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  • Entrepreneur builds a more caring society, one girl at a time

    Despite having a master’s degree from the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School and a couple of decades of work experience in human resources, Kathy Barnett still describes herself as an entrepreneur rather than a successful businesswoman. In...
  • Wounded Warrior Project: Big and getting bigger

    Americans must be increasingly curious about Wounded Warrior Project with its ubiquitous TV appeals for donations to help veterans of our longest wars, in Iraq and Afghanistan, recover and transition to civilian life. Operation Iraqi Freedom, after all,...
  • 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...
  • Simsbury Native Volunteers Aboard Hospital Ship In Madagascar

    Simsbury Native Volunteers Aboard Hospital Ship In Madagascar
    SIMSBURY — As Allison Heermance prepared to assist with a risky surgery onboard the world's largest private hospital ship off the shores of Africa, she felt a mix of excitement and apprehension. The 2005 Simsbury High School graduate knew the...
  • 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...
  • Local government gets millions back from tax cheats

    Millions of dollars collected from Cook County property owners who illegally claimed exemptions for more than one home are being redistributed to local governments, according to a spokesman for county Assessor Joseph Berrios. The assessor's office sought...
  • People on the Move: NSU business school names Hall of Fame nominees

    People on the Move: NSU business school names Hall of Fame nominees
    Promotions, hires and recognition at South Florida employers. Education Tunjarnika Coleman-Ferrell, who was first introduced to Palm Beach State College as a student participant in a summer program more than two decades ago, has been named dean of...
  • HPHS runners finish 24-hour relay to cheers, high-fives

    HPHS runners finish 24-hour relay to cheers, high-fives
    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...
  • Magic hand out $1M to charities

    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...