| Mar 24, 2015
| 10:18 PM
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...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 10:55 AM
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...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 10:58 AM
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...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 9:40 PM
"Guys are needy. I don't like needy. … My ideal relationship, if I were to ever start dating, would have to be with a guy who I could see on a Saturday twice a month," Christine Boucher told her coworkers in 2013. If he didn't want to go out on...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 2:17 PM
A new, younger crop of top executives is taking over leadership at many of Central Florida's key nonprofit organizations — from the American Red Cross to the YMCA — in a reflection of the improving economy and baby boomers' hitting...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 5:20 PM
To sports fans, Thursday's topic du jour may have been the firing of Orlando Magic head coach Jacque Vaughn, but to Central Florida's nonprofit organizations, the buzz was all about which of them was getting the big bucks from the Magic's charitable...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 4:02 PM
To the editor: There is nothing new about naming rights; just look around: Ahmanson, Dorothy Chandler, Mark Taper and Wallis Annenberg. The list is endless. So why the fuss over real estate agent Michael Libow's contributions to Beverly Hills public...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 4:03 PM
On its 30th anniversary Sunday, the Enzian theater in Maitland announced it will go forward with a fundraising campaign to expand to three movie screens. Enzian President Henry Maldonado put the odds of construction at 99 percent.
The theater, which has...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 1:16 PM
You don't have to be rich to be a philanthropist say leaders of local nonprofit organizations in Winnetka and Evanston. In fact, they say, you don't even have to have a high school diploma.
Alec McKenna, a 17-year-old senior at New Trier High School, has...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 7:47 AM
Highland Park High School junior Joe Pinsky isn't used to pulling all-nighters, so his final laps around the school's indoor track on Saturday morning, Feb. 14, felt a bit surreal.
Like dozens of other runners, Pinsky had been up all night cheering on...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 8:53 AM
For many families, groups of co-workers and friends, and individuals, volunteering is one of the most meaningful winter traditions. During the December holiday season, they may serve meals or collect food and clothing. In January, the Martin Luther King,...