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  • Powering up for Electric Run

    Powering up for Electric Run
    She's only 29 years old, but Misty Diaz has undergone 28 major surgeries. Doctors have done everything from repairing her intestines to retethering her spinal cord and providing her with balance necessary to stand up without toppling over, tie her...
  • From leisurely reitirement to a life of service

    At a time when everyone was moving out of Detroit, they moved in. In a world where everyone wants bigger and better, they went smaller and worse. In a country where people often pay lip service to making a difference in their community, they actually...
  • Community: Noon Lions honor a past president

    Community: Noon Lions honor a past president
    Past president Brenda Lantieri earned a very special honor in return for her many years of dedication to the Burbank Noon Lions Club. Members gave her the Melvin Jones Fellowship award. The honor was presented to Lantieri in recognition of years of...
  • Camp Boggy Creek Challenge Ride coming in September

    Camp Boggy Creek Challenge Ride coming in September
    I received an email about my recent post on cycling Thrill Hill Road in Eustis. I was reminded that the short, intense hill is part of the Camp Boggy Creek Challenge Ride on Sept. 7. Camp Boggy Creek, founded by the late actor Paul Newman, provides a...
  • Ronald McDonald House Ride-4-Ronald changes bike routes

    Ronald McDonald House Ride-4-Ronald changes bike routes
    I kicked off my cycling season last September with the Ronald McDonald House Ride-4-Ronald in Orlando. At 30 miles, it was a good early season distance for me, and you can't beat the combination of riding and raising money for a good cause. (There were...
  • Sighting: Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall's double date

    Sighting: Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall's double date
    It was double date night for the Bears’ Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall on Tuesday. Cutler and fiancee Kristin Cavallari and Marshall and wife Michi Nogami-Marshall had dinner on the patio at Chicago Cut Steakhouse. The teammates -- who went on...
  • Bill Murray, CM Punk take part in Kerry Wood's wiffle ball benefit

    Bill Murray, CM Punk take part in Kerry Wood's wiffle ball benefit
    Rather than use a plastic wiffle ball bat like everyone else who faced off against retired Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood Saturday during Woody's Wiffle Ball Classic at Wrigley Field, former WWE Champion CM Punk briefly opted for a folding chair, not unlike...
  • Loyola University Hospital works toward 'Baby Friendly' designation

    Loyola University Hospital works toward 'Baby Friendly' designation
    Telicia Gardner, of Chicago, plans to breast-feed her son, Josiah Neal, until he is a year old — for several reasons. "It's healthier for the baby, cheaper than buying formula and it's helping me lose weight," said Gardner, who delivered on June...
  • Animal assisted activity programs popular at senior communities

    Animal assisted activity programs popular at senior communities
    As any dog lover knows, canines have special powers. Dogs can engage us in ways humans can't. This is especially true with seniors. There is a growing body of medical research that shows how interacting with dogs (and other pets) improve seniors'...
  • Ride4Ronald is Sunday, Sept. 23

     
    From the website: “Ride-4-Ronald is an enthusiast-level biking event with 30-, 60- and 100-mile routes. ┬áLast year, over 600 other cyclists helped raise nearly $120,000 for the 1,500 families with seriously ill or critically injured children who...
  • Group to raise money while riding carousel

    Group to raise money while riding carousel
    The Festival of Children Foundation is taking its carousel-driven fundraising techniques to the Chicago area this weekend. The Costa Mesa-based nonprofit is calling the event "The Carousel of Possible Dreams." Participants will ride a European salon...
  • Costa Mesa non-profit raises cash for children

    A recent fundraising event in Illinois organized by the Festival of Children Foundation raised a little more than $150,000 for two charitable groups, according to a news release. The effort by the Costa Mesa-based nonprofit benefited Ronald McDonald...