Friday, February 15, 2013
“Hope’s In Style” Fashion Show on Feb. 24 will build home for family living in city garbage dump.
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Friday, February 15
Fashion and compassion will work hand-in-hand on Feb. 24, 1- 4 p.m., when Barrington High School students present a charity fashion show called “Hope’s In Style” at the Garlands Center for The Performing Arts, 1000 Garlands Lane, Barrington. All proceeds from the event will go to Potter’s House Association to build a house for 8-year-old Monica Morales and her seven family members who are currently living in squalor conditions at the Guatemala City garbage dump in Guatemala. The idea for this event was born when Barrington High School junior Courtney Quigley, interned for a month in Guatemala with Potter’s House, an organization that helps more than 11,000 people currently living in garbage dump communities in Guatemala. During her work …
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Cathy Curran, executive director of PADS Lake County, passed away Wednesday afternoon after complaining of chest pains at work, reports the Lake County News-Sun.
Monday, September 26, 2011
Chicagoland news to talk about: Returning soldier surprises son at pee wee football game.
Ever wish police would catch the motorist that just ran a red light? Since the red light cameras have been active at Golf and Rand roads, more than 7,700 tickets have been distributed in Des Plaines. The Des Plaines Patch features videos from the Des Plaines Police Department that show some of the most flagrant examples of red light running. "Some of these are kind of a shocker," said Deputy Chief Angela Burton. An 83-year-old woman was trying to help a man she thought was homeless when he attacked and sexually assaulted her in Orland Park, Friday morning. Police charged Dennis D. Dodson Jr., 34, without a last known address, with one count of aggravated criminal sexual assault, a Class X felony. He is scheduled to be in court Monday at …