Snow, vaccinations and donations of time and food filled The Week in Pictures photo gallery for January 16-22, 2021.

 
 
Posted1/24/2021 12:00 PM

A lot of good citizens helped donate food to those in need and many health care workers lined up to receive COVID-19 vaccinations while children enjoyed the snow in The Week in Pictures photo gallery for January 16-22, 2021.

Evan Roberts, 8, of Roselle takes his rosy cheeks down the sled hill in Rolling Meadows over and over again with his mom and family watching on a day away from school because of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
  Evan Roberts, 8, of Roselle takes his rosy cheeks down the sled hill in Rolling Meadows over and over again with his mom and family watching on a day away from school because of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Surrounded by more than 90 doctors, nurses and support staff, Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights discharges its 2000th COVID-19 patient, Charles "Chuck" Rizzo of Mount Prospect, Tuesday January 19, 2021 in Arlington Heights.
  Surrounded by more than 90 doctors, nurses and support staff, Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights discharges its 2000th COVID-19 patient, Charles "Chuck" Rizzo of Mount Prospect, Tuesday January 19, 2021 in Arlington Heights.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Lively Liquors store manager Rich Robertson sells a lottery ticket Thursday to John Masciola, who works across the street from the store at 1170 E. Higgins in Elk Grove Village. A $1 million winning ticket was sold there in the Mega Millions drawing Wednesday night.
  Lively Liquors store manager Rich Robertson sells a lottery ticket Thursday to John Masciola, who works across the street from the store at 1170 E. Higgins in Elk Grove Village. A $1 million winning ticket was sold there in the Mega Millions drawing Wednesday night.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
The Thursday sunrise lit up the morning sky in Geneva.
  The Thursday sunrise lit up the morning sky in Geneva.
Jeff Knox | Staff Photographer
The Marcus Addison Cinema welcomed it's first movie goers since November, Neal Gatlin and his girlfriend Alexis Burns, both 17 and from Elmhurst. "Burns commented, "I'm excited, just wanted something fun to do." Gatlin said, "There has been nothing to do."
  The Marcus Addison Cinema welcomed it's first movie goers since November, Neal Gatlin and his girlfriend Alexis Burns, both 17 and from Elmhurst. "Burns commented, "I'm excited, just wanted something fun to do." Gatlin said, "There has been nothing to do."
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
J.J. Brault, 8, of Arlington Heights hauls bagged food into the First Presbyterian Church in Arlington Heights as part of their third annual food drive that benefits the Wheeling Township Food Pantry. The food was bought and donated by Denise Beihoffer of Arlington Heights who stopped at her local Jewel and dropped 200 dollars to feed the families that are less fortunate in the area. Beihoffer said "It's a very easy way to support our community. This is the first time I have donated to the church although I have donated before to the food pantry. I am praying for them. I feel for them and I do anything I can to help."
  J.J. Brault, 8, of Arlington Heights hauls bagged food into the First Presbyterian Church in Arlington Heights as part of their third annual food drive that benefits the Wheeling Township Food Pantry. The food was bought and donated by Denise Beihoffer of Arlington Heights who stopped at her local Jewel and dropped 200 dollars to feed the families that are less fortunate in the area. Beihoffer said "It's a very easy way to support our community. This is the first time I have donated to the church although I have donated before to the food pantry. I am praying for them. I feel for them and I do anything I can to help."
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Outreach Community Center's Gigi Nyesoah, left, takes a donation from Wheaton resident Andrea Draths during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day donation parade at the Carol Stream facility.
  Outreach Community Center's Gigi Nyesoah, left, takes a donation from Wheaton resident Andrea Draths during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day donation parade at the Carol Stream facility.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Abraham Morales, and his son Kevin, 4, both enjoy a ride down the sledding hill at Wing Park Saturday, January 16, 2021 in Elgin. A light dusting of snow made for good sledding weather as what was described as a nuisance snowstorm (1"-2") hit northern Illinois Friday night into Saturday morning, January 16, 2021.
  Abraham Morales, and his son Kevin, 4, both enjoy a ride down the sledding hill at Wing Park Saturday, January 16, 2021 in Elgin. A light dusting of snow made for good sledding weather as what was described as a nuisance snowstorm (1"-2") hit northern Illinois Friday night into Saturday morning, January 16, 2021.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Hundreds of first responders and medical personal filed into the Lake County Fairgrounds to get either their first or second COVID-19 vaccinations. The first in line to get her second shot was Edith Jones Odem, of Beach Park. The shots were administered by the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center on Tuesday morning.
  Hundreds of first responders and medical personal filed into the Lake County Fairgrounds to get either their first or second COVID-19 vaccinations. The first in line to get her second shot was Edith Jones Odem, of Beach Park. The shots were administered by the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center on Tuesday morning.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Joy Stewart, front, marketing and communications manager for the Northbrook Park District, and Ashley Delaney, left, of the Whitehall of Deerfield carry bags of donated food during a food drop-off for the Northfield Township Food Pantry, held outside the Northbrook Park District Senior Center at Village Green Center on Wednesday, January 13, 2021.
  Joy Stewart, front, marketing and communications manager for the Northbrook Park District, and Ashley Delaney, left, of the Whitehall of Deerfield carry bags of donated food during a food drop-off for the Northfield Township Food Pantry, held outside the Northbrook Park District Senior Center at Village Green Center on Wednesday, January 13, 2021.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Clark Paulik, 9, of Downers Grove is ready to look for animal tracks during the Friends of the Forest program at Lyman Woods in Downers Grove.
  Clark Paulik, 9, of Downers Grove is ready to look for animal tracks during the Friends of the Forest program at Lyman Woods in Downers Grove.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
From left, Tutor4Service community reach director Holly Ryan, president and co-founder Daniel Kalarical and president and co-founder Aiman Naqvi run a nonprofit tutor organization helping students during remote learning. The group has also held multiple food drives and virtual music concerts. All three are seniors at Lake Zurich High School.
  From left, Tutor4Service community reach director Holly Ryan, president and co-founder Daniel Kalarical and president and co-founder Aiman Naqvi run a nonprofit tutor organization helping students during remote learning. The group has also held multiple food drives and virtual music concerts. All three are seniors at Lake Zurich High School.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
A visitor to Somme Woods in Northbrook walks along the snow-covered roadway near the pavilion recently.
  A visitor to Somme Woods in Northbrook walks along the snow-covered roadway near the pavilion recently.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Parker Krex, 16, of Glenview, a Glenbrook South High School junior, is the chief entertainment officer of Brick Loot in Deerfield. Monthly subscription boxes are among the Lego-compatible products that the company sells.
  Parker Krex, 16, of Glenview, a Glenbrook South High School junior, is the chief entertainment officer of Brick Loot in Deerfield. Monthly subscription boxes are among the Lego-compatible products that the company sells.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
A health care worker loads up vaccinations into a small portable cooler before cars started filing into the Lake County Fairgrounds to get either their first or second COVID-19 vaccinations administered by the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center.
  A health care worker loads up vaccinations into a small portable cooler before cars started filing into the Lake County Fairgrounds to get either their first or second COVID-19 vaccinations administered by the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Little Louie's manager Jose Santuario gets fries ready prior to lunch at the Northbrook restaurant. Owner Pete Weiss said the COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging, and the business has received help from the Barstool Fund so employees can keep working.
  Little Louie's manager Jose Santuario gets fries ready prior to lunch at the Northbrook restaurant. Owner Pete Weiss said the COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging, and the business has received help from the Barstool Fund so employees can keep working.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
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