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Charity

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  • Ready to laugh?

    Jay Leno, along with the Atlantic City Boys, will perform at Boca West Community Charity Foundation's annual "Concert for the Children." The event will take place March 31 at Boca West Country Club. Doors will open at 6 p.m. The Atlantic City Boys...
  • You may be surprised at how little of your charitable donation reaches those who need it

    You may be surprised at how little of your charitable donation reaches those who need it
    We've all received phone calls asking us to donate to one cause or another. Before you give, ask how much of your donation actually will reach the party needing assistance. You may be surprised how little that could be. I bring this up based on the...
  • Socks and Souls will donate socks for every pair sold

    Socks and Souls will donate socks for every pair sold
    Deyana Matt really, really likes socks. "I could wear a different pair of socks each day of the year and I wouldn't duplicate," said the South Elgin woman, 30. That love of socks — of all patterns and designs — turned into an idea for a...
  • Auguste Rodin sculptures at Michener Museum highlight his innovations

    Possibly no single force has so deeply influenced modern sculpture as Auguste Rodin. A bold statement, surely, but even more remarkable when applied to someone raised with all the earmarks of failure. Born into humble beginnings in Paris in 1840 —...
  • Science museums urged to cut ties with fossil fuel donors

    Hundreds of museums across the country including some of the most prestigious are being asked by more than 30 scientists to cut their ties to the fossil fuel industry. In a letter sent to more than 330 science and natural history centers on Tuesday,...
  • Community: St Joseph's Guild to host "La Dolce Vita Fashion Show, Luncheon and Boutique"

    Community: St Joseph's Guild to host "La Dolce Vita Fashion Show, Luncheon and Boutique"
    Grace Mylroie Patz is an amazing lady. One needs jet-powered sneakers to keep up with this 101-year-old professional volunteer. Not only does she take a yoga class twice a week with Susan Quon at the Joslyn Adult Center, but she continues her membership...
  • Attorney General's Office files suit against LaGrange Park man

    Attorney General's Office files suit against LaGrange Park man
    Attorney General Lisa Madigan Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the president of a downstate charity, Sheri Ann & Her Boys, alleging over $33,000 was misappropriated from the charity's accounts. Madigan filed the complaint in Cook County Circuit Court...
  • Schiff recognizes 'inspiring women' during luncheon

    Schiff recognizes 'inspiring women' during luncheon
    As part of an annual tradition in honor of Women’s History Month, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) recognized a group of women from the 28th Congressional District -- including Burbank, Glendale, La Crescenta and La Cañada Flintridge -- for their...
  • HPHS Charity Drive raises $170,000; and school pride

    HPHS Charity Drive raises $170,000; and school pride
    The high-voltage enthusiasm of Highland Park High School's assembly March 20 proved more than justifed when the final dollar amount raised during this year's Charity Drive was slowly revealed to the entire student body. Through a variety of zany and...
  • Harbor Hills Ladies Charity members thrive on helping others

    Harbor Hills Ladies Charity members thrive on helping others
    LADY LAKE — The joy of friends and the satisfaction of raising money to help others has been a consistent theme in the Harbor Hills community, where the giving spirit of those who live and work there continues to grow stronger, residents say....
  • Trustee candidates discuss pension burden

    Trustee candidates discuss pension burden
    Candidates for Oak Brook village trustee say an increasing pension burden is a top issue that the next Village Board must address. "We need to seriously consider creative, alternative ways to maintain high quality service while at the same time...