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Libertyville program benefits customers, charities
Village of Libertyville submission
Aug 31, 2015 9:12 AM
The Shop Libertyville Rewards program by the village and Libertyville Mile of Cars has shown roughly $30,000 in rewards for customers, local business and charities.
School lunches take some pressure off food pantry
By Gerard Dziuba
Sep 1, 2015 6:11 AM
Nobody is as happy to see school back in session as the volunteers of Dundee Township's FISH Food Pantry. Having the students back in the classrooms means the summer crush for food will be put away for another year.
Mission accomplished for Operation Stand Down
By Mick Zawislak
Aug 30, 2015 9:53 AM
Groups helping veterans say they are dropping the one-day Operation Stand Down that provided clothing and services to veterans in need, and instead are shifting focus to a more targeted approach.
Constable: Wheaton College grad has made fighting poverty his life's work
By Burt Constable
Aug 30, 2015 6:40 AM
A Wheaton College graduate has spent most of his career with not-for-profit charities trying to help poor people in far-away lands. His new venture in the Philippines grew from experience and a bit of fate.
Muddy runners slog through Muckfest in Grayslake to fight MS
By Katlyn Smith
Aug 29, 2015 4:15 PM
Tara Gregurich has a motto living with MS, one that she proved Saturday conquering a muddy obstacle course at Muckfest MS in Grayslake. "Make the best of every day," she said.
Amateurs compete for titles at barbecue cook-off
Daily Herald report
Aug 29, 2015 6:48 PM
Amateur teams -- 65 total -- competed Saturday for titles in the Glen Ellyn Backyard Barbecue, a fundraiser for Bridge Communities that ran from noon to 9 p.m.
Donations will help feed a senior
By Matt McGahan
Aug 28, 2015 1:02 PM
The Humanitarian Service Project in Carol Stream has a business partner that will match donations to its Senior Citizen Project in the hopes of raising $16,000 to provide a senior with 100 pounds of groceries a month for life.
Stevenson High aiming for new world record
By Russell Lissau
Aug 28, 2015 11:53 AM
Those do-gooders at Stevenson High School are at it again, raising money for charity through their annual Spirit Fest while simultaneously trying to get into the Guinness Book of World Records.
Bash aids special needs programming
Submitted by District 214
Aug 28, 2015 11:41 AM
The Back 2 School Bash returns Saturday, Sept. 12, to celebrate and embrace students with a range of abilities at the Forest View Educational Center in Arlington Heights.
Batavia's Dream Team to host Harlem Ambassadors Basketball Team
Aug 27, 2015 7:56 PM
Hoops and high jinks are coming to Batavia on Sunday, Oct. 11 when our very own local challengers, the "Batavia Dream Team," take on the Harlem Ambassadors in a comedy basketball show the whole family will enjoy. The show starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Batavia High School gymnasium.
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