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  • Bid, bid, bid for the home team (jerseys) nets success for Lehigh Valley Phantoms, IronPigs

    At the end of the seventh inning for six Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs home games a season, employees working the jersey auction tables on the Coca-Cola Park concourse once had to do their best WWE imitations. They had to wrestle clipboards and pens...
  • Newport Aquarium foundation receives gift for trips, classes

    A northern Kentucky entertainment center has given $10,000 to Newport Aquarium's nonprofit partner foundation, providing funds that will allow underprivileged schoolchildren to visit the aquarium and take marine biology classes. The aquarium and the WAVE...
  • 30-hour NU Dance Marathon benefits kids, community

    30-hour NU Dance Marathon benefits kids, community
    From March 6-8, more than 1,000 energetic Northwestern undergraduate students will dance for 30 hours nonstop to raise funds for the Starlight Children's Foundation and the Evanston Community Foundation at the 41st annual NU Dance Marathon. Starlight...
  • State Sen. Dan Duffy calls for ComEd investigation

     State Sen. Dan Duffy calls for ComEd investigation
    State Sen. Dan Duffy has asked Attorney General Lisa Madigan and the Illinois Commerce Commission to investigate ComEd's use of ratepayer funds for charitable contributions. Duffy cited a story in the Sunday Chicago Tribune that detailed how ComEd, the...
  • Taste of Morton Grove offers new chefs, benefits more charities

    New chefs and restaurants are planning to offer small plates at this year's Taste of Morton Grove. The annual community fundraiser, which will be held Thursday, March 5 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., will also benefit two more local charities than it did last...
  • For Clinton, her family foundation may pose campaign risks

    The foundation launched by former President Bill Clinton more than a decade ago has battled HIV and AIDS in Africa, educated millions of children and fed the poor and hungry around the globe. It also has the potential to become a political risk for...
  • Pamela Yip: Wealthy donors differ by generation

    Talk about being in the money. Wealth experts estimate that from 2007 to 2061, $59 trillion will be transferred from family estates in the greatest wealth transfer in U.S. history. That amount will be divided among heirs, charities, estate taxes and...
  • ComEd customers unknowingly contributing millions to charity

    Commonwealth Edison's customers have been unknowingly contributing millions of dollars to the utility's charities, including politically influential groups and projects that have close ties to company executives. ComEd's charitable contributions have...
  • Quandel Construction Group awarded Knouse Foods Project and other company news

    Quandel Construction Group awarded Knouse Foods Project and other company news
    Quandel Construction Group awarded project Adams County-based Knouse Foods Cooperative, Inc. has selected Quandel Construction Group, a local construction firm, to provide construction management services for their new wastewater treatment facility at...
  • Realty group gives groups donations

    Twenty-three local charities were the beneficiaries this year when the Pasadena-Foothills Assn. of Realtors Charitable Foundation distributed $94,000 in donations. Representatives from each nonprofit gathered with foundation committee members last month...
  • Lance Armstong plans to participate in Livestrong Challenge

    Lance Armstong plans to participate in Livestrong Challenge
    AUSTIN, Texas — Lance Armstrong is getting back on his bike, this time to raise money for the charity he founded and was later pressured to leave. Armstrong has set up a fundraising team for the Livestrong Challenge ride in Austin in October. It...