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  • A Scholarly ExampleApr 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    Glenbard West graduate Janet Vazquez is currently in her second semester at the College of DuPage thanks to a full two-year scholarship presented to her by Glen Ellyn Infant Welfare. Each spring the GEIW scholarship committee works closely with the counseling staffs at Glenbard West and Glenbard South to award full time two year scholarships to graduating seniors.

  • Cosmetology Program Information Sessions to be Held in AddisonApr 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    College of DuPage will hold information sessions for the Cosmetology program this April and May at the Addison Regional Center.

  • College of DuPage Offers New Perioperative Nursing CertificateApr 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    Responding to a growing need for trained nurses in the operating room, College of DuPage is offering a new Perioperative Nursing Certificate program.

  • The Baekwoon Mu Sul Tigers show the national awards earned during the 2013 tournament season. Back row (l-r): Matthew Ingram, Sensei Jeremy Talbott. Front row (l-r): Cristobal Morales, Alex Raymundo, and Zachary Self Kathy Raymundo

    Warrenville karate team earns national awardsApr 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    Three national champions, nine top-ten honored at awards banquet

  • Waterleaf to Host Dutton-Goldfield Wine Dinner April 24Apr 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    Waterleaf restaurant in Glen Ellyn will host a special wine dinner on Thursday, April 24, featuring the celebrated wines of the Dutton-Goldfield winery located in the Russian River Valley in northern California.

  • The new eco-friendly landscape at Ball Horticultural Company includes more than 150 species of native plants. Ball Horticultural Company

    Ball Horticultural Company Wins Three Green AwardsApr 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    Ball Horticultural Company, in West Chicago, is leading the green way with its eco-friendly landscape improvements, which have recently won three awards.

  • Physical Therapist Assistant Program Receives AccreditationApr 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Physical Therapist Assistant program at College of DuPage has received 10-year accreditation through 2023 from the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education of the American Physical Therapy Association.

  • Chaparral Fitness Grand Opening April 26Apr 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    College of DuPage will hold the grand opening of Chaparral Fitness from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 26, at the Physical Education Center at College of DuPage.

  • College Theater Presents ‘The Dreams of Antigone’Apr 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    College Theater presents “The Dreams of Antigone” from Thursday, April 17, to Sunday, April 27, in the Playhouse Theater of the McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd. in Glen Ellyn.

  • Using LinkedIn™ and College of DuPage in Your Job Search April 22Apr 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    College of DuPage will host “Using LinkedIn™ and College of DuPage in Your Job Search” on Tuesday, April 22, at 7 p.m. in the Student Services Center (SSC), Room 2201, on the College’s main campus in Glen Ellyn.

  • Avni Patel, 4-H member of Busy Beavers in Lake County. Cindy Sarkady

    Local 4-H members part of legislative team in SpringfieldApr 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    Avni Patel promoted the value of the 4-H program as part of Illinois’ delegation to the Illinois Capitol as part of Illinois 4-H’s Legislative Connection. Avni from Lake County was one of the 29 4-H members statewide who met with state legislators March 25 and 26 to show the impact of University of Illinois Extension 4-H on the lives of Illinois families.

  • Wheaton's updated building code may require heat detectors in garagesApr 8, 2014 12:00 AM
    Building codes will soon be updated in Wheaton, but the city council still needs to determine whether it wants to include a provision that requires the installation of heat detectors in attached garages. Council members did a first reading Monday of the draft ordinance, which adopts the 2012 edition of the International Code Council's international building codes with some revisions.

  • Rick Polad of Carol Stream, author of “Change of Address,” is nominated for the honor of Soon to Be Famous Illinois Author.

    Librarians name finalists in Soon to be Famous Illinois Author ProjectApr 8, 2014 12:00 AM
    Rick Polad of Carol Stream and Joanne Zienty of Wheaton are among the three finalists nominated by Illinois librarians for the Soon to be Famous Illinois Author Project.

  • Dillard was tainted by union moneyApr 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    A Wheaton letter to the editor: On April 1, Senator Kirk Dillard wrote he “came within two votes per precinct of the GOP nomination for governor.” He claims Bruce Rauner’s record campaign spending and inaccurate polling distracted voters from the issues.

  • ComEd officials plan to begin installing smart meters in six municipalities in DuPage County next month, including Lombard, Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, Warrenville, Oak Brook and West Chicago.

    ComEd smart meters coming to six DuPage communities next monthApr 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    ComEd officials recently announced that they will begin installing smart meters in six municipalities in DuPage County next month, including Lombard, Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, Warrenville, Oak Brook and West Chicago. “This is going to help people save money, manage your electricity and help with outages, which we hope we have fewer of,” said George Gaulrapp, external affairs manager for ComEd.

  • The Human Race, organized by Giving DuPage, brings together supporters of nearly 60 DuPage nonprofits for a single 5K run and fitness walk with participants choosing which group benefits from their registration fees.

    Runners help the cause of their choice in Human RaceApr 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    Many groups working directly in DuPage County don’t have the resources to organize their own 5K fundraisers. Fortunately, Giving DuPage does. A nonprofit itself, Giving DuPage aims to match donors and volunteers to nonprofit groups serving the county. To this end, the group created the Human Race, a 5K run and fitness walk that benefits not one but nearly 60 participating DuPage nonprofits.

  • Former Libertyville trustee Donald Coulson leaves the Lake County courthouse in 1994.

    Ex-Libertyville trustee accused in 1994 murder plot diesApr 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    A former Libertyville trustee who was accused of hiring an undercover detective to kill his wife in 1994 has died. Donald Coulson was 80.

  • Lyndsay Czwornog of Wheaton, right, and her friend Tiffany Baker ran last year’s Human Race in tutus on behalf of CASA of DuPage, where Czwornog volunteers. She’ll run again in the 2014 race.

    Human Race: CASA volunteers speak for children in courtApr 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    CASA of DuPage County provides volunteers who serve as children's advocates when they're drawn into the court system. Lyndsay Czwornog, who volunteers as a graphic designer for the organization, will run in Giving DuPage's Human Race to raise money for CASA.

  • Theresa Hughes of Elburn makes Kei’anna Bateman of Kaneville laugh Saturday during a Nathaniel’s Hope Buddy Break program at First Baptist Church in Geneva. Hughes and Rachel Christopherson, 13, of Aurora team up and work with Kei’anna during the program designed to provide a brief break for the families of children with special needs.

    ‘Buddy Breaks’ expanding to offer respite from kids’ special needsApr 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    Suburban churches in Geneva, Sugar Grove and Wheaton are joining a national nonprofit in a movement to offer Buddy Breaks, a respite program that provides fun and care for children with special needs so their parents can take a breather and recharge. “It gives us an ability to catch up and breathe easy for a while and re-energize,” said Matt Brooks of Batavia, whose 7-year-old son Tommy has a genetic disorder that causes developmental delays. “My wife and I will go on a date, have lunch and do errands.”

  • Current West Chicago Cultural Arts Commission chair Anni Holm pictured working on Plasti-City piece in 2008. Photo credit Tony Abasolo.

    ommission Members Bring Backgrounds to Volunteer AppointmentsApr 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    Commission Members Bring Impressive and Accomplished Backgrounds to Volunteer Appointments

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