Friday, May 2, 2014

Two Weeks of Story Round Up

Enjoy! (the ones I wrote AND the ones I edited)

Life-size tomb constructed for Joliet church

A "what if" moment on the pastor's part led him to consult with the church's volunteer builder, who enlisted some volunteer help and then...

Joliet family finally participates in historic White House Easter egg roll

For years, this Joliet mom tried and tried and tried. Finally, she changed her strategy and changed her luck.

An Extraordinary Life: Crest Hill woman created family harmony

And God rewarded her with the number thirteen.

Shorewood HUGS hosts sixth hounds Easter Egg hunt for dogs over weekend
By Jan Larsen

The pictures tell it all.

Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center opens first acute care for the elderly unit in Illinois
By Jeanne Millsap

Making it easier for patrons to try new food

International buffet is a new experience for an experienced chef.

Joliet Jewish Congregation dramatizes teen holocaust experience

Because kids were involved, too. Their remarks will floor you.

St. Joseph members restore church float
By Jan Larsen

The original edifice was made of...wire and napkins!

Winners of Joliet Symphony Orchestra's first concerto competition to be featured at spring concert

They're musical backgrounds are dissimilar, but they share an abiding passion for music.

Lincoln-Way Chorale members share pure love for music

From its accomplished director down to the one hundred members

An Extraordinary Life: There wasn't anything she wouldn't try

Not many people can say they've ridden a camel.

New Lenox woman evaluates potential therapy dogs

And her qualifications are stellar. Because her Sophie is a perfectly behaved therapy dog.

Gardening leads to corneal transplant for Morris woman
By Jeanne Millsap

Learn the causes of catastrophic eye injuries--they're closer to home than one might think--and how to prevent them

Joliet Central students stage soup kitchen to raise hunger awareness

From homemade soup to individually crafted pottery bowls for serving, their personal touch was as sincere as their enthusiasm for the cause.
Potato or chicken? Which was more popular?

From chaotic to efficient

Catholic homeschooling mom of seven devised a method for organization in home and homeschool. She now helps others create their own schedules.

Second annual Broadway motion picture and pop music spectacular set for Sunday

Nothing stuffy, light and fun, audience participation with unusual commands, all to benefit a high school scholarship fund.

Sara Evans to perform at the Rialto Square Theatre

Plus, Evans' thoughts on her new CD, her partnership with Hidden Valley Ranch, and her new fashion blog.

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