Bliss Salon is opening its second location in Plainfield after celebrating 12 years at its Shorewood location this summer.
Seventy-five years after a Kirkland resident raised enough money to put on a Fourth of July fireworks show for the village, the community club that was started to thank him is still going strong. The Kirkland Lions Club turned 75 this year.
The sky was the limit at Kishwaukee United Way’s first-ever Sponsorship Empowerment Luncheon recently, as community leaders, volunteers and donors gathered to highlight service and philanthropy work.
Proceeds from the raffle provide “charitable grants to nonprofit organizations to improve and expand facilities and purchase new equipment,” according to the Rotary Club of Joliet.
The Mariachi de Joliet, comprised mainly of Joliet area students, is raising money in partnership with the Joliet nonprofit Legacy Fine Arts.
The event aimed to spread awareness of suicide, bullying, addiction and other life challenges. It was a day of music, food, speakers and fun along with a serious message. A display of butterflies aimed to help give attendees a sense of hope.
United Way of Lake County is hosting a book drive in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.
During National Diaper Need Awareness Week (Sept. 18 – Sept. 24), Keeping Families Covered invites individuals, organizations, elected officials, and others to learn about this growing public health issue and actions that can help end diaper need in our community.
Brian Patel is the former student services coordinator at the Tinley Park Academy for the Easterseals Serving Chicagoland and Greater Rockford affiliate.
100 Women Who Care's Will County chapter is hosting its first meeting of their season at Coom's Corner in Lockport on Tuesday.
United Way Day of Caring begins with a kickoff at Dixon High School parking lot, then volunteers will head out to over 10 project sites.
Willow House is hosting its 15th annual Willow House Walk & 5K Run to Remember on Sept. 10.
Lambs Farm will host Fall on the Farm on Sept. 16 and 17.
McGavin is the chief operating officer for Guardian Angel Community Services in Joliet. She also became disaster mental health volunteer with the Red Cross in 2018. McGavin is a member of the Illinois River Valley Chapter of the Red Cross.
The goal of "Brats Bourbon, and Brews" is to raise enough money to donate five service dogs to five veterans.