Tuesday, January 31, 2012
The organization provides financial, family counseling services.
The Community Service Council of Northern Will County will host a Valentine’s Day-themed brunch benefit and auction next month. The “Let Your Love Shine” brunch is slated for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, at the Sarah and Joseph Levy Center, 241 Canterbury Ln., Bolingbrook. The event will include brunch, raffle items and live auctions, with proceeds benefitting the CSC. The organization serves Romeoville, Bolingbrook, Plainfield, Lemont, Lockport and Naperville. Formed in 1973, the CSC provides housing and financial counseling, offering foreclosure prevention services for struggling homeowners, as well as resources for first-time buyers. CSC counselors also offer assistance with family issues, parent-child conflicts, marital problems…
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
There are plenty of ways for local residents to give back to the community. Check out the suggestions below as a way to get started.
WHAT: Senior Expo WHEN: 12 p.m. Oct. 11 WHERE: Lemont Township Community Center, 16300 Alba St. WHAT IT’S ABOUT: This event will include free screenings and information, raffles and refreshments. COST: $2 box lunch. WHY GO: Eyeglasses, cell phones and unwanted medications will be collected. Needles and mercury thermometers will not be accepted. MORE INFORMATION: Call Jody Sternat at 1-630- 243-8413 WHAT: Job Club WHEN: 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Oct. 10 WHERE: Woodridge Public Library, 3 Plaza Drive. WHAT IT’S ABOUT: The Job Club resume discussion group is for the unemployed, underemployed, those re-entering the job market or changing jobs. Participants should bring a resume, cover letter or handbill to share. WHY GO: Attendees will receive …
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
The 25-year-old Romeoville High School graduate died earlier this month in what investigators are calling an accidental drowning.
Friends are slated to host a Sept. 24 benefit in Romeoville for the family of Jeremy Asbell, the 25-year-old Bolingbrook father of two who died in a canoeing accident earlier this month. Brianne Bromberek, a friend of Asbell's, said the event is slated for 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at Stone City Saloon, 721 N. Independence Blvd. Proceeds from the benefit will help the family cover funeral costs and help support Asbell’s sons Tyler, age 6, and Landen, 22 months. Bromberek said she and several of Asbell’s former RHS classmates decided to organize the event in the hopes of lessening the burden on the family after Asbell’s tragic death. Although Asbell lived in Bolingbrook, Bromberek said, “He had a big group of supporters from both …
Monday, March 7, 2011
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Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Fundraiser aims to raise thousands of dollars to pay medical bills.
Just a few moments after having a bilateral mastectomy and lymph nodes removed last April, Lisa Bedford-Burnoski wrote on her Facebook wall: "The world does stop … I feel alone and scared." Burnoski had no idea how not alone she actually was. In fact, Burnoski, a 39-year-old mother of two little boys, was far from it. A group of old friends from Bolingbrook High School and Romeoville High School reached out. But more on them later. Like working mothers across the country Burnoski, a case analyst, juggled the demands of work, marriage and motherhood. When Burnoski felt a lump under her arm while showering, she wasn’t worried but wanted it checked out nonetheless. Burnoski was stunned to learn she would be battling HER2 positive breast …