It became a yearly event in our house quite a while ago. I'd come home to find a bunch of bags in front of my closet, only to be disappointed to find the bags completely empty. When I asked why there were empty bags lying in front of the closet, my wife Amy informed me that Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful (KNIB) was holding a clothing drive, and that I should get cracking. As in, clean out the cl
We had a really nice chat with a good friend this morning. Paul Logli, president and CEO of the United Way of Rock River Valley spent some time with us describing the different and ongoing efforts of the United Way and their community partners to make Rockford a better place to live for everyone.
A northern Illinois woman has been honored in a big way for her work with Special Olympics.
Christine Scheffler of Dixon is the 2014 Special Olympics Illinois Outstanding Volunteer of the Year. She'll be honored at a reception June 13 before the Special Olympics Illinois Summer Games Opening Ceremonies at Illinois State University in Normal...