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  • Dundee Lions contribute $5,000 to local charities Mar 28, 2015 12:00 AM
    At the last meeting, Herb Beck, chairman of the donations committee, announced the Dundee Township Lions Club would be contributing more than $5,000 to local charities.

     
  • Heart Sounds 2015 Symposium to highlight innovations in cardiology Mar 26, 2015 6:15 PM
    Medical professionals are invited to attend “Innovations in Cardiology: Heart Sounds 2015”, a one-day symposium hosted by Presence Saint Joseph Hospital in Elgin. The educational program for registered nurses, emergency medical technicians, doctors and other clinicians will be held Saturday, April 18.

     
  • Learn how to ‘echo weave’ at Fine Line Mar 24, 2015 4:23 PM
    Fine Line weaving instructor Beth Duncan will offer “Echo Weave, A Starting Point,” on Saturdays, April 4 and 18. “Learning to weave can seem daunting at the start; there is a lot of prep work before the actual weaving begins. As with all things worth learning, take your time and practice," Duncan said.

     
  • Mano a Mano marks 15-year anniversary with annual gala Mar 25, 2015 3:20 PM
    Mano a Mano Family Resource Center will hold its annual gala on Saturday, April 11, 2015, at the Round Lake Beach Civic Center and Cultural Center.

     
  • Local Girl Scouts attend United Nations Commission on the Status of Women Mar 23, 2015 6:59 PM
    Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois recently sent Girl Scouts Emily Bettler, 16, of South Elgin, Lindsay Schwartz, 18, of Kildeer, and Stefany Veldhuizen, 17, of Sycamore to participate as delegates in the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.

     
  • Countdown for registration for The Literacy Connection’s Trivia Bee Fundraiser Mar 23, 2015 6:42 PM
    Fourteen teams are gearing up to compete in The Literacy Connection’s 18th annual Trivia Bee Fundraiser, set for Saturday, April 18, at the Grand Victoria Casino in Elgin. The agency is looking for more teams to join the competition.

     
  • Learn about American domestic servants at March talk Mar 23, 2015 2:15 PM
    The 19th century wasn’t all that different in many respects from life today: There is life for the “1 Percenters” and then there is life for everyone else. Behind all of the cachet and claret surrounding the likes of “Downton Abbey,” was another world — a real world with plenty of hard work for the servants who performed a multitude of essential tasks.

     
  • Key witness in 2002 murder gets 20 years for McHenry gun safe theft Mar 19, 2015 5:49 PM
    A key witness in one of McHenry County's most notorious murder cases was sentenced to 20 years in prison for stealing a gun safe. The testimony of Shane Lamb, 30, helped convict Mario Casciaro of murdering Brian Carrick over a drug debt in 2002. Casciaro was sentenced to 26 years in prison after a second murder trial in 2013; Carrick's body has not been found.

     
  • Would harder to crush pills help curb drug addiction? Mar 18, 2015 8:16 PM
    Terri Bartlett of McHenry told lawmakers Wednesday her son would have been less likely to go down the path of the drug addiciton that killed him if pills were harder to crush into powder. Bartlett’s son died in 2012 from a heroin overdose, and she said he first became addicted to painkillers.

     
  • Understand Your Pain Mar 17, 2015 3:12 PM
    Understand Your Pain: Arthritis and Orthopedic Issues as We Age Understand Your Pain is the second 2015 Wellness Ministry program sponsored in coordination between Advocate Condell Medical Center and Ivanhoe Congregational Church. It will be held on Monday, March 23, at 7 pm at Ivanhoe Congregational Church, 21078 W. Route 176, in Mundelein.

     
  • Where do you start with employee compensation? Mar 16, 2015 8:33 PM
    On Thursday, April 9, Stateline Society for Human Resource Management will host a breakfast program title “Considering Employee Compensation … Where Do You Start?”, presented by Lisa Kleiner, managing director of LMK Consulting. Not every organization has the luxury of having a full-time compensation expert on their staff, but all organizations need to determine how to best pay their employees. With the predictions that the recovering economy and job climate will encourage employees to leave current roles for better pay, what do you do? Kleiner will share her experience and expertise on how HR professionals and compensation stakeholders can utilize compensation management to impact their organization.

     
  • Community forum on suicide Wednesday at MCC Mar 16, 2015 8:14 PM
    A community forum on suicide has been scheduled for Wednesday, March 18, at 6 p.m., at McHenry County College’s Luecht Conference Center in Crystal Lake. Everyone is invited to attend this forum: friends, family, youth, parents, grandparents, neighbors, community members, or leaders of organizations.

     
  • St. Charles native sails with America’s Cup ships into new business Mar 16, 2015 1:09 PM
    Kukec's People features St. Charles and Aurora native Ryan Weber, a competitive sailing winner and co-owner of Next Level Sailing Chicago, which acquired America's Cup yachts called Stars and Stripes and the Abracadabra for tourists and private parties starting in May on Lake Michigan.

     
  • Health Insurance for People 65 + Years Mar 17, 2015 3:12 PM
    This lesson will explore the options and tools necessary for health insurance decisions by people approaching or whom are already on Medicare.

     
  • Display your skills for collegiate coaches at JUCO Spring Hoops Showcase Mar 13, 2015 11:49 PM
    High school and junior college men’s and women’s basketball players with collegiate aspirations are invited to display their talents for coaches at the JUCO 2015 Spring Showcase. The event takes place on Saturday, April 25, at Judson University in Elgin.

     
  • CLC student wins national Hispanic leadership scholarship Mar 16, 2015 9:55 AM
    Guadalupe Granados of Mundelein, a College of Lake County student, received the National United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI) Dr. Juan Andrade, Jr. Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders during the USHLI National Conference, held Feb. 13 in Chicago.

     
  • Special enrollment period offered for health care Mar 12, 2015 11:39 AM
    The McHenry County Department of Health has announced open enrollment for health insurance has now ended; however, it is not too late for residents who qualify for a special enrollment period.

     
  • Crystal Lake Strikers award 6th annual Althoff Memorial Scholarship Mar 12, 2015 4:09 PM
    The Crystal Lake Strikers Drumline is pleased to introduce Michael Novak, a senior from Prairie Ridge High School, as the recipient of the sixth annual Tim Althoff Memorial Scholarship.

     
  • University Center of Lake County Welcomes New Board Members & Adds Programs Mar 13, 2015 4:02 PM
    The Governing Board of the University Center of Lake County affirmed new leadership, welcomed new members, and approved new programs at its quarterly meeting on March 5. Former State Representative Kathy Ryg, who has served on the University Center’s Governing Board since 2011, was elected its new Chair.

     
  • Express Employment Professionals Hosts National Leadership Event Featuring Daymond John, Dan Aykroyd and Liz Murray Mar 13, 2015 4:02 PM
    Back for its sixth year and sponsored by the Chicagoland Express Employment Professionals offices, the FREE event will be held Wednesday, April 8 at the Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Road in Rosemont, Ill. Doors open at 7 a.m. and the program begins at 7:50 a.m.

     
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