Veterans

Suburban House Pays Tribute to Prince with Holiday Lights
For music lovers, one of the toughest blows delivered by 2016 was the death of Prince in April. For the big-time Prince fans out there, it probably seems like it was yesterday. I'm sure that's the case with the homeowners in Park Ridge, Illinois, who are drawing a lot of visitors with thei…
To All Our Vets on Veterans Day 2016, Thank You!
Veterans Day, for me, always brings on memories of my dad, Jake. Jake was a decorated WWII veteran, and my hero. He was generally quiet about his military service, describing what he did during World War II as "just doing my part, like everybody else did." I asked him once, on Veterans Day…
Bill Would Force Illinois Employers To Give Vets Day Off
Dave Dahl -- Illinois Radio Network
Veterans – did you enjoy a day off for Veterans Day Wednesday?
You should have, says State Sen. John Mulroe.
He's introduced a bill mandating a paid day off on Veterans Day, with a credit to the employers who are out that part of the payroll...
5K Run/Walk for the Veteran’s Center is November 7th
Veterans Day is coming up on November 11th, but you've got a chance to show your support for those who served, and help the Veteran's Drop-In Center all at the same time. Saturday, November 7th, is the 3rd annual Veterans 5K Run and Walk, with the proceeds benefiting the Veteran&…
Vet’s Therapy Dog is Also His Best Man
If you've never heard of the Warrior Canine Connection, I recommend that you take a look here to learn more about a first-rate organization.
The Warrior Canine Connection is a pioneering organization that utilizes clinically based Canine Connection Therapy to help wounded Warriors reconnect…
New, Larger VA Clinic To Open Next Month in Freeport
FREEPORT, Ill. (AP) — Freeport's new Veterans Affairs clinic will open at the end of next month.
The (Freeport) Journal-Standard reports that the new facility is expected to serve 2,000 veterans a year. It will open Aug. 31 with 4,500-square-feet of space including ten patient procedure ro…

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