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2014-06-25 23:12:52

Land Rover Hinsdale is proud to announce their “Hole-in-One” sponsorship of this year’s Ronald McDonald House Charities Golf Classic to take place Wednesday July 16th at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club in Lemont, IL from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Hinsdale, IL (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Land Rover Hinsdale is proud to announce their “Hole-in-One” sponsorship of this year’s Ronald McDonald House Charities Golf Classic to take place Wednesday July 16th at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club in...

2014-06-25 12:21:51

Impala, Cruze among best options available NAPERVILLE, Ill, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The citizens of Bolingbrook, IL have long been benefiting from the outstanding customer service and vehicle maintenance provided by Chevrolet of Naperville. One of the reasons people residing in Bolingbrook, IL are willing to make the trip to Chevrolet of Naperville is the incredibly strong inventory of vehicles they always have stocked. If any of those people are in the market for a new...

2014-06-24 08:30:19

Generous Galvin Family Bequest $1.2 Million ELGIN, Ill., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Presence Saint Joseph Hospital (PSJH), Elgin, is the recipient of the largest family estate gift in recent history - a $1.2 million bequest from philanthropists Thomas J. and Barbara A. Galvin, of Elgin. A 46 year marriage and eight children didn't allow for much leisure time, but Barbara Galvin still gave generously of her time and resources to organizations and causes she believed in - including...

2014-06-12 12:29:13

The McCormick Foundation's "Why News Matters" Project aims to promote news literacy CHICAGO, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In today's 24/7 news cycle, journalists must often decide between breaking news quickly versus accurately. At the same time, any user online has the power to publish content, giving rise to blogs and satire as popular forms of media. Closely tied to information overload and the preponderance of content types online today, research coordinated by the Robert M....

2014-06-09 23:02:04

Over $57,000 was distributed to students with disabilities who demonstrated academic excellence, community involvement and perseverance. These scholars are attending colleges and universities across the country, including Purdue University, Indiana University, the University of Alabama, St. Louis University, North Central College, Valparaiso University and Hope College. Wheaton, Illinois (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 This year, the Marianjoy Scholarship Program awarded more than $57,000 in...

2014-06-03 23:17:10

Long before the hand held puppets and Jim Henderson’s creation of the Muppets, the art of fine crafted wood, string, paint and the marionettes existed and entertained. David Herzog’s Marionettes keep this art form alive as they visit Everest Academy in Lemont, IL. Lemont, IL (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Students at Everest Academy of Lemont in the three and four year old preschool program and in the kindergarten classes were tickled and delighted recently by the talented David Herzog and his...

2014-05-30 23:12:37

IMEC is proud to be a part of the Chicago Metro Metal Consortium. (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle, Governor Pat Quinn, and Senator Dick Durbin announced today that the Chicago Metro Region is one of the first 12 locations to be designated a “Manufacturing Community” through the Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP) initiative. The U.S. Commerce Department-led program is designed to accelerate the resurgence of manufacturing in...

2014-05-29 12:30:31

Connolly to Discuss Acquisitions, Innovations and More at EC Chicago CEO Breakfast CHICAGO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Under Sean Connolly's leadership, Chicago-based packaged food company, Hillshire Brands, is becoming the most leading-edge meat-centric company in North America. Due to renewed focus on innovation and decisiveness, Connolly has elevated Hillshire's performance in the marketplace and boosted the Chicagoland business community....

2014-05-29 08:21:25

Palmen Auto Stores of Kenosha and Racine, Wis., stocks wide variety of pre-owned auto options KENOSHA, Wis., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Car buyers in Wisconsin who are looking for a used option at a good price may be inclined to check out area classifieds before heading to a dealership, under the impression that a cheaper option is sure to be found that way. However, in many instances it ends up being the case that buying from an individual seller can lead to...

2014-05-29 08:21:24

New online tool allows for easier use NAPERVILLE, Ill., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Owning a Chevy car, truck or SUV is so much more than an extension of our personalities, despite what some pop-psychologists may say. Our vehicles are the most important tool a person has in their possession to live their daily lives. Not only are vehicles in the driveway of Chevrolet of Naperville customers a lifeline to the outside world, but they often serve many more functions...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.