Curt Lang, City Of Sycamore, Illinois discusses coolest small town with a historic county courthouse, historic homes and a large historic district. Annual events include a Pumpkin Festival and Antique Car Show.
The newly redeveloped Theater on the Lake complex boasts The Lakefront Restaurant & the Skyline Patio, available for private rentals & public events. This new venue is a collaboration partnership with Lakefront Hospitality Group & the Chicago Park Dist.
10% of the population has one of two types of diabetes. Type 2 grows during your life and is mostly based on diet. Diabetes Food Hub is a website where people can find guidance and healthy recipes for help planning their diet.
Fresh food & diet affects children's learning & behavior. Providing gardening education & maintenance to over 23,000 students this year, schools also enjoy their fresh bounty. The Annual gala in September will help to continue to grow
Girls, ages 9-18 can become confident leaders in their communities. Ladies of Virtue matches participants with highly successful mentors and prepares them for leadership through college readiness and career preparation.
The American Indian Center of Chicago is a place where both American Indians and their allies gather. Through education, arts and community justice programming, the Center works to keep American Indian culture alive. The American Indian Center is one of the oldest Centers in the country and has a long history of serving the American Indian community in Chicago. The Center recently moved into a new building and encourages everyone to participate in our programs and visit our art gallery. Check the website for current programming.
Derek Bergsten, Rockford Fire Department discusses a new Mobile Integrated Health Program to lower the rates of ambulance calls & hospitalization. This proactive program is for those with no support system & strives to help them remain in their homes.
Mary Santana, The Miracle Center discusses how they use the Arts as a catalyst for personal growth, leadership development, academic advancement and community engagement. This program instills confidence & stimulates social change.