon Low: The Remarkable Founder of Girl Scouts, speaks at Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois’ Annual Meeting where the organization honored local volunteers and elected new members to its Board of Directors.
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Girl Scouts Celebrate 100 Years/Honor Local Volunteers at Annual Meeting

Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois (GSNI) honored local volunteers and elected new members to the council’s Board of Directors at the organization’s recent annual meeting. … Read more ›

The Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Interfaith Food Pantry has relocated to 1111 Pyott Road. (Lawerence Synett/Tribune)

Algonquin-Lake in the Hills food pantry finds new home

A new location for a far northwest suburban food pantry aims to provide clients a more casual setting than those offered by similar organizations. The … Read more ›

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Girl Scouts Seeks Local Girls to Appear in Anti-Bullying Rock Opera Video!

Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois (GSNI) is currently casting local girls, ages 11-16, for roles in their upcoming rock opera video. The organization is especially … 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 ›