Why We Walk: Foodie 5K goes virtual this year, raising funds to help solve hunger in our communities
Northern Illinois Food Bank has seen a spike in need since the coronvirus pandemic hit the area. Its annual Foodie 5K goes virtual this year to raise funds to help solve hunger.
Harper College graduates honored in virtual commencement ceremonyHarper College recently celebrated its Class of 2020 in a virtual commencement ceremony that lauded graduates for their resilience and underscored the importance of connectedness.
What you should know if you are planning a trip in the summer of COVID-19RV sales are up, crowded beaches are germy and passport renewals take months. Is escape from COVID-19 just a midsummer night's dream?
Lake County Forest Preserve District's dog parks to reopen starting June 8The Lake County Forest Preserve District's dog parks will begin reopening to the public next week.
Naperville park activities to get back in motionNaperville Park District is putting the wheels of reopening in motion so residents can get back in motion in June with exercise options including basketball, volleyball, boating, skateboarding, T-Ball and softball.
Safety of sugar substitutes remains inconclusiveIn recent years, studies have questioned the safety of sugar substitutes -- collectively called artificial sweeteners, although some come from natural substances -- and whether consuming them helps or harms the body. The research still is inconclusive.
With no child care or summer camps, women are edged out of the workforceMany women opting out of the workforce say they plan to go back. It might not be so easy.
Cantigny, Morton Arboretum, Naper Settlement reopening -- with limitsAre you yearning to walk in a pretty place? Cantigny Park, Morton Arboretum, Naper Settlement and the Chicago Botanic Garden are reopening soon with some new restrictions.
As weeks jog by, many of us feel like couch potatoesIf your motivation to exercise during the pandemic is as elusive as flour and antibacterial wipes, that's not surprising -- and you're not alone. "It's totally fine and totally normal to have your motivation wane," says Steve Magness.
Leaders use food distribution to promote literacy, census outreach to LatinosAn Elgin group is finding new ways to promote early literacy and educate Latino families about 2020 Census participation during the COVID-19 lockdown.
A guide to understanding toddler anxietyAnxiety is a natural emotion we learn to experience as early as infancy. But what happens when a toddler's anxiety is beginning to impede his or her daily life?
How to prepare your pooch for your return to the workplaceGov. J.B. Pritzker's stay-at-home order may have meant less interaction with other people for us, but it has meant more interaction for our dogs. As we get ready to return to work, we should also prepare them for being home again by themselves.
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