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  • Riot Fest organizers: Humboldt Park repairs complete, cost about $150,000

    Riot Fest organizers: Humboldt Park repairs complete, cost about $150,000
    Riot Fest organizers announced Monday that repairs to Humboldt Park, damaged during the three-day music festival, are complete and the price tag is $150,000. However, stretches of the Northwest Side park, home to the fest, remain closed to the public....
  • UConn Foundation To Raise $150 million for Scholarships

    UConn Foundation To Raise $150 million for Scholarships
    The UConn Foundation has endorsed a five-year $150 million fundraising initiative that will include $50 million in scholarships that will be paid out over the next decade. The remaining $100 million will be part of an endowment, foundation officials...
  • Taiwan Buddhists transform plastic waste

    Taiwan Buddhists transform plastic waste
    Millions of discarded plastic bottles that might normally land in Taiwan's trash are being diverted into the hands of Buddhists, becoming items of transformation — although not of a strictly spiritual nature. Thousands of religious volunteers...
  • Avon, Canton Residents Honored By Rotary Club

    Avon, Canton Residents Honored By Rotary Club
    AVON — Three people from Avon and another from Canton have been recognized by the Rotary Club of Avon-Canton for their work supporting charitable organizations, the club has announced. According to the club's announcement Mary Lou Bennoit-Connors,...
  • Donations sought for Plainfield holiday charity drive

    Donations sought for Plainfield holiday charity drive
    For the 22nd year, the Plainfield High School-Central Campus Parent Teacher Student Organization is seeking monetary donations for needy families in Plainfield School District 202 community. All donations received will be used to provide Christmas...
  • Supporting cancer research in Florida

    Supporting cancer research in Florida
    The Israel Cancer Research Fund launched a Florida chapter earlier this year. The ICRF is a charitable organization in North America solely devoted to supporting cancer research in Israel. It has provided more than 2,000 grants totaling almost $50...
  • Charity concert brings out singing legends

    With dimmed lights and an array of gauzy pink and white curtains, the stage was set for two of America's most legendary singers. It seemed like something straight out of the 1950's. Dozens of people filled the seats at the Hilton Garden Inn in Windsor....
  • Stavros Niarchos Foundation donates $5 million to transform Parkway Theater

    Stavros Niarchos Foundation donates $5 million to transform Parkway Theater
    An international philanthropic foundation has donated $5 million to help transform the historic Parkway Theater into a multipurpose film center, it was announced Monday. The gift from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, which has offices in New York, Athens...
  • Five Myths About Billionaires

    Billionaires can be fascinating, and not just because of the fortunes they amass. They buy islands and media organizations, experiment with space travel, and have larger-than-life personalities. They also become proxies in national political debates about...
  • Stress is universal: Life lessons from the Land Down Under

    I was just in Auckland, New Zealand, after a few very pleasant days in Australia, which is just coming out of a pleasant winter and heading into an even more pleasant spring. Did I mention it's very pleasant there? It's impossible not to remark on the...
  • AutoNation to sponsor college football bowl game

    AutoNation to sponsor college football bowl game
    There's the Rose Bowl, the Orange Bowl and now, the AutoNation Cure Bowl. AutoNation, the auto retailer based in Fort Lauderdale, will sponsor a college football bowl game starting next year, with a portion of proceeds going to the Breast Cancer...