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D205 Foundation funds Thiems Grants for 2017-18

D205 Foundation funds Thiems Grants for 2017-18

Friday, May 12 began as usual for students and staff of Elmhurst District 205 schools, until District 205 Foundation Board members began paying surprise visits to extraordinary teachers who were awarded the Thiems Educational Grants they had applied for last semester. Throughout the day, several teams of Foundation Directors visited […]

 
 

Hospital in running again as nation’s Most Beautiful

Hospital in running again as nation’s Most Beautiful

Seeks votes from community to remain on top another year For the sixth year in a row, Elmhurst Hospital has been nominated to participate in Soliant Health’s Top 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals Contest. The Most Beautiful Hospitals are determined by an online public vote, which runs through June 23. To […]

 
 

Conroy appointed to Youth Mental Health Task Force

Conroy appointed to Youth Mental Health Task Force

State Rep. Deb Conroy, D-Villa Park, has been appointed to serve on the statewide Mental Health Opportunities for Youth Diversion Task Force. “As the Chair of the House Mental Health Committee, I am committed to ensuring that mental healthcare in Illinois is treated with the same level of urgency and […]

 
 

Village of Bensenville swears in Nicholas Panicola Jr. as Trustee

Village of Bensenville swears in Nicholas Panicola Jr. as Trustee

On Tuesday, May 23, 2017, the Village of Bensenville held a swearing in ceremony for new Trustee, Nicholas Panicola Jr. Nicholas joins Village President Frank DeSimone, Village Clerk Nancy Quinn, Trustees Rosa Carmona, Ann Franz, Agnieszka “Annie” Jaworska, Mclane Lomax and Armando Perez. The appointing of Nicholas Panicola Jr. relates […]

 
 

June 2017 Elmhurst Community Programs

June 2017 Elmhurst Community Programs

Programs air on COMCAST Channel 6 and AT&T U-Verse Channel 99 Programs may also be found at ElmhurstTV.com ELMHURST NOW! #33 Host: Ken Bartels Guests: Jean Carlquist & Anne Olson, 100+ Women Who Care Julie Miller Sheehan & Patrick Sheehan, Hops For Humanity Sundays @ 6 p.m. & Wednesdays @ […]

 
 

Hospital Foundation awards teen volunteer scholarships

Hospital Foundation awards teen volunteer scholarships

The Elmhurst Memorial Hospital (EMH) Foundation has awarded $22,000 in Teen Volunteer Health Profession Scholarships to 12 area high school students who volunteer at Elmhurst Hospital and plan to pursue careers in a health-related field. Recipients, their high schools and areas of study are: Samiyya Ahmed, York, Physician Amanda Bardhoshi, […]

 
 

Salon working to expand the reach of skin cancer detection

Salon working to expand the reach of skin cancer detection

One doesn’t typically think of going to the salon to find about the potential for skin cancer, but it’s an idea that is catching on, and one to which a Lombard salon has subscribed. 18/8 Fine Men’s Salon, located at The Shops on Butterfield, adjacent to the Yorktown Shopping Center, […]

 
 

Terri Hemmert to receive honorary doctorate from Elmhurst College

Terri Hemmert to receive honorary doctorate from Elmhurst College

Life-long Beatles fan reflects on college days, famous folks, her busy life today By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent It’s hard to imagine anyone living in Chicago who is not familiar with disc jockey Terri Hemmert of WXRT radio, if not from her radio show, then from her many […]

 
 

Montini Catholic Mathletes placed ninth in State Competition

Montini Catholic Mathletes placed ninth in State Competition

Congratulations went out to Montini Catholic’s Bronco Mathletes for their ninth place victory at the ICTM (The Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics) State Math Competition (Division 2A) at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. A total of 48 schools competed in Division 2A this year. Individual Medal Winner: Jake […]

 
 

To the rescue…

To the rescue…

Local company helps Int’l Humane Society save dogs slated for slaughter By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent It sounded a bit sensational, perhaps a little over-the-top when the Independent heard about a local effort to “rescue dogs from Korean restaurants.” It conjured up scenes from Lady & The Tramp, […]