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Tue, Aug 18, 2015

As originally published in the Our Towns section of The State Journal-Register on Sunday, August 16, 2015.

August represents a time of celebration in our community. Families are preparing their children for the upcoming school year, the Illinois State Fair has arrived and summer vacations are coming to end. In addition, August represents a time when thousands of people from across our community come together to support the organizations working to address our community's More...

Mon, Aug 03, 2015

What does this community need?
More people working together, because we are better united…
What this community needs is you.

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(This year's campaign video can also be downloaded from Vimeo.)

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Mon, Jul 13, 2015
John Kelker

As originally published in the Our Towns section of The State Journal-Register on Sunday, July 12, 2015.

From time-to-time events occur which are beyond our individual control. Sometimes these events directly influence our families and sometimes they affect an entire community. Unfortunately, our community is facing one such event; an event which could affect thousands of local families and impact our entire community: Illinois' Budget Crisis.

Simply stated, there is no sector which affects our More...



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