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  • ECC sends volunteers to service projects in a 'Big Event'

    Painting hopscotch squares on a linear playground, pulling up weeds in a shady forest, organizing a warehouse and playing basketball with disabled people, 40 students and 10 employees from Elgin Community College devoted their day on Friday to working...
  • PUC students build kits for shelters

    PUC students build kits for shelters
    Purdue University Calumet students will let mothers whose circumstances have been upended by domestic violence know that people are thinking about them. Students and mentors in the Center for Learning and Success partnered with the Lake Area United...
  • Montgomery honors 102-year-old resident

    Montgomery honors 102-year-old resident
    Ruth Dieterich Wagner was honored on Thursday for her contributions to the Montgomery area. The Village of Montgomery proclaimed April 30 as Ruth Dieterich Wagner Day in honor of the accomplishments of the 102-year-old resident. "Thank you for all...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    NICHOLAS G. USZAKI has joined National Penn Bancshares, Inc. as personal lines producer for National Penn Insurance. He reports to Peter Frentzen, vice president of personal lines for National Penn Insurance. In his role, Uszaki is responsible for...
  • United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley campaign total announced

    UWGLV campaign total announced The 2014 United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley Campaign total was recently announced at it's Celebration of Caring, surpassing last year's number, for a total of $10,809,390. More dollars raised translates to more...
  • State opens human services hotline, accepts donations for Baltimore neighborhoods

    State opens human services hotline, accepts donations for Baltimore neighborhoods
    The state's Department of Human Resources set up a hotline for people in Baltimore needing help with food, emergency assistance or concerns for children or the elderly. The hotline is 1-888-756-7836 and will be staffed by state human resources and...
  • Latest update: Anne Arundel continues to send support to Baltimore

    Latest update: Anne Arundel continues to send support to Baltimore
    Anne Arundel County continued to send resources Tuesday to Baltimore city after riots broke out Monday after the funeral of Freddie Gray. County police had about 35 personnel in Baltimore Tuesday after 65 officers were sent there Monday. Police said...
  • More donors find themselves in a giving mood

    More donors find themselves in a giving mood
    Orlando homebuilder Bill Silliman stood on a newly cleared lot in Orwin Manor — future site of a $600,000-plus custom home that he will sell to benefit children's charities — and made a little confession. "When I went to our subcontractors...
  • Nonprofits ready to benefit from The Great Give

    Nonprofits ready to benefit from The Great Give
    Busy planning for The Great Give on May 5 and 6, its largest annual fundraiser, the United Way of Palm Beach County took time out to join forces with Publix on their respective 85th anniversaries to give back to communities in need in Palm Beach County....
  • St. Edward High honors alumni, family and friends at Tidal Wave

    Tidal Wave Chairs Amy Zang and Todd Hartke were more than pleased as they welcomed the many guests, including alumni, family and friends of St. Edward High School, who attended the 26th annual Tidal Wave black tie event and dinner dance at the Prairie...
  • Politicians aren't counting the social costs

    While granted a small reprieve for fiscal year 2015, human service programs across the state will once again face significant cuts in the state budget as Illinois rightly tries to put its fiscal house in order. Yet critical services to at-risk populations...