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ACLU fundraising chief works toward $5 million goal

When Monique Hanson sold her first box of Girl Scout Cookies at age 8, she got hooked on fundraising.

She went from selling cookies door-to-door to raffles in high school and then, after college, a career helping organizations like the Newberry Library, the Alzheimer's Association, the YMCA of the USA and National Public Radio raise money.

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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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CHICAGO, Oct. 31, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A cross-section of more than 400 of greater Chicago's education, city, business and nonprofit leaders will convene at UIC Forum on Thursday, November 3, to highlight innovative and effective efforts in K-12 education across the Chicago region, and discuss how to lead together through challenging times.

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On Oct. 21, members of 100+ Women Who Care of Will County had their “big check” presentation donating $2,800 to Northern Will County Special Recreation Association (NWCSRA).

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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.