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  • Paint a beach scene, help the cancer society

    Paint your hope in the sand at J&P Pizza in Westminster on Sunday, May 31. When you participate in this "hope through art" fundraiser, you'll help raise money for the American Cancer Society and take home your own original painting. The event will...
  • Northbrook Woman's Club marks 60 years of service

    Northbrook Woman's Club marks 60 years of service
    The Northbrook Woman's Club & Foundation celebrated 60 years of service at its annual spring luncheon at the Westmoreland Country Club in Wilmette on May 1. Ninety women attended. "We are happy to celebrate on a beautiful day like today," said Elisa...
  • Around Broadneck: Broadneck students volunteer to aid causes near and far

    Around Broadneck: Broadneck students volunteer to aid causes near and far
    The devastating earthquakes on April 25 and May 12 in Nepal together killed over 8,613 people. Though the country is more than 7,600 miles from Anne Arundel County, some local groups are mobilizing to raise funds to aid the hundreds of thousands of...
  • Kepple's compassion, energy will be missed: My Word

    We understand death for the first time when death puts its hand on someone we love. — Ralph Waldo Emerson Death has certainly put its hand upon someone we love. Richard Kenneth Kepple was suddenly and tragically taken from us this past week, and...
  • Cancer charity scam a reminder to donate cautiously

    Americans are generous, donating a fortune annually to charitable causes. There always are people who will take advantage of that generosity, and the massive cancer charity scam alleged last week is a reminder to donate cautiously. Authorities said...
  • NASCAR looks to rev up specialty license plate sales with new design

    NASCAR looks to rev up specialty license plate sales with new design
    The new NASCAR specialty Florida license plate design is like comparing the video games "Pole Position" to "Need for Speed." The old plate which featured a single stock car and a lot of blue and red coloring was a little cartoonish. The new plate has...
  • Couple Makes North End House A Home Base To Fight Injustice And Serve The Poor

    Couple Makes North End House A Home Base To Fight Injustice And Serve The Poor
    Jackie Allen-Doucot grew up with eight siblings in Hartford's South End, and as a young woman, she thought she'd have a big family, too. She and her husband, Chris, had two sons after they married in their early 20s, and not long after that, they...
  • 'Nothing More Rewarding' Than Volunteering, Plainville Woman Says

    'Nothing More Rewarding' Than Volunteering, Plainville Woman Says
    If there were a contest for extreme volunteering, anyone in it would have a hard time competing against Laura LaCombe. Since 1999, LaCombe has assumed various roles as a volunteer for the American Cancer Society, Junior Achievement and the United Way of...
  • Alleged cancer-charities fraud likely targeted Florida elderly

    Alleged cancer-charities fraud likely targeted Florida elderly
    When George Makrauer heard this week that the government was suing a group of cancer charities for defrauding donors, the retired businessman did a mental happy dance. "I was thrilled," says Makrauer, a resident of The Villages who wrote a letter to the...
  • Elgin nonprofits get helping hand from Fox Trot

    Elgin nonprofits get helping hand from Fox Trot
    Area nonprofits are well represented in the list of 25 organizations benefiting from the Elgin Valley Fox Trot's Walk for a Cause. The 2-mile walk starts at the corner of Kimball and Douglas Avenues and continues through a downtown on a circular route,...
  • Quantum cash: Local nonprofits get $1.9M

    Quantum cash: Local nonprofits get $1.9M
    West Palm Beach-based Quantum Foundation has made one of its largest donations ever to local nonprofits. In its latest quarterly grant, the philanthropic organization, which specializes in funding local health care initiatives, has awarded a total of...