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Field Museum Gala honors golden anniversaries

The Field Museum of Natural History hosted its annual gala Oct. 29, this year celebrating two milestone anniversaries. The formal evening attracted 630 guests who paid tribute to the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Women's Board and Marshall Field V's 50-year tenure on the board of trustees.

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Great Pumpkin Contest set for Saturday in East Dundee

Have you thought about what your jack-o'-lantern design entry will be for this year's Great Pumpkin Contest? Hosted by the Dundee Township Visitor's Center, the 18th annual event will be held Saturday at the Depot, 319 N. River St., East Dundee. There is no fee to enter. Pumpkins can be dropped off...

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Free lunch for veterans planned in Aurora

In honor of all community members who have served in the Armed Forces, the Fox Valley Park District is hosting a Veterans Day luncheon from noon to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 4. The event will be at the Prisco Community Center at 150 W. Illinois Ave. in Aurora. The luncheon is free to veterans and will be catered...

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Batavia Woman’s Club fashion show to benefit Elderday Center

BATAVIA – Fashion, food, fun and philanthropy will take a stylish turn when the Batavia Woman’s Club presents an apparel show and luncheon to benefit the Elderday Center.

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Officials with the Travelers Championship golf tournament say this summer's PGA event raised more than $2.8 million for charity. That is the highest amount in the history of the tournament, which began in 1952. The tournament's primary charitable beneficiary was the ALS Clinic at the Hospital for...