Mercy Home for Boys & Girls has expanded and renamed its annual public outreach campaign, formerly known as Shamrocks for Kids, to enlist even more of the public in its cause to provide a safe and loving home for kids in crisis.
A helicopter take-off and landing facility in southeast Pilsen, which received Chicago Planning and Development Department approval, is on hold until neighborhood residents have a say about it.
University Village Chiropractic, 1354 W. Taylor St., is providing a new treatment option for pain and injuries. Known as ARP (accelerated recovery performance) wave technology, this patented, FDAapproved system offers a breakthrough for dealing with the neurological origin of soft-tissue conditions and symptoms.
For Monsignor Richard O’Donnell, being a priest has not changed that much over the nearly 80 years since his ordination — at least not in the essentials.
The West Central Association (WCA) Chamber of Commerce has named Patrick Palella as its new executive director. A lifelong Chicagoan, Palella brings 15 years’ experience as a consultant specializing in turnaround and strategic growth for various organizations.
Angelina Romano, the daughter of former Near West Side residents Rick and Olga Romano, now is a national karate champion after competing with the Illinois Shotokan Karate Club in the U.S. Team Trials, held earlier this year in Greenville, SC. She won the eight-year-olds’ division National Karate Championship, sponsored by USA Karate, a national karate federation.
The Illinois Medical District (IMD) adds $3.4 billion to the Chicago region’s economy, is responsible for more than 18,000 jobs that otherwise would not exist, and contributes more than $75 million in tax revenue for the State and Chicago metropolitan area, according to the results of a recent economic impact study.
Families can find homework support for their children right in the neighborhood by visiting their nearest Chicago Public Library branch. Funded through the Chicago Public Library Foundation (CPLF), the Teacher in the Library program offers board-certified teachers who provide a structured learning environment in the library, where they assist both students and parents.
Delta Dental of Illinois, a dental benefit programs provider, recommends beginning or continuing a flossing regime during the holiday season, when many people consume sweets in abundance.
St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, 2108 W. 21st St., has “an urgent need” to fix its roof before winter arrives, said Pastor Julio Loza. “We will appreciate any support for this need.”