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From left to right (back row): BMO Harris Bank volunteers, Vice Chair & Winnetka resident, Peter McNitt, Youth Guidance Board President, Scott Myers and Youth Guidance CEO, Michelle Adler Morrison with Andrew Carnegie elementary students.
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Youth Guidance Teams with BMO Harris Bank Transform a Play Site for Chicago Youth

Recently, a team of BMO Harris Bank employee volunteers – led by BMO Harris Bank’s President and CEO, Mark Furlong, and Vice Chair (Winnetka resident), … Read more ›

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Northfield Township Road District Hosts Hazardous Household Waste Recycling Drop Off

Since the majority of hazardous materials used in homes today can be either recycled, reused, or can be safely destroyed, Northfield Township Road District Highway … Read more ›

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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 ›

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Winnetka Swim Beaches Open Saturday, June 9!

The Winnetka Park District’s three swim beaches, Tower Road, Maple Street and Elder Lane will open for the season on Saturday, June 9. The beaches … Read more ›

Tireless WHS Executive Director Patti Van Cleave Readies the Gala home
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A Busy Season for the Winnetka Historical Society

Sometimes keeping up with history keeps you awfully busy! After opening its new exhibit about the turbulent years of the Progressive Era (colorfully titled "Loosen … 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 ›

New Trier Students 2012 bigger
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Growing Plant and Minds : Big and Small

What do New Trier students, Oak Terrace Elementary students, and beans all have in common? Of course we know they all grow incredibly fast, but … Read more ›