Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, "Everybody can be great because anybody can serve ... you only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.” Dr. King was right. Anybody can serve, and this is exactly what our South Holland students are doing for their community.
Teens from Calumet City, Markham, South Holland and Sauk Village are among the 339 recipients of the Cook County Sheriff's Youth Service Medal of Honor as recognition for volunteering more than 100 hours in their community in the last year, according to a news release.
The new John Will Anderson Boys & Girls Club at the former Tolleston Middle School is an example of what can happen when the region pulls together in support of a common goal.
Volunteers are needed for the Hobart/Lake Station-sponsored Rebuilding Together work day Saturday.
Today, people across the globe will celebrate World Gratitude Day – a day started in 1977 to show gratitude and appreciation for those around you.
MANTENO, Ill. | Wheelchairs provide nearly all the seating at chapel services held at the Illinois Veterans Home at Manteno. Many of the residents who come simply listen, as simple tasks such as singing or standing up are just too overwhelming.
Erma Peppin, 98, visits with a resident at the Illinois Veterans Home in Manteno, Ill., after a communion service at the home. Peppin has served as a volunteer Eucharistic minister at the home for 27 years serving communion to residents who are unable to attend daily chapel services.
One of the biggest problems plaguing Gary over the years has been that of physical appearance. A backlog of garbage and other debris in front of abandoned houses, alleys and in illegal dump sites exacerbates the matter in this cash-strapped city coping with the long-term impact of population…
It’s always uplifting to learn that one of your favorite businesses also invests its energy into its community.
The Lansing Business Women's Association honored Lansing resident Marilyn Kooy with their ATHENA Award for her service to the community. Pictured are Marilyn and Butch Kooy, bottom center, with grandchildren Emma Phillips, Brady Shone and Holden Shone and daughters, top row from left, Kris W…
Volunteering is one of the best things people can do for their community.
GARY | Students in the Problems in Public Relations, an experiential learning class at Purdue University Calumet, are making community service a part of their class identity.
Students and faculty of De La Salle Institute volunteered this summer at a Catholic community in West Virginia repairing homes in the area. Pictured from left are Katie O’Leary, Emily Vogel, David Garza, Anthony Pierce, Andres Tapia and James Ariel. On the far right are Marcus Carter and Dan…
CHICAGO | De La Salle Institute students and faculty participated in a weeklong service opportunity this summer at Nazareth Farm in Salem, W.Va.
Crete Park District awarded the Crete Emergency Services and Disaster Agency the Volunteer of the Year award at its board meeting Wednesday.
Crete Emergency Services and Disaster Agency coordinator Marty Barccio receives a plaque of appreciation from Crete Park District Director Patricia Polzin at the Wednesday Park District board meeting.
CROWN POINT | Teens interested in volunteering at the Crown Point Community Library for the 2012-13 school year can pick up an application at the Crown Point library or Winfield branch.
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SOUTH HOLLAND | A group of students from Thornton Township School District 205 visited the nation's capital this week to be recognized for a year of volunteer work and fundraising.
"Shocked, surprised, pleased and moved." Those were the emotions expressed by Antoinette Mercier upon learning that she had been named Lake Area United Way's 2011 Volunteer of the Year.
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