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  • Romualdo Alvarado, center, portrays Jesus in Via Crucis, The Way of the Cross, at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Des Plaines.

    Moving Picture: Hoffman Estates man portrays Jesus every Good FridayApr 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    For the past twelve years on Good Friday, tens of thousands have watched and walked with Hoffman Estates resident Romualdo Alvarado, who portrays Jesus in the final moments of his life before his crucifixion. Via Crucis, The Way of the Cross, takes place at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe on the Maryville Campus in Des Plaines. “Now, I’m ready for the cross. I love the cross,” Alvarado says, “I don’t follow Jesus for the milk or the bread. I follow Jesus because he promised me eternal life. I believe in his words, that’s why I follow him.”

     
  • Mark Seigle, president of Seigle’s Cabinet Center, will be featured at the Elgin Area Chamber CEO Unplugged series.

    Elgin Area Chamber CEO Unplugged-All in the Family featuring Mark Seigle Apr 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    How does an accomplished family business owner reinvent himself after its long-standing Elgin business is sold? Why would he start a new business after being retired? How did market conditions and changes affect the business, the family and its employees?

     
  • Schaumburg Township

    Schaumburg Township Mental Health Awareness FairApr 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Schaumburg Township Mental Health Committee and Township Board of Trustees are hosting their 2nd annual Mental Health Awareness Fair on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 from 2-6 p.m., at Schaumburg Township, 1 Illinois Blvd., in Hoffman Estates. Admission is free and open to the public.

     
  • Free Kite Fly in PalatineApr 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    Ninth annual Flying 4 Kids event to be held April 26 at Riemer Reservoir.

     
  • Variety of Children’s Programs Coming to Schaumburg Township District LibraryApr 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    Comedy, magic, stories and more are coming in April and May to the kidsZone of the Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Rd., Schaumburg.

     
  • Three styles of T-shirts will be for sale from noon to 2:30 p.m. on Earth Day, April 22, at the Schaumburg Township District Library. Susan Miura

    Library Sells Earth Day T-Shirts To Benefit Schaumburg Township Food PantryApr 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    Three styles of Earth Day T-shirts will be for sale from noon to 2:30 p.m., on Earth Day, Tuesday, April 22 in the lobby of the Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Rd., Schaumburg.

     
  • Chandelier Boutique is one of many business participating in Girls on the Town 2014. Downtown Palatine Business Association

    Girls on the Town Event Coming to Palatine April 25Apr 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    The evening offers extended hours from select local merchants, with opportunities to shop, pamper, dine and learn.

     
  • Free Screening of Documentary That Explores Economic InequalityApr 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    In partnership with A Just Harvest, Congregational United Church of Christ will host a free screening of the award-winning documentary “Inequality for All” at 1pm on Wednesday, April 23. A lively discussion led by congresswoman Jan Schakowsky will follow the viewing.

     
  • College readiness seminar in Hoffman EstatesApr 16, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Hoffman Estates Youth Commission will present a College Readiness Seminar and Scholarship Panel from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 26 at Hoffman Estates village hall, 1900 Hassell Road, to help residents understand and combat the ever-increasing costs of higher education. Learn about how families can get their children through college without any major out-of-pocket expenses or student loans.

     
  • ‘Cupcakes for Autism’ at Conant H.S. April 26Apr 16, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Autism Society of Illinois is partnering with Conant High School’s student clubs for Cupcakes for Autism and Special Olympics, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 26 at the school, 700 E. Cougar Trail in Hoffman Estates. Cupcakes are $2 each or $20 for 12. There also will be free entertainment, crafts, face painting, a DJ for dancing, balloon artist, meet-and-greet with the band 7th Heaven and much more.

     
  • Hanover Township lauds Hoffman Estates doctorApr 16, 2014 12:00 AM
    Hanover Township has recognized a Hoffman Estates doctor who provides free colonoscopies to low-income residents with the first Trisha L. Simon award. Dr. Brian Muska is the inaugural recipient of the award, named in honor of the township’s former community health director who died in 2012 after a long battle with colon cancer.

     
  • Kris Howard Jensen

    Hidden Gems in Our CommunityApr 16, 2014 12:00 AM
    Hidden Gems in Our Community is a program, sponsored by Illinois State Representative Michelle Mussman, as a women’s issues advisory committee meeting. “It was developed based on the idea that there are many women living within the area, who have inspiring and unexpected stories to share,” said Magdaleno.

     
  • Sears names leader for home services businessApr 15, 2014 12:00 AM
    Sears Holdings Corp. said Arun Arora will join the company as senior vice president and president, Home Services.

     
  • Hoffman Estates Improvement Day April 26Apr 15, 2014 12:00 AM
    Hoffman Estates Village Improvement day returns this month. To prepare open spaces for spring enjoyment, the Hoffman Estates Sustainability Commission is sponsoring the event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 26. The village has identified various parks and natural areas for cleanup.

     
  • From the superintendent: Dist. 54 follows fiscal planApr 15, 2014 12:00 AM
    In sports, it is called a game plan. The construction industry uses a blueprint. Business refers to it as a strategic plan. In School District 54, our Mission, Vision, Commitments and Goals outline the action plan we follow.

     
  • Call for Distinguished Alumni nominationsApr 15, 2014 12:00 AM
    Harper College is accepting nominations for its 2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards, an annual honor saluting former students for outstanding career and community achievements.

     
  • The Chicago Skyliners Big Band will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 27, at Cutting Hall in Palatine.

    Chicago Skyliners Big Band to play in PalatineApr 15, 2014 12:00 AM
    Chicago Skyliners Big Band to perform at Cutting Hall on April 27.

     
  • Owner Bill Kaiser cuts the ribbon at Lee Donuts with Mayor Terry Weppler. From left, Bill’s wife Francine Kaiser, MainStreet Libertyville Executive Director Pam Hume and GLMV Executive Director Ray Mullen looking on.

    Business owner left behind Wall Street for Libertyville streetsApr 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    Kukec's People features Bill Kaiser, who was a broker for 36 years, owning William S. Kaiser Corp. since 1978, which then morphed into Zap Futures Inc. when he introduced electronic trading in 1994. He had 24 brokers and 12 support staff and even did live 5-minute reports from the Mercantile Exchange daily for CNBC. Now, he owns two family-oriented businesses in Libertyville. What made him change?

     
  • Distracted drivers are what’s truly scaryApr 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    A Hoffman Estates letter to the editor: In reference to Fran Puchli’s era of scary (“Era of concealed carry is scary,” March 17), Fran, there are many other areas of our society that are more scary than concealed carry. One big area is driving on the road.

     
  • French dining in Hoffman Estates April 24Apr 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    Join Hoffman Estates’ Sister Cities Commission for its 17th annual French dining evening, “Soiree Culinaire — Discovering French Delicacies,” from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24 at The Stonegate Conference & Banquet Centre, 2401 W. Higgins Road. Enjoy the flavors of France prepared by Chef Patrick Guat from Hoffman Estates’ Sister City of Angouleme, France.

     
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