PSC nursing professor awarded $10,000 fellowship

Prairie State College associate professor Marcia Bulthuis was selected a 2018 Nurse Educator Fellow by the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) and the Illinois Nursing Workforce Center (INWC) Advisory Board.

Toys, donations needed for Respond Now Holiday Giveaway

During this season of giving, Respond Now is seeking unwrapped new toys for boys and girls from newborn to age 14 for its Holiday Giveaway event on Dec. 12 and 13. 
 
The agency is in need of games, books, craft items, sports equipment and gift cards in $20 amounts. While clothes and food are not needed specifically for this drive, Respond Now always accepts food donations for general use and to give their clients a boost for the holiday. 
 

IPO presents Handel’s ‘Messiah’ on Saturday

On Saturday, Dec. 8, the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra will present Handel’s “Messiah” with four guest vocal soloists and the Elmhurst Choral Union. 
 
The orchestra, under the director of maestro Stilian Kirov, will perform at 3 p.m. at Ozinga Chapel at Trinity Christian College, 6601 W. College Drive in Palos Heights.
 

Teen pursues her business dreams with Say Cheese food truck

In 2017, 14-year-old Anna Thompson of Flossmoor told her parents she wanted to start a business.

A year later, she was the proud owner of Say Cheese, a food truck that serves delicious grilled cheese sandwiches.

Mom, kids seek new local entertainment options

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The commentary below represents the ideas, observations and opinions of the author.

Maggie Gosselin’s twin sons have identified a problem. 

Most entertainment options for kids are located in other communities. As Gosselin noted in a recent Facebook post, “They’re upset about hitting the highway for birthday parties and things to do.” 

Unlike most 7-year-olds, Ethan and Austin decided to seek a solution. They went to see the mayor.

Homewood officers present $23K check to Cancer Support Center

Homewood police officers visited their neighbors across the street Friday to present Cancer Support Center with a check representing a donation of more than $23,000. Thirty-five officers collected donations over the last 30 days as part of a No Shave November fundraiser.

Homewood approves 2.63 acre sale of Walton Preserve to railroad

The Homewood Board of Trustees Tuesday unanimously approved the sale of a 2.63-acre parcel of the Izaak Walton Preserve to Waterloo Railway Company, a subsidiary of Canadian National Railway.

 

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