Archives Oct. 20, 2016

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St. Charles woman runs Chicago Marathon to honor her son

St. Charles resident Lynda Miller lost her son Liam in 2008 to a brain tumor. While he was undergoing three months of intensive treatment in the hospital, Miller and her family stayed at a local Ronald McDonald House in order to be near him in the hospital. Two years ago, Miller began running in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

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Montezuma Lecture at Mitchell Museum Nov. 2

The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian is pleased to announce Suzan Shown Harjo (Cheyenne/Hodulgee Creek), founding president of the Morning Star Institute, Presidential Medal of Freedom winner, and policy advocate who has dedicated her life to fighting for the rights of Native peoples, will be the keynote speaker, and receive the event's namesake award, at the seventh annual Dr. Carlos Montezuma Honorary Lecture & Awards. Fr. Peter Powell, recently retired director of the St. Augustine's Center for American Indians for 55 years, will be honored with the Elizabeth Seabury Mitchell Award for service and philanthropy, and artist Rhonda Holy Bear (Cheyenne River Lakota) will receive the Woodrow "Woody" Crumbo Award for Native arts.

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Montini Catholic Sophomores "Pay It Forward" During Special Day of Service

On Thursday, October 20th, Montini Catholic sophomores participated in their annual Day of Service and Recollection. Each year the students offer their services to various sites in the Western Suburbs. This year's beneficiaries included: Easter Seals (Villa Park), Feed My Starving Children (Aurora and Schaumburg locations), West Suburban Food Pantry (Woodridge), MarkLund (Geneva), and Humanitarian Service Project (Carol Stream).

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Luxury lifestyle detailed at cancer treatment facility founder’s divorce trial

The previous couple was married at Richard Stephenson’s estate in 1991 when Alicia was 26 and Richard 51. He was at that time a good investment banker who’d began his for-profit cancer treatment company 3 years before, motivated partly by his mother’s dying from cancer. CTCA’s flagship hospital is within north suburban Zion it presently has other medical centers nationwide.

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NEW YORK— Destini Belton isn’t a doctor or a nurse. She’s a trained health coach, and as a trusted neighbor in Harlem, she goes where clinics and hospitals can’t — into patients’ homes to understand the mundane but vital details of their lives.

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College Football Comes to the Sox’s Guaranteed Rate Field

Guaranteed Rate Field, home of the White Sox, will host its first football game next month.

The Mid-America rivalry game with Northern Illinois University and the University of Toledo will be Wednesday, Nov, 9 at 7 p.m. and will be nationally televised on ESPN.

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