Marklund's volunteers help staff, residents in making everyday life possible
Marklund is always looking for volunteers at its various facilities to help its clients "make everyday life possible."
Former 1968 Camaro owner reunites with an old friendCars stir up magical moments from the past. That's certainly true with this 1968 Camaro SS 396. It's a classic packing close ties to Chicago history, as well as fond family memories for Ralph Greinke of Norridge, too.
Plan ahead: 'Family Ties' stars in 'Love Letters' at Batavia Fine Arts CentreGet your tickets now: "Family Ties" stars Michael Gross and Meredith Baxter star in "Love Letters" in Batavia, the Lake County Craft Beer Festival returns to Grayslake and Corky Siegel's Chamber Blues play the Raue Center in Crystal Lake.
Save money by trying wines from lesser-known labels and regionsAre you looking to up your wine game without draining your bank account? There are ways to experience the character, and even a sense of the thrill that expensive wines can give, without defaulting on your mortgage.
Constable: Polish American actress from Bartlett hosts 'Flavor of Poland'As an actress who was born in Poland and grew up in Bartlett, Aleksandra Augustynski straddles both nations as the host of a new culinary travel television series called "Flavor of Poland." The show airs locally at 11 a.m. Saturdays on WTTW.
Batavia lawyer named Marklund's volunteer of the yearAttorney Reese Peck of Batavia has been volunteering at Marklund for more than four years, accompanying residents on outings, decorating their group homes and helping them open Christmas gifts. He was named Marklund's volunteer of the year last April.
Always treat nurses with careIf you want better health care, one of the best moves you can make is to get to know your nurses. This holds true in the doctor's office and in the hospital.
Vegans rejoice: Plant-based restaurant coming to GenevaRon Anderson of Geneva is preparing to open what he is calling "the first plant-based eatery in the area." He's building the Rejoice restaurant in the building he owns at 507 S. Third St. in Geneva.
Multiple losses will weigh on us as we get olderIt's awful to lose a sibling. It's next to the intense grief, for most, suffered after the loss of a beloved spouse, which is even worse. A few days ago, my sister Mary called to tell me our brother had died.
Overgrown shrubs can be cut back in winterWinter is a good time to prune trees and shrubs. Overgrown deciduous woody shrubs can be heavily pruned to rejuvenate them this month and until new growth begins in spring.
Tips to stay safe while playing outside in winterWith winter in full swing, the kids are ready to bundle up and romp outdoors. Before they head for the backyard, sled hill, ice-skating rink or family ski vacation, be prepared to keep them warm and outfitted with the proper sports gear.
Through the Film Magnifier: Dallas Green, Tony LaRussa, The Lone Ranger, electric cars, a war protest and more